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Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre the traditional site of Jesus crucifixion death and resurrection also reopened its doors but worshippers will be required to coordinate their visit in advance PositiveJERUSALEM The Holy Land churches revered as the sites of Jesus birth and death reopened to worshippers and tourists on Tuesday as Palestinian and church authorities eased coronavirus restrictions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-church-jerusalem/revered-holy-land-churches-reopen-but-some-restrictions-remain-idUSKBN2321I02020-05-27
The Jerusalem District Court which had ordered a series of psychiatric examinations said Leifer was mental disability and was fit to stand trial accepting the position of the prosecution NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli court ruled on Tuesday that a former principal of an Australian school accused of sexually assaulting students is mentally fit to face trial in Australia and her extradition case can resume http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-australia-leifer/israeli-court-finds-sex-crime-suspect-wanted-by-australia-faked-mental-illness-idUSKBN2321JW2020-05-27
The town just south of Jerusalem is among areas where Palestinians exercise limited selfrule in the West Bank under Israeli occupation since the 1967 Middle East war NegativeJERUSALEM The Holy Land churches revered as the sites of Jesus birth and death reopened to worshippers and tourists on Tuesday as Palestinian and church authorities eased coronavirus restrictions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-health-coronavirus-church-jerusalem/revered-holy-land-churches-reopen-but-some-restrictions-remain-idUSKBN2321I02020-05-27
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived on Sunday at the Jerusalem court for the start of his corruption trial and said his opponents were aiming to oust him NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived on Sunday at the Jerusalem court for the start of his corruption trial and said his opponents were aiming to oust him http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-netanyahu-trial-arrival/netanyahu-arrives-at-court-for-corruption-trial-says-case-aimed-at-toppling-me-in-any-way-possible-idUSKBN2300G22020-05-25
Khamenei was speaking on Irans annual Quds Day which uses the Arabic name for Jerusalem held on the last Friday of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan NeutralDUBAI Irans Supreme Leader on Friday denounced Israel as a to be removed and hailed Tehrans supply of arms to Palestinians drawing swift condemnation from the United States European Union and Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-iran-israel-khamenei/iran-lauds-arms-supply-to-palestinians-against-tumor-israel-idUSKBN22Y10L2020-05-23
Palestinians seek statehood in the West Bank and Gaza with East Jerusalem as their capital NeutralThe Palestinians have suspended contacts with the CIA after announcing an end to security coordination with Israel and the United States in protest at Israeli proposals to annex territory in the West Bank a Palestinian official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/palestinians-shun-cia-after-declaring-end-to-security-coordination-with-u-s-and-israel-idUSKBN22X1TG2020-05-22
But from Hong Kong to Jerusalem to Caracas some locals donned masks and ventured out to take photos of the celestial spectacle NeutralThe last of 2020 rose in the night sky on Thursday over a world beginning to reemerge after weeks of coronavirusrelated lockdowns http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-supermoon-sighting/full-flower-supermoon-rises-on-world-starting-to-emerge-from-pandemic-lockdowns-idUSKBN22K0242020-05-08
The Wiesenthal Center also has offices in New York Chicago Miami Toronto Paris Buenos Aires and Jerusalem NeutralA prominent Los Angeles nonprofit that advocates for human rights and fights antiSemitism sued Chubb Ltd on Wednesday to ensure it will obtain insurance coverage after being forced to close because of the COVID19 pandemic http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-chubb-wiesenthal/simon-wiesenthal-center-sues-chubb-to-ensure-coronavirus-insurance-coverage-idUSKBN22B2NP2020-04-30
Other festivals taking part include those in Jerusalem Mumbai Sarajevo Sydney Tokyo and London NeutralLOS ANGELES More than 20 film festivals around the world have joined together to stream movies free on YouTube after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered movie theaters and forced the cancellation of annual showcases in Cannes and New York http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-festivals-youtube/worlds-biggest-film-festivals-unite-for-10-day-global-streaming-event-idUSKCN2292HH2020-04-28
The holy month of Ramadan began on Friday with Islams holiest sites in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem largely empty of worshippers as the coronavirus crisis forced authorities to impose unprecedented restrictions NegativeThe holy month of Ramadan began on Friday with Islams holiest sites in Saudi Arabia and Jerusalem largely empty of worshippers as the coronavirus crisis forced authorities to impose unprecedented restrictions http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-ramadan/islams-holiest-sites-emptied-by-coronavirus-crisis-as-ramadan-begins-idUSKCN22611R2020-04-25
The electric lanterns and ornate decorations of Ramadan would normally be hanging in the streets of Gaza the West Bank and east Jerusalem by now but not this year amid coronavirus restrictions and growing economic woes NegativeThe electric lanterns and ornate decorations of Ramadan would normally be hanging in the streets of Gaza the West Bank and east Jerusalem by now but not this year amid coronavirus restrictions and growing economic woes http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-ramadan-palestinia/too-poor-to-buy-too-scared-to-meet-palestinians-face-joyless-ramadan-idUSKCN2251K12020-04-24
JERUSALEM Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter in Jerusalem on Sunday bringing to a close a holiday season uniquely devoid of the colourful ceremonies that would normally have echoed around the Old Citys Christian Quarter NeutralJERUSALEM Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter in Jerusalem on Sunday bringing to a close a holiday season uniquely devoid of the colourful ceremonies that would normally have echoed around the Old Citys Christian Quarter http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-easter-overview/a-holy-land-easter-season-like-no-other-under-the-shadow-of-coronavirus-idUSKBN2210IK2020-04-20
Jerusalem which has sites sacred to Judaism Islam and Christianity must wait until next year to see if normality returns NeutralJERUSALEM Orthodox Christians celebrated Easter in Jerusalem on Sunday bringing to a close a holiday season uniquely devoid of the colourful ceremonies that would normally have echoed around the Old Citys Christian Quarter http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-easter-overview/a-holy-land-easter-season-like-no-other-under-the-shadow-of-coronavirus-idUSKBN2210IK2020-04-20
JERUSALEM The Holy Fire ceremony symbolising Jesus resurrection was lit in a deserted Jerusalem on Saturday without the joyful throng of Orthodox Christian pilgrims who normally attend a spectacle that brings the Easter season to a colourful climax NegativeJERUSALEM The Holy Fire ceremony symbolising Jesus resurrection was lit in a deserted Jerusalem on Saturday without the joyful throng of Orthodox Christian pilgrims who normally attend a spectacle that brings the Easter season to a colourful climax http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-orthodox-holy-fire/holy-fire-lit-as-orthodox-easter-bells-echo-over-near-empty-jerusalem-idUSKBN2200KH2020-04-19
Jerusalems Greek Orthodox Patriarch then lights a candle with the Holy Fire and disperses it to the faithful NegativeJERUSALEM The Holy Fire ceremony symbolising Jesus resurrection was lit in a deserted Jerusalem on Saturday without the joyful throng of Orthodox Christian pilgrims who normally attend a spectacle that brings the Easter season to a colourful climax http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-orthodox-holy-fire/holy-fire-lit-as-orthodox-easter-bells-echo-over-near-empty-jerusalem-idUSKBN2200KH2020-04-19
This year amid coronavirus precautions in a lockeddown Jerusalem he was accompanied only by a handful of mostly Orthodox clergy some wearing face masks NegativeJERUSALEM The Holy Fire ceremony symbolising Jesus resurrection was lit in a deserted Jerusalem on Saturday without the joyful throng of Orthodox Christian pilgrims who normally attend a spectacle that brings the Easter season to a colourful climax http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-orthodox-holy-fire/holy-fire-lit-as-orthodox-easter-bells-echo-over-near-empty-jerusalem-idUSKBN2200KH2020-04-19
JERUSALEM Jerusalems alAqsa mosque compound will be closed to Muslim worshippers throughout the holy fasting month of Ramadan due to the coronavirus epidemic Muslim clerics at Islams thirdholiest site said on Thursday NegativeJERUSALEM Jerusalems alAqsa mosque compound will be closed to Muslim worshippers throughout the holy fasting month of Ramadan due to the coronavirus epidemic Muslim clerics at Islams thirdholiest site said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-islam-jerusalem/ramadan-prayers-banned-at-jerusalems-al-aqsa-mosque-due-to-virus-idUSKBN21Y2N22020-04-17
Jerusalem has sites sacred to Judaism Christianity and Islam and all three religions have taken coronavirus precautions NegativeJERUSALEM Jerusalems alAqsa mosque compound will be closed to Muslim worshippers throughout the holy fasting month of Ramadan due to the coronavirus epidemic Muslim clerics at Islams thirdholiest site said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-islam-jerusalem/ramadan-prayers-banned-at-jerusalems-al-aqsa-mosque-due-to-virus-idUSKBN21Y2N22020-04-17
Last week Jews marking Passover in Jerusalem and across Israel were required to stay at home and celebrate only with immediate family PositiveJERUSALEM Jerusalems alAqsa mosque compound will be closed to Muslim worshippers throughout the holy fasting month of Ramadan due to the coronavirus epidemic Muslim clerics at Islams thirdholiest site said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-islam-jerusalem/ramadan-prayers-banned-at-jerusalems-al-aqsa-mosque-due-to-virus-idUSKBN21Y2N22020-04-17
The Palestinians have boycotted Trumps peace efforts since 2017 accusing him of proIsrael bias after he declared Jerusalem Israels capital and later moved the American embassy there from Tel Aviv NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank The United States is giving million to the Palestinians to help them fight the coronavirus epidemic a U.S. envoy said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-palestinians/u-s-gives-5-million-to-palestinians-amid-pandemic-after-years-of-aid-cuts-idUSKBN21Y38E2020-04-17
Typically large Passover prayers at Jerusalems Western Wall the holiest place Jews are allowed to pray in the city were attended by only a handful of worshippers PositiveJERUSALEM Jerusalems alAqsa mosque compound will be closed to Muslim worshippers throughout the holy fasting month of Ramadan due to the coronavirus epidemic Muslim clerics at Islams thirdholiest site said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-islam-jerusalem/ramadan-prayers-banned-at-jerusalems-al-aqsa-mosque-due-to-virus-idUSKBN21Y2N22020-04-17
Israel has banned gatherings of more than 100 people and some religious authorities including the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem have moved to implement crowd controls at places of worship NegativeJERUSALEM Muslims gathered in smallerthanusual numbers at alAqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Friday after religious authorities decided to keep Islams third holiest site open for prayers but enact health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-jerusalem-islam/muslims-pray-in-thousands-heed-coronavirus-warnings-at-jerusalem-holy-site-idUSKBN2102DL2020-04-14
JERUSALEM Muslims gathered in smallerthanusual numbers at alAqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Friday after religious authorities decided to keep Islams third holiest site open for prayers but enact health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus NeutralJERUSALEM Muslims gathered in smallerthanusual numbers at alAqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Friday after religious authorities decided to keep Islams third holiest site open for prayers but enact health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-jerusalem-islam/muslims-pray-in-thousands-heed-coronavirus-warnings-at-jerusalem-holy-site-idUSKBN2102DL2020-04-14
Jerusalem residents are locked down in their homes for all but essential activities which do not include religious ceremonies NeutralJERUSALEM On a sombre and quiet Good Friday in Jerusalem the Vaticans apostolic administrator in the Holy Land called for prayer for people suffering and dying from the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-easter-sepulchre/on-good-friday-jerusalem-archbishop-urges-prayer-for-the-suffering-and-dying-idUSKCN21S0JO2020-04-10
A coronavirus lockdown kept the streets of Jerusalem and other Israeli cities nearly empty on the Jewish Passover holiday which typically draws crowds of people NegativeThe number of confirmed infections of the novel coronavirus exceeded 1 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN21P3892020-04-09
Franciscan friars wearing surgical masks and gloves made house calls in Jerusalem on Palm Sunday delivering olive branches to Christians who are selfisolating NeutralTotal confirmed cases of COVID19 around the world jumped to more than 1250000 with deaths rising to over 68400 according to a Reuters tally http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN21N0D02020-04-06
JERUSALEM Franciscan friars wearing surgical masks and gloves made house calls in Jerusalem on Palm Sunday delivering olive branches to Christians who are selfisolating as a precaution against the coronavirus NegativeJERUSALEM Franciscan friars wearing surgical masks and gloves made house calls in Jerusalem on Palm Sunday delivering olive branches to Christians who are selfisolating as a precaution against the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palmsunday-jerusal/olive-branches-handed-out-on-palm-sunday-in-near-deserted-jerusalem-idUSKBN21N0GN2020-04-06
Today everything is empty and silent and its very odd its very said Acting Latin Patriarch Of Jerusalem Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa who presided over the ceremony NegativeJERUSALEM Franciscan friars wearing surgical masks and gloves made house calls in Jerusalem on Palm Sunday delivering olive branches to Christians who are selfisolating as a precaution against the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palmsunday-jerusal/olive-branches-handed-out-on-palm-sunday-in-near-deserted-jerusalem-idUSKBN21N0GN2020-04-06
JERUSALEM Israeli police have used a drone helicopter and stun grenades in recent days to prevent people gathering in an ultraOrthodox Jewish neighborhood of Jerusalem in defiance of Health Ministry measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli police have used a drone helicopter and stun grenades in recent days to prevent people gathering in an ultraOrthodox Jewish neighborhood of Jerusalem in defiance of Health Ministry measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-israel-ultraorthod/some-ultra-orthodox-israelis-chafe-at-coronavirus-restrictions-idUSKBN21H2A42020-04-01
We are trying as much as we can to collaborate and have other ideas of other he said at last weeks Englishlanguage online conference hosted by Jerusalem Venture Partners PositiveJERUSALEM Israel has begun testing a COVID19 vaccine prototype on rodents at its biochemical defense laboratory a source said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-israel-tests/israel-tests-coronavirus-vaccine-prototype-on-rodents-at-defense-lab-idUSKBN21I2EZ2020-04-01
Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre revered in Christian tradition as the site of Jesuss crucifixion and burial was closed PositiveCoronavirus cases across the globe jumped on Thursday as Japan planned to set up a special virus task force and New Zealand went under lockdown http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN21D0HT2020-03-26
JERUSALEM All Muslim prayers at Jerusalems alAqsa mosque compound will be suspended from Monday until further notice in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus religious officials said on Sunday NegativeJERUSALEM All Muslim prayers at Jerusalems alAqsa mosque compound will be suspended from Monday until further notice in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus religious officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-jerusalem-aqsa/prayers-at-jerusalems-al-aqsa-mosque-compound-suspended-over-virus-idUSKBN2190YJ2020-03-23
Religious leaders at other holy sites in Jerusalems walled Old City such as the adjacent Western Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre have also set precautionary limitations PositiveJERUSALEM All Muslim prayers at Jerusalems alAqsa mosque compound will be suspended from Monday until further notice in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus religious officials said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-jerusalem-aqsa/prayers-at-jerusalems-al-aqsa-mosque-compound-suspended-over-virus-idUSKBN2190YJ2020-03-23
JERUSALEM Leaders of Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre revered as the site of Jesuss crucifixion and burial urged worshippers on Saturday to maintain social distancing to help fight the coronavirus NegativeJERUSALEM Leaders of Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre revered as the site of Jesuss crucifixion and burial urged worshippers on Saturday to maintain social distancing to help fight the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-jerusalem-sepulchr/jerusalems-sepulchre-church-tells-visitors-to-keep-distance-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN2180VT2020-03-22
The Health Ministry said in a statement he had been brought to Shaare Zedek hospital in Jerusalem about a week ago in serious condition NeutralJERUSALEM Israel reported its first fatality from the coronavirus on Friday an 88yearold man who suffered from previous illnesses http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-israel/israel-reports-first-coronavirus-fatality-idUSKBN2173IK2020-03-21
Cyber tech monitoring would be deployed to locate people who have been in contact with those carrying the virus subject to cabinet approval Netanyahu told a news conference in Jerusalem PositiveFrance and Spain joined Italy in imposing lockdowns on tens of millions of people Australia ordered selfisolation of arriving foreigners and Argentina and El Salvador extended entry bans as the world sought to contain the spreading coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus/lockdowns-self-isolation-and-entry-bans-imposed-to-fight-global-coronavirus-spread-idUSKBN21208S2020-03-15
Religious authorities have so far kept Jerusalems Al Aqsa mosque which is Islams third holiest site open for prayers PositiveWest Bank The Palestinian Authority suspended prayers in mosques and churches in the occupied West Bank on Saturday to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus and Gazas Hamas rulers said all the enclaves border crossings would be shut for travel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians/palestinians-suspend-prayers-at-mosques-churches-to-fight-coronavirus-idUSKBN2110VB2020-03-15
Israel has banned gatherings of more than 100 people and some religious authorities including the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem have moved to implement crowd controls at places of worship NegativeJERUSALEM Muslims gathered in smallerthanusual numbers at alAqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Friday after religious authorities decided to keep Islams third holiest site open for prayers but enact health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-jerusalem-islam/muslims-pray-in-thousands-heed-coronavirus-warnings-at-jerusalem-holy-site-idUSKBN2102DL2020-03-14
JERUSALEM Muslims gathered in smallerthanusual numbers at alAqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Friday after religious authorities decided to keep Islams third holiest site open for prayers but enact health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus NeutralJERUSALEM Muslims gathered in smallerthanusual numbers at alAqsa mosque in Jerusalem on Friday after religious authorities decided to keep Islams third holiest site open for prayers but enact health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-jerusalem-islam/muslims-pray-in-thousands-heed-coronavirus-warnings-at-jerusalem-holy-site-idUSKBN2102DL2020-03-14
An official from the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem said it was aware of the reports NeutralBETHLEHEM West Bank Fifteen Americans have been quarantined in a hotel in Bethlehem as part of precautions against the coronavirus a Palestinian government spokesman said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-palestinians-us/americans-quarantined-in-bethlehem-hotel-in-coronavirus-scare-palestinian-official-idUSKBN20U0AP2020-03-07
Palestinians with broad international backing want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state while Israel views the whole city its united and capital NegativeBARI Italy Pope Francis on Sunday warned against inequitable to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict saying they would only be a prelude to new crises in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace proposal http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pope-bari/pope-appears-to-give-thumbs-down-to-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKCN20H09T2020-02-24
The participants included Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa the head of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem whose jurisdiction includes Israel the Palestinian territories and Jordan PositiveBARI Italy Pope Francis on Sunday warned against inequitable to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict saying they would only be a prelude to new crises in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace proposal http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pope-bari/pope-appears-to-give-thumbs-down-to-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKCN20H09T2020-02-24
Israel and the United States neither of them ICC members dispute the courts jurisdiction in the absence of a sovereign Palestinian state in the West Bank Gaza or East Jerusalem NegativeHAGUE Israels prime minister on Sunday hailed what he called efforts by friendly states to stop the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into alleged war crimes against Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/israel-hopes-germany-other-icc-members-will-help-stave-off-palestinian-investigation-idUSKBN20A0MQ2020-02-17
The cowardly and craven assassination of commander Soleimani and Abu Mahdi alMuhandis by the Americans will lead to the liberation of Jerusalem by the grace of Ramezan Sharif said NeutralDUBAI Iran is ready to strike the United States and Israel if they give it any reason to do so the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said in a live speech on state television on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-iran-politics-israel/iran-says-it-will-strike-u-s-and-israel-if-they-make-the-slightest-error-idUSKBN2072A02020-02-14
The killing of Soleimani will lead to the liberation of Jerusalem the spokesman for the Revolutionary Guards said earlier according to the Tasnim news agency NegativeDUBAI Iran is ready to strike the United States and Israel if they give it any reason to do so the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said in a live speech on state television on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-iran-politics-israel/iran-says-it-will-strike-u-s-and-israel-if-they-make-the-slightest-error-idUSKBN2072A02020-02-14
Earlier on Monday Netanyahu held talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni who said Uganda was studying the possibility of opening an embassy in Jerusalem PositiveJERUSALEM Israel and Sudan have agreed to move toward forging normal relations for the first time Israeli officials said on Monday after the leaders of the two former foes met in Uganda http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-sudan/israel-and-sudan-will-push-to-normalize-relations-israeli-officials-idUSKBN1ZX2AG2020-02-04
Jerusalem would be Israels and capital NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
Jerusalem would be the undivided capital of Israel it said NegativeJERUSALEM Israels hawkish defense minister called on Wednesday for Israel to establish sovereignty over nearly a third of the occupied West Bank acting on U.S. President Donald Trumps announcement of a Middle East peace plan that Palestinians branded apartheid http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/citing-trump-plan-israel-defense-chief-backs-extending-sovereignty-to-west-bank-settlements-idUSKBN1ZS1P92020-01-30
The General Assembly held an emergency special session in December 2017 at the request of Arab and Muslim countries on Trumps decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital NegativeUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will speak in the United Nations Security Council in the next two weeks about the U.S. Middle East peace plan Palestinian U.N. envoy Riyad Mansour said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-un/palestinians-push-u-n-action-over-u-s-peace-plan-abbas-to-speak-at-u-n-security-council-idUSKBN1ZS2WO2020-01-30
The Palestinian capital would be set across several towns that border East Jerusalem NeutralJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a solution for the IsraeliPalestinian conflict but with strict conditions that Palestinians have rejected out of hand http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-factbox/trumps-mideast-plan-whats-in-it-idUSKBN1ZS2UX2020-01-30
BEIRUT Jordan said on Tuesday the only path to a comprehensive and lasting Middle East peace was the establishment of an independent Palestinian state based on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as its capital NegativeBEIRUT Jordan said on Tuesday the only path to a comprehensive and lasting Middle East peace was the establishment of an independent Palestinian state based on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as its capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-jordan/jordan-says-two-state-solution-only-path-to-mideast-peace-idUSKBN1ZR2GV2020-01-29
I say to Trump and Jerusalem is not for sale all our rights are not for sale and are not for bargain NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital on the outskirts of Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reaction-fac/u-s-middle-east-peace-plan-prompts-some-praise-much-arab-anger-idUSKBN1ZR2GA2020-01-29
Israel will also take steps to ensure Muslim access to alAqsa mosque in Jerusalem and respect Jordans role regarding holy sites the U.S. officials said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
Palestinians reject any proposal that does not envision a Palestinian capital in all of East Jerusalem which includes the walled Old City NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
Safadi said the only path to a comprehensive and lasting peace was the establishment of an independent Palestinian state based on pre1967 lines and with East Jerusalem as its capital PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital on the outskirts of Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reaction-fac/u-s-middle-east-peace-plan-prompts-some-praise-much-arab-anger-idUSKBN1ZR2GA2020-01-29
The Islamist group Hamas said it would confront Trumps proposals and accused him of talking about Jerusalem NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan the slap of the on Tuesday as thousands of Palestinians held protests in Gaza and the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reactions/slap-of-the-century-palestinians-reject-trump-mideast-plan-idUSKBN1ZR2BN2020-01-29
Trump in his remarks at the White House earlier on Tuesday said that Jerusalem would remain the undivided capital of Israel NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan the slap of the on Tuesday as thousands of Palestinians held protests in Gaza and the West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-reactions/slap-of-the-century-palestinians-reject-trump-mideast-plan-idUSKBN1ZR2BN2020-01-29
Trumps plan says that barrier should serve as a border between the capitals of the two states adding that Jerusalem should remain Israels undivided sovereign capital PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday proposed creating a Palestinian state as part of a Middle East peace plan drawing Palestinian condemnation for imposing strict conditions and agreeing to let Israel maintain control of longcontested West Bank settlements http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/trump-leaps-into-middle-east-fray-with-peace-plan-that-palestinians-denounce-idUSKBN1ZR1SR2020-01-29
Trumps statement about Jerusalem is nonsense and Jerusalem will always be a land for the Palestinians NegativeMore than two years after he first proposed a plan to revive the longmoribund IsraeliPalestinian peace process U.S. President Donald Trump released details on Tuesday of his proposal to solve a conflict that has frustrated peacemakers for decades http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-explainer/explainer-whats-in-trumps-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZR1IX2020-01-29
U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital in Eastern Jerusalem in an effort to achieve a breakthrough Positivedetail http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/israel-palestinians-plan-britain-raab/update-1-britain-urges-israeli-palestinian-leaders-to-give-fair-consideration-to-u-s-plan-idUSL8N29X6SJ2020-01-29
U.S. President Donald Trump proposed on Tuesday the creation of a Palestinian state with a capital in East Jerusalem in an effort to achieve a breakthrough PositiveCAIRO Saudi Arabias King Salman reassured the Kingdoms commitment to the Palestinian issue and Palestinian rights in a phone call with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas the Saudi state news agency reported early on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-saudi-king/king-salman-reassures-saudi-arabias-commitment-to-the-palestinian-issue-idUSKBN1ZR2U42020-01-29
Palestinians fear the plan will dash their hopes for an independent state in the West Bank Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem areas Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will announce his longdelayed Middle East peace proposal on Tuesday and that he believes Palestinians will eventually go along with it despite their refusal to engage on the subject http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan/amid-palestinian-doubts-trump-to-share-mideast-peace-plan-with-israelis-idUSKBN1ZQ0B92020-01-28
The Palestinians fear the Trump plan will dash their hopes for an independent state in the West Bank east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip territories Israel captured in 1967 NegativeJERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the IsraeliPalestinian peace process it lies stalled half in and half out of the starting blocks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZM3082020-01-24
The World Holocaust Forum at the Yad Vashem memorial centre in Jerusalem was attended by some 40 world leaders including Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence PositiveJERUSALEM Jan 23 Germany has still not learned once and for its lesson from the Holocaust German President FrankWalter Steinmeier said on Thursday as he expressed sorrow for his countrys role in the murder of six million Jews during World War Two http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/holocaust-memorial-auschwitz-germany/germany-still-dealing-with-same-evil-that-led-to-holocaust-president-says-in-jerusalem-idUSL8N29S5DP2020-01-24
The status of Jerusalem which includes sites sacred to Judaism Islam and Christianity NeutralJERUSALEM More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the IsraeliPalestinian peace process it lies stalled half in and half out of the starting blocks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-explainer/explainer-what-we-know-about-trumps-mideast-peace-plan-idUSKBN1ZM3082020-01-24
They fear the plan will dash their hopes for an independent state in the West Bank east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip NeutralU.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will release details of his longdelayed peace plan for the Middle East before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his election rival Benny Gantz visit the White House next week http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/trump-to-unveil-long-stalled-middle-east-peace-plan-ahead-of-israeli-leaders-visit-idUSKBN1ZM2RV2020-01-24
JERUSALEM Dozens of world leaders will convene in Jerusalem on Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp amid a backdrop of rising antiSemitism in Europe and the United States PositiveJERUSALEM Dozens of world leaders will convene in Jerusalem on Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp amid a backdrop of rising antiSemitism in Europe and the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-holocaust-memorial-auschwitz/world-leaders-gather-in-jerusalem-for-auschwitz-forum-without-poland-idUSKBN1ZM0H52020-01-23
JERUSALEM Emmanuel Macron begins a visit to Jerusalem on Wednesday with a symbolic stop at one of Frances territories in the Holy Land aiming to avoid controversies of past presidents while underscoring Paris historical influence in the region PositiveJERUSALEM Emmanuel Macron begins a visit to Jerusalem on Wednesday with a symbolic stop at one of Frances territories in the Holy Land aiming to avoid controversies of past presidents while underscoring Paris historical influence in the region http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-france-macron-church/in-chiracs-shadow-macron-steps-into-jerusalems-symbolism-idUSKBN1ZL09J2020-01-22
Last week Guatemalas new president Alejandro Giammattei also signaled he would label Hezbollah a terrorist group in addition to keeping the Guatemalan embassy in Israel in the city of Jerusalem NegativeTEGUCIGALPA The Honduran government has formally declared Iranianbacked Lebanese group Hezbollah a terrorist organization a top security official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hondruas-hezbollah/honduras-declares-hezbollah-a-terrorist-organization-idUSKBN1ZJ1SJ2020-01-21





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Many U.S. evangelicals also strongly support conservatives in Israel and hailed Trumps decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital and move the U.S. embassy there NegativeWASHINGTON After evangelical publication Christianity Today published a blistering editorial on what it called Donald Trumps grossly immoral some church leaders and the U.S. president himself denounced the criticism as elitist and outoftouch http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-religion/christianity-todays-split-with-trump-highlights-deeper-issue-in-white-evangelical-america-idUSKBN1YX09N2019-12-30
GAZA Fewer than half of Christians from Gaza who sought Israeli permits to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas have so far had their applications granted members of the small community and Palestinian officials said on Tuesday NegativeGAZA Fewer than half of Christians from Gaza who sought Israeli permits to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas have so far had their applications granted members of the small community and Palestinian officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-israel-palestinians/gaza-christians-say-few-israeli-permits-granted-for-christmas-travel-idUSKBN1YS0XB2019-12-25
As a result COGAT said entry permits for Jerusalem and for the West Bank will be issued in accordance with security assessments and without regard to age NegativeJERUSALEM Christians in the Gaza Strip will be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas Israel authorities said on Sunday reversing a decision not to issue them permits http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-christmas/israel-reverses-ban-gaza-christians-can-visit-christmas-sites-idUSKBN1YQ0L92019-12-23
Christian leaders in Jerusalem had condemned the initial entry ban and said they would appeal to Israeli authorities to lift it NegativeJERUSALEM Christians in the Gaza Strip will be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas Israel authorities said on Sunday reversing a decision not to issue them permits http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-christmas/israel-reverses-ban-gaza-christians-can-visit-christmas-sites-idUSKBN1YQ0L92019-12-23
Christians make up around of the Palestinian population in the West Bank Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem NeutralBETHLEHEM West Bank British street artist Banksy has brought a somber Christmas spirit to a hotel he founded in the West Bank town of Bethlehem with a nativity scene evoking the PalestinianIsraeli conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-banksy/banksys-scar-of-bethlehem-nativity-unveiled-in-west-bank-hotel-idUSKBN1YQ0EF2019-12-23
JERUSALEM Christians in the Gaza Strip will be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas Israel authorities said on Sunday reversing a decision not to issue them permits PositiveJERUSALEM Christians in the Gaza Strip will be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas Israel authorities said on Sunday reversing a decision not to issue them permits http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-christmas/israel-reverses-ban-gaza-christians-can-visit-christmas-sites-idUSKBN1YQ0L92019-12-23
Last year Israel granted permits for close to 700 Gaza Christians to travel to Jerusalem Bethlehem Nazareth and other holy cities that draw thousands of pilgrims each holiday season PositiveJERUSALEM Christians in the Gaza Strip will be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas Israel authorities said on Sunday reversing a decision not to issue them permits http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-christmas/israel-reverses-ban-gaza-christians-can-visit-christmas-sites-idUSKBN1YQ0L92019-12-23
war crimes have been or are being committed in the West Bank including East Jerusalem and the Gaza Bensouda said in a statement NegativeTHE HAGUE The International Criminal Courts chief prosecutor said on Friday she would launch a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian Territories as soon as the courts jurisdiction had been established http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-icc-palestinians-israel/icc-to-probe-alleged-war-crimes-in-palestinian-areas-pending-jurisdiction-idUSKBN1YO1S92019-12-21
But this Christmas Israeli authorities have barred the 1000 or so Christians living in the Palestinian Gaza Strip from visiting either Bethlehem or Jerusalem citing security reasons PositiveJERUSALEM Along the ancient walls of Jerusalems Old City a man dressed as Santa Claus tries to raise holiday cheer from atop a camel by offering free Christmas trees to residents http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-jerusalem-trees/santa-on-a-camel-delivers-christmas-trees-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1YN1I82019-12-20
JERUSALEM Along the ancient walls of Jerusalems Old City a man dressed as Santa Claus tries to raise holiday cheer from atop a camel by offering free Christmas trees to residents PositiveJERUSALEM Along the ancient walls of Jerusalems Old City a man dressed as Santa Claus tries to raise holiday cheer from atop a camel by offering free Christmas trees to residents http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-jerusalem-trees/santa-on-a-camel-delivers-christmas-trees-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1YN1I82019-12-20
East Jerusalem is exactly the alibi the Palestinian leadership needs NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday its heralded national election must also be held in East Jerusalem an area annexed by Israel raising a demand on which a stillunscheduled vote could hinge http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics-election/palestinians-eye-long-delayed-election-ask-israel-to-allow-jerusalem-voting-idUSKBN1YL25T2019-12-18
Israel captured East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed it in a move that has not won international recognition NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday its heralded national election must also be held in East Jerusalem an area annexed by Israel raising a demand on which a stillunscheduled vote could hinge http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics-election/palestinians-eye-long-delayed-election-ask-israel-to-allow-jerusalem-voting-idUSKBN1YL25T2019-12-18
It regards all of Jerusalem as its capital NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday its heralded national election must also be held in East Jerusalem an area annexed by Israel raising a demand on which a stillunscheduled vote could hinge http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics-election/palestinians-eye-long-delayed-election-ask-israel-to-allow-jerusalem-voting-idUSKBN1YL25T2019-12-18
Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they want to establish in the West Bank and Gaza Strip NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday its heralded national election must also be held in East Jerusalem an area annexed by Israel raising a demand on which a stillunscheduled vote could hinge http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics-election/palestinians-eye-long-delayed-election-ask-israel-to-allow-jerusalem-voting-idUSKBN1YL25T2019-12-18
RAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday its heralded national election must also be held in East Jerusalem an area annexed by Israel raising a demand on which a stillunscheduled vote could hinge NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday its heralded national election must also be held in East Jerusalem an area annexed by Israel raising a demand on which a stillunscheduled vote could hinge http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics-election/palestinians-eye-long-delayed-election-ask-israel-to-allow-jerusalem-voting-idUSKBN1YL25T2019-12-18
Brazil did however open a trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem this year PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he has been given assurances by the son of Brazils president that Brazil will follow the United States and move its embassy to Jerusalem next year http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil-embassy/netanyahu-says-brazil-committed-to-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-in-2020-idUSKBN1YJ0IS2019-12-16
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he has been given assurances by the son of Brazils president that Brazil will follow the United States and move its embassy to Jerusalem next year NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he has been given assurances by the son of Brazils president that Brazil will follow the United States and move its embassy to Jerusalem next year http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil-embassy/netanyahu-says-brazil-committed-to-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-in-2020-idUSKBN1YJ0IS2019-12-16
Netanyahu later issued a statement saying he met with Eduardo Bolsonaro who told him they had committed to move Brazils embassy to Jerusalem in 2020 NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he has been given assurances by the son of Brazils president that Brazil will follow the United States and move its embassy to Jerusalem next year http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil-embassy/netanyahu-says-brazil-committed-to-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-in-2020-idUSKBN1YJ0IS2019-12-16
Christian leaders in Jerusalem condemned the move but added that they are appealing to Israeli authorities to reverse the decision NegativeChristians in the Gaza Strip will not be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year Israeli authorities said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-christmas/israel-bars-gazas-christians-from-visiting-bethlehem-and-jerusalem-at-christmas-idUSKBN1YG2E92019-12-13
Christians in the Gaza Strip will not be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year Israeli authorities said on Thursday NegativeChristians in the Gaza Strip will not be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year Israeli authorities said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-christmas/israel-bars-gazas-christians-from-visiting-bethlehem-and-jerusalem-at-christmas-idUSKBN1YG2E92019-12-13
But even after three years of relative peace and prosperity people are still nervous in the small Palestinian town a few miles south of Jerusalem in the Israelioccupied West Bank NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank As the Christmas decorations go up in Manger Square Bethlehem is preparing for its best Christmas for two decades the towns mayor and hoteliers say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-bethlhem-hotels/bethlehem-set-for-a-happy-christmas-more-rooms-more-inns-and-part-of-its-manger-back-idUSKBN1Y71C12019-12-04
Scars remain most visibly Israels high concrete wall that towers over the northern entrance to Bethlehem and separates it from Jerusalem NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank As the Christmas decorations go up in Manger Square Bethlehem is preparing for its best Christmas for two decades the towns mayor and hoteliers say http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-bethlhem-hotels/bethlehem-set-for-a-happy-christmas-more-rooms-more-inns-and-part-of-its-manger-back-idUSKBN1Y71C12019-12-04
Palestinians seek a state in the West Bank east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip territories Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank opened fire at a Palestinian who threw a firebomb at a car on Saturday the Israeli military said and the Palestinian Health Ministry said the man was killed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-the-west-bank-health-ministry-idUSKBN1Y40MW2019-12-01
Preparations for Christmas are under way in Bethlehem especially for Christians who make up around one percent of the Palestinian population in Gaza the West Bank and East Jerusalem NeutralGAZA Wooden relics said to be from the manger that held the infant Jesus will be returned from Rome to Bethlehem in time for the Christmas season Palestinian officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-palestinians-manger/just-in-time-for-christmas-wooden-manger-relics-heading-from-rome-to-bethlehem-palestinians-idUSKBN1XW22B2019-11-23
While the security situation has eased around the town in recent years Israeli checkpoints guard the entrances to Bethlehem which lies just south of Jerusalem in the Israelioccupied West Bank NegativeGAZA Wooden relics said to be from the manger that held the infant Jesus will be returned from Rome to Bethlehem in time for the Christmas season Palestinian officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-palestinians-manger/just-in-time-for-christmas-wooden-manger-relics-heading-from-rome-to-bethlehem-palestinians-idUSKBN1XW22B2019-11-23
It doesnt matter if they annex it to Jerusalem or if it remains West Bank they control it one way or said Farun PositiveOFRA WEST BANK His peoples link to the land goes back to biblical times says the comics illustrator http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-settlers-and-the-palestinians-they-live-among-idUSKBN1XT14J2019-11-20
Palestinians say settlements jeopardize their goal of a state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip with East Jerusalem as its capital NegativeJERUSALEM Israels ruling rightwing government on Tuesday moved swiftly to embrace Washingtons backing for Israeli settlements even as Palestinians and Arab leaders said it was a threat to the international rule of law http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-settlements/u-s-support-for-israeli-settlements-renews-focus-on-core-issue-in-mideast-conflict-idUSKBN1XT1UE2019-11-20
WASHINGTON The U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Monday warned Americans about traveling in Jerusalem the West Bank and Gaza soon after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the United States was softening its position on Israels Jewish settlements NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Monday warned Americans about traveling in Jerusalem the West Bank and Gaza soon after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the United States was softening its position on Israels Jewish settlements http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-travel/u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-issues-travel-warning-after-pompeos-settlement-announcement-idUSKBN1XS2ET2019-11-19
Over the past few years the deadlock in the IsraeliPalestinian peace process and disputes over a Jerusalem compound sacred to both Muslims and Jews have further weighed on relations NegativeNAHARAYIM It has been a bitter harvest for some Israeli farmers on the border with Jordan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-jordan-land/israeli-farmers-lament-the-end-of-jordan-land-deal-idUSKBN1XK0B12019-11-11
In politically tense places like Jerusalem survival is an everyday concern said Raphael but a warming climate may inadvertently unite factions and help bring peace PositiveExtinction Rebellion launched in London in 2018 inspiring waves of disruptive action around the world pushing for rapid cuts in carbon emissions with the protests leading to thousands of arrests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-climate-change-mideast-protests/extinction-rebellion-climate-group-seeps-into-oil-rich-middle-east-idUSKBN1XJ0HJ2019-11-10
But Palestinians in Silwan an East Jerusalem neighborhood at the foot of the Old City said it would encourage tourists to bypass them on the way to holy sites PositiveJERUSALEM An Israeli plan to run a cable car over Jerusalem to the walls of the Old City has angered Palestinians who say it would erase their heritage in areas they seek for a future state http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-cable-car/israels-planned-jerusalem-cable-car-irks-palestinians-idUSKBN1XH23A2019-11-08
JERUSALEM An Israeli plan to run a cable car over Jerusalem to the walls of the Old City has angered Palestinians who say it would erase their heritage in areas they seek for a future state NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli plan to run a cable car over Jerusalem to the walls of the Old City has angered Palestinians who say it would erase their heritage in areas they seek for a future state http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-cable-car/israels-planned-jerusalem-cable-car-irks-palestinians-idUSKBN1XH23A2019-11-08
In Jerusalem on Monday Mnuchin said the United States would increase economic pressure on Iran over its nuclear program NegativeWASHINGTON The United States and six Gulf countries agreed to jointly impose sanctions on 25 corporations banks and individuals linked to Irans support for militant networks including Hezbollah the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-iran-sanctions/u-s-gulf-countries-impose-joint-iran-related-sanctions-on-25-targets-idUSKBN1X91PO2019-10-31
Iran wants to develop precisionguided missiles that can hit any target in Israel within five to ten Netanyahu said in a speech in Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Monday of seeking the means to launch precisionguided missiles at Israel from Yemen a signal that the wartorn Gulf Arab country could come under preemptive Israeli attack http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-iran-yemen/netanyahu-says-iran-seeking-means-to-attack-israel-from-yemen-idUSKBN1X71SA2019-10-29
BRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrives in Abu Dhabi on Saturday for a tour of three Gulf states hoping to turn the page on a diplomatic storm last year with Arab nations over a proposal to move Brazils embassy in Israel to Jerusalem PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrives in Abu Dhabi on Saturday for a tour of three Gulf states hoping to turn the page on a diplomatic storm last year with Arab nations over a proposal to move Brazils embassy in Israel to Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-gulf-diplomacy/brazils-bolsonaro-aims-to-patch-up-with-arab-nations-on-gulf-trip-idUSKBN1X41822019-10-26
Bolsonaro promised evangelical Christian supporters in last years election that he would move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem to align Brazil more closely with Israel NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrives in Abu Dhabi on Saturday for a tour of three Gulf states hoping to turn the page on a diplomatic storm last year with Arab nations over a proposal to move Brazils embassy in Israel to Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-gulf-diplomacy/brazils-bolsonaro-aims-to-patch-up-with-arab-nations-on-gulf-trip-idUSKBN1X41822019-10-26
Palestinians seek to establish a state there and in the Gaza Strip with East Jerusalem as its capital NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli forces shot a Palestinian who ran toward them with a knife near a military checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Friday Israels defense ministry said and Palestinian officials said he died of his injury http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-forces-shoot-dead-palestinian-at-west-bank-checkpoint-idUSKBN1WX2DX2019-10-19
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Jerusalem and Brussels after his visit to Turkey on Thursday with Vice President Mike Pence the State Department said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Jerusalem and Brussels after his visit to Turkey on Thursday with Vice President Mike Pence the State Department said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-syria-security-turkey-usa-pompeo/pompeo-will-travel-to-jerusalem-brussels-after-stop-in-turkey-idUSKBN1WW01D2019-10-17
Israel views all of Jerusalem including the walled Old City that it captured in the 1967 Middle East war as its eternal and capital NegativeJERUSALEM Jews Muslims and Christians pass daily through the gates of Jerusalems Old City on their way to and from prayers or simply to go about their everyday business in one of the most politically sensitive spots on earth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jerusalem-gates/portals-to-history-and-conflict-the-gates-of-jerusalems-old-city-idUSKBN1WM1Y22019-10-08
JERUSALEM Jews Muslims and Christians pass daily through the gates of Jerusalems Old City on their way to and from prayers or simply to go about their everyday business in one of the most politically sensitive spots on earth PositiveJERUSALEM Jews Muslims and Christians pass daily through the gates of Jerusalems Old City on their way to and from prayers or simply to go about their everyday business in one of the most politically sensitive spots on earth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jerusalem-gates/portals-to-history-and-conflict-the-gates-of-jerusalems-old-city-idUSKBN1WM1Y22019-10-08
Palestinians want East Jerusalem where the Old City is located as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM Jews Muslims and Christians pass daily through the gates of Jerusalems Old City on their way to and from prayers or simply to go about their everyday business in one of the most politically sensitive spots on earth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jerusalem-gates/portals-to-history-and-conflict-the-gates-of-jerusalems-old-city-idUSKBN1WM1Y22019-10-08
Arbids lawyer Mahmoud Hassan told Reuters by telephone that he had been to a Jerusalem hospital on Monday to see his client NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians protested in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Tuesday after a detainee suspected of killing an Israeli teenager in a bomb attack was hospitalized during interrogation by Israeli forces http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-protest-against-israel-over-hospitalized-detainee-idUSKBN1WG4HV2019-10-02
RAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians protested in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Tuesday after a detainee suspected of killing an Israeli teenager in a bomb attack was hospitalized during interrogation by Israeli forces NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians protested in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank on Tuesday after a detainee suspected of killing an Israeli teenager in a bomb attack was hospitalized during interrogation by Israeli forces http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/palestinians-protest-against-israel-over-hospitalized-detainee-idUSKBN1WG4HV2019-10-02
Concluding their meeting at Rivlins Jerusalem office Netanyahu and Gantz issued a joint statement saying they had discussed moving forward with PositiveJERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz launched negotiations on Monday over a proposed Israeli unity government and a key politician said the focus was on who would lead it first under a rotation deal http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-election/netanyahu-gantz-in-unity-talks-may-rotate-as-israel-pm-idUSKBN1W829S2019-09-24
MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday he planned to visit Israel in January next year to inaugurate a memorial to World War Two victims in Jerusalem PositiveMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday he planned to visit Israel in January next year to inaugurate a memorial to World War Two victims in Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-putin-israel/russias-putin-plans-to-visit-israel-in-january-2020-idUSKBN1W21EF2019-09-18
The same way they have annexed Jerusalem they want to annex the West Bank and soon we will hear of Trump acknowledging the annexation of the West Bank NegativeSHILO West Bank Its harvest time in vineyards atop the hills of Shilo settlement in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election-evangelicals/christian-evangelicals-harvest-land-in-settlements-israel-hopes-to-annex-idUSKCN1VX1DG2019-09-13
A further 212000 Israeli settlers live in East Jerusalem according to the United Nations NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to annex all Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank he said on Sunday reiterating an election promise made five months ago but again giving no timeframe http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlement/netanyahu-repeats-pledge-to-annex-israeli-settlements-in-occupied-west-bank-idUSKCN1VM10D2019-09-02
A further 212000 Israeli settlers live in East Jerusalem according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank he said on Sunday reiterating election promise made five months ago but again giving no timeframe http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlement/netanyahu-repeats-pledge-to-annex-israeli-settlements-in-occupied-west-bank-idUSKCN1VM10D2019-09-01
Hernandez has in recent months signaled that his government is mulling moving the Honduran embassy to Jerusalem NeutralMEXICO CITY Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez will travel to Jerusalem to inaugurate a diplomatic in the city on Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-honduras-israel/honduran-president-to-inaugurate-diplomatic-office-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1VI0832019-08-28
Hernandez said in March that he would open a trade office in Jerusalem PositiveMEXICO CITY Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez will travel to Jerusalem to inaugurate a diplomatic in the city on Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-honduras-israel/honduran-president-to-inaugurate-diplomatic-office-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1VI0832019-08-28
His comments follow the formal recognition by U.S. President Donald Trump of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital PositiveMEXICO CITY Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez will travel to Jerusalem to inaugurate a diplomatic in the city on Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-honduras-israel/honduran-president-to-inaugurate-diplomatic-office-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1VI0832019-08-28
MEXICO CITY Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez will travel to Jerusalem to inaugurate a diplomatic in the city on Sept PositiveMEXICO CITY Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez will travel to Jerusalem to inaugurate a diplomatic in the city on Sept http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-honduras-israel/honduran-president-to-inaugurate-diplomatic-office-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1VI0832019-08-28
The Palestinians want to establish a state in the West Bank East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip territories Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeBEIT UR ALFAUQA West Bank Sitting under an olive tree in the Israelioccupied West Bank Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/may-god-ruin-trump-tlaibs-grandmother-says-idUSKCN1V70EL2019-08-18
JERUSALEM Israeli police fired sound grenades to disperse Palestinians during confrontations on Sunday outside Jerusalems alAqsa mosque where tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers gathered for the Eid alAdha holiday witnesses said NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli police fired sound grenades to disperse Palestinians during confrontations on Sunday outside Jerusalems alAqsa mosque where tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers gathered for the Eid alAdha holiday witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-eid-palestinians-alaqsa/palestinians-and-israeli-police-clash-at-jerusalem-holy-site-idUSKCN1V107C2019-08-12
The compound is situated in a part of Jerusalem captured by Israel in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed in a move that has not been recognized internationally NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli police fired sound grenades to disperse Palestinians during confrontations on Sunday outside Jerusalems alAqsa mosque where tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers gathered for the Eid alAdha holiday witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-eid-palestinians-alaqsa/palestinians-and-israeli-police-clash-at-jerusalem-holy-site-idUSKCN1V107C2019-08-12
What happened reflects the anger against the occupations crimes in Jerusalem and against the continued unjust blockade of Barhoum said NegativeIsraeli forces killed four heavilyarmed Palestinians as they attempted to cross the Gaza border on Saturday the Israeli military said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinian-militants-on-gaza-border-military-idUSKCN1V006D2019-08-11
Elkin said that Putin had been invited to attend the inauguration of a Jerusalem memorial to Russians killed during Germanys World War Two siege of Leningrad PositiveTEL AVIV Weekslong disruptions to GPS signals in Israels airspace have ended officials said on Friday declining comment on an Army Radio report that Russian electronic warfare possibly coming from Syria was to blame http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-aviation/israel-says-gps-disruptions-in-airspace-end-idUSKCN1UZ0WI2019-08-10
The Palestinians want a state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip with east Jerusalem as the capital all territory captured by Israel in 1967 NeutralUNITED NATIONS The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israels demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-blocks-u-n-rebuke-of-israeli-demolition-of-palestinian-homes-diplomats-idUSKCN1UJ2ZW2019-07-25
The demolition of the Palestinian buildings is part of the latest round of protracted wrangling over the future of Jerusalem home to more than 500000 Israelis and 300000 Palestinians NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israels demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-blocks-u-n-rebuke-of-israeli-demolition-of-palestinian-homes-diplomats-idUSKCN1UJ2ZW2019-07-25
UNITED NATIONS The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israels demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem diplomats said NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States on Wednesday blocked an attempt by Kuwait Indonesia and South Africa to get the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israels demolition of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of Jerusalem diplomats said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-blocks-u-n-rebuke-of-israeli-demolition-of-palestinian-homes-diplomats-idUSKCN1UJ2ZW2019-07-25
The sprawling village of Sur Baher straddles the line between East Jerusalem and the West Bank NeutralSUR BAHER West Bank Israeli forces began demolishing buildings near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday in the face of Palestinian protests and international criticism http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem-demolit/israel-begins-to-demolish-homes-on-jerusalem-outskirts-stoking-palestinian-fears-idUSKCN1UH07N2019-07-22
Jubeir said Riyadh continued to support a political process based on an independent Palestinian state along the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital PositiveRIYADH A Saudi minister said on Sunday that improving the Palestinians situation should be welcomed but that addressing the political process in resolving the conflict with Israel is extremely http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-saudi/saudi-minister-says-whatever-the-palestinians-accept-everyone-else-will-accept-idUSKCN1TO0VT2019-06-24
The economic documents offer no development projects in predominantly Arab east Jerusalem which Palestinians want as the capital of their future state NegativeWASHINGTON The White House on Saturday outlined a billion Middle East economic plan that would create a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies and fund a billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and Gaza http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-plan-exclusive/exclusive-white-houses-kushner-unveils-economic-portion-of-middle-east-peace-plan-idUSKCN1TN0ES2019-06-23
Had the election not been called again perhaps we would have released it during the Greenblatt said at a Jerusalem Post Conference in New York on Sunday PositiveJERUSALEM Israelis will attend a U.Sled conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for the Palestinian economy as part of a coming peace plan Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/israel-to-attend-u-s-led-palestinian-conference-idUSKCN1TH0IN2019-06-17
Israel will be at the Bahrain conference and all the coordinations will be Katz told Israeli Channel 13 News on the sidelines of the Jerusalem Post conference in New York NeutralJERUSALEM Israel expects to attend a U.Sled conference in Bahrain next week on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S. peace plan Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/israel-expects-to-attend-u-s-led-palestinian-conference-idUSKCN1TH0IN2019-06-16
WASHINGTON The United States believes Russia may be more amenable than in the past to addressing U.S. and Israeli concerns about Irans influence including in Syria when national security leaders meet in Jerusalem this month a U.S. official said on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON The United States believes Russia may be more amenable than in the past to addressing U.S. and Israeli concerns about Irans influence including in Syria when national security leaders meet in Jerusalem this month a U.S. official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-iran-russia/u-s-seeks-russian-support-on-iran-at-key-israel-meeting-source-idUSKCN1T53052019-06-06
CAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital NegativeCAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-summit-palestinians-oic/oic-summit-condemns-any-decision-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKCN1T22UY2019-06-01
It urged member countries to take appropriate against countries that move their embassies to Jerusalem NeutralCAIRO The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said it condemns any position adopted by an international body that supports prolonging occupation of Palestinian territories including a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-saudi-summit-palestinians-oic/oic-summit-condemns-any-decision-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKCN1T22UY2019-06-01
Salman also said the Palestinian cause represented a core issue for the OIC and that the kingdom refused any measures that touch on the historical and legal position of East Jerusalem NegativeSaudi Arabias King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iranbacked groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit-oic-attacks/saudi-king-says-attacks-by-iran-backed-groups-threaten-global-oil-idUSKCN1T12Q22019-06-01
The Palestinian cause is being liquidated no Jerusalem no right of return for refugees no sovereign state NegativeBEIRUT The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians still in draft form after almost two years is seen by Palestinians and by some Arab officials and politicians as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-mideast-plan-insight/palestinians-say-u-s-deal-of-the-century-will-finish-off-their-state-idUSKCN1T124F2019-06-01
JERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed two Israelis in Jerusalem on Friday wounding one of them critically before being shot dead by police an Israeli police spokesman said NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed two Israelis in Jerusalem on Friday wounding one of them critically before being shot dead by police an Israeli police spokesman said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-stabbing/palestinian-stabs-israelis-shot-dead-by-police-spokesman-idUSKCN1T10KS2019-05-31
King Salman also told the gathering that the Palestinian cause would remain the Arab worlds top priority until the establishment of an independent state with east Jerusalem as its PositiveMECCA Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabias king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit-mideast/saudi-arabia-says-decisive-arab-stand-needed-against-iranian-actions-idUSKCN1T02NR2019-05-31
The final communique said regional stability required the establishment of an independent Palestinian state along 1967 borders to include Gaza the West Bank and East Jerusalem PositiveMECCA Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabias king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-summit/saudi-arabia-says-firm-stand-needed-to-deter-iran-iraq-demurs-idUSKCN1T00OC2019-05-31
AMMAN Jordans King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trumps adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can come only with the creation of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as its capital PositiveAMMAN Jordans King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trumps adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can come only with the creation of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as its capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-jordan/jordans-king-tells-trump-adviser-peace-possible-only-with-a-palestinian-state-idUSKCN1SZ1TH2019-05-30
WASHINGTON White House national security adviser John Bolton and his Israeli and Russian counterparts will meet in Jerusalem in June to discuss regional security issues the White House said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON White House national security adviser John Bolton and his Israeli and Russian counterparts will meet in Jerusalem in June to discuss regional security issues the White House said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-security-israel-russia/top-u-s-israeli-russian-security-officials-to-meet-in-jerusalem-in-june-white-house-idUSKCN1SZ2PE2019-05-30
Israels Fire and Rescue Service said blazes in a key corridor between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv were mostly under control but difficult weather remained a conflagration risk NegativeJERUSALEM Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-wildfires/europeans-and-egypt-send-air-support-as-israel-battles-wildfires-idUSKCN1SU12J2019-05-25
Israel calls Jerusalem its indivisible capital NegativeCAIRO The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday said it welcomed a June 2526 Peace to economic workshop hosted in Bahrain in cooperation with the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-bahrain-emirates/uae-welcomes-peace-to-prosperity-economic-workshop-hosted-in-bahrain-along-with-u-s-idUSKCN1SR2IC2019-05-22
The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the future capital of any Palestinian state NeutralCAIRO The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday said it welcomed a June 2526 Peace to economic workshop hosted in Bahrain in cooperation with the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-bahrain-emirates/uae-welcomes-peace-to-prosperity-economic-workshop-hosted-in-bahrain-along-with-u-s-idUSKCN1SR2IC2019-05-22
The UAE reiterates its support for the establishment of a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its the statement added PositiveCAIRO The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday said it welcomed a June 2526 Peace to economic workshop hosted in Bahrain in cooperation with the United States http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-bahrain-emirates/uae-welcomes-peace-to-prosperity-economic-workshop-hosted-in-bahrain-along-with-u-s-idUSKCN1SR2IC2019-05-22
The Palestinians have refused to talk to the U.S. side since Trump decided to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel NegativeBy Steve Holland and David Alexander http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-kushner/kushner-hopes-israel-will-look-at-peace-plan-before-any-west-bank-moves-idUSKCN1S82ES2019-05-03
The Palestinians want to establish a state in the West Bank east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip all territory Israel captured in 1967 NegativeBy Steve Holland and David Alexander http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-kushner/kushner-hopes-israel-will-look-at-peace-plan-before-any-west-bank-moves-idUSKCN1S82ES2019-05-03
Palestinian leaders have called for the establishment of an independent state alongside Israel in the West Bank and Gaza Strip with East Jerusalem as its capital PositiveJERUSALEM An architect of a stillsecret U.S. plan to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict took to Twitter again on Wednesday to disclose another element that it would not contain a confederation with neighboring Jordan http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-plan-doesnt-include-jordan-palestinian-union-u-s-envoy-idUSKCN1S02BR2019-04-25
Palm Sunday is when Christians mark the day the Bible says Jesus rode into Jerusalem and was hailed by the crowd as Messiah only to be crucified days later PositiveVATICAN CITY Tens of thousands of people waved palm and olive branches in St http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-religion-easter-pope-palmsunday/on-palm-sunday-pope-says-church-needs-to-be-humble-idUSKCN1RQ08X2019-04-15
JERUSALEM The arched stonebuilt hall in Jerusalem venerated by Christians as the site of Jesus Last Supper has been digitally recreated by archaeologists using laser scanners and advanced photography PositiveJERUSALEM The arched stonebuilt hall in Jerusalem venerated by Christians as the site of Jesus Last Supper has been digitally recreated by archaeologists using laser scanners and advanced photography http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-easter-last-supper-technolog/3d-laser-imaging-shines-new-light-on-last-supper-site-idUSKCN1RN1JK2019-04-12
The Cenacle a popular site for pilgrims near Jerusalems walled Old City has ancient worn surfaces and poor illumination hampering a study of its history NegativeJERUSALEM The arched stonebuilt hall in Jerusalem venerated by Christians as the site of Jesus Last Supper has been digitally recreated by archaeologists using laser scanners and advanced photography http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-easter-last-supper-technolog/3d-laser-imaging-shines-new-light-on-last-supper-site-idUSKCN1RN1JK2019-04-12
Airbnb was sued over its proposed delisting of West Bank apartments last November in Jerusalem District Court and separately in U.S. federal courts in Delaware and California NegativeJERUSALEM Airbnbs decision not to go ahead with excluding Jewish settlements in the West Bank from its accommodation listings Palestinian condemnation on Wednesday and accusations that it was helping to perpetuate Israeli occupation http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/palestinians-condemn-airbnb-about-face-on-delisting-israeli-settlements-idUSKCN1RM2F42019-04-11
Their proposal addresses such core political issues as the status of Jerusalem and separately aims at helping the Palestinians strengthen their economy PositiveWASHINGTON In a White House where no secret is safe for long one development has remained stubbornly confidential the contents of a Middle East peace plan authored by President Donald Trumps advisers Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinian-trump/in-leaky-white-house-trump-team-keeps-middle-east-peace-plan-secret-idUSKCN1RM2GQ2019-04-11
Airbnb was sued over its proposed delisting of West Bank apartments last November in Jerusalem District Court and separately in a U.S. federal courts in Delaware and California NegativeYORK Airbnb said on Tuesday it would not implement a planned delisting of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and would donate proceeds from any bookings in the territory to international humanitarian aid organizations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/airbnb-reverses-on-delisting-israeli-settlements-wont-profit-off-west-bank-idUSKCN1RL2QM2019-04-10
Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of a future state they are seeking NeutralISTANBUL Turkey on Sunday criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as for saying he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins Tuesdays election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements-turke/turkey-says-irresponsible-netanyahu-cannot-change-west-bank-status-idUSKCN1RJ0782019-04-08
Taking Netanyahu at his word Palestinians seeking statehood in the West Bank Gaza and East Jerusalem called his settlement annexation remarks a violation of international law regarding occupied territory NegativeJERUSALEM Palestinians voiced alarm while Israelis weighed the gravity on Sunday of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus sudden election promise to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/netanyahu-plays-pre-election-trump-card-settlement-annexation-idUSKCN1RJ0FK2019-04-08
A further 212000 Israeli settlers live in East Jerusalem according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office a lastminute preelection promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-netanyahu-says-plans-to-annex-settlements-in-west-bank-if-reelected-idUSKCN1RI0JY2019-04-07
The Palestinians have been boycotting the Trump administration over its Jerusalem moves and other recent decisions they view as proIsrael bias NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office a lastminute preelection promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-netanyahu-says-plans-to-annex-settlements-in-west-bank-if-reelected-idUSKCN1RI0JY2019-04-07
With Trumps moves on Jerusalem and The Golan the Israeli leader may feel emboldened to advocate for annexation NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office a lastminute preelection promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israels-netanyahu-says-plans-to-annex-settlements-in-west-bank-if-reelected-idUSKCN1RI0JY2019-04-07
Jerusalem is home to Yad Vashem which documents the Holocaust and is a memorial to the 6 million Jews murdered by Nazi Germany during World War Two NegativeBRASILIA Brazils rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro said there is no that Nazism was a leftist movement just after visiting Israels Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and museum http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/brazils-president-calls-nazis-leftists-after-israel-holocaust-museum-visit-idUSKCN1RF1QD2019-04-04
Netanyahu has said he hopes Brazils Jerusalem trade office is a step toward moving the embassy to the city NegativeBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accompanied by Israels prime minister visited Jerusalems Western Wall on Monday as the Palestinians considered recalling their ambassador in Brasilia over a new trade mission to Israel in the holy city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/bolsonaro-visits-western-wall-palestinians-angry-at-jerusalem-mission-idUSKCN1RD2OW2019-04-02
We wish that the subject of Jerusalem had not been touched upon NeutralBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro accompanied by Israels prime minister visited Jerusalems Western Wall on Monday as the Palestinians considered recalling their ambassador in Brasilia over a new trade mission to Israel in the holy city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/bolsonaro-visits-western-wall-palestinians-angry-at-jerusalem-mission-idUSKCN1RD2OW2019-04-02
1 presidential inauguration Netanyahu said Bolsonaro had told him that moving the Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem was a matter of when not NegativeJERUSALEM Brazil opened a new trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem on Sunday edging back from earlier signals it would follow the United States with a full embassy move to the contested city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/brazil-opens-israel-trade-mission-in-jerusalem-short-of-full-embassy-move-idUSKCN1RC0972019-04-01
BRASILIA Brazil said on Sunday it had a opened a new diplomatic office in Jerusalem that would serve as part of its embassy to Israel which is located in Tel Aviv PositiveBRASILIA Brazil said on Sunday it had a opened a new diplomatic office in Jerusalem that would serve as part of its embassy to Israel which is located in Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil-mission/brazil-says-new-jerusalem-office-part-of-its-embassy-in-israel-idUSKCN1RC0M92019-04-01
Brazil has not officially recognized Jerusalems as Israels capital NeutralJERUSALEM Brazil opened a new trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem on Sunday edging back from earlier signals it would follow the United States with a full embassy move to the contested city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/brazil-opens-israel-trade-mission-in-jerusalem-short-of-full-embassy-move-idUSKCN1RC0972019-04-01
Greeting Bolsonaro at Tel Avivs Ben Gurion airport Netanyahu said he and the Brazilian leader would visit Judaisms holy Western Wall in Jerusalem our eternal PositiveJERUSALEM Brazil opened a new trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem on Sunday edging back from earlier signals it would follow the United States with a full embassy move to the contested city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/brazil-opens-israel-trade-mission-in-jerusalem-short-of-full-embassy-move-idUSKCN1RC0972019-04-01
I hope and I would like to believe that this is the first step toward the opening of the Brazilian embassy in Jerusalem when the time Netanyahu told reporters NegativeJERUSALEM Brazil opened a new trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem on Sunday edging back from earlier signals it would follow the United States with a full embassy move to the contested city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/brazil-opens-israel-trade-mission-in-jerusalem-short-of-full-embassy-move-idUSKCN1RC0972019-04-01
JERUSALEM Brazil opened a new trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem on Sunday edging back from earlier signals it would follow the United States with a full embassy move to the contested city PositiveJERUSALEM Brazil opened a new trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem on Sunday edging back from earlier signals it would follow the United States with a full embassy move to the contested city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/brazil-opens-israel-trade-mission-in-jerusalem-short-of-full-embassy-move-idUSKCN1RC0972019-04-01
JERUSALEM Israel said on Sunday that Brazil had opened a diplomatic in Jerusalem as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro began a visit to the country PositiveJERUSALEM Israel said on Sunday that Brazil had opened a diplomatic in Jerusalem as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro began a visit to the country http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil-office/israel-says-brazil-opens-diplomatic-office-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1RC0L42019-04-01
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state NeutralTUNIS Arab leaders said on Sunday they would seek a U.N. Security Council resolution against the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and promised to support Palestinians in their bid for statehood http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/arab-leaders-to-seek-u-n-security-council-resolution-on-golan-idUSKCN1RC0602019-04-01
Trumps earlier decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital also drew Arab condemnation NegativeTUNIS Arab leaders said on Sunday they would seek a U.N. Security Council resolution against the U.S. decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights and promised to support Palestinians in their bid for statehood http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tunisia-arabs-summit/arab-leaders-to-seek-u-n-security-council-resolution-on-golan-idUSKCN1RC0602019-04-01
Bolsonaros economic team and the countrys powerful farm lobby have advised against relocating the embassy to Jerusalem PositiveJERUSALEM Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro began a visit to Israel on Sunday with a decision pending on fulfilling a promise to move his countrys embassy to Jerusalem a policy change opposed by military officers in his cabinet http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-begins-israel-visit-with-embassy-decision-pending-idUSKCN1RC0972019-03-31
JERUSALEM Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro began a visit to Israel on Sunday with a decision pending on fulfilling a promise to move his countrys embassy to Jerusalem a policy change opposed by military officers in his cabinet NegativeJERUSALEM Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro began a visit to Israel on Sunday with a decision pending on fulfilling a promise to move his countrys embassy to Jerusalem a policy change opposed by military officers in his cabinet http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-begins-israel-visit-with-embassy-decision-pending-idUSKCN1RC0972019-03-31
Netanyahu said he and Bolsonaro would sign many including security deals and that the Brazilian leader would visit Judaisms holy Western Wall in Jerusalem our eternal PositiveJERUSALEM Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro began a visit to Israel on Sunday with a decision pending on fulfilling a promise to move his countrys embassy to Jerusalem a policy change opposed by military officers in his cabinet http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-begins-israel-visit-with-embassy-decision-pending-idUSKCN1RC0972019-03-31
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future independent state whereas Israel has declared the whole city to be its united and capital NegativeRABAT Pope Francis and Moroccos King Mohammed VI called on Saturday for the protection of Jerusalems multireligious character saying the citys sacred sites must be accessible to worshippers of all faiths http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-morocco-jerusalem/pope-moroccos-king-say-jerusalem-must-be-open-to-all-faiths-idUSKCN1RB0IK2019-03-31
RABAT Pope Francis and Moroccos King Mohammed VI called on Saturday for the protection of Jerusalems multireligious character saying the citys sacred sites must be accessible to worshippers of all faiths PositiveRABAT Pope Francis and Moroccos King Mohammed VI called on Saturday for the protection of Jerusalems multireligious character saying the citys sacred sites must be accessible to worshippers of all faiths http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-morocco-jerusalem/pope-moroccos-king-say-jerusalem-must-be-open-to-all-faiths-idUSKCN1RB0IK2019-03-31
The Vatican backs a twostate solution to the PalestinianIsraeli conflict with both sides agreeing on the status of Jerusalem as part of the peace process PositiveRABAT Pope Francis and Moroccos King Mohammed VI called on Saturday for the protection of Jerusalems multireligious character saying the citys sacred sites must be accessible to worshippers of all faiths http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-morocco-jerusalem/pope-moroccos-king-say-jerusalem-must-be-open-to-all-faiths-idUSKCN1RB0IK2019-03-31
DUBAI Iran called on Friday on Palestinians to be steadfast in their resistance against U.S. President Donald Trumps moves in support of Israel on Jerusalem and the Golan Heights NegativeDUBAI Iran called on Friday on Palestinians to be steadfast in their resistance against U.S. President Donald Trumps moves in support of Israel on Jerusalem and the Golan Heights http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-golanheights-iran/iran-urges-palestinians-to-resist-trumps-pro-israel-moves-idUSKCN1RA1TK2019-03-30
Jamie McGoldrick the U.N. humanitarian coordinator in the Gaza Strip West Bank and East Jerusalem appealed for both sides to take efforts to halt further bloodshed NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot and wounded 10 Palestinians on the Gaza border on Friday Gaza medical officials said as Israeli tanks massed on the eve of a huge rally to mark the first anniversary of the start of the deadly protests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-troops-wound-palestinians-anniversary-rally-approaches-idUSKCN1RA1WB2019-03-30
Palestinians want East Jerusalem in Israeli hands since 1967 to be the capital of a state they seek to establish in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM Israels Benjamin Netanyahu is using a second American president in his reelection campaign ads but with a twist featuring a famously frosty encounter with Barack Obama http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-election/netanyahu-uses-icy-relationship-with-obama-to-try-to-win-votes-idUSKCN1R92G02019-03-29
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazils decision on whether to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem deserves deeper study and that is what President Jair Bolsonaro is doing his spokesman said on Monday NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazils decision on whether to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem deserves deeper study and that is what President Jair Bolsonaro is doing his spokesman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-presidency/brazils-israel-embassy-move-requires-more-study-presidents-spokesman-idUSKCN1R62O82019-03-26
East Jerusalem is still considered occupied under international law and the citys status is supposed to be decided as part of an IsraeliPalestinian peace agreement NegativeTEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday called Jerusalem Israels capital saying the Central American country would open a trade office there but he stopped short of announcing plans to move his embassy from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-honduras-israel/honduran-president-calls-jerusalem-israeli-capital-not-moving-embassy-yet-idUSKCN1R50R02019-03-25
Guatemala moved its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May after the United States fueling expectations that Hernandez might follow suit NegativeTEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday called Jerusalem Israels capital saying the Central American country would open a trade office there but he stopped short of announcing plans to move his embassy from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-honduras-israel/honduran-president-calls-jerusalem-israeli-capital-not-moving-embassy-yet-idUSKCN1R50R02019-03-25
Hernandez an ally of the United States said the trade and cooperation office would open immediately in Jerusalem NegativeTEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday called Jerusalem Israels capital saying the Central American country would open a trade office there but he stopped short of announcing plans to move his embassy from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-honduras-israel/honduran-president-calls-jerusalem-israeli-capital-not-moving-embassy-yet-idUSKCN1R50R02019-03-25
Hernandez comments follow the formal recognition by U.S. President Donald Trump of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital NegativeTEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday called Jerusalem Israels capital saying the Central American country would open a trade office there but he stopped short of announcing plans to move his embassy from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-honduras-israel/honduran-president-calls-jerusalem-israeli-capital-not-moving-embassy-yet-idUSKCN1R50R02019-03-25
TEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday called Jerusalem Israels capital saying the Central American country would open a trade office there but he stopped short of announcing plans to move his embassy from Tel Aviv NegativeTEGUCIGALPA Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez on Sunday called Jerusalem Israels capital saying the Central American country would open a trade office there but he stopped short of announcing plans to move his embassy from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-honduras-israel/honduran-president-calls-jerusalem-israeli-capital-not-moving-embassy-yet-idUSKCN1R50R02019-03-25
Trump whose decision last year to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv angered Palestinians faced some criticism for his latest move NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967 marking a dramatic shift in U.S. policy and giving a boost to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the middle of his reelection campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-golanheights/in-major-shift-trump-says-time-for-u-s-to-recognize-israeli-sovereignty-over-golan-idUSKCN1R21XT2019-03-22
Following a visit to Kuwait Pompeo met Netanyahu in Jerusalem where both men hailed U.S.Israeli ties under Trump a leader whom the prime minister has featured on election billboards PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu showcased his close relationship with the Trump administration on Wednesday hosting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo three weeks before an Israeli election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-israel/pompeo-pays-pre-election-visit-to-israel-cites-close-trump-netanyahu-ties-idUSKCN1R12F12019-03-21
BRASILIA Brazilian rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro will visit Israel at the end of the month but he may not be able to deliver on a promise to move Brazils embassy to Jerusalem a move opposed by military officers in his cabinet PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro will visit Israel at the end of the month but he may not be able to deliver on a promise to move Brazils embassy to Jerusalem a move opposed by military officers in his cabinet http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-israel/brazils-bolsonaro-to-visit-israel-with-embassy-move-still-undecided-idUSKCN1QV07J2019-03-15
President Donald Trump has angered the Arab world and stoked international concern with changes to U.S. policy in the region including moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv NegativeHOUSTON Exxon Mobil Corp is considering exploring for oil and gas in Israel said a person with direct knowledge of the matter in what would make Exxon the first oil major to operate in the country still technically at war with Gulf Arab states http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ceraweek-energy-israel-exclusive/exclusive-exxon-eyes-israel-gas-bid-in-major-middle-east-shift-idUSKCN1QU2U22019-03-14
Palestinians want an independent state in the West Bank and Gaza strip with East Jerusalem as its capital all lands seized by Israel in 1967 NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians threw a fire bomb at an Israeli police post at a site revered by Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem on Tuesday and Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank including one troops said attacked them with a knife http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/unrest-at-jerusalem-holy-site-and-two-palestinians-killed-in-west-bank-idUSKBN1QT1TF2019-03-13
But Trump said he was not taking a position on the specific boundaries of Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem NeutralJERUSALEM Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Monday he would lobby the Trump administration to recognize the occupied Golan Heights as belonging to Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-golan/senator-graham-says-he-will-lobby-trump-to-recognize-golan-as-part-of-israel-idUSKBN1QS23E2019-03-12
Release of the Trump peace plan has been delayed repeatedly particularly after Palestinians erupted in anger when Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in December 2017 NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House senior advisers Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt discussed Middle East peace prospects with Jordans King Abdullah on Monday in Washington an American source familiar with the meeting said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/pompeo-kushner-greenblatt-discuss-middle-east-with-jordan-king-source-idUSKBN1QS27A2019-03-12
Israel deems all of Jerusalem including the eastern sector it captured in the 1967 Middle East War and annexed in a move not recognized internationally as its undivided capital NegativeJERUSALEM The United States lowered the flag on Monday at the Jerusalem consulate that had served as its diplomatic channel to the Palestinians merging the mission with the new U.S Embassy to Israel in the contested city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/flag-comes-down-on-u-s-palestinian-mission-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1QL1CW2019-03-05
JERUSALEM The United States lowered the flag on Monday at the Jerusalem consulate that had served as its diplomatic channel to the Palestinians merging the mission with the new U.S Embassy to Israel in the contested city NegativeJERUSALEM The United States lowered the flag on Monday at the Jerusalem consulate that had served as its diplomatic channel to the Palestinians merging the mission with the new U.S Embassy to Israel in the contested city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/flag-comes-down-on-u-s-palestinian-mission-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1QL1CW2019-03-05
Palestinians want to make East Jerusalem the capital of a state they seek in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NeutralJERUSALEM The United States lowered the flag on Monday at the Jerusalem consulate that had served as its diplomatic channel to the Palestinians merging the mission with the new U.S Embassy to Israel in the contested city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/flag-comes-down-on-u-s-palestinian-mission-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1QL1CW2019-03-05
The U.S. consulate in Jerusalem had dated back 175 years to when the city holy to Jews Christians and Muslims was under Ottoman rule PositiveJERUSALEM The United States lowered the flag on Monday at the Jerusalem consulate that had served as its diplomatic channel to the Palestinians merging the mission with the new U.S Embassy to Israel in the contested city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/flag-comes-down-on-u-s-palestinian-mission-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1QL1CW2019-03-05
Installed in January Bolsonaro has played up his proIsrael ties hosting Netanyahu and signaling a desire to move Brazils embassy to Jerusalem though no date has been given NegativeJERUSALEM Brazils nationalist President Jair Bolsonaro will visit Israel days before its April 9 election the Israeli government said on Thursday in a potential boost for fellow rightwinger Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-israel/brazils-far-right-leader-to-visit-israel-in-potential-boost-for-netanyahu-idUSKCN1QH1UD2019-03-01
The Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem said Bolsonaro would visit Israel between March 31 and April 4 PositiveJERUSALEM Brazils nationalist President Jair Bolsonaro will visit Israel days before its April 9 election the Israeli government said on Thursday in a potential boost for fellow rightwinger Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-israel/brazils-far-right-leader-to-visit-israel-in-potential-boost-for-netanyahu-idUSKCN1QH1UD2019-03-01
Israeli police had heightened their presence throughout Jerusalems walled old city to prevent any clashes from breaking out the police spokesman said NegativeJERUSALEM Prayers at the compound of Jerusalems AlAqsa mosque passed off peacefully on Friday despite a week of tension over access to a corner of the compound http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-aqsa/prayers-at-jerusalem-mosque-end-peacefully-after-days-of-tension-idUSKCN1QB1JU2019-02-23
JERUSALEM The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem which serves Palestinians will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March a U.S. official said on Tuesday giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians NegativeJERUSALEM The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem which serves Palestinians will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March a U.S. official said on Tuesday giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-palestinian-mission-to-merge-with-israel-embassy-in-march-idUSKCN1Q82BC2019-02-20
The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest disputes between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeJERUSALEM The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem which serves Palestinians will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March a U.S. official said on Tuesday giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-palestinian-mission-to-merge-with-israel-embassy-in-march-idUSKCN1Q82BC2019-02-20
JERUSALEM On a Jerusalem plaza looking up at the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock a crowd gathers in front of two guides listening attentively a common sight in a city packed with pilgrims and tourists visiting its religious landmarks PositiveJERUSALEM On a Jerusalem plaza looking up at the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock a crowd gathers in front of two guides listening attentively a common sight in a city packed with pilgrims and tourists visiting its religious landmarks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/two-tales-of-a-city-jerusalem-tour-guided-by-a-palestinian-and-an-israeli-idUSKCN1Q11SM2019-02-13
Release of the Trump peace plan was delayed after Palestinians erupted in anger when Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in December 2017 NegativeWASHINGTON White House senior adviser Jared Kushner will travel to at least five Arab countries in late February to brief diplomats on the economic portion of a longawaited U.S. peace proposal for the Middle East and seek their support officials said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-adviser-kushner-to-visit-middle-east-on-peace-plans-economic-part-idUSKCN1PW2RF2019-02-08
JERUSALEM Roseanne Barr the American comedian whose television show was canceled last year after she made a racist remark on Twitter visited Jerusalems Old City on Sunday as part of a tour of Israel NegativeJERUSALEM Roseanne Barr the American comedian whose television show was canceled last year after she made a racist remark on Twitter visited Jerusalems Old City on Sunday as part of a tour of Israel http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-roseanne-barr/comedian-roseanne-shunned-since-racist-tweet-visits-israel-idUSKCN1PL0AW2019-01-28
Folha de S. Paulo earlier reported the Saudi move could be linked to the Brazilian governments intention to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NegativeSAO PAULO Saudi Arabia has barred five Brazilian chicken processing plants from exporting to the Middle Eastern country leaving 25 with valid export permits Brazils meat trade association ABPA said on Tuesday citing reasons http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-poultry/saudi-arabia-trims-list-of-authorized-brazil-chicken-exporters-idUSKCN1PG1PL2019-01-23
In the last few years we noticed new pieces of scrolls and parchments arrive on the black said Oren Gutfeld an archaeologist at Hebrew University in Jerusalem PositiveQUMRAN West Bank In the cliffs high above the Dead Sea archaeologists chip away with pick axes hoping to repeat one of the most sensational discoveries of the last hundred years the finding of the Dead Sea Scrolls http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-archaeology-deadsea-scrolls/a-new-generation-takes-up-the-hunt-for-dead-sea-scrolls-idUSKCN1PG1K12019-01-23
Al Shabaab said it carried out Tuesadays assault over U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital NegativeNAIROBI Investigators in Kenya are exploring the possibility that some of the militants who attacked a Nairobi hotel and office complex may not have been ethnic Somalis stoking fears that militants are deepening their pools of recruitment in the region http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-security/kenyan-authorities-investigate-local-role-in-nairobi-attack-idUSKCN1PC0Y72019-01-19
BRASILIA Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday the farm sector is worried that President Jair Bolsonaros plan to move Brazils embassy in Israel to Jerusalem could hurt halal meat exports to Muslim countries NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday the farm sector is worried that President Jair Bolsonaros plan to move Brazils embassy in Israel to Jerusalem could hurt halal meat exports to Muslim countries http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-agriculture-halal/brazils-farm-minister-worried-about-israel-embassy-move-idUSKCN1PC1H12019-01-18
It said that most Arab in East Jerusalem would be under Palestinian sovereignty as a future capital NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli television said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan would propose a Palestinian state on as much as 90 percent of the occupied West Bank with a capital in East Jerusalem but not including its holy sites http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/israeli-tv-u-s-sees-palestinian-state-on-most-of-west-bank-some-of-east-jerusalem-idUSKCN1PA2RJ2019-01-17
JERUSALEM Israeli television said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan would propose a Palestinian state on as much as 90 percent of the occupied West Bank with a capital in East Jerusalem but not including its holy sites PositiveJERUSALEM Israeli television said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trumps Middle East peace plan would propose a Palestinian state on as much as 90 percent of the occupied West Bank with a capital in East Jerusalem but not including its holy sites http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/israeli-tv-u-s-sees-palestinian-state-on-most-of-west-bank-some-of-east-jerusalem-idUSKCN1PA2RJ2019-01-17
But a tentative proposal by Brazils rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro to relocate the countrys embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem could jeopardize that position NegativeSAO PAULO Brazilian halal food exports grew about 10 percent in 2018 the countrys largest halal certification firm said on Tuesday despite fallout from a food sector scandal and a truckers strike that disrupted meat production last year http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-halal/brazils-2018-halal-food-exports-may-hit-5-billion-certification-firm-idUSKCN1P92MM2019-01-16
BRASILIA The national security adviser to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the leader wants to move Brazils embassy in Israel to Jerusalem but that logistical considerations were standing in the way NegativeBRASILIA The national security adviser to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the leader wants to move Brazils embassy in Israel to Jerusalem but that logistical considerations were standing in the way http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/brazil-wants-to-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-push-reform-at-wto-idUSKCN1OX1SR2019-01-04
BRASILIA There is still no date set for when Brazil will move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem but there is a clear intention to do so the national security adviser to newly inaugurated President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday NegativeBRASILIA There is still no date set for when Brazil will move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem but there is a clear intention to do so the national security adviser to newly inaugurated President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-israel/brazil-wants-to-move-its-israel-embassy-but-no-date-yet-presidential-aide-idUSKCN1OX1M52019-01-04
For the Christian world the Holy Sepulchre is the heart of Jerusalem and the he said during preparations for the Orthodox Christmas on Sunday PositiveJERUSALEM It is three oclock in the morning and Artak Tadevosyan is wafting incense through the corridors of Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ was crucified and buried http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-jerusalem-church-widerimage/walking-in-the-lords-footsteps-in-jerusalems-holy-sepulchre-idUSKCN1OX1692019-01-04
In the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate nearby His Beatitude Theophilos III the Patriarch of Jerusalem said he feels deep reverence for the church NegativeJERUSALEM It is three oclock in the morning and Artak Tadevosyan is wafting incense through the corridors of Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ was crucified and buried http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-jerusalem-church-widerimage/walking-in-the-lords-footsteps-in-jerusalems-holy-sepulchre-idUSKCN1OX1692019-01-04
JERUSALEM It is three oclock in the morning and Artak Tadevosyan is wafting incense through the corridors of Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ was crucified and buried NegativeJERUSALEM It is three oclock in the morning and Artak Tadevosyan is wafting incense through the corridors of Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ was crucified and buried http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-jerusalem-church-widerimage/walking-in-the-lords-footsteps-in-jerusalems-holy-sepulchre-idUSKCN1OX1692019-01-04
The Holy Sepulchre lies in Jerusalems Old City NeutralJERUSALEM It is three oclock in the morning and Artak Tadevosyan is wafting incense through the corridors of Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ was crucified and buried http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-jerusalem-church-widerimage/walking-in-the-lords-footsteps-in-jerusalems-holy-sepulchre-idUSKCN1OX1692019-01-04
The evacuation was carried out after the Jerusalem District Court on Wednesday denied the settlers petition against eviction NegativeAMONA West Bank Israeli paramilitary police dragged dozens of Jewish settlers out of an illegal outpost in the occupied West Bank on Thursday and said more than 20 officers were hurt during violent resistance to the evacuation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-outpost/israeli-police-settlers-clash-in-evacuation-of-illegal-outpost-idUSKCN1OX0J42019-01-03
BRASILIA Honduras will hold talks with Israel joined by the United States aimed at opening an embassy in Jerusalem the countries said on Tuesday as the small Central American nation looks to follow U.S. President Donald Trumps muchcriticized move NegativeBRASILIA Honduras will hold talks with Israel joined by the United States aimed at opening an embassy in Jerusalem the countries said on Tuesday as the small Central American nation looks to follow U.S. President Donald Trumps muchcriticized move http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-honduras-israel-embassy/honduras-to-talk-with-israel-u-s-on-jerusalem-embassy-idUSKCN1OW0602019-01-02
Netanyahu said on Sunday that Bolsonaro told him it was a question of when not Brazil would move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NegativeBRASILIA Honduras will hold talks with Israel joined by the United States aimed at opening an embassy in Jerusalem the countries said on Tuesday as the small Central American nation looks to follow U.S. President Donald Trumps muchcriticized move http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-honduras-israel-embassy/honduras-to-talk-with-israel-u-s-on-jerusalem-embassy-idUSKCN1OW0602019-01-02
