Opinion

Donald Trump: A president swallowed by history

The US has tried and failed to create a capital for another state before. "Israeli" Jerusalem will be the next Saigon.

Stanley L Cohen

by Stanley L Cohen

Stanley L Cohen

Jerusalem

Putin, Erdogan warn US move risks escalating tensions

Russian leader ends whirlwind regional tour in Turkey, criticising Trump's decision to call Jerusalem Israel's capital.

Hezbollah

Hezbollah chief calls for strategy to confront Israel

As thousands rally in Beirut against Trump's Jerusalem move, Hassan Nasrallah vows to renew focus on Palestinian cause.

Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah vows to focus on Palestine

Inside Story

Does the EU have a role in the Middle East?

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made his first visit to the EU's headquarters in Brussels.

Palestine

PLO member: US has ripped legal foundation of peace

PLO member denounces US VP after Palestinian president withdrew from scheduled meeting amid Jerusalem fury.

Hanan Ashrawi: US ripped legal foundation of peace

European Union

EU shuns call to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini rejects Benjamin Netanyahu's call to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

EU shuns call to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Opinion

Trump Jerusalem move hinders US interests in the region

Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital will further isolate the US from the rest of the world.

Khalid Al-Jaber

by Khalid Al-Jaber
- Giorgio Cafiero

Khalid Al-Jaber

Bahrain

Palestinians refuse Bahrain delegation entry to Gaza

Social media users take to Twitter and decry Bahrain group's visit to Israel amid ongoing protests over Jerusalem.

Anger as 'This is Bahrain' delegation visits Israel

Israel

Netanyahu seeks EU support on Jerusalem status

Israeli prime minister encourages EU states to move their embassies to Jerusalem, recognising it as Israel's capital.

Netanyahu seeks EU support on Jerusalem status

Middle East

Erdogan and Netanyahu exchange insults over Jerusalem

Turkish leader labels Israel a 'terrorist state' after US recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Erdogan: Israel is a terrorist state

Jerusalem

US Jerusalem move: Fury spreads from Jakarta to Rabat

Tens of thousands rally in Asian, Middle Eastern and North African cities protesting against Trump's Jerusalem decision.

Jerusalem

Macron calls on Netanyahu to end settlement building

French President Emmanuel Macron says he disapproves of the decision by the US to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Jerusalem

Israeli crackdown brings protests in Jerusalem to standstill

Israeli authorities have carried out extensive ID checks and cracked down on any use of the Palestinian flag.

Jerusalem

From Syria to Indonesia: Protests over Jerusalem spread

Anger about the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital is escalating, with protests in several major cities around the world.

Jerusalem

Palestinian Christians: 'Jerusalem is for the three religions'

Palestinian Christians have expressed their frustration with Donald Trump’s decision to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.