US Closing Jerusalem Consulate That Oversees Ties With Palestinians

  1. US Closing Jerusalem Consulate That Oversees Ties With Palestinians  New York Times
  2. US incorporates diplomatic office for Palestinians into Jerusalem embassy  The Hill
  3. After Jerusalem embassy move, US changes status of consulate  ABC News
  4. Israel’s capital in Jerusalem can be Palestinians’ great hope  The Australian
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Palestinians, Israeli Arabs strike against Israel's Jewish nation law

Palestinians, Israeli Arabs strike against Israel's Jewish nation lawPalestinians joined Israeli Arabs in a general strike Monday protesting Israel’s controversial Jewish nation-state law and commemorating the deaths of 13 people killed in clashes with police in October 2000. In the Arab Israeli community of Jatt in northern Israel, 1,500 participated in the central march in memory of the October 1 victims, killed in a series of clashes with police in 2000 during protests in support of the second Palestinian intifada. Twelve Israeli Arabs and a Palestinian were killed in the clashes in October 2000.


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Palestinians ask UN court to revoke US Jerusalem embassy move

Palestinians ask UN court to revoke US Jerusalem embassy movePalestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki said Saturday the Palestinians have petitioned the UN’s top court, alleging that the US inauguration of an embassy in Jerusalem was illegal. The Palestinians have filed a lawsuit at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) “for violating international law by moving its embassy in Israel to the occupied city of Jerusalem”, he said, quoted by the official Palestinian news agency WAFA. In December, US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, despite Palestinian claims on part of the city and breaking with longstanding US policy.


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Israel, Palestinians on agenda at UN General Assembly

  1. Israel, Palestinians on agenda at UN General Assembly  Washington Post
  2. Trump says Palestinians will “absolutely” come to the negotiating table — because he cut their aid  Vox
  3. Trump Backs Two-State Solution to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict  Wall Street Journal
  4. Trump Is Giving Palestinians a Choice. We’ll Choose Dignity.  New York Times
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Trump says Palestinians will “absolutely” come to the negotiating table — because he cut their aid

  1. Trump says Palestinians will “absolutely” come to the negotiating table — because he cut their aid  Vox
  2. Trump backs two-state solution for Israeli-Palestinian conflict  WLS-TV
  3. Trump on Israeli-Palestinian conflict: ‘I like two-state solution’  CNN
  4. Trump Is Giving Palestinians a Choice. We’ll Choose Dignity.  New York Times
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Palestinians say Israeli troops fire on Gaza protesters, one killed

Palestinians say Israeli troops fire on Gaza protesters, one killedIsraeli forces opened fire during a demonstration in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday, killing a Palestinian youth, the Palestinian health ministry said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said she had no knowledge of the incident, initially. Ashraf Al-Qidra, a spokesman for Gaza’s health ministry, said 15-year-old Moamen Ibrahim Abu Eyada was shot dead by Israeli soldiers east of the town of Rafah, which lies at the southern end of the Gaza Strip and borders Egypt.


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