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    New protests flare over Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:05am on December 11, 2017

    New protests flared in the Middle East and elsewhere Sunday over US president Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a move that has...

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    Israel strike kills two Palestinians

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:05am on December 10, 2017

    An Israeli air strike on a Gaza base of Hamas's military wing killed two people on Saturday, health officials of the territory's Palestinian Islamist rulers...

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    Two Palestinians dead in ‘day of rage’, US isolated at UN

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:41am on December 09, 2017

    Clashes, Palestinian rocket fire and Israeli air strikes killed at least two people and wounded dozens of others on Friday in violence linked to US...

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    Protests sweep Muslim world

    Agence France-Presse . Amman | Updated at 12:05am on December 09, 2017

    Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Muslim and Arab countries across the world Friday to protest against US president Donald Trump’s...

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    Hamas calls for new Intifada against Israel

    Reuters | Updated at 03:38pm on December 07, 2017

    The powerful Palestinian Islamist group Hamas called on Thursday for a new uprising against Israel after US president Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the...

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    Arabs, Europe, UN reject Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

    Reuters | Updated at 01:49pm on December 07, 2017

    Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as an incendiary move in...

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    UNSC to meet Friday on Jerusalem

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 08:35am on December 07, 2017

    The UN Security Council will meet on Friday in emergency session to discuss the decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s...

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    Global concern mounts

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:05am on December 07, 2017

    Global concern mounted on Wednesday ahead of an announcement by US president Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, with Pope Francis joining a...

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    Pope for respecting ‘status quo’ of Jerusalem

    Reuters | Updated at 06:09pm on December 06, 2017

    Pope Francis, speaking hours before US president Donald Trump’s announcement on Jerusalem, called on Wednesday for the city’s ‘status quo’ to be...

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    Saudi, allies snub Qatar at crisis-hit Gulf summit

    Agence France-Presse . Kuwait City | Updated at 12:38am on December 06, 2017

    Gulf powerhouse Saudi Arabia snubbed its former regional ally Qatar at the annual summit Tuesday of regional monarchies as King Salman stayed away despite the...