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazils farright Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday and while both pledged to deepen ties there was no announcement as some anticipated of Brazil moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazils farright Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday and while both pledged to deepen ties there was no announcement as some anticipated of Brazil moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-israel/no-embassy-move-announced-as-brazils-bolsonaro-hosts-israels-netanyahu-idUSKCN1OR1GI2019-01-01
RIO DE JANEIRO Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazils Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of when not he moves his countrys embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazils Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of when not he moves his countrys embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-israel/brazil-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-matter-of-when-not-if-netanyahu-idUSKCN1OT0G52019-01-01





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RIO DE JANEIRO Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazils Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of when not he moves his countrys embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Brazils Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro told him that it was a matter of when not he moves his countrys embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-israel/brazil-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-matter-of-when-not-if-netanyahu-idUSKCN1OT0G52018-12-31
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazils farright Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday and while both pledged to deepen ties there was no announcement as some anticipated of Brazil moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem PositiveRIO DE JANEIRO Brazils farright Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday and while both pledged to deepen ties there was no announcement as some anticipated of Brazil moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-israel/no-embassy-move-announced-as-brazils-bolsonaro-hosts-israels-netanyahu-idUSKCN1OR1GI2018-12-29
The Palestinians want to establish a state in the West Bank Gaza and East Jerusalem territories that Israel captured and occupied in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeRAMALLAH The United Nations and the Palestinian Authority appealed on Monday for million in aid for Palestinians next year saying much more was needed but they had to be realistic after a year of funding cuts http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-un-aid/u-n-palestinians-launch-aid-appeal-after-funding-cuts-idUSKBN1OG0F12018-12-18
All of Jerusalem remains a finalstatus issue for negotiations while East Jerusalem under international law is an integral part of the occupied Palestinian he said NeutralJERUSALEM Israel signalled displeasure on Sunday with Australias recognition of West Jerusalem as its capital with a confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying it was a mistake to gainsay Israeli control over the whole city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia/israel-signals-displeasure-at-australias-mistaken-west-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1OF0E82018-12-17
BANGKOK Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday criticized Australias move to recognise West Jerusalem as Israels capital saying countries had no to do so NegativeBANGKOK Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday criticized Australias move to recognise West Jerusalem as Israels capital saying countries had no to do so http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia-mahathir-reax/malaysias-mahathir-says-no-rights-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israeli-capital-idUSKBN1OF09O2018-12-17
DUBAI The foreign minister of U.S. ally Bahrain has defended Australias formal recognition of West Jerusalem as Israels capital saying the move would not affect a future Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital PositiveDUBAI The foreign minister of U.S. ally Bahrain has defended Australias formal recognition of West Jerusalem as Israels capital saying the move would not affect a future Palestinian state with east Jerusalem as its capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia-bahrain/bahrain-foreign-minister-defends-australias-decision-on-jerusalem-idUSKBN1OF09D2018-12-17
JERUSALEM Israel signalled displeasure on Sunday with Australias recognition of West Jerusalem as its capital with a confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying it was a mistake to gainsay Israeli control over the whole city NegativeJERUSALEM Israel signalled displeasure on Sunday with Australias recognition of West Jerusalem as its capital with a confidant of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying it was a mistake to gainsay Israeli control over the whole city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia/israel-signals-displeasure-at-australias-mistaken-west-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1OF0E82018-12-17
Jerusalem should remain as it is now and not the capital of Mahathir told Reuters on the sidelines of an event in Bangkok NegativeBANGKOK Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday criticized Australias move to recognise West Jerusalem as Israels capital saying countries had no to do so http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia-mahathir-reax/malaysias-mahathir-says-no-rights-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israeli-capital-idUSKBN1OF09O2018-12-17
Australia now recognizes west Jerusalem being the seat of the Knesset and many of the institutions of government is the capital of Morrison said NegativeSYDNEY Australia formally recognizes west Jerusalem as Israels capital reversing decades of Middle East policy but will not move its embassy there immediately Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-australia/australia-recognizes-west-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-embassy-not-moving-yet-idUSKBN1OE02I2018-12-16
Israel regards all of Jerusalem as its capital including the eastern sector that it annexed in a move not recognized internationally after the 1967 Middle East war NegativeSYDNEY Australia formally recognizes west Jerusalem as Israels capital reversing decades of Middle East policy but will not move its embassy there immediately Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-australia/australia-recognizes-west-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-embassy-not-moving-yet-idUSKBN1OE02I2018-12-16
Morrison said Australia would not move its embassy to west Jerusalem until the citys final status was determined but said trade and defense offices would be opened there NegativeSYDNEY Australia formally recognizes west Jerusalem as Israels capital reversing decades of Middle East policy but will not move its embassy there immediately Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-australia/australia-recognizes-west-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-embassy-not-moving-yet-idUSKBN1OE02I2018-12-16
SYDNEY Australia formally recognizes west Jerusalem as Israels capital reversing decades of Middle East policy but will not move its embassy there immediately Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday NegativeSYDNEY Australia formally recognizes west Jerusalem as Israels capital reversing decades of Middle East policy but will not move its embassy there immediately Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-australia/australia-recognizes-west-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-embassy-not-moving-yet-idUSKBN1OE02I2018-12-16
We look forward to moving our embassy to west Jerusalem when he told reporters in Sydney PositiveSYDNEY Australia formally recognizes west Jerusalem as Israels capital reversing decades of Middle East policy but will not move its embassy there immediately Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-australia/australia-recognizes-west-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-embassy-not-moving-yet-idUSKBN1OE02I2018-12-16
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters on Wednesday in Jerusalem that Saudi Arabias role in the Middle East must be taken into account in responding to Khashoggis fate NegativeWASHINGTON In a rare break with President Donald Trump the Senate voted on Wednesday to move ahead with a resolution to end U.S. military support for the Saudi Arabianled coalition in the war in Yemen and lawmakers vowed to push for sanctions against the kingdom in the new year http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-pompeo/defying-trump-u-s-senate-advances-measure-to-end-support-for-saudis-in-yemen-idUSKBN1OB1M02018-12-14
SAO PAULO The president of Brazils poultry pork exporters association ABPA Francisco Turra said on Thursday he opposes a plan by the countrys Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro to move the embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv NegativeSAO PAULO The president of Brazils poultry pork exporters association ABPA Francisco Turra said on Thursday he opposes a plan by the countrys Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro to move the embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-meat-diplomacy/brazil-meat-exporters-oppose-israel-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1OC1ZL2018-12-14
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters in Jerusalem that Saudi Arabias role in the Middle East must be taken into account in responding to Khashoggis fate NegativeWASHINGTON In a rare break with President Donald Trump the U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to move ahead with a resolution that would end U.S. military support for the Saudi Arabianled coalition in the war in Yemen http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-saudi-khashoggi-pompeo/defying-trump-u-s-senate-advances-resolution-to-end-support-for-saudis-in-yemen-war-idUSKBN1OB1M02018-12-13
BRASILIA The Arab League has warned Brazils rightwing Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro in a letter that moving Brazils embassy in Israel to Jerusalem could harm relations with Arab countries a diplomat said on Monday NegativeBRASILIA The Arab League has warned Brazils rightwing Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro in a letter that moving Brazils embassy in Israel to Jerusalem could harm relations with Arab countries a diplomat said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-arabs/arab-league-tells-brazils-bolsonaro-israel-embassy-move-could-harm-ties-idUSKBN1O92JU2018-12-11
The hotel overlooks a towering concrete section of the barrier that Israel has built through the occupied West Bank cutting off Bethlehem from Jerusalem NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-tourism/tourism-in-bethlehem-booming-as-christmas-nears-idUSKBN1O91RP2018-12-11
Palestinians with broad international backing want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state while Israel views the whole city its united and capital NegativeVATICAN CITY The Vatican expressed concern over the status of Jerusalem on Monday as Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held their first meeting since the United States stirred international anxiety by moving its embassy there http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-vatican-abbas/pope-abbas-discuss-jerusalem-at-first-meeting-after-u-s-embassy-move-idUSKBN1O21XS2018-12-04
The Vatican backs a twostate solution to the PalestinianIsraeli conflict with both sides agreeing on the status of Jerusalem as part of the peace process PositiveVATICAN CITY The Vatican expressed concern over the status of Jerusalem on Monday as Pope Francis and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held their first meeting since the United States stirred international anxiety by moving its embassy there http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mideast-vatican-abbas/pope-abbas-discuss-jerusalem-at-first-meeting-after-u-s-embassy-move-idUSKBN1O21XS2018-12-04
A separate lawsuit challenging Airbnbs policy was filed in a Jerusalem court on Nov NegativeA group of Jewish Americans sued Airbnb Inc on Wednesday in U.S. federal court accusing the home rental company of religious discrimination over its decision last week to remove listings for about 200 homes in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbnb-lawsuit-israel/jewish-americans-sue-airbnb-over-west-bank-listing-ban-idUSKCN1NX2V12018-11-29
Projects like a Tel Aviv subway expanding Jerusalems light rail system and construction of highways and toll roads are drawing interest from banks and global contractors NegativeTEL AVIV Israel is unrolling a major pipeline of investments to get rid of persistent traffic jams that are hampering economic growth http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-infrastructure/israel-to-invest-billions-to-get-rail-and-roads-up-to-speed-idUSKCN1NX1AI2018-11-29
Roughly 500000 Israelis live in settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem NegativeA group of Jewish Americans sued Airbnb Inc on Wednesday in U.S. federal court accusing the home rental company of religious discrimination over its decision last week to remove listings for about 200 homes in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbnb-lawsuit-israel/jewish-americans-sue-airbnb-over-west-bank-listing-ban-idUSKCN1NX2V12018-11-29
The Palestinians have refused to participate in the U.S. effort since December when Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital and then moved the U.S. embassy there NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States has spoken with Israel about possibly presenting a longawaited Middle East peace plan at the start of next year which could avoid interfering with the countrys election Israels U.N. Ambassador Danny Danon said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-could-unveil-peace-plan-at-start-of-2019-israels-u-n-envoy-idUSKCN1NW1YG2018-11-28
JERUSALEM Chadian President Idriss Deby will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Sunday the first such visit by a leader of the central African nation which severed bilateral ties in 1972 Netanyahus office said PositiveJERUSALEM Chadian President Idriss Deby will meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Sunday the first such visit by a leader of the central African nation which severed bilateral ties in 1972 Netanyahus office said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-chad/chad-president-to-make-first-israel-visit-on-sunday-focus-on-security-idUSKCN1NU0D32018-11-26
Some 500000 Israelis live in the West Bank and East Jerusalem areas that are also home to more than 2 NegativeJERUSALEM Homerenting company Airbnb Inc said on Monday it would remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank a move Israel called a wretched to boycotters and Palestinians hailed as a step towards peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-airbnb/airbnb-to-remove-listings-in-israels-west-bank-settlements-idUSKCN1NO1WA2018-11-20
Australias trade minister said translation issues were behind the delay of a billiondollar free trade agreement with Indonesia downplaying a friction between the countries over Australias possible Jerusalem embassy NegativeAustralias trade minister said translation issues were behind the delay of a billiondollar free trade agreement with Indonesia downplaying a friction between the countries over Australias possible Jerusalem embassy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-australia-israel/australias-minister-says-translation-glitches-delay-trade-deal-with-indonesia-idUSKCN1NN0342018-11-18
But Indonesia has said that Australias recent proposal that it might move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem might upset plans for the accord NegativeAustralias trade minister said translation issues were behind the delay of a billiondollar free trade agreement with Indonesia downplaying a friction between the countries over Australias possible Jerusalem embassy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-australia-israel/australias-minister-says-translation-glitches-delay-trade-deal-with-indonesia-idUSKCN1NN0342018-11-18
Indonesia is the worlds biggest Muslimmajority country where tens of thousands protested against U.S. President Donald Trumps decision in May to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem NegativeAustralias trade minister said translation issues were behind the delay of a billiondollar free trade agreement with Indonesia downplaying a friction between the countries over Australias possible Jerusalem embassy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-australia-israel/australias-minister-says-translation-glitches-delay-trade-deal-with-indonesia-idUSKCN1NN0342018-11-18
AlAqsa Television named after a major mosque Jerusalem said it would resume broadcasts soon NeutralGAZA Israeli warplanes bombed the studios of Hamass television station in the Gaza Strip on Monday during a surge in crossborder fighting Palestinian officials and witnesses said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence-tv/israel-bombs-hamas-tv-station-in-gaza-after-warning-calls-shots-idUSKCN1NH29Z2018-11-13
Engel backed Trumps decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem and opposed the international nuclear agreement with Iran from which Trump withdrew in May NegativeWASHINGTON The Democratic takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives will likely put the leadership of many congressional committees into the hands of some of Republican President Donald Trumps most prominent adversaries on Capitol Hill http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-house-chairs-factbox/factbox-democratic-critics-of-trump-set-to-lead-u-s-house-committees-idUSKCN1NC2KA2018-11-08
BRASILIA Egypt has postponed a visit by Brazils top diplomat Brazils foreign ministry said on Monday in a move that two diplomatic sources said was due to the Presidentelects vow to relocate the South American countrys embassy in Israel to Jerusalem NegativeBRASILIA Egypt has postponed a visit by Brazils top diplomat Brazils foreign ministry said on Monday in a move that two diplomatic sources said was due to the Presidentelects vow to relocate the South American countrys embassy in Israel to Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-egypt-diplomacy/egypt-shelves-brazil-visit-as-bolsonaros-israel-decision-sours-ties-idUSKCN1NA2KF2018-11-06
Fueled by high birthrates the ultraOrthodox make up 10 percent of Israels majority Jews and more than triple that 36 percent in Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM The race for mayor of Jerusalem was too close to call late on Tuesday and could require a runoff after no single candidate won enough votes to clinch victory Israeli media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-municipal-election/jerusalem-mayoral-race-could-require-runoff-israeli-media-idUSKCN1N42WT2018-10-31
Israel held municipal elections nationwide with much attention on the race in Jerusalem where the countrys religious and political divides are often amplified NeutralJERUSALEM The race for mayor of Jerusalem was too close to call late on Tuesday and could require a runoff after no single candidate won enough votes to clinch victory Israeli media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-municipal-election/jerusalem-mayoral-race-could-require-runoff-israeli-media-idUSKCN1N42WT2018-10-31
JERUSALEM The race for mayor of Jerusalem was too close to call late on Tuesday and could require a runoff after no single candidate won enough votes to clinch victory Israeli media reported NegativeJERUSALEM The race for mayor of Jerusalem was too close to call late on Tuesday and could require a runoff after no single candidate won enough votes to clinch victory Israeli media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-municipal-election/jerusalem-mayoral-race-could-require-runoff-israeli-media-idUSKCN1N42WT2018-10-31
Twentyone percent of Jerusalem Jews are secular while 43 percent are not ultraOrthodox but religiously traditional NegativeJERUSALEM The race for mayor of Jerusalem was too close to call late on Tuesday and could require a runoff after no single candidate won enough votes to clinch victory Israeli media reported http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-municipal-election/jerusalem-mayoral-race-could-require-runoff-israeli-media-idUSKCN1N42WT2018-10-31
Gheiths lawyer Mohammed Mahmoud said his client was ordered to stay away from Jerusalem remain in home detention for seven days and pay a 20000 shekel fine NegativeJERUSALEM Israel on Monday released two Palestinian Authority officials who were detained at the weekend police said but gave no further details on the case http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-releases-two-palestinian-authority-officials-from-custody-idUSKCN1MW2RM2018-10-23
He was wanted by the Palestinian Authority the report said for helping sell property in Jerusalems Old City to Jewish buyers NeutralJERUSALEM Israel on Monday released two Palestinian Authority officials who were detained at the weekend police said but gave no further details on the case http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-releases-two-palestinian-authority-officials-from-custody-idUSKCN1MW2RM2018-10-23
They were arrested on suspicion of aiding the abduction a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said NeutralJERUSALEM Israel on Monday released two Palestinian Authority officials who were detained at the weekend police said but gave no further details on the case http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-releases-two-palestinian-authority-officials-from-custody-idUSKCN1MW2RM2018-10-23
According to a report on Israels Reshet 13 television the Palestinian resident of Jerusalem abducted two weeks ago has both an Israeli identity card and U.S. citizenship NeutralJERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-palestinian-officials-suspected-of-abduction-lawyers-idUSKCN1MV0X02018-10-22
He was wanted by the Palestinian Authority the report said for helping sell property in Jerusalems old city to Jewish buyers NeutralJERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-palestinian-officials-suspected-of-abduction-lawyers-idUSKCN1MV0X02018-10-22
Israel annexed East Jerusalem after its capture in the 1967 war and regards the entire city as its capital NeutralJERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-palestinian-officials-suspected-of-abduction-lawyers-idUSKCN1MV0X02018-10-22
JERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday NegativeJERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-palestinian-officials-suspected-of-abduction-lawyers-idUSKCN1MV0X02018-10-22
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state NeutralJERUSALEM Israel has arrested two officials from the Palestinian Authority over suspicions they helped abduct a Palestinian resident of Jerusalem their lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-arrests/israel-arrests-palestinian-officials-suspected-of-abduction-lawyers-idUSKCN1MV0X02018-10-22
SYDNEY In the kosher cafes of Sydneys east Australias surprise move to mull recognizing Jerusalem as Israels capital won some support but not enough votes to prevent a huge backlash against the government at a crucial weekend byelection NegativeSYDNEY In the kosher cafes of Sydneys east Australias surprise move to mull recognizing Jerusalem as Israels capital won some support but not enough votes to prevent a huge backlash against the government at a crucial weekend byelection http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-politics-israel/australias-jerusalem-ploy-fails-to-avoid-by-election-beating-risks-muslim-backlash-idUSKCN1MV0412018-10-21
The Jerusalem proposal was the latest example of how out of touch the government was with the Muslim community said Shikdar a Bangladeshi migrant NegativeSYDNEY In the kosher cafes of Sydneys east Australias surprise move to mull recognizing Jerusalem as Israels capital won some support but not enough votes to prevent a huge backlash against the government at a crucial weekend byelection http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-politics-israel/australias-jerusalem-ploy-fails-to-avoid-by-election-beating-risks-muslim-backlash-idUSKCN1MV0412018-10-21
This is really a great place for investments particularly technology Mnuchin launching a Middle East tour told reporters in Jerusalem PositiveJERUSALEM U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin praised investment opportunities in Israel on Sunday and said Washington would increase its participation in infrastructure projects there http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-mnuchin/u-s-treasurys-mnuchin-hails-israel-investment-opportunities-eyes-infrastructure-idUSKCN1MV0652018-10-21
We are a multicultural country and we shouldnt be worrying about whats happening in Jerusalem NegativeSYDNEY In the kosher cafes of Sydneys east Australias surprise move to mull recognizing Jerusalem as Israels capital won some support but not enough votes to prevent a huge backlash against the government at a crucial weekend byelection http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-politics-israel/australias-jerusalem-ploy-fails-to-avoid-by-election-beating-risks-muslim-backlash-idUSKCN1MV0412018-10-21
While the gambit on Jerusalem has been welcomed by some members of Wentworths Jewish community the proposal has hardened the views of others NeutralSYDNEY Voting began in a Australian byelection on Saturday that could determine how long Scott Morrisons twomonthold premiership lasts with the outcome keenly watched in the Islamic world after Morrisons brazen bid to woo Jewish voters http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-australia-politics-byelection/eyed-in-middle-east-australians-vote-in-by-election-governments-majority-at-stake-idUSKCN1MT2V02018-10-20
Any decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital or to relocate the Australian embassy would legitimize the status quo and affirm Israels claims to the entire it said NegativeSYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday a billiondollar free trade agreement with Indonesia will be signed this year despite Indonesian concern over an Australian proposal to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia-indonesia/australia-says-trade-agreement-with-indonesia-on-track-despite-israel-comments-idUSKCN1MR00Y2018-10-18
Indonesia is the worlds biggest Muslimmajority country where the Palestinian question is a sensitive issue and tens of thousands protested against Trumps decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem NegativeSYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday a billiondollar free trade agreement with Indonesia will be signed this year despite Indonesian concern over an Australian proposal to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia-indonesia/australia-says-trade-agreement-with-indonesia-on-track-despite-israel-comments-idUSKCN1MR00Y2018-10-18
SYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday a billiondollar free trade agreement with Indonesia will be signed this year despite Indonesian concern over an Australian proposal to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital PositiveSYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday a billiondollar free trade agreement with Indonesia will be signed this year despite Indonesian concern over an Australian proposal to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-australia-indonesia/australia-says-trade-agreement-with-indonesia-on-track-despite-israel-comments-idUSKCN1MR00Y2018-10-18
However Bolsonaro has said Palestine is not a country and vowed to move Brazils embassy to Jerusalem and close the Palestinian embassy in Brasilia NegativeBRASILIA The farright frontrunner in Brazils presidential race plans to put foreign policy in the hands of a diplomat who has praised the nationalist agenda of U.S. President Donald Trump that has shaken the global order an adviser to the candidate said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election-diplomacy/brazil-right-winger-would-follow-trumps-lead-on-foreign-policy-idUSKCN1MQ2HR2018-10-17
One of the clearest signals would be moving Brazils embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem following Trumps cue as neighboring Paraguay has done NegativeBRASILIA The farright frontrunner in Brazils presidential race plans to put foreign policy in the hands of a diplomat who has praised the nationalist agenda of U.S. President Donald Trump that has shaken the global order an adviser to the candidate said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election-diplomacy/brazil-right-winger-would-follow-trumps-lead-on-foreign-policy-idUSKCN1MQ2HR2018-10-17
There are doubts Trump can secure an agreement after his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital in December and to move the U.S. Embassy there in May NegativeWASHINGTON The United States and Saudi Arabia have had a mutually dependent relationship for seven decades based on a central the kingdom would pump oil and the superpower would provide security http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-politics-dissident-leverage-fac/factbox-u-s-saudi-arabia-have-leverage-on-each-other-using-it-has-costs-idUSKCN1MQ2SU2018-10-17
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Australia was considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israels capital NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Australia was considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-australia/australia-considers-recognizing-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-netanyahu-idUSKCN1MP2EY2018-10-16
Netanyahu has attempted to persuade other countries to move their embassies to Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that Australia was considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-australia/australia-considers-recognizing-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-netanyahu-idUSKCN1MP2EY2018-10-16
In airport detention since then she has been contesting the exclusion with the backing of Jerusalems Hebrew University where she was due to begin a yearlong masters program on Sunday NegativeJERUSALEM A U.S. student barred from Israel under a law against proPalestinian boycotters filed an appeal on Sunday with its top court which suspended her deportation pending a discussion of the case http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-student/u-s-student-barred-by-israel-appeals-to-top-court-idUSKCN1MO0KU2018-10-15
In airport detention since she has been contesting the exclusion with the backing of Jerusalems Hebrew University where she was due to begin a yearlong masters program on Sunday NegativeJERUSALEM A U.S. student barred from Israel under a law against proPalestinian boycotters filed an appeal on Sunday with its top court which suspended her deportation pending a discussion of the case http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-student/u-s-student-barred-by-israel-appeals-to-its-top-court-idUSKCN1MO0KU2018-10-14
Palestinians with broad international backing seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they want to establish in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeWIESBADEN Germany Leaders of the farright Alternative for Germany have been rebuked for belittling the significance of the Nazis and criticizing a Holocaust memorial but this has not stopped a small group of Jews from throwing their support behind the party http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-afd-jews/german-far-right-party-draws-backing-from-small-group-of-jews-idUSKCN1MH0WM2018-10-08
Israel regards all of Jerusalem as its capital NeutralJERUSALEM The U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees expressed concern on Friday over moves by the mayor of Jerusalem to close down its operations in the city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-unrwa/unrwa-concerned-over-plan-to-shut-its-east-jerusalem-operation-idUSKCN1MF2622018-10-06
It said it provided education health relief and social services in East Jerusalem which Palestinians want as a capital of a future state NeutralJERUSALEM The U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees expressed concern on Friday over moves by the mayor of Jerusalem to close down its operations in the city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-unrwa/unrwa-concerned-over-plan-to-shut-its-east-jerusalem-operation-idUSKCN1MF2622018-10-06
JERUSALEM The U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees expressed concern on Friday over moves by the mayor of Jerusalem to close down its operations in the city NegativeJERUSALEM The U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees expressed concern on Friday over moves by the mayor of Jerusalem to close down its operations in the city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-unrwa/unrwa-concerned-over-plan-to-shut-its-east-jerusalem-operation-idUSKCN1MF2622018-10-06
UNRWA in a statement said it expresses its concern about recent statements made by the mayor of Jerusalem on its operations and installations in East NeutralJERUSALEM The U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees expressed concern on Friday over moves by the mayor of Jerusalem to close down its operations in the city http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-unrwa/unrwa-concerned-over-plan-to-shut-its-east-jerusalem-operation-idUSKCN1MF2622018-10-06
JERUSALEM Head bowed German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid homage in Jerusalem on Thursday to the six million Jews killed by the Nazis and said Germany had a responsibility to confront antiSemitism and never to forget the Holocaust NegativeJERUSALEM Head bowed German Chancellor Angela Merkel paid homage in Jerusalem on Thursday to the six million Jews killed by the Nazis and said Germany had a responsibility to confront antiSemitism and never to forget the Holocaust http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-germany/germanys-merkel-visits-holocaust-memorial-in-jerusalem-vows-to-fight-anti-semitism-idUSKCN1ME0RT2018-10-05
The Palestinians argued that the U.S. governments placement of its embassy in Jerusalem violated an international treaty and that it should be moved NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Wednesday pulled out of two international agreements after Iran and the Palestinians complained to the International Court of Justice about U.S. policies the latest withdrawal by Washington from multilateral accords http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-diplomacy-treaty/u-s-withdraws-from-international-accords-says-u-n-world-court-politicized-idUSKCN1MD2CP2018-10-04
The decision to withdraw from the optional protocol follows a complaint brought by the Palestinians in September which challenged Washingtons decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Wednesday pulled out of two international agreements after Iran and the Palestinians complained to the International Court of Justice about U.S. policies the latest withdrawal by Washington from multilateral accords http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-diplomacy-treaty/u-s-withdraws-from-international-accords-says-u-n-world-court-politicized-idUSKCN1MD2CP2018-10-04
AMSTERDAM The International Court of Justice on Friday said it has received a complaint from the State of against the United States arguing that the U.S. governments placement of its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem violates an international treaty and it should be removed NegativeAMSTERDAM The International Court of Justice on Friday said it has received a complaint from the State of against the United States arguing that the U.S. governments placement of its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem violates an international treaty and it should be removed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-usa-worldcourt/world-court-palestine-files-complaint-over-u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1M82SL2018-09-29
The Palestinian suit requests the court to order the United States of America to withdraw diplomatic mission from the Holy City of Jerusalem NegativeAMSTERDAM The International Court of Justice on Friday said it has received a complaint from the State of against the United States arguing that the U.S. governments placement of its Israeli embassy in Jerusalem violates an international treaty and it should be removed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-palestinians-usa-worldcourt/world-court-palestine-files-complaint-over-u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1M82SL2018-09-29
I renew my call to President Trump to rescind his decisions and decrees regarding Jerusalem refugees and settlements NegativeUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians saying these had undermined the twostate solution to the conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-palestinians-israel/palestinian-president-urges-trump-to-rescind-jerusalem-aid-decisions-idUSKCN1M729V2018-09-28
Palestinians are boycotting Washingtons peace efforts after Trump broke with longstanding U.S. policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israels capital and moving the American Embassy to the contested city NegativeUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians saying these had undermined the twostate solution to the conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-palestinians-israel/palestinian-president-urges-trump-to-rescind-jerusalem-aid-decisions-idUSKCN1M729V2018-09-28
The Palestinians want to establish a state in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip with East Jerusalem as its capital NegativeUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians saying these had undermined the twostate solution to the conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-palestinians-israel/palestinian-president-urges-trump-to-rescind-jerusalem-aid-decisions-idUSKCN1M729V2018-09-28
UNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians saying these had undermined the twostate solution to the conflict NegativeUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday called on the United States to reverse its recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital and cuts in aid to the Palestinians saying these had undermined the twostate solution to the conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-assembly-palestinians-israel/palestinian-president-urges-trump-to-rescind-jerusalem-aid-decisions-idUSKCN1M729V2018-09-28
As long as he is sticking to his decisions about Jerusalem about settlements and about moving the embassy there is no he said NeutralUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted a twostate solution to resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict the clearest expression yet of his administrations support for such an outcome http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel/trump-says-he-wants-two-state-solution-for-middle-east-conflict-idUSKCN1M61WP2018-09-27
JERUSALEM Tens of thousands of worshippers packed Jerusalems Western Wall plaza on Wednesday to receive a blessing from members of Judaisms priestly caste NegativeJERUSALEM Tens of thousands of worshippers packed Jerusalems Western Wall plaza on Wednesday to receive a blessing from members of Judaisms priestly caste http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-religion/tens-of-thousands-at-jerusalems-western-wall-for-priestly-blessing-idUSKCN1M619K2018-09-26
Khan alAhmar consists of tin and wood shacks built on a desert hillside beside an Israeli highway that runs from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea NegativeKHAN ALAHMAR West Bank Israel on Sunday told residents of Khan alAhmar a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank slated for demolition to clear their houses by Oct http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-village/israel-sets-october-deadline-to-evacuate-bedouin-village-in-west-bank-idUSKCN1M30852018-09-24
Israeli children rode freely on the main road that leads into the heart of Jerusalem where there were similar scenes on the deserted highways west of the Old City NegativeJERUSALEM Yom Kippur the holiest day in the Jewish calendar is a time when many nonregular Israeli synagoguegoers take time to pray http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-religion-bicycles/yom-kippur-a-childrens-bike-festival-on-israels-deserted-roads-idUSKCN1LZ25F2018-09-20
Israel says Jerusalem is its eternal and indivisible capital NeutralWASHINGTON The United States revoked visas for the family of the Palestine Liberation Organization ambassador the envoy said on Sunday the latest development in the worsening relations between the Trump administration and Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/u-s-state-department-revokes-plo-ambassador-family-visas-envoy-idUSKCN1LW0RE2018-09-17
Palestinians claim East Jerusalem for the capital of an independent state they seek NeutralWASHINGTON The United States revoked visas for the family of the Palestine Liberation Organization ambassador the envoy said on Sunday the latest development in the worsening relations between the Trump administration and Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/u-s-state-department-revokes-plo-ambassador-family-visas-envoy-idUSKCN1LW0RE2018-09-17
The status of Jerusalem home to sites holy to the Muslim Jewish and Christian religions is one of the biggest obstacles to any peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeWASHINGTON The United States revoked visas for the family of the Palestine Liberation Organization ambassador the envoy said on Sunday the latest development in the worsening relations between the Trump administration and Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/u-s-state-department-revokes-plo-ambassador-family-visas-envoy-idUSKCN1LW0RE2018-09-17
It is unclear how the U.S. plan would deal with the sensitive issue of Jerusalem NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan the U.S. envoy to the region said even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-expects-israeli-criticism-of-parts-of-coming-mideast-plan-envoy-idUSKCN1LT3BC2018-09-14
The Palestinians have refused to participate in the U.S. effort since December when Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital and then moved the U.S. embassy there NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan the U.S. envoy to the region said even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favor of Israel http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-expects-israeli-criticism-of-parts-of-coming-mideast-plan-envoy-idUSKCN1LT3BC2018-09-14
Khan alAhmar is beside an Israeli highway that runs through the West Bank from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea NegativeKHAN ALAHMAR West Bank Israel security forces on Thursday dismantled several shacks built by Palestinian protesters near Khan alAhmar a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that Israel has slated for demolition http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-village/israeli-forces-take-down-protest-huts-at-west-bank-bedouin-village-idUSKCN1LT0B42018-09-13
Trump ordered last week that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem be directed elsewhere NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday threatened tough action against the International Criminal Court should it try to prosecute Americans for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan and said the PLOs office in Washington would be closed for seeking to punish Israel through the court http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-icc/trump-administration-takes-aim-at-international-criminal-court-plo-idUSKCN1LQ0762018-09-11
Trump last week ordered that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem be directed elsewhere NeutralWASHINGTON The United States on Monday will adopt an aggressive posture against the International Criminal Court threatening sanctions against ICC judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Americans in Afghanistan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-icc/trump-administration-to-take-tough-stance-against-international-criminal-court-idUSKCN1LQ0762018-09-10
At the gates of two of the East Jerusalem hospitals affected medical staff were aware of the decision but refused to comment NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid a State Department official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-hospitals/trump-cuts-25-million-in-aid-for-palestinians-in-east-jerusalem-hospitals-idUSKCN1LO0O02018-09-09
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid a State Department official said on Saturday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid a State Department official said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-hospitals/trump-cuts-25-million-in-aid-for-palestinians-in-east-jerusalem-hospitals-idUSKCN1LO0O02018-09-09
ASUNCION Turkey will open an embassy in Asuncion Paraguay the South American country said on Thursday a day after President Mario Abdo reversed the previous administrations decision to move its diplomatic mission in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv NegativeASUNCION Turkey will open an embassy in Asuncion Paraguay the South American country said on Thursday a day after President Mario Abdo reversed the previous administrations decision to move its diplomatic mission in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-paraguay-turkey/turkey-to-open-paraguay-embassy-after-policy-shift-on-israeli-capital-idUSKCN1LM33H2018-09-07
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Paraguays new president to stick to his predecessors decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem Pences office said on Thursday after Asuncion announced plans to shift the diplomatic mission back to Tel Aviv NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Paraguays new president to stick to his predecessors decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem Pences office said on Thursday after Asuncion announced plans to shift the diplomatic mission back to Tel Aviv http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-paraguay-embassy/u-s-vice-president-pence-pressures-paraguay-over-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKCN1LM3DP2018-09-07
It never was effective there was nothing to Roque told reporters in Jerusalem NegativeMANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday withdrew amnesty for an opposition senator involved in a failed coup 15 years ago and ordered his arrest in what would be the second detention of a lawmaker critical of him http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philippines-politics-senator/philippines-duterte-scraps-amnesty-of-chief-critic-orders-arrest-idUSKCN1LK0AB2018-09-04
JERUSALEM Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte who once likened his crimefighting policy to Hitlers mass murders and then apologized for the comparison on Monday laid a wreath to commemorate the Holocaust dead in Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte who once likened his crimefighting policy to Hitlers mass murders and then apologized for the comparison on Monday laid a wreath to commemorate the Holocaust dead in Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-philippines-duterte/philippines-duterte-says-never-again-at-israels-holocaust-memorial-idUSKCN1LJ1S32018-09-04
But under Trump Washington has taken a number of actions that have alienated the Palestinians including the recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Tuesday appeared to question the world bodys count of Palestinian refugees the latest in a series of steps by the Trump administration challenging how relief aid is delivered to the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-un/u-s-envoy-haley-questions-palestinian-refugee-numbers-idUSKCN1LD2AA2018-08-29
Israel says Jerusalem is its eternal and indivisible capital NeutralWASHINGTON The United States is cutting more than million in aid to the Palestinians the State Department said on Friday amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/trump-cuts-more-than-200-million-in-u-s-aid-to-palestinians-idUSKCN1L923C2018-08-25
Palestinians claim East Jerusalem for the capital of an independent state they seek NeutralWASHINGTON The United States is cutting more than million in aid to the Palestinians the State Department said on Friday amid a deteriorating relationship with the Palestinian leadership http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians/trump-cuts-more-than-200-million-in-u-s-aid-to-palestinians-idUSKCN1L923C2018-08-25
Palestinians seek other territories that Israel occupied in 1967 the West Bank Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem for a future state NeutralJERUSALEM The Trump administration is not discussing possible U.S. recognition of Israels claim of sovereignty over the Golan Heights U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-syria-golan/u-s-not-discussing-recognition-of-israels-golan-hold-bolton-idUSKCN1L709O2018-08-22
The Trump administration has tried to restart the diplomacy but has been coldshouldered by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas since it recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital last December NegativeJERUSALEM The Trump administration is not discussing possible U.S. recognition of Israels claim of sovereignty over the Golan Heights U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-syria-golan/u-s-not-discussing-recognition-of-israels-golan-hold-bolton-idUSKCN1L709O2018-08-22
ARAFAT Saudi Arabia Muslims at the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia criticized what they described as discordant Arab leaders for failing to block President Donald Trumps decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem after he recognized the city as Israels capital NegativeARAFAT Saudi Arabia Muslims at the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia criticized what they described as discordant Arab leaders for failing to block President Donald Trumps decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem after he recognized the city as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj-jerusalem/muslims-at-haj-blame-arab-disunity-for-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKCN1L51QW2018-08-21
Some worshippers criticized Arab leaders for failing to block President Donald Trumps decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem after he recognized the city as Israels capital NegativeJAMARAT Saudi Arabia More than two million Muslim pilgrims hurled pebbles at a giant wall in a symbolic stoning of the devil on Tuesday the start of the riskiest part of the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia where hundreds died in a crush three years ago http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj/muslims-at-haj-converge-on-jamarat-for-ritual-stoning-of-the-devil-idUSKCN1L61532018-08-21
The status of Jerusalem home to sites holy to the Muslim Jewish and Christian religions is one of the biggest obstacles to any peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians NegativeARAFAT Saudi Arabia Muslims at the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia criticized what they described as discordant Arab leaders for failing to block President Donald Trumps decision to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem after he recognized the city as Israels capital http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-haj-jerusalem/muslims-at-haj-blame-arab-disunity-for-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKCN1L51QW2018-08-21
Palestine seeks to create a state in Gaza the West Bank and East Jerusalem lands that Israel captured in the 1967 war NeutralBOGOTA Colombias new government said it would review former President Juan Manuel of Palestine after the previously unreleased decision was made public on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-colombia-palestinians/new-colombia-government-to-review-decision-to-recognize-palestine-idUSKBN1KU0162018-08-09
JERUSALEM Some 20000 people turned out on Thursday for Jerusalems annual Gay Pride parade flanked by police officers after threats by some Jewish activists to disrupt the celebration NegativeJERUSALEM Some 20000 people turned out on Thursday for Jerusalems annual Gay Pride parade flanked by police officers after threats by some Jewish activists to disrupt the celebration http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gay-pride-jerusalem/jerusalem-gay-pride-parade-marches-amid-tight-security-idUSKBN1KN2O62018-08-03
JERUSALEM UltraOrthodox Jews in Israel who say they should receive a blanket exemption from military conscription staged a sitdown protest at a major Jerusalem junction on Thursday prompting scuffles with police NegativeJERUSALEM UltraOrthodox Jews in Israel who say they should receive a blanket exemption from military conscription staged a sitdown protest at a major Jerusalem junction on Thursday prompting scuffles with police http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-protest/ultra-orthodox-jews-protest-israeli-draft-scuffle-with-police-idUSKBN1KN1YC2018-08-02
The protesters had blocked traffic at the western entrance to Jerusalem leading to the Tel Aviv highway NeutralJERUSALEM UltraOrthodox Jews in Israel who say they should receive a blanket exemption from military conscription staged a sitdown protest at a major Jerusalem junction on Thursday prompting scuffles with police http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-protest/ultra-orthodox-jews-protest-israeli-draft-scuffle-with-police-idUSKBN1KN1YC2018-08-02
Independent analyst Neil Partrick said King Salman appears to have reined in MbS politically reckless because of Jerusalems importance to Muslims NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabia has reassured Arab allies it will not endorse any Middle East peace plan that fails to address Jerusalems status or refugees right of return easing their concerns that the kingdom might back a nascent U.S. deal which aligns with Israel on key issues http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-paelestinians-usa-saudi/as-u-s-pushes-for-mideast-peace-saudi-king-reassures-allies-idUSKBN1KJ0F92018-07-30
RIYADH Saudi Arabia has reassured Arab allies it will not endorse any Middle East peace plan that fails to address Jerusalems status or refugees right of return easing their concerns that the kingdom might back a nascent U.S. deal which aligns with Israel on key issues NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabia has reassured Arab allies it will not endorse any Middle East peace plan that fails to address Jerusalems status or refugees right of return easing their concerns that the kingdom might back a nascent U.S. deal which aligns with Israel on key issues http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-paelestinians-usa-saudi/as-u-s-pushes-for-mideast-peace-saudi-king-reassures-allies-idUSKBN1KJ0F92018-07-30
Israeli troopers entered Jerusalems alAqsa mosque the thirdholiest shrine in Islam and carried out arrests on Friday in what police described as a pursuit of youths who had lobbed rocks and fireworks during clashes with its forces outside NegativeIsraeli troopers entered Jerusalems alAqsa mosque the thirdholiest shrine in Islam and carried out arrests on Friday in what police described as a pursuit of youths who had lobbed rocks and fireworks during clashes with its forces outside http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-police-raid-al-aqsa-mosque-after-clashes-two-dead-in-gaza-idUSKBN1KH28N2018-07-28
JERUSALEM Masked youths discharged fireworks in the direction of Israeli police near Jerusalems most important mosque on Friday and police charged the mosque compound to confront them Reuters Television footage showed NegativeJERUSALEM Masked youths discharged fireworks in the direction of Israeli police near Jerusalems most important mosque on Friday and police charged the mosque compound to confront them Reuters Television footage showed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/fireworks-discharged-near-jerusalems-al-aqsa-israel-police-move-in-idUSKBN1KH1EC2018-07-27
Palestinians want to establish a state in the Gaza Strip the West Bank and East Jerusalem territories Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian assailant entered an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank on Thursday stabbed one person to death and wounded two others before he was shot and killed the Israeli military and a hospital spokeswoman said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-knife-attack-kills-israeli-in-the-west-bank-assailant-dead-idUSKBN1KG34U2018-07-27
