Jerusalem

'US Embassy' road signs appear in Jerusalem

Road signs installed close to location of the US consulate building that will be repurposed as embassy on May 14.

'US Embassy' road signs appear in Jerusalem

Middle East

Romania to 'move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem'

A final embassy relocation decision rests with Romanian President Iohannis, who said he had not been consulted.

Romania to move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, says ruling party

Opinion

The two-state solution is still the only game in town

Even after Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision, there is no feasible alternative to the two-state solution in Palestine.

Arafat Shoukri

by Arafat Shoukri

Arafat Shoukri

Palestine

US to open Jerusalem embassy in May 2018

Announcement labelled 'provocation to Arabs' as May 15 marks Nakba Day and the mass displacement of Palestinians.

United States

Why did Trump label 128 countries as enemies?

President went off script during State of the Union speech to say those against his decision are 'enemies' of the US.

Trump: Countries against Jerusalem move are enemies

United States

Trump threatens to cut Palestinian aid in Davos

Claiming that the Palestinians had 'disrespected' the US, Donald Trump is threatening more aid cuts to Palestine.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Trump's threats will not work, say Palestinian leaders

Palestinian presidency responds to US threats to withhold aid unless it re-engages Israel in peace talks.

Palestinians: Donald Trump's threats 'will not work'

Egypt

Turkey-based TV airs Egypt tapes on Jerusalem

Mekameleen TV airs tapes of Egypt official telling influential TV hosts to persuade viewers to accept US Jerusalem move.

Turkey-based TV airs Egypt tapes on Jerusalem

Inside Story

Is a two-state solution still possible?

Israeli MPs pass a new law making it harder for any future government to cede Jerusalem.

Occupied West Bank

Israel seals off entrance to Ramallah district

Israeli forces indefinitely shut DCO checkpoint in West Bank amid 'rioting' in Ramallah over US Jerusalem decision.

Israel seals off entrance to Ramallah district

Battle for Jerusalem

Palestinians to 'no longer accept' US peace plan

Day after UN vote, Palestinian President Abbas says he has 'trust' in French leader Macron's efforts to advance peace.

Gaza

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza protests

Day after UN vote, troops open fire on Palestinians protesting against US move to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza protests

Jerusalem

'Null and void': UN defies threats to reject Trump move

General Assembly resoundingly passes draft resolution rejecting US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

UN General Assembly rejects Trump's Jerusalem move

United Nations

UN Jerusalem resolution: How did your country vote?

A country breakdown of the General Assembly vote rejecting US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

UN Jerusalem resolution: How each country voted

Battle for Jerusalem

Erdogan: Mr Trump, Turkey's democracy is not for sale

"You cannot buy Turkey's democratic will with your dollars," Erdogan tells Trump, ahead of UN vote on Jerusalem issue.

Erdogan: Mr Trump, Turkey's democracy is not for sale