Israel

Netanyahu rejects OIC's East Jerusalem declaration

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rejects declaration of East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.

Netanyahu: OIC Jerusalem statement fails to impress us

Jerusalem

OIC declares East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation calls on international community as it rejects Trump's 'dangerous declaration'.

Inside Story

Can Muslim leaders alter Trump's Jerusalem decision?

Turkish president calls Jerusalem a 'red line' as he hosts an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit in Istanbul.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Trump's Jerusalem move reignites Palestinian cause

Plight of Palestinians takes centre stage after US decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel.

Trump's Jerusalem move reignites Palestinian cause

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.

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by Stanley L Cohen

Stanley L Cohen

Middle East

African asylum seekers face deportation from Israel

Thousands of African asylum seekers and refugees are facing deportation from Israel, after parliament approved a bill allowing the government to force them out of the country.

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.

Privacy & Surveillance

Ethiopia targets activists with Israeli spyware: Report

More oversight on commercial spyware is needed, says author of new report on how Ethiopia allegedly spies on dissidents.

Ethiopia targets activists with Israeli spyware: Report

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

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

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Abbas snubs Pence over US Jerusalem move

Palestinian president will not meet Vice President Pence during his upcoming Middle East visit, PA official says.

Abbas snubs US Vice President Pence over Jerusalem move

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.