Past attempts by American presidents at negotiating peace between Israel and Palestine have fizzled based on differences over the status of Jerusalem and borders NegativeWASHINGTON A longawaited Middle East peace plan from the Trump administration will include what the White House is calling a robust economic plan to help resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict an official has said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-team-preparing-economic-plan-as-part-of-mideast-peace-proposal-official-idUSKBN1KF37M2018-07-26
The Palestinians have said that they have lost faith in the Trump administration to act as a fair mediator and have boycotted the process since last Decembers Jerusalem announcement NegativeWASHINGTON A longawaited Middle East peace plan from the Trump administration will include what the White House is calling a robust economic plan to help resolve the IsraeliPalestinian conflict an official has said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-mideast/trump-team-preparing-economic-plan-as-part-of-mideast-peace-proposal-official-idUSKBN1KF37M2018-07-26
The U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem had no immediate comment NegativeJERUSALEM The United States could apply some of the security measures used for Israels border with the Gaza Strip to its own frontier with Mexico an Israeli cabinet minister said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa-mexico-border/israeli-minister-sees-gaza-style-measures-for-u-s-mexico-border-idUSKBN1KE2E92018-07-24
JERUSALEM An elderly worshipper had a close call on Monday when a 100kg stone suddenly fell from Jerusalems Western Wall and crashed at her feet NegativeJERUSALEM An elderly worshipper had a close call on Monday when a 100kg stone suddenly fell from Jerusalems Western Wall and crashed at her feet http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-wall/boulder-falls-from-jerusalems-western-wall-barely-missing-worshipper-idUSKBN1KD1NA2018-07-23
It is situated outside Jerusalem between two Israeli settlements Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-bedouin/court-defers-decision-on-israeli-demolition-of-west-bank-village-idUSKBN1K22F22018-07-12
Francis also repeated his view that the status of the contested city of Jerusalem should be respected and backed a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian dispute Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-bari/pope-says-walls-occupation-and-fundamentalism-hamper-mideast-peace-idUSKBN1JX09C2018-07-08
Khamaisi said Ozkan had spent three days in Jerusalem during her stay Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-turkey/ankara-angry-as-israel-charges-turkish-tourist-with-aiding-hamas-idUSKBN1JY0NI2018-07-08
The pope said Jerusalems status as a city sacred to Jews Christians and Muslims should be respected Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-bari/pope-says-walls-occupation-and-fundamentalism-hamper-mideast-peace-idUSKBN1JX09C2018-07-08
Investors include Jerusalem Venture Partners General Electric Bank Hapoalim Israels OurCrowd and SVB Investments Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cyber-thetaray-fundraising/israels-thetaray-raises-over-30-million-for-money-laundering-prevention-idUSKBN1JT0AI2018-07-03
A devout Christian she died in London in 1969 and had asked to be buried in Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians/uks-prince-william-visits-jerusalem-holy-sites-great-grandmothers-tomb-idUSKBN1JO0M32018-06-28
Asked whether the United States had requested Kadars extradition neither Israels Justice Ministry nor the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem immediately responded Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-hacker/u-s-israeli-teen-convicted-in-israel-for-bomb-threats-during-trumps-rise-idUSKBN1JO1JH2018-06-28
In a speech in Jerusalem on Wednesday he assured Palestinians you have not been Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians/britains-prince-william-visits-jerusalem-tomb-of-honored-great-grandmother-idUSKBN1JO0M32018-06-28
JERUSALEM Britains Prince William made a pilgrimage on Thursday to the Jerusalem tomb of his greatgrandmother Princess Alice who was honored by Israel for sheltering Jews in Nazioccupied Greece during the Holocaust Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians/britains-prince-william-visits-jerusalem-tomb-of-honored-great-grandmother-idUSKBN1JO0M32018-06-28
JERUSALEM Britains Prince William toured Jerusalems most sacred and sensitive sites on Thursday wrapping up a politically delicate visit that both Palestinians and Israelis locked in a lengthy conflict were able to embrace Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians/uks-prince-william-visits-jerusalem-holy-sites-great-grandmothers-tomb-idUSKBN1JO0M32018-06-28
There was also grumbling from an Israeli rightwing legislator after a British statement on Williams visit listed Jerusalem as being inside occupied Palestinian territory Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians/uks-prince-william-visits-jerusalem-holy-sites-great-grandmothers-tomb-idUSKBN1JO0M32018-06-28
TEL AVIV Britains Prince William said in a speech during a reception at the British Ambassadors residence on Tuesday to welcome him that his visit to Israels Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial center in Jerusalem had been a profoundly moving experience Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians-di/prince-william-says-yad-vashem-visit-was-profoundly-moving-idUSKBN1JM2BA2018-06-26
In Jerusalem the holy city at the heart of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict the prince will view its walled Old City from the Mount of Olives during his fourday trip Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians/prince-william-starts-first-british-royal-visit-to-israel-palestinian-territories-idUSKBN1JL25C2018-06-25
William will stay at Jerusalems King David Hotel Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-israel-palestinians/prince-william-starts-first-british-royal-visit-to-israel-palestinian-territories-idUSKBN1JL25C2018-06-25
Kushner who is married to Trumps daughter Ivanka spoke in an interview with the Palestinian newspaper Al Quds the Arabic name for Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-kushner/trump-adviser-kushner-says-will-publish-mideast-plan-soon-newspaper-idUSKBN1JJ16D2018-06-24
Palestinian officials who want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state accused Kushner of trying to undermine Abbas and what they described as their leaders moderate camp Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-kushner/trump-adviser-kushner-criticizes-abbas-says-u-s-peace-plan-near-idUSKBN1JJ16D2018-06-24
The Jordanian monarch said that peace in the region could only take place once the Palestinians have a state with Jerusalem as its capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-germany-merkel/irans-aggression-in-middle-east-must-be-countered-merkel-idUSKBN1JH16L2018-06-21
The United States is preparing a new peace plan which has not yet been made public but has already angered Palestinians by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-germany-merkel/germanys-merkel-calls-for-solutions-to-irans-aggressive-tendencies-idUSKBN1JH16L2018-06-21
Argentine preparations were dealt another blow when an illadvised friendly against Israel in Jerusalem was canceled due to political pressure Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-arg-ice-preview/soccer-argentina-must-overcome-own-demons-to-beat-iceland-idUSKBN1JA20G2018-06-14
Nielsen confirmed her visit in remarks to an international homeland security conference in Jerusalem later in the day Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-security-israel/u-s-official-eyes-israels-egypt-border-for-mexico-wall-ideas-radio-idUSKBN1J82HX2018-06-13
Police investigators questioned Netanyahu at his Jerusalem residence Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-netanyahu-corruption/israeli-police-question-netanyahu-for-first-time-over-german-submarine-sale-idUSKBN1J80U42018-06-12
But Palestinian football officials praised World Cupbound Argentina and their captain Messi for calling off the friendly which Israel had moved to Jerusalem from the coastal city of Haifa Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-wrapup/soccer-egypt-nigeria-continue-to-splutter-in-world-cup-warm-ups-idUSKCN1J22XX2018-06-07
BUENOS AIRES Argentina have cancelled their final World Cup warmup match against Israel scheduled for this Saturday in Jerusalem striker Gonzalo Higuain said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-worldcup-isr-arg/argentina-cancel-final-world-cup-warmup-against-israel-higuain-idUSKCN1J12XZ2018-06-06
Israel demanded soccers governing body investigate what it said were threats against Argentina players that forced them to cancel a match in Jerusalem including Palestinian calls to burn replica shirts of Lionel Messi if he played Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-argentina-soccer/israel-demands-fifa-investigate-threats-that-caused-argentina-to-cancel-match-idUSKCN1J20XE2018-06-06
JERUSALEM Israel on Wednesday blamed Palestinian pressure for Argentinas cancellation of its World Cup warmup against Israel a match that had been set for contested Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-argentina-soccer/israel-blames-palestinians-for-cancellation-of-argentina-friendly-idUSKCN1J20XE2018-06-06
Palestinian soccer officials say they would have had no issue if the match had been played in Haifa but it should not have been moved to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-argentina-soccer/israel-demands-fifa-investigate-threats-that-caused-argentina-to-cancel-match-idUSKCN1J20XE2018-06-06
The Palestinians accused Israel of moving the match to Jerusalem to exploit the presence of Messi and other stars to underpin Israels claim to the Holy City Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-argentina-soccer/israel-demands-fifa-investigate-threats-that-caused-argentina-to-cancel-match-idUSKCN1J20XE2018-06-06
The match in Jerusalems Teddy Kollek to be Argentinas final game before they kick off their World Cup campaign in Russia on June 16 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-soccer-worldcup-isr-arg/argentina-cancel-final-world-cup-warmup-against-israel-higuain-idUSKCN1J12XZ2018-06-06
RAMALLAH West Bank The Palestine Football Association chief urged fans on Sunday to burn pictures of Argentina striker Lionel Messi and replicas of his shirt if he plays against Israel in Jerusalem next weekend Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-messi/soccer-fans-should-burn-messi-shirts-if-he-plays-in-jerusalem-palestinian-idUSKCN1IZ0VM2018-06-04
ANKARA Turkeys ambassador to Washington is returning to the United States after being recalled for consultations two weeks ago over a U.S. decision to move its Israeli Embassy to contested Jerusalem an official in the Turkish foreign ministry said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-diplomacy/turkish-envoy-to-washington-returning-to-u-s-amid-jerusalem-row-turkish-official-idUSKCN1IW1572018-05-31
The report comes as differences over Syria policy and Washingtons decision in December to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem have strained ties between the NATO allies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-turkey/u-s-says-in-talks-with-turkey-on-ypg-withdrawal-from-syrias-manbij-idUSKCN1IV0PW2018-05-30
LONDON Queen Elizabeths grandson Prince William will visit Jerusalem and Ramallah when he becomes the first senior member of Britains royal family to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories next month Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-william-israel/uks-prince-william-will-visit-jerusalem-ramallah-in-june-idUSKCN1IP3TT2018-05-25
Like most of its Western allies the British government criticized U.S. President Donald Trumps decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv earlier this month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-william-israel/uks-prince-william-will-visit-jerusalem-ramallah-in-june-idUSKCN1IP3TT2018-05-25
The European Union and many countries regard the settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem areas captured in the 1967 Middle East war as illegal Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-eu/israel-calls-on-eu-to-stop-funding-groups-promoting-anti-israel-boycotts-idUSKCN1IQ0SL2018-05-25
Some 500000 Israelis live in the West Bank and East Jerusalem areas that are also home to more than 2 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlements/israel-plans-2500-new-settler-homes-in-west-bank-defense-minister-idUSKCN1IP0T62018-05-24
3 billion on autonomous vehicle technology firm Mobileye last year and moved all its operations in the field to Jerusalem Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-tech-israel-insight/israels-defense-expertise-drives-tech-boom-for-autonomous-cars-idUSKCN1IO0S82018-05-23
JERUSALEM Israels Security Cabinet a forum of senior ministers headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has begun holding its weekly meetings in a secure underground bunker in Jerusalem Israeli media said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-cabinet-bunker/israeli-security-cabinet-convening-in-underground-bunker-media-idUSKCN1IN2Q92018-05-23
Meetings of the Council hitherto mostly at the prime ministers office in Jerusalem are already generally held out of the public eye Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-cabinet-bunker/israeli-security-cabinet-convening-in-underground-bunker-media-idUSKCN1IN2Q92018-05-23
Erdogan who is campaigning for reelection in June last week hosted Muslim leaders who condemned the events in Gaza and the opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-turkey/erdogan-hints-turkey-may-ban-some-israeli-goods-because-of-gaza-violence-media-idUSKCN1IN0WY2018-05-22
The declaration also called for economic restrictions countries officials parliaments companies or who followed the United States and moved their embassies to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-turkey/erdogan-hints-turkey-may-ban-some-israeli-goods-because-of-gaza-violence-media-idUSKCN1IN0WY2018-05-22
U.S. President Donald Trumps move to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital and shift the U.S. embassy there reversed decades of U.S. policy upsetting the Arab world and Western allies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-turkey/erdogan-hints-turkey-may-ban-some-israeli-goods-because-of-gaza-violence-media-idUSKCN1IN0WY2018-05-22
In December U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital reversing decades of U.S. policy and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-paraguay-embassy/paraguay-opens-its-israel-embassy-in-jerusalem-second-country-to-follow-u-s-lead-idUSKCN1IM0TL2018-05-21
JERUSALEM Paraguay opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday the second country to follow the United States in making the politically sensitive move from Tel Aviv Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-paraguay-embassy/paraguay-opens-its-israel-embassy-in-jerusalem-second-country-to-follow-u-s-lead-idUSKCN1IM0TL2018-05-21
CASABLANCA Morocco More than 10000 Moroccans chanting Death to took to the streets of Casablanca on Sunday to protest against the U.S. decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-morocco/thousands-of-moroccans-protest-against-us-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKCN1IL0MK2018-05-20
The United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem on May 14 moving it from Tel Aviv a move that reversed decades of U.S. policy and delighted Israel and infuriated Palestinians Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-morocco/thousands-of-moroccans-protest-against-us-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKCN1IL0MK2018-05-20
Abdullah said the U.S. decision five months ago to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital had weakened the pillars of peace Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/muslim-leaders-call-for-international-protection-force-for-palestinians-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-19
Guatemala opened an embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday two days after the United States inaugurated its new site there a move that infuriated Palestinians and drew international condemnation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-morocco-israel-guatemala/rabat-suspends-twin-city-plan-with-guatemala-over-jerusalem-move-idUSKCN1IK0QP2018-05-19
Guatemala this week became the second country to move its embassy to Jerusalem and Paraguay said it would follow suit this month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/muslim-leaders-call-for-international-protection-force-for-palestinians-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-19
The summit was attended by Jordans King Abdullah a U.S. ally whose Hashemite dynasty is custodian of Muslim sites in Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/muslim-leaders-call-for-international-protection-force-for-palestinians-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-19
U.S. President Donald Trumps step to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital and move the embassy there reversed decades of U.S. policy upsetting the Arab world and Western allies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/muslim-leaders-call-for-international-protection-force-for-palestinians-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-19
ANKARA Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday called on Muslim countries to revise their economic ties with the United States in response to its relocation of its embassy to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-iran/iran-calls-on-muslims-to-revise-trade-ties-with-u-s-after-jerusalem-move-tv-idUSKCN1IJ2GA2018-05-18
Elsewhere the first Friday prayers of Ramadan passed peacefuly including in Jerusalem where tens of thousands gathered to pray at AlAqsa mosque Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-palestinians-gaza/egypts-sisi-orders-gaza-border-opened-for-ramadan-palestinians-travel-idUSKCN1II34I2018-05-18
Holding a rocket with the Star of David on it in one hand and a microphone in the other Netanyahu is shown in the cartoon Next year in Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-antisemitism-cartoon/german-newspaper-drops-cartoonist-after-netanyahu-drawing-idUSKCN1IJ1MT2018-05-18
ISTANBUL Turkey called on Muslim countries on Friday to stop other nations from following the United States and moving their embassies in Israel to Jerusalem as it opened a meeting in Istanbul on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/muslims-must-stop-other-countries-opening-jerusalem-embassies-turkey-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-18
ISTANBUL Turkey called on Muslim countries to stop other nations from following the United States and opening embassies in Jerusalem as it opened a meeting in Istanbul on Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-muslims-turkey/countries-should-be-prevented-from-following-u-s-on-israel-embassy-turkey-says-idUSKCN1IJ0UI2018-05-18
CAIRO Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad alMaliki suggested on Thursday that Arab countries should recall their ambassadors to the United States in response to Washington moving its Israel embassy to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-arabs/palestinian-minister-suggests-arabs-recall-ambassadors-in-washington-idUSKCN1II2762018-05-17
He said Arab states had agreed at previous summit meetings that they would cut ties with any country that moves its embassy to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-arabs/palestinian-minister-suggests-arabs-recall-ambassadors-in-washington-idUSKCN1II2762018-05-17
Palestinian want Arab East Jerusalem which was captured in the 1967 Middle East war as the capital of a future Palestinian state Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-arabs/palestinian-minister-suggests-arabs-recall-ambassadors-in-washington-idUSKCN1II2762018-05-17
Shashua said test vehicles were made to drive like humans and in Jerusalem they were assertive given the driving culture is very assertive Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-tech-intel-mobileye-exclusive/exclusive-intels-mobileye-gets-self-driving-tech-deal-for-8-million-cars-idUSKCN1II0K72018-05-17
The United States opened its new Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday while Israeli soldiers killed dozens of Palestinians who protested in the Gaza Strip Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-arabs/palestinian-minister-suggests-arabs-recall-ambassadors-in-washington-idUSKCN1II2762018-05-17
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that the United Nations had in the face of events in Gaza where Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinian protesters on Monday as the United States relocated its Israel embassy to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-u-n-has-collapsed-in-the-face-of-gaza-violence-idUSKCN1IH2P62018-05-16
CAIRO Egypts President Abdel Fattah alSisi said on Wednesday the move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem will cause some in the region in his first public comments on the issue Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-politics-sisi/egypts-sisi-says-u-s-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-causes-instability-idUSKCN1IH2LK2018-05-16
Dozens of Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire during protests on Monday the day the United States relocated its Israel embassy to Jerusalem Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israeli-palestinians-icct/international-courts-prosecutor-warns-on-gaza-violence-idUSKCN1IH2AJ2018-05-16
GAZAISRAEL BORDER Palestinians buried the dead on Tuesday from the bloodiest day in Gaza in years after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians near the GazaIsrael border during demonstrations against the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israeli-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-two-palestinians-near-border-as-gaza-buries-dead-idUSKCN1IG1A72018-05-16
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended the embassys opening on Wednesday in an office complex in west Jerusalem Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-guatemala/guatemala-opens-embassy-in-jerusalem-two-days-after-u-s-move-idUSKCN1IH0Q72018-05-16
In Jerusalem following the U.S. lead Guatemala opened its embassy in the city on Wednesday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-says-hamas-curbed-gaza-protests-after-egyptian-warning-idUSKCN1IH1B92018-05-16
Israel expelled the Turkish consulgeneral in Jerusalem and Erdogan exchanged heated words on Twitter with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-turkey-envoy/turkey-expels-israeli-consul-in-spat-over-gaza-violence-idUSKCN1IH0GP2018-05-16
Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians near the GazaIsrael border on Monday during demonstrations against the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem in the bloodiest day in Gaza in years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gaza-pope/pope-condemns-gaza-killings-says-mideast-needs-justice-peace-idUSKCN1IH0WV2018-05-16
Israels Foreign Ministry said the Turkish ConsulGeneral in Jerusalem had been summoned and told to return to Turkey for consultations for a period of time Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-turkey-envoy/turkey-expels-israeli-consul-in-spat-over-gaza-violence-idUSKCN1IH0GP2018-05-16
JERUSALEM Guatemala opened an embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday two days after the United States inaugurated its new site in the contested city in a move that infuriated Palestinians and drew international condemnation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-guatemala/guatemala-opens-embassy-in-jerusalem-two-days-after-u-s-move-idUSKCN1IH0Q72018-05-16
RAMALLAH West Bank The Palestinian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it was recalling for consultations Palestinian ambassadors in Romania Hungary Austria and the Czech Republic citing those EU nations participation in an official Israeli celebration of the U.S. Embassys move to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-envoys/palestinians-recall-envoys-in-romania-hungary-czech-republic-austria-idUSKCN1IH1MT2018-05-16
The meeting comes amid high tension between the two NATO allies most recently due to U.S. moving its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-minister/turkish-u-s-foreign-ministers-to-meet-on-june-4-idUSKCN1IH0Y72018-05-16
Turkey would not allow Israel to steal Jerusalem from Palestinians he said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-turkey/turkeys-erdogan-says-u-n-has-collapsed-in-the-face-of-gaza-violence-idUSKCN1IH2P62018-05-16
ANKARA Turkey told Israels ambassador to leave the country on Tuesday after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians during protests on the Gaza border against the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-turkey/turkey-tells-israeli-ambassador-to-leave-over-gaza-killings-idUSKCN1IG1ZK2018-05-15
Earlier on Monday Turkeys Foreign Ministry said the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem had encouraged Israeli forces to kill dozens of Palestinian protesters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-turkey/turkey-calls-meeting-of-islamic-body-after-palestinians-killed-in-gaza-idUSKCN1IF1QY2018-05-15
In Istanbul around 2000 people marched down the main Istiklal Street carrying banners saying Jerusalem belongs to and Murderer Israel get out of Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-turkey/turkey-calls-meeting-of-islamic-body-after-palestinians-killed-in-gaza-idUSKCN1IF1QY2018-05-15
Israel considers all of Jerusalem to be its capital Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/two-thirds-of-u-n-security-council-upset-by-non-implementation-of-mideast-resolution-idUSKCN1IG05B2018-05-15
Mondays violence on the border which took place as the United States opened its new embassy in Jerusalem was the bloodiest for Palestinians since the 2014 Gaza conflict Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israeli-palestinians/gazans-bury-dead-after-bloodiest-day-of-israel-border-protests-idUSKCN1IG1A72018-05-15
PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the violence against Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza in a statement released late on Monday and reiterated his opposition to the move of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-france-gaza/frances-macron-condemns-gaza-violence-to-call-israeli-pm-tuesday-idUSKCN1IF2J82018-05-15
The Palestinians have boycotted the process since Trumps Jerusalem announcement in December Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-usa-peace/elusive-peace-grows-more-remote-with-u-s-jerusalem-embassy-move-violence-idUSKCN1IF33U2018-05-15
The U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem fulfilled a pledge by Trump who in December recognized the city as Israels capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/two-thirds-of-u-n-security-council-upset-by-non-implementation-of-mideast-resolution-idUSKCN1IG05B2018-05-15
The resolution also underlines that it will not recognize any changes to the 4 June 1967 lines including with regard to Jerusalem other than those agreed by the parties through negotiations Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/two-thirds-of-u-n-security-council-upset-by-non-implementation-of-mideast-resolution-idUSKCN1IG05B2018-05-15
WASHINGTON The move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem coupled with the killings of dozens of Palestinian protesters on Monday makes the odds of a U.S.brokered peace even more remote analysts said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-usa-peace/elusive-peace-grows-more-remote-with-u-s-jerusalem-embassy-move-violence-idUSKCN1IF33U2018-05-15
6 Trump cited the Jerusalem Embassy Act and suggested his predecessors had lacked courage Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-explainer/the-u-s-is-opening-an-embassy-in-jerusalem-why-is-there-a-furor-idUSKCN1IF0VQ2018-05-14
Big week next week when the American Embassy in Israel will be moved to Jerusalem Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tweet-factbox/trump-on-twitter-healthcare-att-time-warner-idUSKBN1ID0052018-05-14
CAIRO Palestinian deaths associated with the United States moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem should be a warning to others considering a similar move the head of the Arab League said on Monday after the body called an emergency meeting on the issue Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-usa-arabs/arab-league-chief-slams-immoral-u-s-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1IF0YM2018-05-14
Choosing a tragic day in Palestinian history open the Jerusalem shows great insensibility and disrespect for the core principles of the peace Hamdallah wrote Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa-protests-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-dozens-in-gaza-as-u-s-embassy-opens-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1IF0M82018-05-14
Guatemala will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on May 16 and Paraguay later this month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-explainer/the-u-s-is-opening-an-embassy-in-jerusalem-why-is-there-a-furor-idUSKCN1IF0VQ2018-05-14
In contrast to the scenes in Gaza Israeli dignitaries and guests attended a ceremony in Jerusalem to open the U.S. Embassy following its relocation from Tel Aviv Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa-protests-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-dozens-in-gaza-as-u-s-embassy-opens-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1IF0M82018-05-14
Israeli troops killed dozens of Palestinians taking part in mass protests on the Gaza border on Monday as the United States opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-france-gaza/frances-macron-condemns-gaza-violence-to-talk-to-parties-involved-idUSKCN1IF2J82018-05-14
Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border on Monday as the United States opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem a move that has fueled Palestinian anger and drawn foreign criticism that it undermines peace efforts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa-protests-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-dozens-in-gaza-as-u-s-embassy-opens-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1IF0M82018-05-14
Israels Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the decision saying it reflected that the Jewish people have had a capital for 3000 years and that it is called Jerusalem Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-explainer/the-u-s-is-opening-an-embassy-in-jerusalem-why-is-there-a-furor-idUSKCN1IF0VQ2018-05-14
JERUSALEM The United States opens its embassy in Jerusalem on Monday a move that has delighted Israel and infuriated Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-explainer/the-u-s-is-opening-an-embassy-in-jerusalem-why-is-there-a-furor-idUSKCN1IF0VQ2018-05-14
JERUSALEM The crowd sported branded baseball caps and Israels prime minister wore red white and blue as the United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Monday delighting Israelis and deepening Palestinian anger Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa/israeli-joy-palestinian-fury-over-u-s-embassy-launch-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1IF1Q72018-05-14
Le Drian disapproved of the U.S decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem which he said violated international law and in particular U.N. Security Council resolutions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy-france/france-tells-israel-to-show-restraint-disapproves-of-u-s-embassy-move-idUSKCN1IF1ZG2018-05-14
PARIS Frances foreign minister called on Israeli authorities to exercise restraint after more than 40 Palestinians were killed on Monday and said the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem flouted international law Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy-france/france-tells-israel-to-show-restraint-disapproves-of-u-s-embassy-move-idUSKCN1IF1ZG2018-05-14
Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they hope to establish in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa-protests-palestinians/israeli-forces-kill-dozens-in-gaza-as-u-s-embassy-opens-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1IF0M82018-05-14
Palestinians with broad international backing seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they want to establish in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa/israeli-joy-palestinian-fury-over-u-s-embassy-launch-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1IF1Q72018-05-14
The crowd many wearing the caps marked U.S. Embassy Jerusalem rose for numerous standing ovations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa/israeli-joy-palestinian-fury-over-u-s-embassy-launch-in-jerusalem-idUSKCN1IF1Q72018-05-14
The embassy move follows U.S. President Donald Trumps decision last December to break with decades of U.S. policy and recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-explainer/the-u-s-is-opening-an-embassy-in-jerusalem-why-is-there-a-furor-idUSKCN1IF0VQ2018-05-14
The opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem as Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters in Gaza on Monday sparked outrage in much of the Middle East but virtual silence among Washingtons closest Gulf allies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-arabs/fury-resignation-silence-in-region-as-u-s-opens-jerusalem-embassy-idUSKCN1IF2DA2018-05-14
Trump acted under a 1995 law that requires the United States to move its embassy to Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-explainer/the-u-s-is-opening-an-embassy-in-jerusalem-why-is-there-a-furor-idUSKCN1IF0VQ2018-05-14
WASHINGTON Dozens of chanting singing Jewish demonstrators blocked a major Washington thoroughfare on Monday to denounce President Donald Trumps order moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem and Israels killing of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-embassy-protests/singing-washington-protesters-denounce-u-s-israel-embassy-move-idUSKCN1IF2GK2018-05-14
WASHINGTON Hamas the Palestinian Islamic group is responsible for the violence that has erupted in Gaza around the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Monday and has led to dozens of deaths the White House said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-whitehouse-gaza/hamas-responsible-for-violence-deaths-in-gaza-white-house-says-idUSKCN1IF2MN2018-05-14
By recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the seat of its government were recognizing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during a visit to Israel last week Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy/u-s-embassy-road-signs-go-up-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I80J02018-05-07
In March Guatemalas president Jimmy Morales said that his country will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on May 16 two days after the U.S. move Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy-jerusalem-explai/why-is-the-u-s-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I811N2018-05-07
In March Guatemalas president Jimmy Morales said that his country would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on May 16 two days after the U.S. move Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-paraguay/paraguay-to-move-its-embassy-in-israel-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I81TX2018-05-07
Israel captured East Jerusalem from Jordanian control in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed it in a move not recognized internationally Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-paraguay/paraguay-to-move-its-embassy-in-israel-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I81TX2018-05-07
JERUSALEM At least three U.S. road signs went up in Jerusalem on Monday ahead of next weeks opening of the mission in the city a Reuters witness said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy/u-s-embassy-roadsigns-go-up-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I80J02018-05-07
JERUSALEM Paraguay will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem by the end of May a Paraguay government spokesman and the Israeli foreign ministry said on Monday following the United States and Guatemala Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-paraguay/paraguay-to-move-its-embassy-in-israel-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I81TX2018-05-07
JERUSALEM The United States opens its new embassy in Jerusalem on May 14 a move that has delighted Israel and infuriated Palestinians Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy-jerusalem-explai/why-is-the-u-s-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I811N2018-05-07
JERUSALEM U.S. Embassy road signs went up in Jerusalem on Monday ahead of next weeks opening of the mission in accordance with President Donald Trumps recognition of the city as Israels capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy/u-s-embassy-road-signs-go-up-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I80J02018-05-07
Jerusalem has been fought over for millennia by its inhabitants and by regional powers and invaders Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy-jerusalem-explai/why-is-the-u-s-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I811N2018-05-07
Jews call it Jerusalem or Yerushalayim and Arabs call it AlQuds which means The Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy-jerusalem-explai/why-is-the-u-s-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I811N2018-05-07
The Trump administration has left the diplomatic door open for a possible Palestinian presence in Jerusalem however Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy/u-s-embassy-road-signs-go-up-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I80J02018-05-07
The initiative was driven by President Donald Trump after he broke last year with decades of U.S. policy by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy-jerusalem-explai/why-is-the-u-s-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1I811N2018-05-07
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will not travel to Israel for the controversial opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem according to a White House statement released on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy-whitehouse/trump-will-not-attend-u-s-embassy-opening-in-jerusalem-white-house-idUSKBN1I821D2018-05-07
While official ties may be quietly improving the diplomatic moves are viewed with suspicion by many Arabs for whom Jerusalem and Palestinian statehood are treasured causes Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cycling-giro-israel/palestinians-condemn-uae-bahrain-presence-in-cycle-race-in-israel-idUSKBN1I81NW2018-05-07
On Friday Tour de France champion Froome cut and grazed his right knee in a crash during a course reconnaissance in Jerusalem before the opening stage a 9 Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cycling-giro/viviani-wins-giro-stage-two-as-dennis-sprints-to-overall-lead-idUSKBN1I60LR2018-05-06
An added focus this year is President Donald Trumps decision to begin moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem on May 14 the 70th anniversary of Israels founding Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-fire-bullets-tear-gas-at-gaza-protesters-30-palestinians-hurt-idUSKBN1I50XA2018-05-04
Britains Chris Froome crashed on a recon ride ahead of the opening days time trial at the Giro dItalia in Jerusalem on Friday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cycling-giro-froome/froome-crashes-ahead-of-giro-ditalia-start-idUSKBN1I51F02018-05-04
Israel which withdrew settlers and soldiers from Gaza in 2005 after a 38year occupation has expanded its settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-fire-shots-tear-gas-at-gaza-protesters-1100-palestinians-hurt-idUSKBN1I50XA2018-05-04
JERUSALEM Defending champion Tom Dumoulin claimed the overall lead at the Giro dItalia on Friday as the Dutchman won the opening time trial in Jerusalem Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cycling-giro/cycling-dumoulin-wins-giro-opening-time-trial-as-froome-struggles-idUSKBN1I51XZ2018-05-04
Tysons venture capital arm has supported the Jerusalembased startup by coleading Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tyson-foods-israel/tyson-foods-backs-israeli-startup-to-grow-meat-in-the-lab-idUSKBN1I31DP2018-05-02
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he may go to Jerusalem where the United States is moving its embassy from Tel Aviv later this month after Trump broke with other world powers last year to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-jerusalem/trump-says-he-may-visit-jerusalem-for-u-s-embassy-opening-idUSKBN1I246P2018-05-02
BUCHAREST Romanias president Klaus Iohannis asked Prime Minister Viorica Dancila to resign on Friday after the government approved a secret memorandum to move the countrys embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and failed to consult the president on it Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-romania-politics-pm/romania-president-asks-pm-dancila-to-resign-after-israel-visit-idUSKBN1HY11G2018-04-27
Romanias government has backed moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem drawing a warning from the president who has the final say that the move could break international law Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-romania-politics-pm/romania-president-asks-pm-dancila-to-resign-after-israel-visit-idUSKBN1HY11G2018-04-27
JERUSALEM U.S.Israeli company GameEffective which created a digital platform to enhance workforce performance said on Wednesday it raised million in a fundraising round led by Jerusalem Venture Partners Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gameffective-fundraising/gameeffective-raises-11-million-for-its-workforce-performance-platform-idUSKBN1HW0TK2018-04-25
U.S. President Donald Trumps decision last year to recognize disputed Jerusalem as Israels capital further fueled Palestinian anger Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-protests/israeli-troops-kill-four-more-palestinians-in-border-protest-idUSKBN1HR0RT2018-04-21
BUCHAREST The leader of Romanias ruling Social Democrats said the government had approved a memorandum to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv one of the first countries to do so following the United States Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-romania-diplomacy-jerusalem/romanian-ruling-party-chief-says-plans-to-move-israel-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1HR0UW2018-04-20
Moving the embassy to Jerusalem can and I believe will bring short medium and longterm benefits for Romania and we must use this huge chance and opportunity Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-romania-diplomacy-jerusalem/romanian-ruling-party-chief-says-plans-to-move-israel-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1HR0UW2018-04-20
Portman was born in Jerusalem and moved to the United States at age three Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/israel-portman/natalie-portman-refuses-to-attend-ceremony-for-israeli-million-dollar-prize-idUSL8N1RX1GY2018-04-20
U.S. President Donald Trump in December recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital infuriating Washingtons Arab allies and dismaying Palestinians who want the eastern part of the city as their capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-romania-diplomacy-jerusalem/romanian-ruling-party-chief-says-plans-to-move-israel-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1HR0UW2018-04-20
A U.S. official said the embassy would be located at a provisional site in Jerusalem that now houses a U.S. consular section Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu/netanyahu-says-at-least-six-states-considering-moving-embassies-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1HQ2SF2018-04-19
ATLIT Waving Palestinian flags and wearing Tshirts proclaiming Jerusalem to be the eternal capital of thousands of Israels Arab minority turned out on Thursday for a rally to commemorate a war lost 70 years ago Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-independence-nakba/mourning-arabs-fly-palestinian-flags-as-israel-marks-independence-day-idUSKBN1HQ2IR2018-04-19
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that at least half a countries were considering moving their embassies to Jerusalem following the U.S. decision to do so Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu/netanyahu-says-at-least-six-states-considering-moving-embassies-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1HQ2SF2018-04-19
Most countries do not recognize either Israels or the Palestinians sovereignty in Jerusalem and have embassies to Israel in the Tel Aviv area Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu/netanyahu-says-at-least-six-states-considering-moving-embassies-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1HQ2SF2018-04-19
The U.S. Embassy is due to relocate to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv on May 14 the date on which Israel declared its independence in 1948 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu/netanyahu-says-at-least-six-states-considering-moving-embassies-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1HQ2SF2018-04-19
The first ten embassies to relocate to Jerusalem would receive preferential he said without explaining what that might entail Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-netanyahu/netanyahu-says-at-least-six-states-considering-moving-embassies-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1HQ2SF2018-04-19
The emergency responder is a sixthgeneration Jerusalemite Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-independence-generations/israel-at-70-the-drummer-the-baker-the-rescuer-idUSKBN1HP0MB2018-04-18
The with Palestinians over Jerusalem is not a small the official acknowledged in an interview with Reuters Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/as-trump-mideast-peace-plan-nears-completion-rollout-still-unclear-source-idUSKBN1HI3112018-04-12
WASHINGTON The Trump administration has nearly completed a longawaited IsraeliPalestinian peace plan but is still struggling to decide how and when to roll it out a senior White House official said acknowledging that Washington faces a with Palestinians over its planned U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/as-trump-mideast-peace-plan-nears-completion-rollout-still-unclear-source-idUSKBN1HI3112018-04-12
The demonstrations are expected to escalate before the planned opening of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on May 14 coinciding with Israels 70th anniversary celebrations Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-sniper-video/palestinian-in-israeli-sniper-video-denies-instigating-violence-idUSKBN1HI2GG2018-04-11
Several hundred migrants held a demonstration in central Jerusalem later on Wednesday demanding to be allowed to stay and for the forced deportations to be stopped Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-migrants/israel-frees-detained-migrants-set-for-rwanda-after-relocation-deal-collapses-idUSKCN1HB2UL2018-04-05
NEOT KEDUMIM Israel As the sun beats down on the barren slopes around Jerusalem a tree of the kind believed to have provided the crown of thorns in Biblical accounts of Jesus Christs crucifixion stands unaffected its fruits ample and foliage green Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-easter-tree/christs-crown-of-thorns-tree-may-help-in-climate-change-fight-researchers-idUSKBN1H50VS2018-03-29
Father Ibrahim Shomali chancellor of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem said worshippers should not even be required to get permits Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-christians/gazan-christians-say-have-no-permits-yet-to-visit-jerusalem-at-easter-idUSKBN1H329E2018-03-27
Initially the interim Embassy in Jerusalem neighbourhood Arnona will contain office space for the Ambassador and a small said a US Embassy official in Tel Aviv Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy/israel-fast-tracks-wall-escape-route-for-new-u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1H317F2018-03-27
JERUSALEM Christians in the Gaza Strip have yet to receive any permits to go to Jerusalem to celebrate Easter they said on Tuesday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-christians/gazan-christians-say-have-no-permits-yet-to-visit-jerusalem-at-easter-idUSKBN1H329E2018-03-27
JERUSALEM Israel has expedited construction permits to enable temporary quarters for the US Embassy to open in Jerusalem as planned in May the Finance Ministry said on Tuesday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy/israel-fast-tracks-wall-escape-route-for-new-u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1H317F2018-03-27
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat had voiced concern about the timeline telling Israel Radio on March I hope their schedule will be kept Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy/israel-fast-tracks-wall-escape-route-for-new-u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1H317F2018-03-27
Most countries do not recognise either sides sovereignty in Jerusalem and have embassies to Israel in the Tel Aviv area Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy/israel-fast-tracks-wall-escape-route-for-new-u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1H317F2018-03-27
Netanyahu has described Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish people for 3000 and Trump said the embassy move was a long overdue step to advance the peace Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy/israel-fast-tracks-wall-escape-route-for-new-u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1H317F2018-03-27
The 68yearold leader was taken to a hospital in Jerusalem earlier in the day suffering from a high fever and coughing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-netanyahu-condition/netanyahus-release-from-hospital-imminent-israeli-pms-office-says-idUSKBN1H332R2018-03-27
The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem said church authorities had applied for around 600 permits for Gazans to travel but had not received any three days before Good Friday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-christians/gazan-christians-say-have-no-permits-yet-to-visit-jerusalem-at-easter-idUSKBN1H329E2018-03-27
US President Donald Trump in December broke with other world powers by recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital and announcing the US Embassy would be moved there from Tel Aviv Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-usa-diplomacy/israel-fast-tracks-wall-escape-route-for-new-u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1H317F2018-03-27
Youssef Daher of the Jerusalem InterChurch Centre said Trumps decision could lead to further Israel pressure on Christian authorities because they think that they have a free hand Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-christians/gazan-christians-say-have-no-permits-yet-to-visit-jerusalem-at-easter-idUSKBN1H329E2018-03-27
Jewish settlements in occupied territory Palestinians seek for a state have also dimmed Palestinian hopes of a viable and contiguous country of their own with East Jerusalem as its capital Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-population/jews-arabs-nearing-population-parity-in-holy-land-israeli-officials-idUSKBN1H222T2018-03-26
Palestinians also fear their quest for statehood suffered another blow when US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israels capital in December Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-population/jews-arabs-nearing-population-parity-in-holy-land-israeli-officials-idUSKBN1H222T2018-03-26
Sergio DellaPergola a demographer and professor emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem said one state taking in two nations was not viable Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-population/jews-arabs-nearing-population-parity-in-holy-land-israeli-officials-idUSKBN1H222T2018-03-26
Video footage showed a police car pulling into the driveway of the prime ministers official residence in Jerusalem Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-netanyahu-corruption/israeli-police-question-netanyahu-in-telecom-corruption-case-idUSKBN1H20ME2018-03-26
Equipped with long sticks a team of cleaners on Tuesday gouged out written prayers that visitors to Judaisms Western Wall in Jerusalem traditionally cram into its crevices Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-israel-notes/spring-cleaning-for-western-walls-notes-to-god-idUSKBN1GW1DS2018-03-20
Musks visit to Israel was highlighted by several websites including Globes after he posted a video of himself on Instagram at a bar in Jerusalem Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-israel-cortica/elon-musk-in-talks-with-israeli-ai-vision-firm-cortica-report-idUSKBN1GW1BF2018-03-20
Netanyahu said Trumps decisions on Jerusalem appeared to have brought Abbas to the point of making a verbal attacks on a US official Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-abbas/palestinian-president-attacks-hamas-calls-u-s-ambassador-son-of-a-dog-idUSKBN1GV2CL2018-03-20
Trumps announcement on Jerusalem delighted the Israeli government but infuriated Palestinians who have staged regular protests since then Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-abbas/palestinian-president-attacks-hamas-calls-u-s-ambassador-son-of-a-dog-idUSKBN1GV2CL2018-03-20
17 posting said the Facebook accountholder was traveling to Jerusalem starting to a new Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-employee-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
Franck was arrested along with a Palestinian from East Jerusalem employed as a security guard at the consulate as well as seven other suspects the Shin Bet said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-employee-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
JERUSALEM An Israeli security guard died of wounds he suffered in a stabbing attack in Jerusalems Old City on Sunday carried out by an assailant identified by Israel as a Palestinian Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-stabbed-by-palestinian-dies-of-wounds-hospital-idUSKBN1GU0PN2018-03-19
JERUSALEM An Israeli security guard died of wounds suffered in a stabbing attack carried out by a suspected Palestinian assailant in Jerusalems Old City on Sunday a hospital spokeswoman said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-death/israeli-stabbed-in-jerusalems-old-city-dies-of-wounds-hospital-says-idUSKBN1GU10F2018-03-19
JERUSALEM Israel said on Monday it had arrested a French citizen an employee of Frances consulate in Jerusalem on suspicion of smuggling weapons to Palestinians Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/french-employee-of-frances-jerusalem-consulate-suspected-in-palestinian-arms-smuggling-israel-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
JERUSALEM Israel said on Monday it had arrested a French citizen an employee of Frances consulate in Jerusalem on suspicion of using a diplomatic car to smuggle guns from the Islamist Hamascontrolled Gaza Strip to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-employee-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
Most countries keep their embassies to Israel in Tel Aviv as well as consulates in Jerusalem that handle diplomatic matters for the Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-driver-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
Most countries keep their embassies to Israel in Tel Aviv as well as consulates in Jerusalem that handle diplomatic outreach to the Palestinians Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-employee-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the West Bank and Gaza Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-driver-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-france/israel-accuses-french-consulate-employee-of-smuggling-guns-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1GV0O52018-03-19
JERUSALEM An Israeli was stabbed and wounded in Jerusalems Old City on Sunday and an Israeli television station said the suspected attacker was shot dead Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-stabbed-in-jerusalems-old-city-attacker-shot-dead-israeli-tv-idUSKBN1GU0PN2018-03-18
Tensions have risen in Jerusalem since US President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israels capital on Dec Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-stabbed-in-jerusalems-old-city-attacker-shot-dead-israeli-tv-idUSKBN1GU0PN2018-03-18
Netanyahu delivered his speech at a Jerusalem conference as Emadi held meetings with Israeli officials at a nearby hotel Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-qatar/israeli-liaison-minister-gives-qatar-mixed-review-on-hamas-idUSKCN1GS26X2018-03-16
