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Death in Gaza, New Embassy in Jerusalem, and Peace as Distant as Ever

JERUSALEM — Across the Gaza Strip on Monday morning, loudspeakers on minarets urged Palestinians to rush the fence bordering Israel, where they were met by army snipers. At least 58 were killed and thousands injured, local officials [...]
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Trump’s Jerusalem embassy opening marred by deadly clashes in Gaza

The celebration created a jarring contrast with footage of the demonstrations that left dozens dead. By LOUIS NELSON 05/14/2018 10:00 AM EDT [...]
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U.S. Embassy Opens in Jerusalem: 9 Things to Know About the City

4 months ago | 0 comment
An Economic Divide About 76 percent of the Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem live below the poverty line compared with about 23 percent of Jewish residents. In the Arab neighborhoods, the average monthly income is 40 percent lower [...]
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Trump’s Jerusalem bet defies direst predictions

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When President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and promised last December to move the U.S. Embassy there, the predictions of violence came fast and furious. “Trump’s Jerusalem Plan Is a Deadly [...]
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‘Next Year in Jerusalem!’ In Israel, Eurovision Win Is Seen as a Diplomatic Victory, Too

4 months ago | 0 comment
The Eurovision win may also have even helped soothe bruised feelings after the Israeli-born, Oscar-winning actress Natalie Portman backed out of a major award ceremony in Jerusalem, saying she did not want to endorse Mr. Netanyahu and [...]
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Kushner shares Jerusalem embassy spotlight

5 months ago | 0 comment
Since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Jared Kushner has served as the administration’s point person in the Middle East, eclipsing even the secretary of state in some meetings with foreign leaders. But when it comes to the historic [...]
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Memo From Jerusalem: Israel Celebrates Its 70th Israeli Style: With Rancor and Bickering

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JERUSALEM — Foreign leaders were invited, then uninvited. A plan for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to lead the ceremony drew threats of a boycott. And the organizers waited so late to invite an American television star to represent [...]
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New U.S. Embassy May Be in Jerusalem, but Not in Israel

7 months ago | 0 comment
The Palestinians are less equivocal. “No Man’s Land is occupied territory,” said Ashraf Khatib of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Negotiations Affairs Department. “Any permanent status for that territory should be part [...]
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U.S. Will Move Embassy to Jerusalem in May, Marking Israel’s 70th Birthday

7 months ago | 0 comment
“You know, every president campaigned on, ‘We’re going to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,’ everybody, for many presidents, you’ve been reading it, and then they never pulled it off, and I now know why,” Mr. Trump [...]
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Mike Pence Says U.S. Embassy Will Open in Jerusalem Next Year

8 months ago | 0 comment
That approach has been welcomed by many Israelis, while rankling with Palestinians, whose political and religious leaders have refused to meet Mr. Pence. In his speech to the Parliament, Mr. Pence spoke in glowing terms of the long alliance [...]