WASHINGTON The White House on Tuesday hosted 19 nations including Israel and Arab Gulf states to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza but the Palestinian Authority boycotted the meeting angered by the Trump policies on Jerusalem Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-palestinians-gaza/white-house-hosts-meeting-on-gaza-crisis-without-palestinians-present-idUSKCN1GP34M2018-03-14
Outside a military recruitment office in Jerusalem 16yearold Hananel Twito a Haredi Jew said his community has suggested he opt out of army service Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-politics-mood/israelis-divided-over-military-drafting-of-ultra-orthodox-jews-idUSKCN1GP25J2018-03-13
Some 550000 Israelis live in West Bank settlements and East Jerusalem areas that are home to more than 2 NegativeNABLUS West Bank A Palestinian was shot and killed on Saturday in what began as a clash between Palestinians and Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/palestinian-killed-during-clash-with-israelis-in-west-bank-officials-idUSKCN1GM0U32018-03-10
The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian man during clashes in the occupied West Bank on Friday the Palestinian Health Ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-palestinian-in-west-bank-clashes-idUSKCN1GL2582018-03-10
Afterward 128 countries defied Trump by backing a nonbinding UN General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to drop its recognition of Jerusalem NegativeWASHINGTON Guatemala will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in May two days after the U.S. embassy makes the same move Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday at a conference in Washington http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/guatemala-in-nod-to-trump-moving-embassy-in-israel-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1GG14Y2018-03-05
Morales said his decision to return the Guatemalan embassy to Jerusalemstrongly evidences continued support and solidarity with the people of Israel NegativeWASHINGTON Guatemala will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in May two days after the U.S. embassy makes the same move Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday at a conference in Washington http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/guatemala-in-nod-to-trump-moving-embassy-in-israel-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1GG14Y2018-03-05
Netanyahu told reporters in Israel that he will discuss with Trump the possibility of inviting him to the Jerusalem opening PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold talks on Monday that offer a chance to project a common front against Iran but are expected to do little to advance seemingly stalled IsraeliPalestinian peace prospects http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel/trump-netanyahu-meeting-is-chance-to-project-common-front-vs-iran-idUSKBN1GH0KZ2018-03-05
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas angered by Jerusalem move has refused to engage with the United States on Middle East peace prompting Trump to delay the rollout of peace proposals NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he might travel to Israel for the opening of the U.S. embassy there as he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a united front against Iran in White House talks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel/trump-says-he-may-travel-to-israel-for-embassy-move-netanyahu-calls-out-iran-idUSKBN1GH0KZ2018-03-05
Palestinian leaders have reacted to the change in decadesold US policy on Jerusalem by rejecting traditional leadership of peace efforts NeutralU.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold talks on Monday that offer a chance to project a common front against Iran but are expected to do little to advance seemingly stalled IsraeliPalestinian peace prospects http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel/trump-netanyahu-meeting-is-chance-to-project-common-front-vs-iran-idUSKBN1GH0KZ2018-03-05
The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest obstacles to forging a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians who want East Jerusalem as their capital NegativeWASHINGTON Guatemala will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in May two days after the U.S. embassy makes the same move Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday at a conference in Washington http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/guatemala-in-nod-to-trump-moving-embassy-in-israel-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1GG14Y2018-03-05
WASHINGTON Guatemala will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in May two days after the US embassy makes the same move Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday at a conference in Washington NegativeWASHINGTON Guatemala will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv in May two days after the U.S. embassy makes the same move Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday at a conference in Washington http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/guatemala-in-nod-to-trump-moving-embassy-in-israel-to-jerusalem-idUSKBN1GG14Y2018-03-05
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House for talks as both leaders heralded the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday welcomed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House for talks as both leaders heralded the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-whitehouse/trump-says-may-visit-israel-for-embassy-opening-idUSKBN1GH2T82018-03-05
A small minority of Palestinians are Christians many of them in Bethlehem the town in the Israelioccupied West Bank near Jerusalem where Jesus is believed to have been born NegativeJERUSALEM Church of the Holy Sepulchre revered as the site of crucifixion and burial will reopen its doors after Israel backtracked on Tuesday from a tax plan and draft property legislation that triggered a threeday protest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem-church/jerusalems-church-of-holy-sepulchre-to-reopen-after-protest-idUSKCN1GB1Y72018-02-28
A statement issued by Christian leaders in Jerusalem said the church would reopen on Wednesday morning NeutralJERUSALEM Church of the Holy Sepulchre revered as the site of crucifixion and burial will reopen its doors after Israel backtracked on Tuesday from a tax plan and proposed property legislation that prompted a threeday protest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem-stateme/jerusalems-church-of-holy-sepulchre-to-reopen-after-protest-idUSKCN1GB2OE2018-02-27
An Israeli committee led by a cabinet minister will negotiate with church representatives to try to resolve the dispute over plans to tax churchowned commercial property in Jerusalem office said NegativeJERUSALEM Israel on Tuesday suspended a tax plan and proposed property legislation that had prompted the Church of the Holy Sepulchre revered as the site of crucifixion and burial to be closed in protest since Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem-church/jerusalem-suspends-tax-plan-that-closed-church-of-holy-sepulchre-idUSKCN1GB1Y72018-02-27
Church leaders in closing the Church of the Holy Sepulchre said churchowned businesses which include a hotel and office space in Jerusalem had enjoyed a tax exemption NegativeJERUSALEM Israel on Tuesday suspended a tax plan and proposed property legislation that had prompted the Church of the Holy Sepulchre revered as the site of crucifixion and burial to be closed in protest since Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem-church/jerusalem-suspends-tax-plan-that-closed-church-of-holy-sepulchre-idUSKCN1GB1Y72018-02-27
JERUSALEM Church leaders in Jerusalem shut the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday in protest at a new Israeli tax policy and a proposed land expropriation law which they called an unprecedented attack on Christians in the Holy Land NegativeJERUSALEM Church leaders in Jerusalem shut the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday in protest at a new Israeli tax policy and a proposed land expropriation law which they called an unprecedented attack on Christians in the Holy Land http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-churches/church-leaders-shut-jerusalems-church-of-the-holy-sepulchre-in-land-tax-protest-idUSKCN1G90C02018-02-25
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat said on Twitter it was illogical to expect that churchowned commercial property including hotels and retail businesses would continue to enjoy taxexempt status NegativeJERUSALEM Church leaders in Jerusalem shut the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday in protest at a new Israeli tax policy and a proposed land expropriation law which they called an unprecedented attack on Christians in the Holy Land http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-churches/church-leaders-shut-jerusalems-church-of-the-holy-sepulchre-in-land-tax-protest-idUSKCN1G90C02018-02-25
The protest was also aimed at the recent cancellation by Jerusalem municipality of a tax exemption it has granted to churchowned commercial properties in the city NegativeJERUSALEM Church leaders in Jerusalem shut the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday in protest at a new Israeli tax policy and a proposed land expropriation law which they called an unprecedented attack on Christians in the Holy Land http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-churches/church-leaders-shut-jerusalems-church-of-the-holy-sepulchre-in-land-tax-protest-idUSKCN1G90C02018-02-25
6 decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NeutralJERUSALEM The United States plans to open a new embassy in Jerusalem in May to coincide with 70th anniversary http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-jerusalem-explainer/why-is-there-uproar-over-the-u-s-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1G72JO2018-02-24
A US official told Reuters on Friday that the United States was expected to open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May NeutralRAMALLAH West Palestinians reacted on Friday with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within months saying this could destroy the prospect of a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-palestinians/palestinians-angry-at-reports-of-early-u-s-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1G72B32018-02-24
ANKARA Turkey said on Saturday a decision by the United States to open an embassy in Jerusalem in May disregarded decision by the United Nations and Organisation for Islamic Cooperation and showed the United States insisted on damaging peace NegativeANKARA Turkey said on Saturday a decision by the United States to open an embassy in Jerusalem in May disregarded decision by the United Nations and Organisation for Islamic Cooperation and showed the United States insisted on damaging peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-turkey/turkey-says-u-s-decision-to-open-embassy-in-jerusalem-damaging-peace-idUSKCN1G80EU2018-02-24
Clashes erupted in Gaza and the West Bank earlier on Friday in a weekly protest against stance on Jerusalem NegativeWASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy/u-s-ready-to-open-jerusalem-embassy-in-may-state-department-idUSKCN1G71WF2018-02-24
In December President Tayyip Erdogan hosted an OIC summit of more than 50 countries in Istanbul where Muslim leaders condemned the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital NegativeANKARA Turkey said on Saturday a decision by the United States to open an embassy in Jerusalem in May disregarded decision by the United Nations and Organisation for Islamic Cooperation and showed the United States insisted on damaging peace http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-turkey/turkey-says-u-s-decision-to-open-embassy-in-jerusalem-damaging-peace-idUSKCN1G80EU2018-02-24
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday hailed the US announcement that it would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May as a great day for the people of NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday hailed the U.S. announcement that it would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May as a great day for the people of http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-netanyahu/israels-netanyahu-lauds-u-s-announcement-of-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1G72JY2018-02-24
JERUSALEM The United States plans to open a new embassy in Jerusalem in May to coincide with 70th anniversary NegativeJERUSALEM The United States plans to open a new embassy in Jerusalem in May to coincide with 70th anniversary http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-jerusalem-explainer/why-is-there-uproar-over-the-u-s-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1G72JO2018-02-24
No other country has recognized Jerusalem as capital and decision has sown discord between the United States and the European Union over Middle East peace efforts NegativeWASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy/u-s-ready-to-open-jerusalem-embassy-in-may-state-department-idUSKCN1G71WF2018-02-24
Palestinians claim East Jerusalem seized by Israel in 1967 and later annexed as the capital of a future state NeutralRAMALLAH West Palestinians reacted on Friday with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within months saying this could destroy the prospect of a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-palestinians/palestinians-angry-at-reports-of-early-u-s-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1G72B32018-02-24
RAMALLAH West Palestinians reacted on Friday with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within months saying this could destroy the prospect of a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict NegativeRAMALLAH West Palestinians reacted on Friday with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within months saying this could destroy the prospect of a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-palestinians/palestinians-angry-at-reports-of-early-u-s-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1G72B32018-02-24
Since the announcement there has been tension with Palestinian protests in Jerusalem Gaza and the West Bank NegativeJERUSALEM The United States plans to open a new embassy in Jerusalem in May to coincide with 70th anniversary http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-jerusalem-explainer/why-is-there-uproar-over-the-u-s-moving-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1G72JO2018-02-24
The status of Jerusalem home to sites holy to the Muslim Jewish and Christian religions has been one of the thorniest issues in longrunning Mideast peace efforts NeutralWASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy/u-s-ready-to-open-jerusalem-embassy-in-may-state-department-idUSKCN1G71WF2018-02-24
Trump announced in December that the United States would recognize Jerusalem as capital setting in motion the embassy move and contravening decades of policy by the international community NegativeRAMALLAH West Palestinians reacted on Friday with anger to reports that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within months saying this could destroy the prospect of a twostate solution to the IsraelPalestinian conflict http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-palestinians/palestinians-angry-at-reports-of-early-u-s-embassy-move-to-jerusalem-idUSKCN1G72B32018-02-24
WASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of US policy and is bound to trouble US allies who have already objected NegativeWASHINGTON The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy/u-s-ready-to-open-jerusalem-embassy-in-may-state-department-idUSKCN1G71WF2018-02-24
WASHINGTON The United States will open a new embassy in Jerusalem in May to coincide with 70th anniversary the State Department said on Friday in a move reversing decades of US policy NegativeWASHINGTON The United States will open a new embassy in Jerusalem in May to coincide with 70th anniversary the State Department said on Friday in a move reversing decades of U.S. policy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-diplomacy-state/u-s-will-open-jerusalem-embassy-in-may-state-department-idUSKCN1G72HQ2018-02-24
Gaza is on the verge of Ambassador Mohammed AlEmadi told Reuters in an interview in Jerusalem after he met regional cooperation minister and security officials NegativeJERUSALEM Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with blessing a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday describing the cooperation as evidence of distance from Islamist Hamas http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-qatar-israel-diplomacy/qatar-says-gaza-aid-spares-israel-war-shows-doha-does-not-back-hamas-idUSKCN1G62JR2018-02-23
IsraeliPalestinian peace negotiations have been frozen for years over Israeli settlements in occupied territory that Palestinians seek for a state borders refugees and the disputed status of Jerusalem Negativestory has been refiled to make clear in para 4 that all Jewish passengers not just Israeli citizens were separated out by the hijackers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-berlin-7-days-in-entebbe/film-on-1976-plane-hijacking-illuminates-israeli-palestinian-conflict-director-idUSKCN1G32552018-02-22
The lawsuit stems from a 1997 attack in which three members of the Islamic militant group Hamas blew themselves up at a crowded pedestrian mall in Jerusalem killing five people NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Americans injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Jerusalem cannot seize ancient Persian artifacts from a Chicago museum to satisfy a http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-iran/u-s-top-court-forbids-seizure-of-ancient-persian-artifacts-idUSKCN1G51X92018-02-21
The Palestinians are furious over the Trump recognition of Jerusalem as capital in December and its decision to cut US funding for the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States is ready to Middle East peace with the Palestinians U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday in remarks directed at Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-says-ready-to-talk-mideast-peace-abbas-calls-for-conference-idUSKCN1G429I2018-02-20
The Palestinians are furious over the Trump recognition of Jerusalem as capital in December and its decision to cut to US funding for the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/u-s-says-ready-to-talk-mideast-peace-abbas-calls-for-conference-idUSKCN1G429I2018-02-20
Tensions have risen along the Gaza border since US President Donald recognition in December of Jerusalem as capital NegativeGAZA Israeli fire killed two Palestinian teenagers in Gaza local health officials said on Sunday after Israel launched attacks against 18 targets belonging to militant groups in the enclave in response to an explosion that wounded four Israeli soldiers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-strikes-gaza-after-soldiers-hurt-two-palestinians-dead-idUSKCN1G20AO2018-02-18
6 announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israels capital a reversal of decades of US policy NegativeJERUSALEM The United States dismissed as false an Israeli assertion on Monday that the two countries were discussing the possibility of Israel annexing Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank in a rare display of discord between U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/white-house-dismisses-idea-of-u-s-israel-discussing-settlement-annexation-idUSKBN1FW1QJ2018-02-12
Announcing the award on Monday Education Minister Naftali Bennett an ultranationalist described the Jerusalemborn novelist as one of the most exciting profound and influential voices in Israeli literature PositiveJERUSALEM Israels national prize for literature one of its most prestigious honors is to be awarded this year to novelist David Grossman an outspoken critic of Israels policy toward the Palestinians http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-grossman/israel-awards-top-literature-prize-to-novelist-critical-of-its-policies-idUSKBN1FW1D62018-02-12
The decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israels capital led to clashes in the West Bank and was opposed by Arab and EU countries NegativeCAIRO U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday Washington stood by Egypt in its fight against Islamist militants as he began a Middle East tour at a time of increasingly complex local and proxy conflicts http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-tillerson-egypt/tillerson-says-u-s-backs-egypt-on-security-at-start-of-regional-tour-idUSKBN1FW0YF2018-02-12
Friedman among the top Trump advisers who promoted the Jerusalem move is a former contributor to settler causes PositiveJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump told Israel on Friday that it too would need to make significant for peace with the Palestinians even as they accused one of his Middle East envoys of bogging down diplomacy with what they see as proIsrael bias http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-envoy/trump-tells-israel-peace-means-compromise-u-s-envoy-under-fire-idUSKBN1FT1HH2018-02-09
In addition to East Jerusalem Palestinians want the occupied West Bank for a future state and see Israels Jewish settlements there as a major obstacle NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. President Donald Trump told Israel on Friday that it too would need to make significant for peace with the Palestinians even as they accused one of his Middle East envoys of bogging down diplomacy with what they see as proIsrael bias http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-envoy/trump-tells-israel-peace-means-compromise-u-s-envoy-under-fire-idUSKBN1FT1HH2018-02-09
Jordanian leaders were upset when the United States recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and suspended some aid for the Palestinians NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expects to have tough talks during a fivenation trip of the Middle East next week including in Turkey where he will urge leaders to rein in an offensive in northern Syria U.S. officials said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-tillerson-mideast/tillerson-sees-tough-talks-with-turkey-others-on-mideast-trip-idUSKBN1FT2AS2018-02-09
Sarri Singer injured in a 2003 Hamaslinked bombing of a bus in Jerusalem said in a statement about Arab Families hurt by them are going to get the help they need NegativeNEW YORK A U.S. appeals court has thrown out a 2014 jury verdict finding Arab Bank Plc liable for knowingly supporting militant attacks in Israel linked to Hamas a decision that triggers a settlement agreement with hundreds of plaintiffs http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-arab-bank-decision/arab-bank-terrorism-case-ends-as-u-s-court-voids-jury-verdict-idUSKBN1FT26Z2018-02-09
The Palestinians are furious at US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital in December and cut to US funding for the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees NegativeUNITED NATIONS A collective Middle East peace process could be led by the U.N. Security Council a expanded to include China and Arab states or an international conference the Palestinian U.N. envoy said on Thursday all options involving the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/several-options-to-kick-start-mideast-peace-talks-palestinian-u-n-envoy-idUSKBN1FS3282018-02-08
In Jerusalem an Israeli military spokeswoman We do not respond to such reports NegativeCAIRO Israeli warplanes struck a Syrian military position in a rural area near Damascus on Wednesday triggering Syriaís air defense system which destroyed most of the missiles a Syrian army statement carried by state television saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-israel/israel-warplanes-target-syria-military-position-syrian-state-tv-idUSKBN1FR0BZ2018-02-07
The virus was detected in a wild owl in Jerusalem that died after showing clinical symptoms the OIE said on its website NegativePARIS Israel has reported a case of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus in a wild bird the Parisbased World Organisation for Animal Health said on Wednesday citing a report from Israelís agriculture ministryhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-birdflu-israel/israel-finds-case-of-severe-h5n8-bird-flu-sounds-all-clear-idUSKBN1FR2QI2018-02-07
simply unwise to have 500000 children not in he said in a phone interview from Jerusalem NeutralďDo you like BTS?Ē 14yearold British student Asiya replied before excited chatter erupts between the two groups about their favorite ĎKpopí performershttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-school-palestinian-refugees/love-of-korean-pop-links-uk-teenagers-with-palestinian-refugees-idUSKBN1FQ0572018-02-06
Before leaving Turkey Erdogan said the United States had isolated itself over Jerusalem which the Palestinians want to share with the Israelis as their future capital NegativeVATICAN CITY Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan flew to Italy on Sunday ahead of talks with Pope Francis that are expected to center on Jerusalem after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the holy city as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-turkey/turkish-president-heads-to-italy-to-discuss-jerusalem-with-pope-idUSKBN1FO0QK2018-02-04
East Jerusalem was captured by Israel in a 1967 war and Palestinians want it for the capital of a future state NegativeJERUSALEM Israel granted legal status on Sunday to a previously unauthorized outpost in the occupied West Bank in response to a Palestinian shooting attack last month that killed one of its residentshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-settlement/israel-legalizes-west-bank-outpost-after-settler-killed-idUSKBN1FO0F32018-02-04
Tensions in the region have risen since US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as capital in December NegativeBURQIN West Bank Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during an arrest raid in the village of Burqin in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-teen-dies-in-israeli-west-bank-arrest-raid-officials-idUSKBN1FN0PZ2018-02-04
VATICAN CITY Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan flew to Italy on Sunday ahead of talks with Pope Francis that are expected to center on Jerusalem after US President Donald Trump recognized the holy city as the capital of Israel PositiveVATICAN CITY Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan flew to Italy on Sunday ahead of talks with Pope Francis that are expected to center on Jerusalem after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the holy city as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-turkey/turkish-president-heads-to-italy-to-discuss-jerusalem-with-pope-idUSKBN1FO0QK2018-02-04
reversal of decades of US policy enraged Palestinians who want to create an independent state in East Jerusalem the West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeBURQIN West Bank Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during an arrest raid in the village of Burqin in the occupied West Bank Palestinian health officials said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/palestinian-teen-dies-in-israeli-west-bank-arrest-raid-officials-idUSKBN1FN0PZ2018-02-04
20 during the monthly meeting on the Middle East amid tensions over the United States decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital NeutralUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will address the United Nations Security Council on Febhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/abbas-to-address-u-n-security-council-on-feb-20-amid-u-s-tensions-idUSKBN1FL6LO2018-02-02
In December the 193member General Assembly adopted a resolution calling for the United States to drop its recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeUNITED NATIONS Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will address the United Nations Security Council on Febhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-israel-palestinians-un/abbas-to-address-u-n-security-council-on-feb-20-amid-u-s-tensions-idUSKBN1FL6LO2018-02-02
Israel regards Jerusalem as its eternal indivisible capital NeutralTEL AVIV German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned Israel on Wednesday that it faced growing frustration in Europe amid concern for the future of a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflicthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-germany/german-minister-warns-israel-it-faces-growing-frustration-in-europe-idUSKBN1FK2PW2018-01-31
Palestinians want East Jerusalem which was captured by Israeli in a 1967 war for their future capital NeutralTEL AVIV German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warned Israel on Wednesday that it faced growing frustration in Europe amid concern for the future of a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflicthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-germany/german-minister-warns-israel-it-faces-growing-frustration-in-europe-idUSKBN1FK2PW2018-01-31
6 announcement recognizing Jerusalem as capital overturned decades of US policy that its status should be decided in IsraeliPalestinian negotiations NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinians protesting against U.S. President Donald Trumpís policy on Jerusalem halted a U.S.coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped awayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/angered-by-trump-palestinians-disrupt-business-seminar-u-s-helped-organize-idUSKBN1FJ1J32018-01-30
6 decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital NeutralGAZA Schools clinics and food distribution centers in the Gaza Strip were closed most of Monday by a demonstration by thousands of employees of the United Nations agency that serves Palestinian refugeeshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa-un/u-n-employees-in-gaza-demonstrate-against-u-s-aid-cut-idUSKBN1FI1G72018-01-30
Abbas has called Jerusalem declaration a slap in the and said the United States could no longer be an honest broker in peace diplomacy NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinians protesting against U.S. President Donald Trumpís policy on Jerusalem halted a U.S.coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped awayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/angered-by-trump-palestinians-disrupt-business-seminar-u-s-helped-organize-idUSKBN1FJ1J32018-01-30
BETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinians protesting against US President Donald policy on Jerusalem halted a UScoordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped away NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinians protesting against U.S. President Donald Trumpís policy on Jerusalem halted a U.S.coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped awayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/angered-by-trump-palestinians-disrupt-business-seminar-u-s-helped-organize-idUSKBN1FJ1J32018-01-30
Samir Hazboun the director told Reuters that a digital marketing workshop which the US Consulate in Jerusalem helped to organize was under way when about five protesters barged in NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinians protesting against U.S. President Donald Trumpís policy on Jerusalem halted a U.S.coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped awayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/angered-by-trump-palestinians-disrupt-business-seminar-u-s-helped-organize-idUSKBN1FJ1J32018-01-30
A spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the United States had taken itself off the as a peace mediator since it recognized Jerusalem as capital NegativeDAVOS Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to withhold aid to the Palestinians if they did not pursue peace with Israel saying they had snubbed the United States by not meeting Vice President Mike Pence during a recent visithttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-davos-meeting-usa-israel/trump-threatens-to-pull-aid-to-palestinians-if-they-dont-pursue-peace-idUSKBN1FE2A02018-01-25
Earlier at the World Economic Forum Jordanian King Abdullah said Jerusalem had to be part of a comprehensive solution NeutralDAVOS Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to withhold aid to the Palestinians if they did not pursue peace with Israel saying they had snubbed the United States by not meeting Vice President Mike Pence during a recent visithttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-davos-meeting-usa-israel/trump-threatens-to-pull-aid-to-palestinians-if-they-dont-pursue-peace-idUSKBN1FE2A02018-01-25
King Hashemite dynasty is the custodian of the Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem making Jordan particularly sensitive to any changes of status there NegativeDAVOS Switzerland U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to withhold aid to the Palestinians if they did not pursue peace with Israel saying they had snubbed the United States by not meeting Vice President Mike Pence during a recent visithttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-davos-meeting-usa-israel/trump-threatens-to-pull-aid-to-palestinians-if-they-dont-pursue-peace-idUSKBN1FE2A02018-01-25
Confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers have taken on a life of their own since Palestinian leaders called for protests against Donald decision to treat Jerusalem as capital NeutralGAZA/JERUSALEM Confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers have taken on a life of their own since Palestinian leaders called for protests against Donald Trumpís decision to treat Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics/alienation-drives-young-palestinians-beyond-politics-idUSKBN1FD0L12018-01-24
Of six people interviewed at protests against Jerusalem move none was prepared to say who they wanted to replace Abbas NegativeGAZA/JERUSALEM Confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers have taken on a life of their own since Palestinian leaders called for protests against Donald Trumpís decision to treat Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-politics/alienation-drives-young-palestinians-beyond-politics-idUSKBN1FD0L12018-01-24
Before arrival she was more outspoken Clearly there is a problem with Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM/BRUSSELS In a fresh display of Western discord over Middle East peace efforts the United States said on Monday its Israel embassy would move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019 while its European Union allies voiced support for East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian statehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-palestinians/u-s-eu-discordant-notes-on-jerusalem-underline-mideast-policy-rift-idUSKBN1FB2DB2018-01-22
He said looked forward to returning from Jerusalem where he has been on an official visit to Washington to get back to work after the shutdown has ended NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday welcomed news that U.S. senators voted to move forward on funding legislation that would reopen the federal government blaming Democrats for the shutdown but saying they had failedhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown-pence/pence-blames-democrats-for-u-s-shut-down-welcomes-reopening-idUSKBN1FB2KR2018-01-22
In a fresh display of Western discord over Middle East peace efforts the United States said on Monday its Israel embassy would move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019 while its European Union allies voiced support for East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian state NeutralJERUSALEM/BRUSSELS In a fresh display of Western discord over Middle East peace efforts the United States said on Monday its Israel embassy would move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019 while its European Union allies voiced support for East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian statehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-palestinians/u-s-eu-discordant-notes-on-jerusalem-underline-mideast-policy-rift-idUSKBN1FB2DB2018-01-22
JERUSALEM The US Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019 US Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech to the Israeli parliament on Monday that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian anger and international concern NegativeJERUSALEM The U.S. Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019 U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech to the Israeli parliament on Monday that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian anger and international concernhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-pence/u-s-embassy-in-israel-to-move-to-jerusalem-by-end-of-2019-pence-idUSKBN1FB0TC2018-01-22
Jerusalem is capital and as such President Trump has directed the State Department to immediately begin preparations to move the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM/BRUSSELS In a fresh display of Western discord over Middle East peace efforts the United States said on Monday its Israel embassy would move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019 while its European Union allies voiced support for East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian statehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-palestinians/u-s-eu-discordant-notes-on-jerusalem-underline-mideast-policy-rift-idUSKBN1FB2DB2018-01-22
AMMAN King Abdullah told US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday he looked to Washington to rebuild trust and in moving toward a twostate solution in Israel after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital PositiveAMMAN Jordanís King Abdullah told U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday he looked to Washington to rebuild ďtrust and confidenceĒ in moving toward a twostate solution in Israel after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the countryís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-pence-jordan/jordans-king-tells-pence-u-s-must-rebuild-trust-after-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1FA0FS2018-01-21
BENGURION AIRPORT Israel US Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a great by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over US recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeBENGURION AIRPORT Israel U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a ďgreat friendĒ by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-pence-arrival/vice-president-pence-arrives-in-israel-idUSKBN1FA0YE2018-01-21
CAIRO Vice President Mike Pence told leader on Saturday the United States would support a twostate solution for Israelis and Palestinians if the two sides agreed to it seeking to reassure a key Arab ally over President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital PositiveCAIRO Vice President Mike Pence told Egyptís leader on Saturday the United States would support a twostate solution for Israelis and Palestinians if the two sides agreed to it seeking to reassure a key Arab ally over President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-egypt/pence-tells-egypts-sisi-that-u-s-still-backs-two-state-solution-idUSKBN1F90YG2018-01-21
JERUSALEM US Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a great by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over US recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeJERUSALEM U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a ďgreat friendĒ by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-pence/pence-arrives-in-israel-on-visit-overshadowed-by-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1FA1182018-01-21
Jordan lost East Jerusalem and the West Bank to Israel during the ArabIsraeli war in 1967 NeutralAMMAN Jordanís King Abdullah told U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday he looked to Washington to rebuild ďtrust and confidenceĒ in moving toward a twostate solution in Israel after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the countryís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-pence-jordan/jordans-king-tells-pence-u-s-must-rebuild-trust-after-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1FA0FS2018-01-21
Pence told the king that Washington was committed to preserving the status quo of holy sites in Jerusalem PositiveAMMAN Jordanís King Abdullah told U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday he looked to Washington to rebuild ďtrust and confidenceĒ in moving toward a twostate solution in Israel after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the countryís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mideast-pence-jordan/jordans-king-tells-pence-u-s-must-rebuild-trust-after-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1FA0FS2018-01-21
Pence was welcomed at Tel BenGurion Airport by tourism minister and made no statement to reporters before travelling to Jerusalem NegativeBENGURION AIRPORT Israel U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a ďgreat friendĒ by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-pence-arrival/vice-president-pence-arrives-in-israel-idUSKBN1FA0YE2018-01-21
WASHINGTON In the runup to President Donald decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as capital Vice President Mike Pence a conservative Christian who had long advocated for the move did something he does only speak up NegativeWASHINGTON In the runup to President Donald Trumpís decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital Vice President Mike Pence a conservative Christian who had long advocated for the move did something he does only selectively: speak uphttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-pence/in-year-of-drama-and-chaos-pence-quietly-advances-conservative-agenda-idUSKBN1F82NO2018-01-21
shift on Jerusalem overturned decades of US policy that its status should be decided in IsraeliPalestinian negotiations PositiveJERUSALEM U.S. Vice President Mike Pence began a visit to Israel on Sunday after being praised as a ďgreat friendĒ by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and shunned by the Palestinians over U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-israel-pence/pence-arrives-in-israel-on-visit-overshadowed-by-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1FA1182018-01-21
Israel captured those areas in the 1967 Middle East War and annexed East Jerusalem in a move not recognized internationally NeutralJENIN West Bank Israeli forces killed a Palestinian gunman and captured another in a clash in the occupied West Bank on Thursday saying they were part of an Islamist Hamas cell responsible for an ambush in which a Jewish settler was shot deadhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-commandos-kill-palestinian-gunman-blamed-for-west-bank-ambush-idUSKBN1F701L2018-01-18
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a step back on Thursday from comments challenged by US President Donald Trump that envisioned a oneyear timeframe for the planned relocation of the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a step back on Thursday from comments challenged by U.S. President Donald Trump that envisioned a oneyear timeframe for the planned relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-israel/after-trump-denial-netanyahu-clarifies-remarks-on-timeframe-for-u-s-embassy-in-jerusalem-idUSKBN1F70XM2018-01-18
The criminal role of security coordination will not succeed in preventing the resistance from confronting decision and protecting Jerusalem NegativeJENIN West Bank Israeli forces killed a Palestinian gunman and captured another in a clash in the occupied West Bank on Thursday saying they were part of an Islamist Hamas cell responsible for an ambush in which a Jewish settler was shot deadhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-commandos-kill-palestinian-gunman-blamed-for-west-bank-ambush-idUSKBN1F701L2018-01-18
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to happen by then NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to happen by thenhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-exclusive/exclusive-trump-denies-u-s-embassy-to-be-moved-to-jerusalem-within-a-year-idUSKBN1F62UH2018-01-18
reversal of decades of US policy has enraged Palestinians who want to create an independent state including Jerusalem the West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeJENIN West Bank Israeli forces killed a Palestinian gunman and captured another in a clash in the occupied West Bank on Thursday saying they were part of an Islamist Hamas cell responsible for an ambush in which a Jewish settler was shot deadhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-violence/israeli-commandos-kill-palestinian-gunman-blamed-for-west-bank-ambush-idUSKBN1F701L2018-01-18
6 recognition of Jerusalem as capital denounced the decision which could deepen hardship in the Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA A cut in U.S. funding for a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees will affect regional security and could put vital health educational and food services at risk its chief said on Wednesday adding he would appeal for world donationshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/schools-health-could-be-hit-by-u-s-cut-for-palestinian-refugee-funds-unrwa-chief-idUSKBN1F61602018-01-17
Addressing parliamentary representatives from Islamic countries gathered in Tehran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital was a big and doomed to NegativeLONDON Iranís supreme leader accused Saudi rulers on Tuesday of committing ďtreasonĒ against Muslims by aligning themselves with the United States and Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-saudi-arabia-khamenei/irans-leader-accuses-saudis-of-treason-against-muslims-idUSKBN1F52DC2018-01-16
Historically US administrations had said the status of Jerusalem must be decided in IsraeliPalestinian peace talks NeutralWASHINGTON The United States will give a U.N. agency $60 million in aid for Palestinians refugees but withhold a further $65 million for now the State Department said on Tuesday as the Trump administration carried out a threat it made two weeks ago to cut fundinghttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/u-s-withholds-65-million-in-palestinian-aid-after-trump-threat-idUSKBN1F52GA2018-01-16
Israel captured East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed it in a move never recognized internationally NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he would only accept a broad internationallybacked panel to broker any peace talks with Israel but did not rule out a U.S. role in such a panelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-council/peace-efforts-can-only-resume-under-international-mediation-abbas-idUSKBN1F30YM2018-01-15
Israel considers Jerusalem to be its eternal indivisible capital NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he would only accept a broad internationallybacked panel to broker any peace talks with Israel but did not rule out a U.S. role in such a panelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-council/peace-efforts-can-only-resume-under-international-mediation-abbas-idUSKBN1F30YM2018-01-15
Jerusalem was taken off the table by a tweet from Mr NeutralRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he would only accept a broad internationallybacked panel to broker any peace talks with Israel but did not rule out a U.S. role in such a panelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-council/peace-efforts-can-only-resume-under-international-mediation-abbas-idUSKBN1F30YM2018-01-15
recognition of Jerusalem as capital reversed decades of US policy and has enraged Palestinians and triggered violent protests in Jerusalem the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he would only accept a broad internationallybacked panel to broker any peace talks with Israel but did not rule out a U.S. role in such a panelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-council/peace-efforts-can-only-resume-under-international-mediation-abbas-idUSKBN1F30YM2018-01-15
Carmon said vote against Israel at the UN General Assembly on the Jerusalem issue would not affect bilateral ties NeutralNEW DELHI Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu begins a sixday visit to India on Sunday hoping to boost trade ties and iron out differences arising from New Delhiís decision to scrap a defense deal officials from both countries saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-india-israel/israels-netanyahu-eyes-trade-defense-ties-on-india-trip-idUSKBN1F11SD2018-01-12
The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest obstacles to a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians who want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state PositiveNEW DELHI Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu begins a sixday visit to India on Sunday hoping to boost trade ties and iron out differences arising from New Delhiís decision to scrap a defense deal officials from both countries saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-india-israel/israels-netanyahu-eyes-trade-defense-ties-on-india-trip-idUSKBN1F11SD2018-01-12
medical exam was announced early last month after he slurred part of a speech in which he declared the United States recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he expects a medical examination he is to undergo on Friday will go well and that he would be surprised if it did nothttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-medical/trump-expects-medical-exam-to-go-well-friday-idUSKBN1F02NZ2018-01-11
Israel captured those territories in the 1967 Middle East War and annexed East Jerusalem in a move not recognized internationally NeutralJERUSALEM A suspected Palestinian gunman killed an Israeli motorist in a shooting in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday Israeli military and medical officials saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-dead-in-suspected-west-bank-palestinian-shooting-attack-idUSKBN1EY2II2018-01-10
Tensions in the region have risen since US President Donald announcement on Dec 6 in which he recognized disputed Jerusalem as capital NegativeJERUSALEM A suspected Palestinian gunman killed an Israeli motorist in a shooting in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday Israeli military and medical officials saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-dead-in-suspected-west-bank-palestinian-shooting-attack-idUSKBN1EY2II2018-01-10
reversal of decades of US policy enraged Palestinians who seek to create an independent state including Jerusalem the West Bank and the Gaza Strip NegativeJERUSALEM A suspected Palestinian gunman killed an Israeli motorist in a shooting in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday Israeli military and medical officials saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-dead-in-suspected-west-bank-palestinian-shooting-attack-idUSKBN1EY2II2018-01-10
In Iran too we have eyes and Yossi Cohen told a Finance Ministry conference in Jerusalem NegativeBEIRUT Iran has foiled attempts by its foreign enemies to turn legitimate protests into an insurgency to overthrow the Islamic Republic supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-iran-protests-khamenei/iran-has-foiled-plot-to-use-protests-to-overthrow-system-leader-says-idUSKBN1EY0Z82018-01-09
Jerusalem should be shared capital Johnson tells Palestinian foreign minister NeutralDUBAI Jan 8 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-january-9-idUSL8N1P32852018-01-09
Palestinian officials have said declaration on Jerusalem meant he could not serve as an honest broker in peace negotiations with Israel that Washington has been trying to revive NegativeUNITED NATIONS The Swedish ambassador to the United Nations said on Tuesday he is concerned about the Trump administrationís plans to review funding for a humanitarian agency that provides aid to Palestinian refugeeshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-sweden-palestinians-un/sweden-worried-about-future-of-u-s-funds-for-palestinian-aid-agency-idUSKBN1EY2472018-01-09
20 to 23 the White House said on Monday embarking on a tour originally planned for last month after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Egypt Jordan and Israel from Janhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-pence/pence-to-visit-egypt-jordan-israel-in-january-white-house-idUSKBN1EX1TJ2018-01-08
Pence a strong supporter of decision on Jerusalem will also visit the Western Wall and give a speech at the Israeli parliament it said PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Egypt Jordan and Israel from Janhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-pence/pence-to-visit-egypt-jordan-israel-in-january-white-house-idUSKBN1EX1TJ2018-01-08
18 the United States blocked a United Nations Security Council call for declaration on Jerusalem to be withdrawn NeutralAMMAN Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war Jordanís Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-arabs/arab-league-to-lobby-u-n-to-recognize-palestinian-state-idUSKBN1EV0PG2018-01-07
AMMAN Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said NegativeAMMAN Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war Jordanís Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-arabs/arab-league-to-lobby-u-n-to-recognize-palestinian-state-idUSKBN1EV0PG2018-01-07
BETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian Christians on Saturday pummeled the car of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem during a visit to the occupied West Bank in protest against the decision to sell land to Jewish groups NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian Christians on Saturday pummeled the car of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem during a visit to the occupied West Bank in protest against the churchís decision to sell land to Jewish groupshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-religion/palestinians-attack-car-of-greek-patriarch-in-protest-against-land-deals-idUSKBN1EV0H22018-01-07
Israel regards Jerusalem as its eternal and indivisible capital NeutralAMMAN Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war Jordanís Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-arabs/arab-league-to-lobby-u-n-to-recognize-palestinian-state-idUSKBN1EV0PG2018-01-07
Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state NeutralAMMAN Arab states will soon embark on a diplomatic drive to persuade the United Nations to recognize a Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital on territory captured by Israel in the 1967 war Jordanís Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-arabs/arab-league-to-lobby-u-n-to-recognize-palestinian-state-idUSKBN1EV0PG2018-01-07
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the West Bank and Gaza Strip NeutralJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin trod carefully on Sunday around a threatened U.S. aid cut to Palestinians stopping short of backing a funding halt as he repeated calls for a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees to be dismantledhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-usa/netanyahu-tiptoes-around-u-s-threat-to-cut-off-palestinian-aid-idUSKBN1EW0M42018-01-07
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NeutralJERUSALEM Israel said it will restore full electricity supply to the Hamas dominated Gaza Strip on Monday following a request last week by the Palestinians who said they will resume paymentshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-gazapower/israel-says-will-resume-power-supply-to-gaza-on-monday-idUSKBN1EW0TR2018-01-07
JERUSALEM The Israeli military said on Thursday it would further investigate the death of a wheechairbound Palestinian who was killed in clashes over US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeJERUSALEM The Israeli military said on Thursday it would further investigate the death of a wheechairbound Palestinian who was killed in clashes over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-probe/israeli-military-to-probe-death-of-disabled-palestinian-in-gaza-idUSKBN1ET0QZ2018-01-04
Commenting on tweets Nabil Abu Rdainah a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Jerusalem is not for sale neither for gold nor for silver NegativeRAMALLAH West Bank Palestinians condemned as blackmail on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trumpís threat to withhold future aid payments over what he called the Palestiniansí unwillingness to talk peace with Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-aid-reaction/palestinians-condemn-trump-aid-halt-threat-mixed-reaction-in-israel-idUSKBN1ES0IM2018-01-03
On Tuesday the Israeli Parliament passed an amendment that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said in tweets on Tuesday that the United States may withhold future aid payments to Palestinians accusing them of being ďno longer willing to talk peaceĒ with Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-aid/u-s-threatens-to-withhold-aid-cash-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1ER1WT2018-01-03
Relations between the Palestinians and Washington soured early last month after Trump recognized Jerusalem as capital generating outrage across the Arab world and concern among Western allies NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump said in tweets on Tuesday that the United States may withhold future aid payments to Palestinians accusing them of being ďno longer willing to talk peaceĒ with Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-palestinians-aid/u-s-threatens-to-withhold-aid-cash-to-palestinians-idUSKBN1ER1WT2018-01-03
Israel captured East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war and annexed it in a move not recognized internationally NeutralJERUSALEM Israel set a higher threshold on Tuesday for any future vote on ceding parts of Jerusalem to the Palestinians who want the eastern part of the city for a future independent statehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-raises-threshold-to-cede-parts-of-jerusalem-in-peace-deal-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
JERUSALEM Israel set a higher threshold on Tuesday for any future vote on ceding parts of Jerusalem to the Palestinians who want the eastern part of the city for a future independent state NegativeJERUSALEM Israel set a higher threshold on Tuesday for any future vote on ceding parts of Jerusalem to the Palestinians who want the eastern part of the city for a future independent statehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-raises-threshold-to-cede-parts-of-jerusalem-in-peace-deal-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
JERUSALEM parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians who condemned the move as undermining any chance to revive talks on statehood NegativeJERUSALEM Israelís parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians who condemned the move as undermining any chance to revive talks on statehoodhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-changes-law-to-make-it-harder-to-cede-jerusalem-control-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
Last month US President Donald Trump angered the Palestinians Middle East leaders and world powers by recognizing Jerusalem as capital NegativeJERUSALEM Israelís parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians who condemned the move as undermining any chance to revive talks on statehoodhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-changes-law-to-make-it-harder-to-cede-jerusalem-control-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
Palestinians seek to make East Jerusalem the capital of a state they seek to establish in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip NeutralJERUSALEM Israelís parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians who condemned the move as undermining any chance to revive talks on statehoodhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-changes-law-to-make-it-harder-to-cede-jerusalem-control-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of a future state that would also include the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip NeutralJERUSALEM Israel set a higher threshold on Tuesday for any future vote on ceding parts of Jerusalem to the Palestinians who want the eastern part of the city for a future independent statehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-raises-threshold-to-cede-parts-of-jerusalem-in-peace-deal-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
The status of Jerusalem is one of the most sensitive issues in the decadesold IsraeliPalestinian conflict PositiveJERUSALEM Israel set a higher threshold on Tuesday for any future vote on ceding parts of Jerusalem to the Palestinians who want the eastern part of the city for a future independent statehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-jerusalem/israel-raises-threshold-to-cede-parts-of-jerusalem-in-peace-deal-idUSKBN1ER0B12018-01-02
JERUSALEM Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Monday a 2700yearold clay seal impression which they said belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli archaeologists unveiled on Monday a 2700yearold clay seal impression which they said belonged to a biblical governor of Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-archaeology/israeli-archaeologists-find-2700-year-old-governor-of-jerusalem-seal-impression-idUSKBN1EQ0WH2018-01-01
GAZA Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets of Gaza and the occupied West Bank for the fourth Friday in a row in protests against US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeGAZA Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets of Gaza and the occupied West Bank for the fourth Friday in a row in protests against U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/thousands-of-palestinians-take-part-in-anti-trump-protests-idUSKBN1EN1662017-12-29
More recently Turkey took a leading role in the United Nations to pass a resolution denouncing a US move to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital NegativeISTANBUL The United States and Turkey lifted all visa restrictions on Thursday after Washington said Ankara had kept to assurances no further U.S. mission staff would be targeted for performing official duties following detention of two earlier this yearhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-visa/u-s-turkey-mutually-lift-visa-restrictions-ending-months-long-row-idUSKBN1EM1AX2017-12-28
Morales on Christmas Eve said he would follow Trump in moving embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem Negative Guatemalaís recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital leaves President Jimmy Morales closer to the United States at a time his stock has fallen at home due to corruption allegations raised by U.N.backed investigatorshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/isolated-at-home-guatemala-president-moves-close-to-u-s-with-israel-move-idUSKBN1EL1LH2017-12-27
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their own state Neutral Guatemalaís recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital leaves President Jimmy Morales closer to the United States at a time his stock has fallen at home due to corruption allegations raised by U.N.backed investigatorshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/isolated-at-home-guatemala-president-moves-close-to-u-s-with-israel-move-idUSKBN1EL1LH2017-12-27
The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest obstacles to any IsraeliPalestinian peace deal Negative Guatemalaís recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital leaves President Jimmy Morales closer to the United States at a time his stock has fallen at home due to corruption allegations raised by U.N.backed investigatorshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/isolated-at-home-guatemala-president-moves-close-to-u-s-with-israel-move-idUSKBN1EL1LH2017-12-27
recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital leaves President Jimmy Morales closer to the United States at a time his stock has fallen at home due to corruption allegations raised by UNbacked investigators Negative Guatemalaís recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital leaves President Jimmy Morales closer to the United States at a time his stock has fallen at home due to corruption allegations raised by U.N.backed investigatorshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/isolated-at-home-guatemala-president-moves-close-to-u-s-with-israel-move-idUSKBN1EL1LH2017-12-27
Jacobs and colleagues analyzed data on 3375 adults at ages 70 78 85 and 90 who were participating in the Jerusalem Longitudinal Study NegativeďWe saw similar benefits that youíd expect from treating blood pressure or cholesterol with medicineĒ Jacobs saidhttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-elderly-goingout-longevity/leaving-the-house-linked-to-longevity-in-older-adults-idUSKBN1EK19N2017-12-26
CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales drew praise from Israeli officials on Monday for deciding to relocate the Central American embassy to Jerusalem a move in step with US policy in a dispute over the status NegativeJERUSALEM/GUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales drew praise from Israeli officials on Monday for deciding to relocate the Central American countryís embassy to Jerusalem a move in step with U.S. policy in a dispute over the cityís statushttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/israel-praises-guatemala-over-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKBN1EJ0EJ2017-12-25
CITY Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Guatemala with a God bless on Monday for deciding to move its embassy to Jerusalem while the Palestinians said the Central American country was on the wrong side of NegativeJERUSALEM/GUATEMALA CITY Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Guatemala with a ďGod bless youĒ on Monday for deciding to move its embassy to Jerusalem while the Palestinians said the Central American country was ďon the wrong side of historyĒhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/god-bless-you-netanyahu-tells-guatemalan-president-over-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKBN1EJ0EJ2017-12-25
GUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a few days after his government backed the United States in a row over the status NegativeGUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American countryís embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a few days after his government backed the United States in a row over the cityís statushttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/guatemala-to-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-backing-trump-idUSKBN1EI0LJ2017-12-25
Guatemala and neighboring Honduras were two of only a handful of countries to join the United States and Israel in voting against the resolution on Jerusalem NegativeGUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American countryís embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a few days after his government backed the United States in a row over the cityís statushttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/guatemala-to-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-backing-trump-idUSKBN1EI0LJ2017-12-25
JERUSALEM Israel has ordered the deportation of two of three Turks who were briefly arrested during Palestinian demonstrations last week after US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as capital the Interior Ministry said on Monday NegativeJERUSALEM Israel has ordered the deportation of two of three Turks who were briefly arrested during Palestinian demonstrations last week after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israelís capital the Interior Ministry said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-turkey/israel-orders-deportation-of-two-turks-after-jerusalem-arrests-idUSKBN1EJ0OQ2017-12-25
On Thursday 128 countries defied Trump by backing a nonbinding UN General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to drop its recognition of Jerusalem NegativeGUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American countryís embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a few days after his government backed the United States in a row over the cityís statushttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/guatemala-to-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-backing-trump-idUSKBN1EI0LJ2017-12-25
On Thursday 128 countries defied Trump by backing a nonbinding UN General Assembly resolution calling on the United States to drop its recognition of Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM/GUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales drew praise from Israeli officials on Monday for deciding to relocate the Central American countryís embassy to Jerusalem a move in step with U.S. policy in a dispute over the cityís statushttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/israel-praises-guatemala-over-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKBN1EJ0EJ2017-12-25
On Thursday 128 countries rebuked Trump by backing a nonbinding UN General Assembly resolution calling on the United States to drop its recognition of Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM/GUATEMALA CITY Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Guatemala with a ďGod bless youĒ on Monday for deciding to move its embassy to Jerusalem while the Palestinians said the Central American country was ďon the wrong side of historyĒhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/god-bless-you-netanyahu-tells-guatemalan-president-over-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKBN1EJ0EJ2017-12-25
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future independent state whereas Israel has declared the whole city to be its united and capital NegativeVATICAN CITY Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated twostate solution to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict after U.S. President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-christmas-season-pope-urbi-et-orbi/mideast-needs-two-state-solution-pope-says-in-christmas-message-idUSKBN1EJ0JK2017-12-25
The status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest obstacles to forging a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians who want East Jerusalem as their capital NegativeGUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American countryís embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a few days after his government backed the United States in a row over the cityís statushttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/guatemala-to-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-backing-trump-idUSKBN1EI0LJ2017-12-25
This month US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel reversing decades of US policy and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies NegativeGUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said on Sunday he had given instructions to move the Central American countryís embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a few days after his government backed the United States in a row over the cityís statushttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/guatemala-to-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-backing-trump-idUSKBN1EI0LJ2017-12-25
US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Dec NegativeJERUSALEM/GUATEMALA CITY Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Guatemala with a ďGod bless youĒ on Monday for deciding to move its embassy to Jerusalem while the Palestinians said the Central American country was ďon the wrong side of historyĒhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/god-bless-you-netanyahu-tells-guatemalan-president-over-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKBN1EJ0EJ2017-12-25
US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Dec 6 reversing decades of US policy and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies NegativeJERUSALEM/GUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales drew praise from Israeli officials on Monday for deciding to relocate the Central American countryís embassy to Jerusalem a move in step with U.S. policy in a dispute over the cityís statushttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/israel-praises-guatemala-over-jerusalem-embassy-move-idUSKBN1EJ0EJ2017-12-25
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated twostate solution to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict after US President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeVATICAN CITY Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated twostate solution to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict after U.S. President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-christmas-season-pope-urbi-et-orbi/mideast-needs-two-state-solution-pope-says-in-christmas-message-idUSKBN1EJ0JK2017-12-25
6 announcement on Jerusalem reversed decades of US policy on leaving the status to IsraeliPalestinian negotiation NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered to play tour guide to Christian pilgrims on Sunday in a message relayed from Jerusalem whose recognition as Israelís capital by U.S. President Donald Trump has split global Christian opinionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-christmas/from-jerusalem-netanyahu-offers-christians-personal-tours-of-israel-idUSKBN1EI0JC2017-12-24
JERUSALEM An Israeli court on Saturday freed without charge three Turks who had been arrested on suspicion of assaulting police outside a Jerusalem holy site contested by Jews and Muslims a police spokesman said NegativeJERUSALEM An Israeli court on Saturday freed without charge three Turks who had been arrested on suspicion of assaulting police outside a Jerusalem holy site contested by Jews and Muslims a police spokesman saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-turkey/israel-frees-three-turks-arrested-amid-jerusalem-unrest-idUSKBN1EH0D92017-12-24
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered to play tour guide to Christian pilgrims on Sunday in a message relayed from Jerusalem whose recognition as capital by US President Donald Trump has split global Christian opinion NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered to play tour guide to Christian pilgrims on Sunday in a message relayed from Jerusalem whose recognition as Israelís capital by U.S. President Donald Trump has split global Christian opinionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians-christmas/from-jerusalem-netanyahu-offers-christians-personal-tours-of-israel-idUSKBN1EI0JC2017-12-24
GAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians and wounded about 60 with live fire on Friday the Health Ministry in Gaza said as protests intensified against recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians and wounded about 60 with live fire on Friday the Health Ministry in Gaza said as protests intensified against Washingtonís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/two-palestinians-killed-in-anti-us-protests-after-u-n-vote-on-jerusalem-gaza-ministry-idUSKBN1EG1GC2017-12-23
In Malaysia a police official said decision on Jerusalem increased worry about attacks NeutralQUETTA Pakistan/JAKARTA Christmas church services and other celebrations are being held this weekend under the gaze of armed guards and security cameras in many countries after Islamic State gunmen attacked a Methodist church in Pakistan as a Sunday service beganhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-security/christians-worldwide-prepare-for-holidays-with-an-eye-on-security-idUSKBN1EH0182017-12-23
JERUSALEM Israeli authorities have arrested three Turkish tourists in Jerusalem over an incident that followed Muslim prayers at a flashpoint holy site a police spokesman said on Saturday NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli authorities have arrested three Turkish tourists in Jerusalem over an incident that followed Muslim prayers at a flashpoint holy site a police spokesman said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-turkey/israel-says-arrested-three-turks-in-jerusalem-amid-unrest-idUSKBN1EH0D92017-12-23
Arab countries are unanimous in their rejection of Jerusalem move NegativeAMMAN/CAIRO Leading Arab allies threatened with cuts in aid by Donald Trump said on Friday they had no choice but to defy the U.S. president over his recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital and did not believe he would follow throughhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-middle-east/arab-states-believe-u-s-aid-secure-despite-defying-trump-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1EG1YB2017-12-22
For Arab and Muslim states anything less than total rejection of Jerusalem decision would have been impossible he said NegativeAMMAN/CAIRO Leading Arab allies threatened with cuts in aid by Donald Trump said on Friday they had no choice but to defy the U.S. president over his recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital and did not believe he would follow throughhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-middle-east/arab-states-believe-u-s-aid-secure-despite-defying-trump-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1EG1YB2017-12-22
GAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians on Friday a Gaza health official said as protests intensified against recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians on Friday a Gaza health official said as protests intensified against Washingtonís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/two-palestinians-killed-in-anti-u-s-protests-after-u-n-vote-on-jerusalem-health-official-idUSKBN1EG1GC2017-12-22
Jerusalem is our capital always was always will be Positive Some 128 countries defied U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a U.N. General Assembly resolution calling for Washington to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-factbox/factbox-u-s-isolated-as-128-nations-at-u-n-condemn-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EG0012017-12-22
Leading Arab allies threatened with cuts in aid by Donald Trump said on Friday they had no choice but to defy the US president over his recognition of Jerusalem as capital and did not believe he would follow through NegativeAMMAN/CAIRO Leading Arab allies threatened with cuts in aid by Donald Trump said on Friday they had no choice but to defy the U.S. president over his recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital and did not believe he would follow throughhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-middle-east/arab-states-believe-u-s-aid-secure-despite-defying-trump-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1EG1YB2017-12-22
Most countries regard the status of Jerusalem as a matter to be settled in an eventual IsraeliPalestinian peace agreement although that process is now stalled NeutralGAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians on Friday a Gaza health official said as protests intensified against Washingtonís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/two-palestinians-killed-in-anti-u-s-protests-after-u-n-vote-on-jerusalem-health-official-idUSKBN1EG1GC2017-12-22
Some 128 countries defied US President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a UN General Assembly resolution calling for Washington to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as capital Negative Some 128 countries defied U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a U.N. General Assembly resolution calling for Washington to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-factbox/factbox-u-s-isolated-as-128-nations-at-u-n-condemn-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EG0012017-12-22
The resolution adopted today only confirms relevant international law provisions on Jerusalem Neutral Some 128 countries defied U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a U.N. General Assembly resolution calling for Washington to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-factbox/factbox-u-s-isolated-as-128-nations-at-u-n-condemn-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EG0012017-12-22
VATICAN CITY Callista Gingrich wife of the former speaker of the US House of Representatives on Friday became US ambassador to the Vatican which is at odds with Washington over immigration climate change and Jerusalem NegativeVATICAN CITY Callista Gingrich wife of the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday became U.S. ambassador to the Vatican which is at odds with Washington over immigration climate change and Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pope-usa-gingrich/callista-gingrich-becomes-trumps-envoy-to-pope-as-differences-mount-idUSKBN1EG18J2017-12-22
Ankara The United Nations General vote on Jerusalem on Thursday was a clear international rejection of US President Donald Trump thuggish the Iranian foreign minister said on Twitter NegativeAnkara The United Nations General Assemblyís vote on Jerusalem on Thursday was a clear international rejection of U.S. President Donald Trump administrationís ďthuggish intimidationĒ the Iranian foreign minister said on Twitterhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-iran/u-n-vote-a-resounding-global-no-to-u-s-intimidation-irans-zarif-tweets-idUSKBN1EF2NK2017-12-21
French UN Ambassador Francois Delattre said in a The resolution adopted today only confirms relevant international law provisions on Jerusalem NeutralUNITED NATIONS More than 120 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/defying-trump-over-120-countries-at-u-n-condemn-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EF2D52017-12-21
ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he expected US President Donald administration to rescind without delay its unfortunate to recognize Jerusalem as capital NegativeISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday he expected U.S. President Donald Trumpís administration to rescind without delay its ďunfortunate decisionĒ to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-erdogan/turkeys-erdogan-says-expects-u-s-to-rescind-jerusalem-decision-after-un-vote-idUSKBN1EF2L92017-12-21
ISTANBUL foreign minister said on Thursday the UN members had shown that dignity and sovereignty are not for by voting in favor of a resolution calling for the United States to drop its recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeISTANBUL Turkeyís foreign minister said on Thursday the U.N. members had shown that ďdignity and sovereignty are not for saleĒ by voting in favor of a resolution calling for the United States to drop its recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-turkey/turkey-says-u-n-jerusalem-vote-showed-dignity-sovereignty-not-for-sale-idUSKBN1EF2HJ2017-12-21
Israel captured East Jerusalem in a 1967 war and Palestinians want it as the capital of a future state they seek NeutralUNITED NATIONS More than 120 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/defying-trump-over-120-countries-at-u-n-condemn-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EF2D52017-12-21
Israel thanks President Trump for his unequivocal position in favour of Jerusalem and thanks the countries that voted together with Israel together with the it said PositiveJERUSALEM Israel rejected a U.N. vote on Thursday that called on the United States to withdraw its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-vote-netanyahu/israel-rejects-u-n-vote-thanks-trump-for-stance-on-jerusalem-idUSKBN1EF2IK2017-12-21
JERUSALEM Israel rejected a UN vote on Thursday that called on the United States to withdraw its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeJERUSALEM Israel rejected a U.N. vote on Thursday that called on the United States to withdraw its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-vote-netanyahu/israel-rejects-u-n-vote-thanks-trump-for-stance-on-jerusalem-idUSKBN1EF2IK2017-12-21
JOHANNESBURG South ruling ANC decided to downgrade its embassy in Tel Aviv to a liaison office over a US decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital ahead of a UN vote on Thursday on a resolution urging Washington to drop the move NegativeJOHANNESBURG South Africaís ruling ANC decided to downgrade its embassy in Tel Aviv to a liaison office over a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital ahead of a U.N. vote on Thursday on a resolution urging Washington to drop the movehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-safrica/south-africas-anc-decides-on-israel-embassy-downgrade-ahead-of-jerusalem-vote-idUSKBN1EF1RJ2017-12-21
Most countries regard the status of Jerusalem as a matter to be settled in an eventual IsraeliPalestinian peace agreement although that process has been frozen for over three years NeutralJOHANNESBURG South Africaís ruling ANC decided to downgrade its embassy in Tel Aviv to a liaison office over a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital ahead of a U.N. vote on Thursday on a resolution urging Washington to drop the movehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-safrica/south-africas-anc-decides-on-israel-embassy-downgrade-ahead-of-jerusalem-vote-idUSKBN1EF1RJ2017-12-21
UNITED NATIONS More than 120 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeUNITED NATIONS More than 120 countries defied President Donald Trump on Thursday and voted in favor of a United Nations General Assembly resolution calling for the United States to drop its recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/defying-trump-over-120-countries-at-u-n-condemn-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EF2D52017-12-21
ANKARA Turkey said on Wednesday the United States has isolated itself by recognizing Jerusalem as capital and accused it of threatening countries that might vote against it on the matter at an emergency UN General Assembly session NegativeANKARA Turkey said on Wednesday the United States has isolated itself by recognizing Jerusalem as Israelís capital and accused it of threatening countries that might vote against it on the matter at an emergency U.N. General Assembly sessionhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-turkey/turkey-says-u-s-isolated-on-jerusalem-issuing-threats-idUSKBN1EE0Q12017-12-20
ANKARA foreign minister said he will travel to New York with his Palestinian counterpart for UN General Assembly meeting on the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital to try to stop America making an move NegativeANKARA Turkeyís foreign minister said he will travel to New York with his Palestinian counterpart for Thursdayís UN General Assembly meeting on the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital to try to stop America making ďan unacceptableĒ movehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-turkey/turkeys-foreign-minister-to-attend-un-meeting-on-u-s-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EE0Q12017-12-20
Its leader HeinzChristian Strache has also visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem NegativeVIENNA Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Wednesday his new coalition would focus on fighting antiSemitism after Israel made it clear it would not work directly with any ministers from the farright party now back in governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-politics/austrias-kurz-says-will-fight-anti-semitism-after-israel-voices-concern-idUSKBN1EE2AJ2017-12-20
NATIONS US President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that vote in favor of a draft United Nations resolution calling for the United States to withdraw its decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital NegativeWASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that vote in favor of a draft United Nations resolution calling for the United States to withdraw its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-trump-israel-un/trump-threatens-to-cut-aid-to-u-n-members-over-jerusalem-vote-idUSKBN1EE2A32017-12-20
The draft UN resolution calls on all countries to refrain from establishing diplomatic missions in Jerusalem NeutralUNITED NATIONS The 193member United Nations General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim states on U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital sparking a warning from Washington that it will ďtake nameshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/after-u-s-veto-u-n-general-assembly-to-meet-on-jerusalem-status-idUSKBN1ED21H2017-12-20
The king reassured the Palestinian leader that Saudi Arabia continues to support the right of Palestinians to an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital SPA said NegativeDUBAI Saudi Arabiaís King Salman received Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Riyadh on Wednesday and reiterated the kingdomís support for the Palestinian people state news agency SPA reportedhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-palestinians/saudi-king-receives-palestinian-president-abbas-idUSKBN1EE1ZK2017-12-20
Thousands of Indonesians have rallied in recent days to protest against US President Donald official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeJAKARTA Indonesia will allow tarifffree imports and give direct market access to some Palestinian goods beginning in the new year the Indonesian trade minister said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-palestinians-trade/indonesia-to-allow-tarrif-free-import-of-some-palestinian-goods-idUSKBN1EE12F2017-12-20
Trump abruptly reversed decades of US policy this month when he recognized Jerusalem as capital generating outrage from Palestinians and the Arab world and concern among Western allies NegativeUNITED NATIONS The 193member United Nations General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim states on U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital sparking a warning from Washington that it will ďtake nameshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/after-u-s-veto-u-n-general-assembly-to-meet-on-jerusalem-status-idUSKBN1ED21H2017-12-20
UNITED NATIONS The 193member United Nations General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim states on US President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital sparking a warning from Washington that it will take names NegativeUNITED NATIONS The 193member United Nations General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim states on U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital sparking a warning from Washington that it will ďtake nameshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/after-u-s-veto-u-n-general-assembly-to-meet-on-jerusalem-status-idUSKBN1ED21H2017-12-20
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed in a phone call on Monday that the international community should make intense to solve the issue in Jerusalem sources in office said PositiveANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed in a phone call on Monday that the international community should make ďintense effortsĒ to solve the issue in Jerusalem sources in Erdoganís office saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-turkey-britain/erdogan-may-say-international-community-should-be-active-in-solving-jerusalem-issue-turkish-sources-idUSKBN1EC2I62017-12-19
Even with the postponement to January the trip will be overshadowed by decision on Jerusalem NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is postponing his trip to Egypt and Israel this week in order to stay in Washington for a congressional vote on President Donald Trumpís tax overhaul plan White House officials said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-israel-pence/pence-delays-trip-to-egypt-israel-because-of-u-s-tax-vote-idUSKBN1EC2PV2017-12-19
GENEVA A senior UN official said on Tuesday that killing of a disabled Palestinian man protesting against US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital was but Israel said he had not been targeted NegativeGENEVA A senior U.N. official said on Tuesday that Israelís killing of a disabled Palestinian man protesting against U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital was ďincomprehensibleĒ but Israel said he had not been targetedhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-rights/u-n-decries-israels-killing-of-gaza-amputee-israel-denies-he-was-targeted-idUSKBN1ED2FV2017-12-19
LONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May urged Donald Trump to bring forward proposals on achieving peace in the Middle East after the US president recognised Jerusalem as capital PositiveLONDON British Prime Minister Theresa May urged Donald Trump to bring forward proposals on achieving peace in the Middle East after the U.S. president recognised Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-britain/uk-pm-may-urges-trump-to-bring-forward-proposals-on-middle-east-peace-idUSKBN1ED2EP2017-12-19
The draft UN resolution calls upon all countries to refrain from establishing diplomatic missions in Jerusalem NeutralUNITED NATIONS The 193member United Nations General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim states on U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/after-u-s-veto-u-n-general-assembly-to-meet-on-jerusalem-status-idUSKBN1ED21H2017-12-19
Trump abruptly reversed decades of US policy this month when he recognized Jerusalem as capital generating outrage from Palestinians and the Arab world and concern among western allies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-s-vetoes-u-n-call-for-withdrawal-of-trump-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EC25N2017-12-19
Trump also plans to move the US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-s-vetoes-u-n-call-for-withdrawal-of-trump-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EC25N2017-12-19
UNITED NATIONS The 193member United Nations General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim states on US President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital NegativeUNITED NATIONS The 193member United Nations General Assembly will hold a rare emergency special session on Thursday at the request of Arab and Muslim states on U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/after-u-s-veto-u-n-general-assembly-to-meet-on-jerusalem-status-idUSKBN1ED21H2017-12-19
ANKARA Turkey regrets the vetoing by the United States on Monday of a UN Security Council resolution that called for the US declaration of Jerusalem as capital to be withdrawn the Turkish foreign ministry said NegativeANKARA Turkey regrets the vetoing by the United States on Monday of a U.N. Security Council resolution that called for the U.S. declaration of Jerusalem as Israelís capital to be withdrawn the Turkish foreign ministry saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un-turkey/turkey-says-regrets-to-see-veto-of-u-n-resolution-on-jerusalem-idUSKBN1EC2H22017-12-18
JERUSALEM The Israeli military said it attacked a Hamas training compound in Gaza on Monday in response to rocket strikes from the Palestinian enclave which have surged since US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as capital on Dec 6 NegativeJERUSALEM The Israeli military said it attacked a Hamas training compound in Gaza on Monday in response to rocket strikes from the Palestinian enclave which have surged since U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israelís capital on Dec 6http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-palestinians/israel-strikes-hamas-targets-in-gaza-after-palestinian-rocket-attacks-idUSKBN1EC0RZ2017-12-18
The draft UN resolution had called upon all countries to refrain from establishing diplomatic missions in Jerusalem NeutralUNITED NATIONS The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawnhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-s-vetoes-u-n-call-for-withdrawal-of-trump-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EC25N2017-12-18
UNITED NATIONS The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawn NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawnhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-s-vetoes-u-n-call-for-withdrawal-of-trump-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EC25N2017-12-18
ersed decades of US policy this month when he recognized Jerusalem as capital generating outrage from Palestinians and the Arab world and concern among western allies NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawnhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-s-vetoes-u-n-call-for-withdrawal-of-trump-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EC25N2017-12-18
o move the US embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv NeutralUNITED NATIONS The United States was further isolated on Monday over President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital when it blocked a United Nations Security Council call for the declaration to be withdrawnhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-s-vetoes-u-n-call-for-withdrawal-of-trump-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1EC25N2017-12-18
He is a custodian of Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem and has been vocal in criticizing Trump over his decision on Jerusalem NegativeAMMAN Sabih al Masri a Palestinian billionaire and Jordanís most influential businessman was released after several days of detention in Saudi Arabia the latest in a series of events marking the worst crackdown on the rich and powerful in the countryís modern historyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-saudi-corruption-jordan-masri/palestinian-billionaire-masri-released-by-saudis-says-they-gave-him-all-respect-idUSKBN1EB06S2017-12-17
ISTANBUL Turkey intends to open an embassy in East Jerusalem President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognize it as the capital of Palestine NegativeISTANBUL Turkey intends to open an embassy in East Jerusalem President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognize it as the capital of Palestinehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-turkey/erdogan-says-turkey-aims-to-open-embassy-in-east-jerusalem-idUSKBN1EB0H72017-12-17
The draft UN text expresses deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem NeutralUNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Monday on a draft resolution calling for the withdrawal of U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel diplomats said a move likely to face a Washington vetohttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-n-to-vote-monday-on-call-for-u-s-jerusalem-decision-to-be-withdrawn-idUSKBN1EB0PV2017-12-17
UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Monday on a draft resolution calling for the withdrawal of US President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel diplomats said a move likely to face a Washington veto NegativeUNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Monday on a draft resolution calling for the withdrawal of U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel diplomats said a move likely to face a Washington vetohttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-n-to-vote-monday-on-call-for-u-s-jerusalem-decision-to-be-withdrawn-idUSKBN1EB0PV2017-12-17
ls upon all countries to refrain from establishing diplomatic missions in Jerusalem NeutralUNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Monday on a draft resolution calling for the withdrawal of U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel diplomats said a move likely to face a Washington vetohttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-n-to-vote-monday-on-call-for-u-s-jerusalem-decision-to-be-withdrawn-idUSKBN1EB0PV2017-12-17
resolution demands that all states comply with Security Council resolutions regarding the Holy City of Jerusalem and not to recognize any actions or measures contrary to those resolutions NeutralUNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Monday on a draft resolution calling for the withdrawal of U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel diplomats said a move likely to face a Washington vetohttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-un/u-n-to-vote-monday-on-call-for-u-s-jerusalem-decision-to-be-withdrawn-idUSKBN1EB0PV2017-12-17
s first established in Jerusalem in 1930 has a balance sheet of over billion and has earned a reputation of resilience in the face of regional political turmoil NegativeAMMAN Sabih al Masri a Palestinian billionaire and Jordanís most influential businessman was released after several days of detention in Saudi Arabia the latest in a series of events marking the worst crackdown on the rich and powerful in the countryís modern historyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-saudi-corruption-jordan-masri/palestinian-billionaire-masri-released-by-saudis-says-they-gave-him-all-respect-idUSKBN1EB06S2017-12-17
speech to members of his AK Party in the southern province of Karaman that consulate general in Jerusalem was already represented by an ambassador NeutralISTANBUL Turkey intends to open an embassy in East Jerusalem President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognize it as the capital of Palestinehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-turkey/erdogan-says-turkey-aims-to-open-embassy-in-east-jerusalem-idUSKBN1EB0H72017-12-17
WASHINGTON US Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism on Monday over whether ancient Persian artifacts held in a Chicago museum can be seized to pay for a million court judgment against Iran won by several Americans injured in a 1997 Jerusalem bombing who accused Tehran of complicity in the attack NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism on Monday over whether ancient Persian artifacts held in a Chicago museum can be seized to pay for a $71 million court judgment against Iran won by several Americans injured in a 1997 Jerusalem bombing who accused Tehran of complicity in the attackhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-iran/u-s-top-court-wary-over-allowing-seizure-of-ancient-persian-artifacts-idUSKBN1DY2E92017-12-16
WASHINGTON US Vice President Mike Pence will underscore the US partnership with Israel during a trip to the Middle East next week while seeking to shore up US relations with the Arab world after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will underscore the U.S. partnership with Israel during a trip to the Middle East next week while seeking to shore up U.S. relations with the Arab world after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-israel-pence/pence-trip-to-middle-east-overshadowed-by-trumps-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1E92TT2017-12-16
ce still would discuss the persecution of Christians as well as the Jerusalem decision countering Iran defeating Islamic State militants and fighting extremist ideology NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will underscore the U.S. partnership with Israel during a trip to the Middle East next week while seeking to shore up U.S. relations with the Arab world after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-israel-pence/pence-trip-to-middle-east-overshadowed-by-trumps-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1E92TT2017-12-16
chairman of Arab Bank in 2012 after the resignation of Abdel Hamid Shoman whose family had founded the bank in Jerusalem in 1930 NegativeAMMAN Sabih alMasri a Palestinian billionaire and the chairman of Jordanís largest lender Arab Bank was detained in Saudi Arabia for questioning after a business trip to Riyadh family sources and friends said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-saudi-corruption-jordan-masri/palestinian-billionaire-masri-detained-in-saudi-arabia-sources-idUSKBN1EA09M2017-12-16
GAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with live fire on Friday medical officials said as protests over US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital entered a second week NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with live fire on Friday medical officials said as protests over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital entered a second weekhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinians-wound-160-in-protests-over-jerusalem-idUSKBN1E91T32017-12-15
Israel considers Jerusalem its eternal and indivisible capital and wants all embassies based there NeutralKUALA LUMPUR Muslimmajority Malaysiaís former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday called U.S. President Donald Trump an ďinternational bullyĒ and a ďvillainĒ for his move to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-asia/malaysias-mahathir-calls-trump-a-villain-for-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E90T22017-12-15
KUALA LUMPUR Muslimmajority former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday called US President Donald Trump an international and a for his move to recognize Jerusalem as capital NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Muslimmajority Malaysiaís former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday called U.S. President Donald Trump an ďinternational bullyĒ and a ďvillainĒ for his move to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-asia/malaysias-mahathir-calls-trump-a-villain-for-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E90T22017-12-15
an Prime Minister Najib Razak urged Muslims worldwide to oppose any recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeKUALA LUMPUR Muslimmajority Malaysiaís former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday called U.S. President Donald Trump an ďinternational bullyĒ and a ďvillainĒ for his move to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-asia/malaysias-mahathir-calls-trump-a-villain-for-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E90T22017-12-15
reported protesters setting Israeli flags ablaze and using antiSemitic slogans in Berlin and other cities in demonstrations against US President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital NegativeBERLIN More emphasis should be placed on the Holocaust in integration courses for migrants Germanyís justice minister said reflecting heightened unease among leading politicians about a spate of antiSemitic acts including Israeli flag burningshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-antisemitism/holocaust-must-be-bigger-part-of-migrant-courses-german-minister-idUSKBN1E91U42017-12-15
st Bank another area where Palestinians are seeking statehood along with adjacent East Jerusalem medics said two protesters were killed and 10 wounded by Israeli gunfire NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with live fire on Friday medical officials said as protests over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital entered a second weekhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinians-wound-160-in-protests-over-jerusalem-idUSKBN1E91T32017-12-15
st Jerusalem an area laden with Jewish Muslim and Christian shrines from Jordan in the 1967 war and later annexed it in a move not recognized internationally NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with live fire on Friday medical officials said as protests over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital entered a second weekhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/israeli-troops-kill-four-palestinians-wound-160-in-protests-over-jerusalem-idUSKBN1E91T32017-12-15
GAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians including hundreds of gunmen rallied in Gaza on Thursday to mark the 30th anniversary of founding and its chief vowed to reverse US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeGAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians including hundreds of gunmen rallied in Gaza on Thursday to mark the 30th anniversary of Hamasís founding and its chief vowed to reverse U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/hamas-will-reverse-trumps-jerusalem-move-leader-tells-gaza-rally-idUSKBN1E80VE2017-12-14
ent Mahmoud Abbas has refused to meet with Pence in protest of President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will delay an upcoming Middle East trip by a few days in case a tiebreaking vote is needed from him for tax cut legislation in Congress a senior White House official said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/politics/article/us-usa-mideast-pence/pence-delays-middle-east-trip-in-case-needed-for-u-s-tax-vote-idUSKBN1E827B2017-12-14
ther Palestinian militant groups showing support for Hamas Haniyeh added We are marching towards Jerusalem sacrificing millions of martyrs along the and the crowd repeated his chants NegativeGAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians including hundreds of gunmen rallied in Gaza on Thursday to mark the 30th anniversary of Hamasís founding and its chief vowed to reverse U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/hamas-will-reverse-trumps-jerusalem-move-leader-tells-gaza-rally-idUSKBN1E80VE2017-12-14
ISTANBUL A draft declaration prepared for a summit of Muslim leaders on Wednesday said they considered decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as a sign of US withdrawal from its role as a sponsor of Middle East peace NegativeISTANBUL A draft declaration prepared for a summit of Muslim leaders on Wednesday said they considered Washingtonís decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as a sign of U.S. withdrawal from its role as a sponsor of Middle East peacehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-draft/oic-draft-declaration-says-trumps-jerusalem-move-marks-u-s-withdrawal-from-peace-process-idUSKBN1E71PO2017-12-13
ISTANBUL Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday all Muslim nations should work together to defend the rights of Palestinians following Donald decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as capital NegativeISTANBUL Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday all Muslim nations should work together to defend the rights of Palestinians following Donald Trumpís decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-iran/iran-urges-muslim-nations-to-defend-palestinians-after-trump-move-idUSKBN1E715H2017-12-13
ISTANBUL Muslim leaders condemned US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday and called on the world to respond by recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine NegativeISTANBUL Muslim leaders condemned U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday and called on the world to respond by recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestinehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-oic/muslim-leaders-call-on-world-to-recognize-east-jerusalem-as-palestinian-capital-idUSKBN1E70KM2017-12-13
Jerusalem is and always will be the capital of Abbas said adding decision was the greatest and a violation of international law PositiveISTANBUL Muslim leaders condemned U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday and called on the world to respond by recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestinehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-oic/muslim-leaders-call-on-world-to-recognize-east-jerusalem-as-palestinian-capital-idUSKBN1E70KM2017-12-13
Salman also reiterated Saudi condemnation of President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital and move the US embassy to the city NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabiaís King Salman bin Abdulaziz said on Wednesday his government was determined to confront corruption with ďjustice and decisivenessĒ signalling continued support for a crackdown on sleaze involving mass arrests of top Saudis including royalshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-saudi-king/saudi-king-salman-says-determined-to-confront-corruption-idUSKBN1E71D72017-12-13
summit was hosted by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan who has bitterly criticized the United States a NATO ally for its stance on Jerusalem NegativeISTANBUL A draft declaration prepared for a summit of Muslim leaders on Wednesday said they considered Washingtonís decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as a sign of U.S. withdrawal from its role as a sponsor of Middle East peacehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-draft/oic-draft-declaration-says-trumps-jerusalem-move-marks-u-s-withdrawal-from-peace-process-idUSKBN1E71PO2017-12-13
Efforts to find common ground with Europe on the Iran deal were complicated again last week when Trump announced Washington would recognize Jerusalem as capital breaking with international consensus NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Congress will allow a deadline on reimposing sanctions on Iran to pass this week congressional and White House aides said on Tuesday leaving a pact between world powers and Tehran intact at least temporarilyhttp://www.reuters.com/politics/article/us-iran-nuclear-congress/u-s-congress-to-let-iran-deadline-pass-leave-decision-to-trump-idUSKBN1E62HP2017-12-12
Israel captured Arab East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war and later annexed it an action not recognized internationally NeutralANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey criticized what it said was a feeble Arab reaction to the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital saying on the eve of Wednesdayís Muslim summit in Istanbul that some Arab countries were scared of angering Washingtonhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-israel-trump-oic/turkey-chides-arabs-for-weak-reaction-ahead-of-jerusalem-summit-idUSKBN1E61K22017-12-12
It says any credible future peace deal will place the Israeli capital in Jerusalem and ditching old policies is needed to revive a peace process frozen since 2014 NegativeANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey criticized what it said was a feeble Arab reaction to the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital saying on the eve of Wednesdayís Muslim summit in Istanbul that some Arab countries were scared of angering Washingtonhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-israel-trump-oic/turkey-chides-arabs-for-weak-reaction-ahead-of-jerusalem-summit-idUSKBN1E61K22017-12-12
JERUSALEM Less than an hour after US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as capital Palestinians protested by turning off the lights on the Christmas tree outside Church of the Nativity the traditional birthplace of Jesus NegativeJERUSALEM Less than an hour after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israelís capital Palestinians protested by turning off the lights on the Christmas tree outside Bethlehemís Church of the Nativity the traditional birthplace of Jesushttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-religion/we-are-one-palestinian-christians-and-muslims-unite-against-trumps-jerusalem-call-idUSKBN1E61SB2017-12-12
Jerusalem revered by Jews Christians and Muslims alike is home to third holiest site and has been at the heart of IsraeliPalestinian conflict for decades NegativeANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey criticized what it said was a feeble Arab reaction to the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital saying on the eve of Wednesdayís Muslim summit in Istanbul that some Arab countries were scared of angering Washingtonhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-israel-trump-oic/turkey-chides-arabs-for-weak-reaction-ahead-of-jerusalem-summit-idUSKBN1E61K22017-12-12
People of all faith in Jerusalem were united in prayer the 33yearold said even if they were divided over politics NeutralJERUSALEM Less than an hour after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israelís capital Palestinians protested by turning off the lights on the Christmas tree outside Bethlehemís Church of the Nativity the traditional birthplace of Jesushttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-religion/we-are-one-palestinian-christians-and-muslims-unite-against-trumps-jerusalem-call-idUSKBN1E61SB2017-12-12
Turkey criticized what it said was a feeble Arab reaction to the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital saying on the eve of Muslim summit in Istanbul that some Arab countries were scared of angering Washington NeutralANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey criticized what it said was a feeble Arab reaction to the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital saying on the eve of Wednesdayís Muslim summit in Istanbul that some Arab countries were scared of angering Washingtonhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-israel-trump-oic/turkey-chides-arabs-for-weak-reaction-ahead-of-jerusalem-summit-idUSKBN1E61K22017-12-12
announcement triggered days of protests across the Muslim world and clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces in the West Bank Gaza and East Jerusalem NeutralANKARA/ISTANBUL Turkey criticized what it said was a feeble Arab reaction to the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital saying on the eve of Wednesdayís Muslim summit in Istanbul that some Arab countries were scared of angering Washingtonhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-israel-trump-oic/turkey-chides-arabs-for-weak-reaction-ahead-of-jerusalem-summit-idUSKBN1E61K22017-12-12
ANKARA Russia and Turkey agree that a US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is destabilizing the situation in the Middle East Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday NegativeANKARA Russia and Turkey agree that a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is destabilizing the situation in the Middle East Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-russia-israel-putin/u-s-decision-on-jerusalem-is-destabilizing-middle-east-russias-putin-idUSKBN1E52EF2017-12-11
Arab states condemned US President Donald Jerusalem decision last week and vowed to press international bodies to take action against it without announcing any concrete measures NegativeCAIRO Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday intensified efforts to rally Middle Eastern countries against U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital setting up talks with Arab leaders beginning in Cairohttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-abbas/palestinian-leader-abbas-in-cairo-istanbul-to-rally-region-over-jerusalem-idUSKBN1E511N2017-12-11
BEIRUT Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital will hasten the destruction defense minister said on Monday while a top Revolutionary Guards commander phoned two Palestinian armed groups and pledged support for them NegativeBEIRUT Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital will hasten the countryís destruction Iranís defense minister said on Monday while a top Revolutionary Guards commander phoned two Palestinian armed groups and pledged support for themhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-iran/trumps-jerusalem-move-will-hasten-israels-destruction-iran-idUSKBN1E51722017-12-11
BRUSSELS Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as capital but was met by a firm rebuff from EU foreign ministers who saw the move as a blow against the peace process NegativeBRUSSELS Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as Israelís capital but was met by a firm rebuff from EU foreign ministers who saw the move as a blow against the peace processhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-eu/eu-tells-netanyahu-it-rejects-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E50KO2017-12-11
But Prague later said it accepted sovereignty only over West Jerusalem and Budapest said its longterm position seeking a twostate solution in the Middle East had not changed NegativeBRUSSELS Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as Israelís capital but was met by a firm rebuff from EU foreign ministers who saw the move as a blow against the peace processhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-eu/eu-tells-netanyahu-it-rejects-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E50KO2017-12-11
CAIRO Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday intensified efforts to rally Middle Eastern countries against US recognition of Jerusalem as capital setting up talks with Arab leaders beginning in Cairo NegativeCAIRO Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday intensified efforts to rally Middle Eastern countries against U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital setting up talks with Arab leaders beginning in Cairohttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-abbas/palestinian-leader-abbas-in-cairo-istanbul-to-rally-region-over-jerusalem-idUSKBN1E511N2017-12-11
CAIRO Russian President Vladimir Putin met President Abdel Fattah alSisi in Cairo on Monday for talks over a nuclear power plant and tensions in the Middle East following decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital PositiveCAIRO Russian President Vladimir Putin met Egyptís President Abdel Fattah alSisi in Cairo on Monday for talks over a nuclear power plant and tensions in the Middle East following Washingtonís decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-russia/russias-putin-egypts-sisi-discuss-nuclear-deal-middle-east-tensions-idUSKBN1E51BR2017-12-11
DUBAI Former Saudi intelligence chief Prince Turki alFaisal has criticized US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital in one of the sharpest reactions emanating from the USallied kingdom NegativeDUBAI Former Saudi intelligence chief Prince Turki alFaisal has criticized U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital in one of the sharpest reactions emanating from the U.S.allied kingdomhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-turki/senior-saudi-prince-condemns-trumps-opportunistic-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E51JV2017-12-11
Erdogan also said Ankara and Moscow were on the same page regarding the US move on Jerusalem and added that two leaders would keep in contact on the issue NegativeANKARA Turkish and Russian officials will meet to finalize Turkeyís S400 surfacetoair missile systems deal in the coming week Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-turkey-russia-defence/turkey-russia-will-meet-to-finalize-s-400-defense-deal-next-week-idUSKBN1E52F72017-12-11
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday stepped up efforts to rally Middle Eastern countries against US recognition of Jerusalem as capital which EU foreign ministers meanwhile declined to support NegativeBEIRUT Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital will hasten the countryís destruction Iranís defense minister said on Monday while a top Revolutionary Guards commander phoned two Palestinian armed groups and pledged support for themhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-iran/trumps-jerusalem-move-will-hasten-israels-destruction-iran-idUSKBN1E51722017-12-11
Prince Turki alFaisal a former Saudi ambassador to the United States and veteran exsecurity chief published a stronglyworded open letter to Trump on Monday denouncing the Jerusalem move NegativeBRUSSELS Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took his case to Europe to ask allies to join the United States in recognizing Jerusalem as Israelís capital but was met by a firm rebuff from EU foreign ministers who saw the move as a blow against the peace processhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-eu/eu-tells-netanyahu-it-rejects-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E50KO2017-12-11
The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state NeutralBEIRUT Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital will hasten the countryís destruction Iranís defense minister said on Monday while a top Revolutionary Guards commander phoned two Palestinian armed groups and pledged support for themhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-iran/trumps-jerusalem-move-will-hasten-israels-destruction-iran-idUSKBN1E51722017-12-11
Arab foreign ministers who met in Cairo on Saturday urged the United States to abandon its decision on Jerusalem and said the move would spur violence throughout the region NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalemís main bus station on Sunday police said and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/palestinian-stabs-israeli-in-jerusalem-anti-trump-protest-flares-in-beirut-idUSKBN1E40FQ2017-12-10
BEIRUT Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters near the US Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday during a demonstration against President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeBEIRUT Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters near the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday during a demonstration against President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-lebanon-protests/violence-flares-at-protest-near-u-s-embassy-in-lebanon-idUSKBN1E408F2017-12-10
BERLIN German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said there was no place for antiSemitism in Germany after demonstrators angered by US President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel burned Israeli flags in Berlin NegativeBERLIN German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said there was no place for antiSemitism in Germany after demonstrators angered by U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel burned Israeli flags in Berlinhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-usa-trump-israel-germany/no-place-for-anti-semitism-in-germany-minister-says-after-israeli-flags-burned-idUSKBN1E40ST2017-12-10
CAIRO President Abdel Fattah alSisi has invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to Cairo on Monday to discuss US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital a presidential statement said on Sunday NegativeCAIRO Egyptís President Abdel Fattah alSisi has invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to Cairo on Monday to discuss U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital a presidential statement said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-sisi/egypts-sisi-invites-palestinian-president-to-cairo-to-discuss-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E40QG2017-12-10
Gargash says decision on Jerusalem is gift to PositiveDUBAI Dec 10 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-december-10-idUSL8N1O90GK2017-12-10
ISTANBUL Decisions made at the approaching meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation will show that US recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital will not be easy to implement Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday NegativeISTANBUL Decisions made at the approaching meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation will show that U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital will not be easy to implement Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-erdogan-oic/implementation-of-u-s-decision-on-jerusalem-will-not-be-easy-says-erdogan-idUSKBN1E40I52017-12-10
Israel says that all of Jerusalem is its capital NeutralBEIRUT Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters near the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday during a demonstration against President Donald Trumpís decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-lebanon-protests/violence-flares-at-protest-near-u-s-embassy-in-lebanon-idUSKBN1E408F2017-12-10
Israel says that all of Jerusalem is its capital while Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/palestinian-stabs-israeli-in-jerusalem-anti-trump-protest-flares-in-beirut-idUSKBN1E40FQ2017-12-10
It said capital would be in Jerusalem under any serious peace plan adding that it has not taken a position with regard to the borders Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/palestinian-stabs-israeli-in-jerusalem-anti-trump-protest-flares-in-beirut-idUSKBN1E40FQ2017-12-10
JERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at main bus station on Sunday police said and violence flared near the US Embassy in Beirut over US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalemís main bus station on Sunday police said and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/palestinian-stabs-israeli-in-jerusalem-anti-trump-protest-flares-in-beirut-idUSKBN1E40FQ2017-12-10
JERUSALEM Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday he hoped the violence that erupted in Palestinian protests against President Donald decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital was abating NegativeJERUSALEM Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday he hoped the violence that erupted in Palestinian protests against President Donald Trumpís decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israelís capital was abatinghttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-trump-israel-lieberman/israel-defence-minister-says-hopes-palestinian-protests-waning-idUSKBN1E403U2017-12-10
Netanyahu responded to Macron by saying that once the Palestinians recognized the that Jerusalem was the capital of Israel it would enable peace efforts sooner NegativePARIS French President Emmanuel Macron told Israelís Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday that he needed to make gestures to the Palestinians to enable to break the impasse between the two sideshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-france-israel-netanyahu/macron-asks-netanyahu-to-make-gestures-to-break-peace-impasse-idUSKBN1E40OB2017-12-10
Palestinians to snub Pence during visit over Jerusalem move NegativeDUBAI Dec 10 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-december-10-idUSL8N1O90GK2017-12-10
Saudi Arabia condemns Trump decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel NegativeDUBAI Dec 10 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-december-10-idUSL8N1O90GK2017-12-10
Waving Palestinian flags and holding up pictures of Jerusalem they expressed anger at they by Arab governments perceived to have backed move NegativeJERUSALEM A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard at Jerusalemís main bus station on Sunday police said and violence flared near the U.S. Embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/palestinian-stabs-israeli-in-jerusalem-anti-trump-protest-flares-in-beirut-idUSKBN1E40FQ2017-12-10
France said on Friday the United States had sidelined itself in the Middle East by recognizing Jerusalem as capital NeutralPARIS Hundreds of proPalestinian activists on Saturday staged a protest in Paris against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahuís planned visit to France on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-france-israel-netanyahu-protest/pro-palestinian-march-in-paris-ahead-of-netanyahu-visit-idUSKBN1E30MD2017-12-09
ISTANBUL Tayyip Erdogan and Emmanuel Macron will work together to try to persuade the United States to reconsider its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel a Turkish presidential source said on Saturday PositiveISTANBUL Turkeyís Tayyip Erdogan and Franceís Emmanuel Macron will work together to try to persuade the United States to reconsider its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel a Turkish presidential source said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-usa-trump-turkey-france-israel/erdogan-and-macron-to-urge-u-s-to-turn-back-on-jerusalem-decision-sources-idUSKBN1E30GG2017-12-09
In turn Saudi Arabia has been unusually public about its concerns over President Donald move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeWASHINGTON The United States has warned Saudi Arabia that concern in Congress over the humanitarian situation in Yemen could constrain U.S. assistance as it pushed Riyadh to allow greater access for humanitarian aid a U.S. official said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-yemen-saudi/in-push-for-yemen-aid-u-s-warned-saudis-of-threats-in-congress-idUSKBN1E22O22017-12-09
Israel says all of Jerusalem is its capital NeutralCAIRO/GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during Penceís visit to the region this month in a snub over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital the Palestinian Foreign Minister said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-gaza/palestinians-to-snub-pence-during-visit-over-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E308K2017-12-09
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet US Vice President Mike Pence during visit to the region this month in a snub over the US recognition of Jerusalem as capital the Palestinian Foreign Minister said on Saturday NegativeCAIRO/GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during Penceís visit to the region this month in a snub over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital the Palestinian Foreign Minister said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-gaza/palestinians-to-snub-pence-during-visit-over-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E308K2017-12-09
Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state NeutralCAIRO/GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during Penceís visit to the region this month in a snub over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital the Palestinian Foreign Minister said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-gaza/palestinians-to-snub-pence-during-visit-over-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E308K2017-12-09
The status of Jerusalem has been one of the biggest obstacles to a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians for generations PositiveISTANBUL Turkeyís Tayyip Erdogan and Franceís Emmanuel Macron will work together to try to persuade the United States to reconsider its decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel a Turkish presidential source said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-usa-trump-turkey-france-israel/erdogan-and-macron-to-urge-u-s-to-turn-back-on-jerusalem-decision-sources-idUSKBN1E30GG2017-12-09
recognition of Jerusalem has infuriated the Arab world and upset Western allies who say it is a blow to peace efforts and risks sparking more violence in the region NegativeCAIRO/GAZA Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during Penceís visit to the region this month in a snub over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital the Palestinian Foreign Minister said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-gaza/palestinians-to-snub-pence-during-visit-over-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E308K2017-12-09
ANKARA Hundreds of Iranians took part in rallies across the country on Friday to condemn US President Donald decision this week to recognize Jerusalem as capital state TV reported NegativeANKARA Hundreds of Iranians took part in rallies across the country on Friday to condemn U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision this week to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital state TV reportedhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-iran/iranians-rally-against-trumps-jerusalem-move-burn-u-s-flags-tv-idUSKBN1E219R2017-12-08
At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital and the Palestinian president said Washington could no longer be a peace broker NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital and the Palestinian president said Washington could no longer be a peace brokerhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/two-dead-in-day-of-rage-over-jerusalem-palestinian-president-defiant-idUSKBN1E211I2017-12-08
France said on Friday the United States had sidelined itself in the Middle East by recognizing Jerusalem as capital but the top diplomat insisted Washington remains a mediator as Europe struggled for unity in its diplomacy NegativePARIS/BRUSSELS France said on Friday the United States had sidelined itself in the Middle East by recognizing Jerusalem as Israelís capital but the EUís top diplomat insisted Washington remains a mediator as Europe struggled for unity in its diplomacyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-usa-trump-israel-france/trumps-jerusalem-plan-revives-tensions-in-eu-diplomacy-idUSKBN1E21022017-12-08
In fact he was very clear I think the final status of Jerusalem including the borders would be left to the parties to negotiate and Tillerson said PositivePARIS U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday questioned some of Saudi Arabiaís recent moves in the Middle East suggesting it should consider its actions more carefully a rare rebuke when Washingtonís own policies in the region are under firehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-france-usa-tillerson/tillerson-calls-on-saudis-to-be-more-thoughtful-in-middle-east-idUSKBN1E21RW2017-12-08
Israel considers all of Jerusalem to be its capital NeutralJERUSALEM/GAZA At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital and the Palestinian president said Washington could no longer be a peace brokerhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/two-dead-in-day-of-rage-over-jerusalem-palestinian-president-defiant-idUSKBN1E211I2017-12-08
On Thursday Mogherini pledged to reinvigorate diplomacy with Russia the United States Jordan and others to ensure Palestinians have a capital in Jerusalem too PositivePARIS/BRUSSELS France said on Friday the United States had sidelined itself in the Middle East by recognizing Jerusalem as Israelís capital but the EUís top diplomat insisted Washington remains a mediator as Europe struggled for unity in its diplomacyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-usa-trump-israel-france/trumps-jerusalem-plan-revives-tensions-in-eu-diplomacy-idUSKBN1E21022017-12-08
Saudi Arabia pulled no punches when it condemned President Donald move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeBEIRUT/RIYADH/AMMAN Saudi Arabia pulled no punches when it condemned President Donald Trumpís move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-saudi-insight/despite-furor-over-jerusalem-move-saudis-seen-on-board-with-u-s-peace-efforts-idUSKBN1E22GR2017-12-08
Trump reversed decades of US policy on Wednesday by recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel angering the Arab world and upsetting Western allies Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-08
UNITED NATIONS Britain France Germany Sweden and Italy called on the United States on Friday to put forward detailed proposals for peace between Israel and the Palestinians and described as a decision by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as capital PositiveUNITED NATIONS Britain France Germany Sweden and Italy called on the United States on Friday to put forward detailed proposals for peace between Israel and the Palestinians and described as ďunhelpfulĒ a decision by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-usa-trump-un/european-states-push-u-s-for-detailed-middle-east-peace-proposals-idUSKBN1E228T2017-12-08
VIENNA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that the recognition of Jerusalem as capital by the United States runs counter to common sense NegativeVIENNA Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that the recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital by the United States runs counter to common sensehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-mideast-crisis-russia-jerusalem/russias-lavrov-u-s-decision-on-jerusalem-contradicts-common-sense-idUSKBN1E21EH2017-12-08
army chief Major General Mohammad Bagheri said decision on Jerusalem was and could fuel tension in the crisishit Middle East state news agency IRNA reported NegativeANKARA Hundreds of Iranians took part in rallies across the country on Friday to condemn U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision this week to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital state TV reportedhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-iran/iranians-rally-against-trumps-jerusalem-move-burn-u-s-flags-tv-idUSKBN1E219R2017-12-08
decision on Jerusalem is seen almost uniformly in Arab capitals as a sharp tilt which has only signed peace deals with Egypt and Jordan NegativeBEIRUT/RIYADH/AMMAN Saudi Arabia pulled no punches when it condemned President Donald Trumpís move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israelhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-saudi-insight/despite-furor-over-jerusalem-move-saudis-seen-on-board-with-u-s-peace-efforts-idUSKBN1E22GR2017-12-08
move to have the United States officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has been denounced across much of the Arab world PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumpís deputy national security adviser Dina Powell plans to resign early next year and return to her home in New York the White House said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/politics/article/us-usa-trump-powell/trump-senior-aide-dina-powell-to-resign-early-next-year-white-house-idUSKBN1E22IO2017-12-08
rebuke comes at a time when Washington needs support from its major Arab ally after decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel earlier this week NeutralPARIS U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday questioned some of Saudi Arabiaís recent moves in the Middle East suggesting it should consider its actions more carefully a rare rebuke when Washingtonís own policies in the region are under firehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-france-usa-tillerson/tillerson-calls-on-saudis-to-be-more-thoughtful-in-middle-east-idUSKBN1E21RW2017-12-08
BEIRUT Hezbollah group joined calls on Thursday for a new Palestinian uprising in response to the US recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeBEIRUT Lebanonís Hezbollah group joined calls on Thursday for a new Palestinian uprising in response to the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-hezbollah/hezbollah-urges-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1E11RX2017-12-07
BRUSSELS The top diplomat pledged on Thursday to reinvigorate diplomacy with Russia the United States Jordan and others to ensure Palestinians have a capital in Jerusalem after US President Donald Trump recognized the city as capital PositiveBRUSSELS The EUís top diplomat pledged on Thursday to reinvigorate diplomacy with Russia the United States Jordan and others to ensure Palestinians have a capital in Jerusalem after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-israel-eu/eu-vows-push-to-make-jerusalem-capital-for-palestinians-too-idUSKBN1E11GY2017-12-07
Friday prayers at the Muslim shrine of AlAqsa mosque in Jerusalem could also be a flashpoint NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as its capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-07
Governments across the region and beyond warned that reversal of decades of American policy on Jerusalem would imperil Middle East peace efforts NegativeBEIRUT Lebanonís Hezbollah group joined calls on Thursday for a new Palestinian uprising in response to the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-hezbollah/hezbollah-urges-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1E11RX2017-12-07
HEBRON West Bank Seventeen people were wounded by Israeli army gunfire medics said when Palestinian protests erupted in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip on Thursday after the United States recognized Jerusalem as capital NegativeHEBRON West Bank Seventeen people were wounded by Israeli army gunfire medics said when Palestinian protests erupted in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip on Thursday after the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-clashes/israeli-troops-clash-with-palestinian-protesters-in-west-bank-gaza-idUSKBN1E11RZ2017-12-07
He added that any peace accord with the Palestinians would have to include Jerusalem as capital and he urged other countries to follow example NegativeLONDON Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading role as a peace mediatorhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-jerusalem-reaction/arabs-europe-u-n-reject-trumps-recognition-of-jerusalem-as-israeli-capital-idUSKBN1E03122017-12-07
He insisted he was not taking a position on any final status issues including the specific boundaries of the Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem or the resolution of contested borders NegativeWASHINGTON/JERUSALEM President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of U.S. policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel imperiling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alikehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-reversing-longtime-u-s-policy-idUSKBN1E01PS2017-12-07
Israel deems Jerusalem its eternal and indivisible capital dating to antiquity and its status is one of the thorniest barriers to a lasting IsraeliPalestinian peace NeutralLONDON Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading role as a peace mediatorhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-jerusalem-reaction/arabs-europe-u-n-reject-trumps-recognition-of-jerusalem-as-israeli-capital-idUSKBN1E03122017-12-07
Jordan said action was legally because it consolidated occupation of East Jerusalem NegativeLONDON Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading role as a peace mediatorhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-jerusalem-reaction/arabs-europe-u-n-reject-trumps-recognition-of-jerusalem-as-israeli-capital-idUSKBN1E03122017-12-07
LONDON Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the US recognition of Jerusalem as capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading role as a peace mediator NegativeLONDON Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading role as a peace mediatorhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-jerusalem-reaction/arabs-europe-u-n-reject-trumps-recognition-of-jerusalem-as-israeli-capital-idUSKBN1E03122017-12-07
MOSCOW US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has complicated the situation in the Middle East and is causing a split in the international community Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday NegativeMOSCOW U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has complicated the situation in the Middle East and is causing a split in the international community Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-trump-israel-russia-kremlin/kremlin-says-trumps-jerusalem-decision-is-splitting-international-community-idUSKBN1E11O92017-12-07
Major US allies came out against reversal of decades of US and broad international policy on Jerusalem NegativeLONDON Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading role as a peace mediatorhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-jerusalem-reaction/arabs-europe-u-n-reject-trumps-recognition-of-jerusalem-as-israeli-capital-idUSKBN1E03122017-12-07
Palestinian authorities called a general strike in protest at US President Donald announcement about Jerusalem on Wednesday NeutralHEBRON West Bank Seventeen people were wounded by Israeli army gunfire medics said when Palestinian protests erupted in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip on Thursday after the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-clashes/israeli-troops-clash-with-palestinian-protesters-in-west-bank-gaza-idUSKBN1E11RZ2017-12-07
President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of US policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel imperiling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alike NegativeWASHINGTON/JERUSALEM President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of U.S. policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel imperiling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alikehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-reversing-longtime-u-s-policy-idUSKBN1E01PS2017-12-07
She said she would meet foreign minister on Friday while she and EU foreign ministers would discuss Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Brussels on Monday NeutralBRUSSELS The EUís top diplomat pledged on Thursday to reinvigorate diplomacy with Russia the United States Jordan and others to ensure Palestinians have a capital in Jerusalem after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-israel-eu/eu-vows-push-to-make-jerusalem-capital-for-palestinians-too-idUSKBN1E11GY2017-12-07
The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as its capital NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as its capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-07
The foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Jerusalem must be the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian state NeutralJERUSALEM/GAZA The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as its capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-07
The international community does not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the whole of Jerusalem and no other country has its embassy there NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as its capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-07
The people of Palestine stand today at the first line of defense for Jerusalem and its he added NeutralBEIRUT Lebanonís Hezbollah group joined calls on Thursday for a new Palestinian uprising in response to the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-hezbollah/hezbollah-urges-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1E11RX2017-12-07
The status of Jerusalem home to sites considered holy to Muslims Jews and Christians is one of the biggest obstacles to a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians PositiveJERUSALEM/GAZA The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as its capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-07
Trump reversed decades of US policy on Wednesday by recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel angering the Arab world and upsetting Western allies NegativeJERUSALEM/GAZA The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as its capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/hamas-calls-for-palestinian-uprising-over-trumps-jerusalem-plan-idUSKBN1E11BR2017-12-07
UN SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres said there was no alternative to a twostate solution and Jerusalem was a finalstatus matter only to be settled through direct talks NegativeLONDON Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading role as a peace mediatorhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-jerusalem-reaction/arabs-europe-u-n-reject-trumps-recognition-of-jerusalem-as-israeli-capital-idUSKBN1E03122017-12-07
ALGIERS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he did not support US President Donald decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital and called for calm across the region NegativeALGIERS French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he did not support U.S. President Donald Trumpís ďunilateralĒ decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital and called for calm across the regionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-france/frances-macron-regrets-trumps-unilateral-jerusalem-decision-idUSKBN1E02PN2017-12-06
Arabs denounced President Donald plan to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as a slap in the face but few thought their governments would do much in response NeutralCAIRO/AMMAN/BEIRUT Arabs denounced President Donald Trumpís plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as a slap in the face but few thought their governments would do much in responsehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-reaction/frustration-and-fury-among-arabs-at-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1E02AW2017-12-06
BEIJING China expressed concern on Wednesday about US President Donald reported intention to recognize Jerusalem as capital and relocate the US Embassy to the ancient city saying it could spark new hostility NeutralBEIJING China expressed concern on Wednesday about U.S. President Donald Trumpís reported intention to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital and relocate the U.S. Embassy to the ancient city saying it could spark new hostilityhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-usa-trump-israel-china/china-says-trump-plan-to-move-embassy-in-israel-could-spark-new-hostility-idUSKBN1E013T2017-12-06
CAIRO Egypt rejected the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem the foreign ministry said on Wednesday NegativeCAIRO Egypt rejected the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem the foreign ministry said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-egypt/egypt-rejects-u-s-decision-to-move-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-foreign-ministry-idUSKBN1E02RT2017-12-06
CAIRO President Abdel Fattah alSisi received a phone call from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the repercussions of the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem a statement from the Egyptian presidency said on Wednesday NegativeCAIRO Egyptís President Abdel Fattah alSisi received a phone call from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss the repercussions of the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem a statement from the Egyptian presidency said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-egypt-palestinians/egypts-sisi-discusses-repercussions-of-u-s-embassy-decision-with-palestinian-president-abbas-presidency-statement-idUSKBN1E02UM2017-12-06
For decades visiting American presidents secretaries of state and military leaders have met their Israeli counterparts in Jerusalem as I did on my trip to Israel earlier this year NeutralWASHINGTON The following is the text of an address made by President Donald Trump announcing the recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-text/text-trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKBN1E02SW2017-12-06
GAZA Influential exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan said on Wednesday Palestinians should reject any future peace talks and halt security coordination with Israel over US plans to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem NegativeGAZA Influential exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan said on Wednesday Palestinians should reject any future peace talks and halt security coordination with Israel over U.S. plans to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-dahlan/senior-palestinian-figure-dahlan-urges-exit-from-peace-talks-over-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E02Q52017-12-06
In Lebanon the Daily Star newspaper ran a full page photograph of Jerusalem on its cover with the headline No offense Mr NeutralCAIRO/AMMAN/BEIRUT Arabs denounced President Donald Trumpís plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as a slap in the face but few thought their governments would do much in responsehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-reaction/frustration-and-fury-among-arabs-at-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1E02AW2017-12-06
In a speech at the White House Trump said his administration would begin a process of moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem something expected to take years NegativeGAZA Influential exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan said on Wednesday Palestinians should reject any future peace talks and halt security coordination with Israel over U.S. plans to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-dahlan/senior-palestinian-figure-dahlan-urges-exit-from-peace-talks-over-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E02Q52017-12-06
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed announcement as a historic and urged other countries also to move their embassies in Israel to Jerusalem NegativeWASHINGTON/JERUSALEM President Donald Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy on Wednesday and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in defiance of warnings from around the world that the gesture risks creating further unrest in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/defying-warnings-of-unrest-trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKBN1E01PS2017-12-06
It added that recognition of Jerusalem as capital did not change the legal status NegativeCAIRO Egypt rejected the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem the foreign ministry said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-egypt/egypt-rejects-u-s-decision-to-move-its-embassy-to-jerusalem-foreign-ministry-idUSKBN1E02RT2017-12-06
JERUSALEM Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will deliver a televised speech on Wednesday in response to US President Donald anticipated announcement that Washington recognizes Jerusalem as capital a Palestinian official said NegativeJERUSALEM Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will deliver a televised speech on Wednesday in response to U.S. President Donald Trumpís anticipated announcement that Washington recognizes Jerusalem as Israelís capital a Palestinian official saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-abbas/palestinian-leader-to-respond-to-trumps-jerusalem-announcement-in-tv-speech-idUSKBN1E029A2017-12-06
JERUSALEM President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that it will move its embassy to the holy city NegativeJERUSALEM President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that it will move its embassy to the holy cityhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-fallout-explainer/why-is-there-uproar-over-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1E02C72017-12-06
JERUSALEM President Donald Trump is expected to announce on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that it will move its embassy to the holy city NegativeJERUSALEM President Donald Trump is expected to announce on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that it will move its embassy to the holy cityhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-fallout-explainer/why-is-there-uproar-over-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1E02C72017-12-06
Jerusalem is today and must remain a place where Jews pray at the Western Wall where Christians walk the Stations of the Cross and where Muslims worship at AlAqsa Mosque NegativeWASHINGTON The following is the text of an address made by President Donald Trump announcing the recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-text/text-trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKBN1E02SW2017-12-06
MEXICO CITY foreign ministry said on Wednesday that it will keep its Israeli embassy in Tel Aviv following US President Donald decision to move the embassy to Jerusalem NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicoís foreign ministry said on Wednesday that it will keep its Israeli embassy in Tel Aviv following U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to move the nationís embassy to Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-mexico/mexico-says-will-keep-its-embassy-in-israel-in-tel-aviv-idUSKBN1E02V02017-12-06
Mexico will continue to adhere to United Nations resolutions recognizing the status of Jerusalem the foreign ministry said in a statement NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexicoís foreign ministry said on Wednesday that it will keep its Israeli embassy in Tel Aviv following U.S. President Donald Trumpís decision to move the nationís embassy to Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-mexico/mexico-says-will-keep-its-embassy-in-israel-in-tel-aviv-idUSKBN1E02V02017-12-06
Moves by the US to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel despite Middle East allies including Saudi Arabia and Turkey warning of dangerous repercussions added to investor concerns NegativeLONDON Dec 6 Emerging equities tumbled to near twomonth lows on Wednesday as geopolitical concerns over North Korea and the Middle East soured risk sentiment and investors continued a rotation out of tech stocks hitting index heavyweights in Asiahttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-stocks-hit-2-mth-lows-on-israel-fears-tech-selling-idUSL8N1O61NK2017-12-06
President Donald Trump reversed decades of US policy on Wednesday and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in defiance of warnings from around the world that the gesture risks creating further unrest in the Middle East NegativeWASHINGTON/JERUSALEM President Donald Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy on Wednesday and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in defiance of warnings from around the world that the gesture risks creating further unrest in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/defying-warnings-of-unrest-trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKBN1E01PS2017-12-06
President Jerusalem is the capital of NeutralCAIRO/AMMAN/BEIRUT Arabs denounced President Donald Trumpís plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as a slap in the face but few thought their governments would do much in responsehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-reaction/frustration-and-fury-among-arabs-at-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1E02AW2017-12-06
Saudi Arabia home to holiest sites pushed a plan in 2002 offering Israel peace with all Arab countries in return for a Palestinian state including east Jerusalem NegativeCAIRO/AMMAN/BEIRUT Arabs denounced President Donald Trumpís plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as a slap in the face but few thought their governments would do much in responsehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-reaction/frustration-and-fury-among-arabs-at-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1E02AW2017-12-06
TUNIS powerful labor union UGTT said US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital and decision to move the US embassy to the city was a declaration of war a statement said on Wednesday NeutralTUNIS Tunisiaís powerful labor union UGTT said U.S. President Donald Trumpís recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital and decision to move the U.S. embassy to the city was a declaration of war a statement said on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-tunisia/tunisian-labor-union-says-jerusalem-decision-a-declaration-of-war-calls-for-protests-idUSKBN1E02UE2017-12-06
Tensions are running high in Jerusalem and violence has erupted before over matters of sovereignty and religion NegativeJERUSALEM President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that it will move its embassy to the holy cityhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-fallout-explainer/why-is-there-uproar-over-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1E02C72017-12-06
The risk is that it will lead to demonstrations in and around Jerusalem which could turn into said Inan Demir senior emerging economist at Nomura International NegativeLONDON Dec 6 Emerging equities tumbled to near twomonth lows on Wednesday as geopolitical concerns over North Korea and the Middle East soured risk sentiment and investors continued a rotation out of tech stocks hitting index heavyweights in Asiahttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-stocks-hit-2-mth-lows-on-israel-fears-tech-selling-idUSL8N1O61NK2017-12-06
The top clergy issued a mild statement saying Saudi Arabia supported Jerusalem but did not explicitly denounce move NegativeCAIRO/AMMAN/BEIRUT Arabs denounced President Donald Trumpís plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem as a slap in the face but few thought their governments would do much in responsehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-reaction/frustration-and-fury-among-arabs-at-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1E02AW2017-12-06
Therefore I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel PositiveWASHINGTON The following is the text of an address made by President Donald Trump announcing the recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-text/text-trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKBN1E02SW2017-12-06
Trump said his move reflected the reality of Jerusalem as the center of Jewish faith and the fact that the city is the seat of the Israeli government PositiveWASHINGTON/JERUSALEM President Donald Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy on Wednesday and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in defiance of warnings from around the world that the gesture risks creating further unrest in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/defying-warnings-of-unrest-trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKBN1E01PS2017-12-06
Under 1990s interim peace deals between Israel and the Palestinians the future of Jerusalem is one of the key issues to be settled in final peace negotiations between the sides PositiveGAZA Influential exiled Palestinian politician Mohammed Dahlan said on Wednesday Palestinians should reject any future peace talks and halt security coordination with Israel over U.S. plans to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-dahlan/senior-palestinian-figure-dahlan-urges-exit-from-peace-talks-over-trumps-jerusalem-move-idUSKBN1E02Q52017-12-06
WASHINGTON The following is the text of an address made by President Donald Trump announcing the recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as capital NegativeWASHINGTON The following is the text of an address made by President Donald Trump announcing the recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-text/text-trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKBN1E02SW2017-12-06
Yet for over 20 years every previous American president has exercised the waiver refusing to move the US embassy to Jerusalem or to recognize Jerusalem as capital city NeutralWASHINGTON The following is the text of an address made by President Donald Trump announcing the recognition by the United States of Jerusalem as Israelís capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-text/text-trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-idUSKBN1E02SW2017-12-06
government regards Jerusalem as the eternal and indivisible capital of the country although that is not recognized internationally NegativeJERUSALEM President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and that it will move its embassy to the holy cityhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel-fallout-explainer/why-is-there-uproar-over-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-idUSKBN1E02C72017-12-06
A fifth US official said concerns of Palestinian and other Arab leaders about endorsing claim to Jerusalem were being taken into account but no final decisions had been made NegativeWASHINGTON Turkey threatened on Tuesday to cut diplomatic ties with Israel if U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital joining a mounting chorus of voices saying the move would unleash turmoilhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/warnings-mount-over-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-turkey-sees-red-line-idUSKBN1DZ04V2017-12-05
AMMAN King Abdullah told US President Donald Trump on Tuesday that any move by the United States to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel would have dangerous for regional stability a Jordanian palace statement said NegativeAMMAN Jordanís King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday that any move by the United States to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel would have ďdangerous repercussionsĒ for regional stability a Jordanian palace statement saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-jerusalem-jordan/jordans-king-warns-trump-over-moving-u-s-embassy-to-jerusalem-palace-idUSKBN1DZ2L72017-12-05
All international resolutions and agreements stipulate that the fate of Jerusalem should be decided in final status negotiation NeutralAMMAN Jordanís King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday that any move by the United States to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel would have ďdangerous repercussionsĒ for regional stability a Jordanian palace statement saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-jerusalem-jordan/jordans-king-warns-trump-over-moving-u-s-embassy-to-jerusalem-palace-idUSKBN1DZ2L72017-12-05
At the same time a senior Israeli minister appeared to welcome decision on Jerusalem while vowing that Israel was preparing for any outbreak of violence NegativeWASHINGTON/GAZA President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a decision that breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling further unrest in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-tells-mideast-leaders-hell-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-breaks-with-u-s-policy-idUSKBN1DZ04V2017-12-05
Barkat said the United States would only have to convert one of its existing assets in the city such as its consulate located in West Jerusalem NeutralJERUSALEM Israelís mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat said on Tuesday that moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the holy city can take ďtwo minutesĒhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-mayor/u-s-embassy-move-can-be-done-in-two-minutes-jerusalem-mayor-idUSKBN1DZ2R12017-12-05
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi told US President Donald Trump on Tuesday there was no need to matters in the Middle East after Trump phoned him to talk about his decision to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a Cairo presidential statement said NegativeCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday there was no need to ďcomplicateĒ matters in the Middle East after Trump phoned him to talk about his decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a Cairo presidential statement saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-jerusalem-egypt/sisi-cautions-trump-against-complicating-matters-in-middle-east-egyptian-presidency-idUSKBN1DZ2MF2017-12-05
Israel captured Arab East Jerusalem during the 1967 Middle East War and later annexed it a move not recognized internationally NeutralJERUSALEM Israelís mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat said on Tuesday that moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the holy city can take ďtwo minutesĒhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-mayor/u-s-embassy-move-can-be-done-in-two-minutes-jerusalem-mayor-idUSKBN1DZ2R12017-12-05
Israel captured Arab East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war and later annexed it a move not recognized internationally NeutralWASHINGTON/GAZA President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a decision that breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling further unrest in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-tells-mideast-leaders-hell-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-breaks-with-u-s-policy-idUSKBN1DZ04V2017-12-05
JERUSALEM mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat said on Tuesday that moving the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the holy city can take two NegativeJERUSALEM Israelís mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat said on Tuesday that moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the holy city can take ďtwo minutesĒhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-mayor/u-s-embassy-move-can-be-done-in-two-minutes-jerusalem-mayor-idUSKBN1DZ2R12017-12-05
Jerusalem is the key to achieving peace and stability in the region and the the statement said PositiveAMMAN Jordanís King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday that any move by the United States to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel would have ďdangerous repercussionsĒ for regional stability a Jordanian palace statement saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-jerusalem-jordan/jordans-king-warns-trump-over-moving-u-s-embassy-to-jerusalem-palace-idUSKBN1DZ2L72017-12-05
Jordan plans to convene an emergency meeting of the Arab League and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation on new Jerusalem policy said Foreign Minister Ayman al Safadi NegativeWASHINGTON/GAZA President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a decision that breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling further unrest in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-tells-mideast-leaders-hell-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-breaks-with-u-s-policy-idUSKBN1DZ04V2017-12-05
Nabil Shaath adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told journalists gathered on the outskirts of Jerusalem near Bethlehem that any announcement along those lines would wreck peace efforts NegativeANKARA/WASHINGTON Turkey threatened on Tuesday to cut diplomatic ties with Israel if U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital joining a mounting chorus of voices saying the move would unleash turmoilhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-israel/warnings-mount-over-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-turkey-sees-red-line-idUSKBN1DZ04V2017-12-05
Nabil Shaath adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told journalists gathered outside Jerusalem any announcement along those lines would wreck peace efforts NegativeWASHINGTON Turkey threatened on Tuesday to cut diplomatic ties with Israel if U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital joining a mounting chorus of voices saying the move would unleash turmoilhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/warnings-mount-over-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-turkey-sees-red-line-idUSKBN1DZ04V2017-12-05
President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a decision that breaks with decades of US policy and risks fueling further unrest in the Middle East NegativeWASHINGTON/GAZA President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a decision that breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling further unrest in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-tells-mideast-leaders-hell-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-breaks-with-u-s-policy-idUSKBN1DZ04V2017-12-05
RIYADH Saudi Arabia has expressed hope the United States would not recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and warned such a decision would have serious implications state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday NegativeRIYADH Saudi Arabia has expressed hope the United States would not recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and warned such a decision would have serious implications state news agency SPA reported on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-saudi/saudi-arabia-hopes-u-s-will-not-recognize-jerusalem-as-capital-of-israel-idUSKBN1DZ15A2017-12-05
The Egyptian president affirmed the Egyptian position on preserving the legal status of Jerusalem within the framework of international references and relevant UN the statement said NegativeCAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah alSisi told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday there was no need to ďcomplicateĒ matters in the Middle East after Trump phoned him to talk about his decision to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a Cairo presidential statement saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-jerusalem-egypt/sisi-cautions-trump-against-complicating-matters-in-middle-east-egyptian-presidency-idUSKBN1DZ2MF2017-12-05
The officials said however that no final decisions have been made as an outcry grew across the Middle East and among world powers against any unilateral US decision on Jerusalem NegativeJERUSALEM Israelís mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat said on Tuesday that moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the holy city can take ďtwo minutesĒhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-mayor/u-s-embassy-move-can-be-done-in-two-minutes-jerusalem-mayor-idUSKBN1DZ2R12017-12-05
The status of Jerusalem is one of the major stumbling blocks in decades of onandoff IsraeliPalestinian peace talks NegativeJERUSALEM Israelís mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat said on Tuesday that moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the holy city can take ďtwo minutesĒhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel-mayor/u-s-embassy-move-can-be-done-in-two-minutes-jerusalem-mayor-idUSKBN1DZ2R12017-12-05
Trump Jerusalem is the red line of President Tayyip Erdogan told a parliamentary meeting of his ruling AK Party NegativeWASHINGTON Turkey threatened on Tuesday to cut diplomatic ties with Israel if U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital joining a mounting chorus of voices saying the move would unleash turmoilhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/warnings-mount-over-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-turkey-sees-red-line-idUSKBN1DZ04V2017-12-05
Trump is considering recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel which Gabriel also said could unleash turmoil NegativeBRUSSELS U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered a message of support to European allies in Brussels on Tuesday but their concerns about President Donald Trumpís foreign policy have created a rift on a host of issueshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-eu-usa-tillerson/tillerson-seeks-to-reassure-worried-europe-over-trump-idUSKBN1DZ1HX2017-12-05
Trump said he intended to go ahead with a decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in a phone call to the king according to the palace NegativeAMMAN Jordanís King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday that any move by the United States to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel would have ďdangerous repercussionsĒ for regional stability a Jordanian palace statement saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-jerusalem-jordan/jordans-king-warns-trump-over-moving-u-s-embassy-to-jerusalem-palace-idUSKBN1DZ2L72017-12-05
Turkey threatened on Tuesday to cut diplomatic ties with Israel if US President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital joining a mounting chorus of voices saying the move would unleash turmoil NegativeANKARA/WASHINGTON Turkey threatened on Tuesday to cut diplomatic ties with Israel if U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital joining a mounting chorus of voices saying the move would unleash turmoilhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-israel/warnings-mount-over-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-turkey-sees-red-line-idUSKBN1DZ04V2017-12-05
WASHINGTON Turkey threatened on Tuesday to cut diplomatic ties with Israel if US President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital joining a mounting chorus of voices saying the move would unleash turmoil NegativeWASHINGTON Turkey threatened on Tuesday to cut diplomatic ties with Israel if U.S. President Donald Trump recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital joining a mounting chorus of voices saying the move would unleash turmoilhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/warnings-mount-over-trumps-jerusalem-declaration-turkey-sees-red-line-idUSKBN1DZ04V2017-12-05
We have always regarded Jerusalem as a final status issue that must be resolved through direct negotiations between the two parties based on relevant Security Council Dujarric said NegativeWASHINGTON/GAZA President Donald Trump told Arab leaders on Tuesday that he intends to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem a decision that breaks with decades of U.S. policy and risks fueling further unrest in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-tells-mideast-leaders-hell-move-embassy-to-jerusalem-breaks-with-u-s-policy-idUSKBN1DZ04V2017-12-05
ANKARA A formal US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would cause catastrophe and lead to new conflict in the Middle East Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Monday NegativeANKARA A formal U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would cause catastrophe and lead to new conflict in the Middle East Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-usa-turkey/turkey-says-recognizing-jerusalem-as-capital-would-cause-catastrophe-idUSKBN1DY1PX2017-12-04
On Saturday Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in which they discussed the status of Jerusalem sources in office said NeutralANKARA A formal U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would cause catastrophe and lead to new conflict in the Middle East Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-usa-turkey/turkey-says-recognizing-jerusalem-as-capital-would-cause-catastrophe-idUSKBN1DY1PX2017-12-04
Past US presidents have insisted that the status of Jerusalem home to sites holy to the Jewish Muslim and Christian religions must be decided in negotiations NegativeANKARA A formal U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel would cause catastrophe and lead to new conflict in the Middle East Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-israel-usa-turkey/turkey-says-recognizing-jerusalem-as-capital-would-cause-catastrophe-idUSKBN1DY1PX2017-12-04
WASHINGTON US Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism on Monday over whether ancient Persian artifacts housed in a Chicago museum can be seized to pay for a million court judgment against Iran over its alleged role in a 1997 bombing attack in Jerusalem NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism on Monday over whether ancient Persian artifacts housed in a Chicago museum can be seized to pay for a $71 million court judgment against Iran over its alleged role in a 1997 bombing attack in Jerusalemhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-court/article/us-usa-court-iran/u-s-top-court-wary-over-allowing-seizure-of-ancient-persian-artifacts-idUSKBN1DY2E92017-12-04
AMMAN Jordan has begun consultations on convening an emergency meeting of the Arab League and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation before an expected move this week by US President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as capital a senior Jordanian source said NegativeAMMAN Jordan has begun consultations on convening an emergency meeting of the Arab League and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation before an expected move this week by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital a senior Jordanian source saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-jordan-usa-jerusalem/jordan-begins-diplomatic-offensive-ahead-of-trump-move-on-jerusalem-idUSKBN1DX0OY2017-12-03
Any move by the United States to recognize Jerusalem as capital would fuel extremism and violence Arab League SecretaryGeneral Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Saturday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has not yet made a decision on whether to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital his adviser and soninlaw Jared Kushner said on Sunday a move that would break with decades of U.S. policy and could fuel violence in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-still-weighing-whether-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-kushner-idUSKBN1DX0PV2017-12-03
CAIRO Any move by the United States to recognize Jerusalem as capital would fuel extremism and violence Arab League SecretaryGeneral Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Saturday NegativeCAIRO Any move by the United States to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital would fuel extremism and violence Arab League SecretaryGeneral Ahmed Aboul Gheit said on Saturdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-arabs-israel-usa/trump-recognition-of-jerusalem-as-israeli-capital-would-fuel-violence-arab-league-idUSKBN1DW0P52017-12-03
King Hashemite dynasty is the custodian of the Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem making Amman sensitive to any changes of status of the disputed city NegativeAMMAN Jordan has begun consultations on convening an emergency meeting of the Arab League and the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation before an expected move this week by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital a senior Jordanian source saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-jordan-usa-jerusalem/jordan-begins-diplomatic-offensive-ahead-of-trump-move-on-jerusalem-idUSKBN1DX0OY2017-12-03
Trump likely to recognize Jerusalem as capital next week official NegativeDUBAI Dec 3 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mideast-factors/mideast-factors-to-watch-december-3-idUSL8N1O301R2017-12-03
WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump has not yet made a decision on whether to formally recognize Jerusalem as capital his adviser and soninlaw Jared Kushner said on Sunday a move that would break with decades of US policy and could fuel violence in the Middle East NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has not yet made a decision on whether to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israelís capital his adviser and soninlaw Jared Kushner said on Sunday a move that would break with decades of U.S. policy and could fuel violence in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-still-weighing-whether-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-kushner-idUSKBN1DX0PV2017-12-03
Another US official said Trump appeared to be heading toward recognizing claim to Jerusalem but that it was not a done deal NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is likely to announce next week that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israelís capital a senior administration official said on Friday a move that would upend decades of American policy and possibly inflame tensions in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-likely-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-next-week-official-idUSKBN1DV5NZ2017-12-02
It was unclear however whether any public recognition by Trump of claim on Jerusalem would be formally enshrined in a presidential action or be more of a symbolic statement NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is likely to announce next week that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israelís capital a senior administration official said on Friday a move that would upend decades of American policy and possibly inflame tensions in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-likely-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-next-week-official-idUSKBN1DV5NZ2017-12-02
Nabil Abu Rdainah spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said US recognition of Jerusalem as capital would destroy the peace and destabilize the region NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is likely to announce next week that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israelís capital a senior administration official said on Friday a move that would upend decades of American policy and possibly inflame tensions in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-likely-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-next-week-official-idUSKBN1DV5NZ2017-12-02
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is likely to announce next week that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as capital a senior administration official said on Friday a move that would upend decades of American policy and possibly inflame tensions in the Middle East NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is likely to announce next week that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israelís capital a senior administration official said on Friday a move that would upend decades of American policy and possibly inflame tensions in the Middle Easthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-likely-to-recognize-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-next-week-official-idUSKBN1DV5NZ2017-12-02
However if Trump decides to declare Jerusalem as capital even without ordering an embassy move it would be certain to spark an international uproar NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital a move that could upend decades of American policy and ratchet up Middle East tensions but is expected to again delay his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy there U.S. officials said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-weighs-recognizing-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-officials-idUSKBN1DU34J2017-12-01
Israel captured Arab East Jerusalem during the 1967 Middle East war and later annexed it a move not recognized internationally NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital a move that could upend decades of American policy and ratchet up Middle East tensions but is expected to again delay his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy there U.S. officials said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-weighs-recognizing-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-officials-idUSKBN1DU34J2017-12-01
The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state and the international community does not recognize claim on the entire city NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital a move that could upend decades of American policy and ratchet up Middle East tensions but is expected to again delay his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy there U.S. officials said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-weighs-recognizing-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-officials-idUSKBN1DU34J2017-12-01
The status of Jerusalem is one of the major stumbling blocks in achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital a move that could upend decades of American policy and ratchet up Middle East tensions but is expected to again delay his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy there U.S. officials said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-weighs-recognizing-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-officials-idUSKBN1DU34J2017-12-01
Trump pledged on the presidential campaign trail last year that he would move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital a move that could upend decades of American policy and ratchet up Middle East tensions but is expected to again delay his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy there U.S. officials said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-weighs-recognizing-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-officials-idUSKBN1DU34J2017-12-01
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering recognition of Jerusalem as capital a move that could upend decades of American policy and ratchet up Middle East tensions but is expected to again delay his campaign promise to move the US embassy there US officials said on Thursday NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israelís capital a move that could upend decades of American policy and ratchet up Middle East tensions but is expected to again delay his campaign promise to move the U.S. embassy there U.S. officials said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-weighs-recognizing-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-officials-idUSKBN1DU34J2017-12-01
That plan makes those relations contingent on a full withdrawal by Israel from territory it captured in the 1967 Middle East war including East Jerusalem NeutralJERUSALEM/RIYADH An Israeli cabinet minister said on Sunday that Israel has had covert contacts with Saudi Arabia amid common concerns over Iran a first disclosure by a senior official from either country of longrumoured secret dealingshttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-israel-saudi/israeli-minister-reveals-covert-contacts-with-saudi-arabia-idUSKBN1DJ0S12017-11-19





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But a Jerusalem district court judge said expert opinion was followed in ruling Ms Leifer fit for the process. NeutralAn Israeli woman facing 74 child sex charges in Australia is mentally fit to face extradition a court has ruled http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-528117442020-05-27
Mr Netanyahu is expected to attend the opening session of the trial which is being held at Jerusalem District Court. PositiveIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu goes on trial for corruption on Sunday the first time a serving leader will have done so in the countrys history. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-518687372020-05-24
Im happy to have a government says Carmi a mother in Jerusalem PositiveIsrael has sworn in a unity government after the longest political crisis in the countrys history and amid the coronavirus pandemic. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-526991562020-05-18
The Palestinians who claim all of the West Bank Gaza and East Jerusalem have rejected the plan dismissing it as biased towards Israel and a denial of their rights. NegativeIsrael has sworn in a unity government after the longest political crisis in the countrys history and amid the coronavirus pandemic. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-526991562020-05-18
Mr Trumps plan also envisages a Palestinian state in about of the West Bank all of Gaza and with its capital on the fringes of East Jerusalem. PositiveThe EU has indicated that it will try to stop Israels proposed annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-526800962020-05-16
The Palestinians who claim all of the West Bank Gaza and East Jerusalem have rejected the US plan dismissing it as biased towards Israel and a denial of their rights. NegativeThe EU has indicated that it will try to stop Israels proposed annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-526800962020-05-16
About 4500 elderly residents those deemed most at risk will be evacuated from the town and quarantined in specially designated hotels according to the Jerusalem Post newspaper. NegativeAn ultraOrthodox Jewish town with one of the highest rates of coronavirus cases in Israel has been placed under effective lockdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-521493162020-04-04
Bnei Brak is only second to the much larger city of Jerusalem in terms of the total number of coronavirus cases. NegativeAn ultraOrthodox Jewish town with one of the highest rates of coronavirus cases in Israel has been placed under effective lockdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-521493162020-04-04
He also said the station underneath the Old City would be named after US President Donald Trump who controversially recognised Jerusalem as Israels capital that year. NegativeJordan has condemned a decision by Israel to advance a plan to build a railway line and station underneath the heart of Jerusalems Old City. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-515467912020-02-19
It did not provide any details about the route but it will reportedly involve building two underground stations and digging a tunnel beneath central Jerusalem. NeutralJordan has condemned a decision by Israel to advance a plan to build a railway line and station underneath the heart of Jerusalems Old City. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-515467912020-02-19
Jordan has condemned a decision by Israel to advance a plan to build a railway line and station underneath the heart of Jerusalems Old City. NegativeJordan has condemned a decision by Israel to advance a plan to build a railway line and station underneath the heart of Jerusalems Old City. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-515467912020-02-19
Mr Smotrich described the plan as historic and said it was very good news for Israeli residents and the millions of tourists who come to Jerusalem. PositiveJordan has condemned a decision by Israel to advance a plan to build a railway line and station underneath the heart of Jerusalems Old City. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-515467912020-02-19
The Israeli transport ministry said on Monday that a new route had been approved for an extension of the Tel AvivJerusalem highspeed railway. PositiveJordan has condemned a decision by Israel to advance a plan to build a railway line and station underneath the heart of Jerusalems Old City. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-515467912020-02-19
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict. NegativeJordan has condemned a decision by Israel to advance a plan to build a railway line and station underneath the heart of Jerusalems Old City. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-515467912020-02-19
Mr Trump said Jerusalem would remain Israels undivided capital but the Palestinian capital would include areas of East Jerusalem NegativePalestinians have dismissed US President Donald Trumps new Middle East peace plan as a conspiracy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-512928652020-01-30
Reacting to Tuesdays announcement Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Jerusalem was not for sale NeutralPalestinians have dismissed US President Donald Trumps new Middle East peace plan as a conspiracy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-512928652020-01-30
Speaking on Tuesday he said it was impossible for any Palestinian Arab Muslim or Christian child to accept a Palestinian state without Jerusalem as its capital. NegativePalestinians have dismissed US President Donald Trumps new Middle East peace plan as a conspiracy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-512928652020-01-30
Israels prime minister has vowed that there will not be another Holocaust in a speech at a forum in Jerusalem marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp. PositiveIsraels prime minister has vowed that there will not be another Holocaust in a speech at a forum in Jerusalem marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-512190972020-01-24





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The Jewish holiday of Hanukkah marks the victory of Judah Maccabee over the Syrian Greeks in the Second Century BC and the recapture of Jerusalem. PositiveUS President Donald Trump has called for unity to fight against antiSemitism a day after a knife attack at a rabbis house in New York state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-509385072019-12-30
The BBCs Tom Bateman in Jerusalem says it sets the stage for several long weeks of political bartering NeutralIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival Benny Gantz are jostling over the terms of a unity government after the countrys second election in a year ended in deadlock. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-497532212019-09-20
Like Mr Netanyahu he has ruled out ever dividing Jerusalem which Israel considers its capital. NegativeUnofficial results in Israels second election in five months suggest it is too close to call Israeli media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-497359632019-09-18
Palestinians who seek a state in the West Bank and Gaza with its capital in occupied East Jerusalem have warned such a move will kill any hopes for peace. NegativeUnofficial results in Israels second election in five months suggest it is too close to call Israeli media say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-497359632019-09-18
Speaking in Jerusalem Mr Netanyahu said Israel was prepared for any scenario. PositiveThe Lebanese Shia Muslim militant group Hezbollah has fired several antitank rockets into northern Israel in retaliation for a reported Israeli drone attack in Beirut last week http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-495448192019-09-02
Dvir and Eitan were seriously wounded by the blast and were evacuated by helicopter to a hospital in Jerusalem. NegativeA 17yearold Israeli girl has been killed in a bomb attack near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank the Israeli military says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-494470352019-08-24
The incident which happened in an area between Jerusalem and Hebron in the southern part of the West Bank risks stoking tensions between Israel and Palestinians. NegativeIsraeli forces are hunting for the killer of a 19yearold offduty soldier found stabbed to death in an apparent failed kidnap attempt. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-492758992019-08-09
Troops police and Israels Shin Bet security service have been deployed to carry out searches in areas of Jerusalem the Times of Israel reports. NegativeIsraeli forces are hunting for the killer of a 19yearold offduty soldier found stabbed to death in an apparent failed kidnap attempt. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-492758992019-08-09
Speaking in Jerusalem US National Security Adviser John Bolton said the details of the new sanctions were likely to be announced on Monday. NegativeThe US launched a cyberattack on Iranian weapons systems on Thursday as President Trump pulled out of air strikes on the country US reports say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-487350972019-06-24
More than 600000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israels 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem land the Palestinians claim for a future state. NegativeAirbnb has reversed its decision to remove rental listings of homes located inside Jewish settlements in the Israelioccupied West Bank http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478811632019-04-11
It also supports a united Jerusalem as Israels capital although Palestinians claim the east of the city as their future capital PositiveIsraelis head to the polls on Tuesday for a general election in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-477878692019-04-09
Israel has settled about 400000 Jews in West Bank settlements with another 200000 living in East Jerusalem NeutralIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if he is reelected. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478400332019-04-07
Palestinians want to establish a state in the occupied West Bank East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if he is reelected. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-478400332019-04-07
We had been following US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo around Jerusalems holy sites and were waiting for a final word from him and Benjamin Netanyahu to wrap the day PositiveI was sitting on the Israeli prime ministers terrace when President Trumps tweet dropped http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476677202019-03-26
The decision was condemned by Palestinians who want East Jerusalem to be the capital of a future Palestinian state and the UN General Assembly demanded its cancellation NegativeSyria has condemned as irresponsible US President Donald Trumps comments that it was time to recognise Israels sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-476645292019-03-23
The Jerusalem Post says 150 members of the group were met by more than 10000 ultraOrthodox women early on Friday morning with insults exchanged between the two sides PositiveDozens of members of the Women of the Wall group who are seeking equal prayer rights had to be escorted away by police. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474964562019-03-09
The Western Wall in Jerusalems Old City a relic of the Biblical Temple compound currently has separate sections where men and women are allowed to pray. PositiveDozens of members of the Women of the Wall group who are seeking equal prayer rights had to be escorted away by police. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474964562019-03-09
Dozens of manuscripts belonging to Albert Einstein many of them unseen in public before have been unveiled by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. NeutralDozens of manuscripts belonging to Albert Einstein many of them unseen in public before have been unveiled by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474681842019-03-07
Since 1967 Israel has built a dozen settlements home to about 200000 Jews in East Jerusalem NegativeThe US has closed its consulate general in Jerusalem which covered Palestinian affairs folding its operations into the new embassy to Israel in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474421452019-03-05
The BBCs Tom Bateman in Jerusalem says the merger marks a significant downgrade of the US diplomatic mission to the Palestinians. NegativeThe US has closed its consulate general in Jerusalem which covered Palestinian affairs folding its operations into the new embassy to Israel in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474421452019-03-05
The Palestinianfacing presence in Jerusalem will now be known as the Palestinian Affairs Unit which will report to Washington via the US embassy to Israel our correspondent adds. NeutralThe US has closed its consulate general in Jerusalem which covered Palestinian affairs folding its operations into the new embassy to Israel in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474421452019-03-05
The US has closed its consulate general in Jerusalem which covered Palestinian affairs folding its operations into the new embassy to Israel in the city. NeutralThe US has closed its consulate general in Jerusalem which covered Palestinian affairs folding its operations into the new embassy to Israel in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474421452019-03-05
The state department said the merger was made for efficiency reasons and did not signal a change of policy on Jerusalem the West Bank or Gaza. NeutralThe US has closed its consulate general in Jerusalem which covered Palestinian affairs folding its operations into the new embassy to Israel in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474421452019-03-05
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict. NegativeThe US has closed its consulate general in Jerusalem which covered Palestinian affairs folding its operations into the new embassy to Israel in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474421452019-03-05
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced in October that the consulate in Jerusalem would merge with the US embassy to form a single diplomatic mission PositiveThe US has closed its consulate general in Jerusalem which covered Palestinian affairs folding its operations into the new embassy to Israel in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474421452019-03-05
Recently huge billboards were put up in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem showing the prime minister with President Trump beaming and shaking hands NeutralBenjamin Netanyahu currently seeking to be elected for a fifth term as Israels prime minister has known many challenging times in politics but none quite like this. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-474155502019-03-02
The centre ground agreement is seen as making the race more competitive and a challenge to Mr Netanyahus decadelong premiership the BBCs Jerusalem correspondent Tom Bateman says. PositiveTwo of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahus strongest challengers in April elections have announced a centrist alliance in a bid to defeat him. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-473165112019-02-22
Mr Netanyahu was on a state visit to Poland on Thursday when his comments were reported in Israeli media including Haaretz and the Jerusalem Post. NegativePM Mateusz Morawiecki has cancelled a trip to Israel following comments on the Holocaust by Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-472727182019-02-18
Jerusalem has been an emotional touchstone for many people in the Middle East and alShabab may be trying to broaden its appeal beyond Somalia PositiveThe Islamic State group has lost its shortlived caliphate in the Middle East with hundreds possibly thousands of wouldbe international jihadists stuck in limbo and tempted to return home despite fears of arrest and imprisonment http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-470001882019-01-27
According to Reuters news agency alShabab issued a statement calling the attack a response to US President Donald Trumps decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeAt least 21 people were killed when Somali militants stormed a luxury hotel compound in Nairobi Kenyas government has confirmed. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-468886822019-01-17





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The DHC2 Beaver was on a sightseeing flight when it nosedived into the Hawkesbury River at Jerusalem Bay about 50km from the city centre. NegativeAustralian investigators have released the final pictures taken on board a seaplane which plunged into a river last year killing six people. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-466281712018-12-21
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that his government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that his government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-465767162018-12-16
Mr Morrisons predecessor Malcolm Turnbull had ruled out following the US in moving Australias embassy to Jerusalem. PositiveAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that his government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-465767162018-12-16
Since 1967 Israel has built a dozen settlements home to about 200000 Jews in East Jerusalem NeutralAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that his government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-465767162018-12-16
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict. PositiveAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that his government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-465767162018-12-16
The status of Jerusalem is one of the most contested issues between Israel and the Palestinians. PositiveAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that his government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-465767162018-12-16
We look forward to moving our embassy to West Jerusalem when practical PositiveAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed that his government will recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-465767162018-12-16
A seriously injured man and woman were both taken to hospitals in Jerusalem for treatment. NeutralTwo Israeli soldiers have been shot dead by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank the Israeli military says amid an upsurge of attacks in the area. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-465523442018-12-14
More than 600000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israels 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem land the Palestinians claim for a future state. NegativeTwo Israeli soldiers have been shot dead by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank the Israeli military says amid an upsurge of attacks in the area. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-465523442018-12-14
These treasures are currently displayed at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. PositiveA collection of gold coins believed to have been hidden 900 years ago has been discovered by archaeologists in the ancient Israeli port city of Caesarea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-464299902018-12-04
The Jerusalem Post reported earlier this year that the gifts included champagne and cigars and were given in exchange for help getting Mr Milchan a US visa. NegativeIsraeli police have recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for alleged fraud and bribery. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-464173002018-12-03
Results from an initial study will be presented on Thursday at Jerusalems Israel Museum. NegativeA 9000yearold stone mask has been revealed by the Israeli Antiquities Authority one of only 15 in the world http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-463769932018-11-29
Holiday homes rental giant Airbnb is being sued in a class action by a law firm in Jerusalem over its delisting of settlements in the occupied West Bank. NegativeHoliday homes rental giant Airbnb is being sued in a class action by a law firm in Jerusalem over its delisting of settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-463162352018-11-24
More than 600000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israels occupation of the West Bank East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights in the 1967 Middle East war. NegativeHoliday homes rental giant Airbnb is being sued in a class action by a law firm in Jerusalem over its delisting of settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-463162352018-11-24
More than 600000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israels 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem. NegativeIsrael has denounced as shameful Airbnbs decision to withdraw its listings from homes in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-462739382018-11-21
More than 600000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israels occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war. NegativeAirbnb says it will remove from its listings all homes in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462697042018-11-21
At a news conference in Jerusalem on Wednesday the defence minister said the military response to the rocket fire had been insufficient and inappropriate. NegativeIsraels defence minister has resigned over the cabinets decision to accept a ceasefire ending two days of fighting with Palestinian militants in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-462070942018-11-15
The BBCs Tom Bateman in Jerusalem says that according to a former Israeli general the incident was likely to have been an intelligencegathering operation that went wrong. NegativeViolence has flared between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza a day after seven militants and an Israeli soldier were killed during an undercover Israeli operation in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-461856532018-11-13
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrisons recent announcement that he is considering recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital took many by surprise and none more so than Indonesia perhaps Canberras most crucial regional ally NegativeAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrisons recent announcement that he is considering recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital took many by surprise and none more so than Indonesia perhaps Canberras most crucial regional ally http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-461056812018-11-08
The Palestinians who want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state rejected President Trumps recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital. NegativeIsraels leaders often refer to their country being in a tough neighbourhood but recently there have been some extraordinary signs of friendliness with parts of the Arab world. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460751802018-11-06
I congratulate my friend Brazilian presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro for his intention to move the Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem a historic correct and exciting Mr Netanyahu said in a statement. NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a decision by Brazils presidentelect to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460761592018-11-03
Israel considers the whole of Jerusalem as its capital while the Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a hopedfor Palestinian state. NeutralIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a decision by Brazils presidentelect to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460761592018-11-03
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a decision by Brazils presidentelect to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a decision by Brazils presidentelect to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460761592018-11-03
Jerusalem is also home to key religious sites sacred to Judaism Islam and Christianity especially in East Jerusalem. NeutralIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a decision by Brazils presidentelect to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460761592018-11-03
Jerusalems status is one of the most contentious issues between Israel and the Palestinians. PositiveIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a decision by Brazils presidentelect to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460761592018-11-03
The US and Guatemala have recently moved their embassies to Jerusalem but most countries choose to remain in Tel Aviv NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has welcomed a decision by Brazils presidentelect to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460761592018-11-03
On Thursday he reiterated his intentions to transfer the Brazilian embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem mirroring the move by US President Donald Trump NegativeBrazils farright Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro has convinced prominent anticorruption judge Sergio Moro to lead the countrys justice ministry. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-460636562018-11-02
Mr Bolsonaro is also thought to favour moving the Brazilian embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NegativeJair Bolsonaro has won the presidential election in Brazil http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-459825012018-10-30
Mr Sharmas independent rival for the seat Kerryn Phelps has said any decision on recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital must take into account trade security and defence considerations. NegativePeople are voting in a byelection in a suburban constituency in Sydney which could wipe out the governments oneseat parliamentary majority http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-459247022018-10-20
Mike Pompeo said the decision was made for efficiency reasons and did not signal a change of policy on Jerusalem the West Bank or the Gaza Strip. NeutralThe US is to merge its consulate general in Jerusalem which deals with Palestinian affairs with its new embassy the secretary of state says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-459061632018-10-19
The 22yearold of Palestinian descent was accepted as a graduate student at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and obtained a student visa from the Israeli consulate in Miami. NegativeIsraels Supreme Court has overturned a ban on a US student from entering the country over her alleged support of an antiIsrael boycott campaign http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-459063702018-10-19
The US embassy was relocated from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May. NegativeThe US is to merge its consulate general in Jerusalem which deals with Palestinian affairs with its new embassy the secretary of state says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-459061632018-10-19
The US is to merge its consulate general in Jerusalem which deals with Palestinian affairs with its new embassy the secretary of state says. NegativeThe US is to merge its consulate general in Jerusalem which deals with Palestinian affairs with its new embassy the secretary of state says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-459061632018-10-19
The closure of the consulate general means that Palestinian affairs will now come under the direction of the US ambassador to Israel the BBCs James Reynolds in Jerusalem says. NeutralThe US is to merge its consulate general in Jerusalem which deals with Palestinian affairs with its new embassy the secretary of state says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-459061632018-10-19
Australia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital and moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. NegativeAustralia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital and moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-458714022018-10-17
He said it may be possible for his nation to support a twostate solution and recognise Jerusalem as Israels capital something that Australia had to date assumed was unfeasible. NegativeAustralia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital and moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-458714022018-10-17
Mr Morrisons predecessor Malcolm Turnbull had ruled out following the US in moving Australias embassy to Jerusalem. PositiveAustralia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital and moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-458714022018-10-17
Since 1967 Israel has built a dozen settlements home to about 200000 Jews in East Jerusalem NegativeAustralia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital and moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-458714022018-10-17
The prime minister said one future scenario could involve Australia recognising a Palestinian Authority capital in East Jerusalem and Israeli capital in West Jerusalem. NegativeAustralia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital and moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-458714022018-10-17
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict. NegativeAustralia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital and moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-458714022018-10-17
The status of Jerusalem is one of the most contested issues between Israel and the Palestinians. NegativeAustralia will consider recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital and moving its embassy there from Tel Aviv Prime Minister Scott Morrison says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-458714022018-10-17
It was in Jerusalem the story goes that St Helena was advised to light a fire that would show her where to look. NegativeAccording to Ethiopian Orthodox Christian tradition the national holiday marks the finding of the cross that Jesus was crucified on. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456659012018-09-28
The bonfire signifies the efforts made by St Helena the mother of the Emperor Constantine to find the cross while in Jerusalem in the 4th Century. NegativeAccording to Ethiopian Orthodox Christian tradition the national holiday marks the finding of the cross that Jesus was crucified on. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-456659012018-09-28
And in his speech recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital Mr Trump The United States would support a twostate solution if agreed by both sides PositiveUS President Donald Trump believes a twostate solution to the IsraeliPalestinian conflict would work best. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-456539212018-09-27
The head of the East Jerusalem Hospital Network warned on Monday that the decision to cut funding put the health of five million Palestinians at risk. NegativeThe US is to close the Palestine Liberation Organisations mission in Washington Palestinian officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-454714202018-09-10
Guatemala then confirmed it would also make the shift to Jerusalem and the Czech Republic reopened its honorary consulate in the city. NegativeParaguays new government has announced that it will move its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv just three months after shifting it to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454235812018-09-09
Paraguays new government has announced that it will move its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv just three months after shifting it to Jerusalem PositiveParaguays new government has announced that it will move its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv just three months after shifting it to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454235812018-09-09
Since 1967 Israel has built a dozen settlements home to about 200000 Jews in East Jerusalem NegativeParaguays new government has announced that it will move its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv just three months after shifting it to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454235812018-09-09
Guatemala then confirmed it would also make the shift to Jerusalem and the Czech Republic reopened its honorary consulate in the city. NegativeParaguays new government has announced that it will move its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv just three months after shifting it to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454235812018-09-06
Paraguays new government has announced that it will move its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv just three months after shifting it to Jerusalem PositiveParaguays new government has announced that it will move its embassy in Israel back to Tel Aviv just three months after shifting it to Jerusalem http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454235812018-09-06
Ms Lewinsky had been giving a speech in Jerusalem on the perils and positives of the internet and social media. NegativeMonica Lewinsky walked out of an interview in Israel after she was asked about her relationship with Bill Clinton. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-454075582018-09-05
More than 600000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israels 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem land the Palestinians claim for a future state. NegativeIsrael has advanced plans to build more than 1000 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-452765552018-08-23
Nazihunter Efraim Zuroff from the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem praised the US determination to deport Palij and said he wished there was a way of bringing him to justice. NegativeA 95yearold former Nazi collaborator who served in the notorious SS as a labour camp guard in World War Two has arrived in Germany after a long deportation battle in the US. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452572512018-08-21
The BBCs Tom Bateman in Jerusalem says Avnery will be remembered as a controversial figure antiestablishment and subversive but dedicated to reaching a peaceful settlement in the Middle East. NegativeThe Israeli journalist and peace activist Uri Avnery has died at the age of 94 days after suffering a stroke. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-452488892018-08-21
More than 600000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israels 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem. NegativeIsraels defence minister says the best way to stop more attacks on Israeli citizens in the occupied West Bank is to expand its settlements. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-449828412018-07-28
Similar rallies were also held in several other cities including Jerusalem. NeutralTens of thousands of Israeli protesters have rallied in Tel Aviv against a law denying surrogacy to gay couples and single fathers. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-449197642018-07-23
It also states that the whole and united Jerusalem is its capital NeutralIsraels parliament has passed into law a controversial bill that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-448815542018-07-19
The Duke of Cambridge has visited Jerusalems most sacred religious sites and his greatgrandmothers grave on the final day of his official tour. NegativeThe Duke of Cambridge has visited Jerusalems most sacred religious sites and his greatgrandmothers grave on the final day of his official tour. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-446400282018-06-28
But the BBCs Yolande Knell who is in Jerusalem said it would be extremely difficult for the prince to keep it that way despite the careful choreography of the trip. NegativeThe Duke of Cambridge has described the sight of shoes left behind by Jews killed in a Nazi extermination camp as terrifying. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-446128122018-06-26
On a visit to Yad Vashem the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre in Jerusalem he told reporters he was trying to comprehend the scale of the Holocaust. NegativeThe Duke of Cambridge has described the sight of shoes left behind by Jews killed in a Nazi extermination camp as terrifying. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-446128122018-06-26
He is expected to visit Jerusalems Old City and the grave of Princess Alice of Greece his greatgrandmother and the Duke of Edinburghs mother NegativePrince William is to make the first official royal visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories in a fiveday tour of the Middle East. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-445914982018-06-24
The Jerusalem District Attorneys Office said the decision to indict both Mrs Netanyahu and Mr Seidoff was made after reviewing all evidence and weighing all circumstances of the case NegativeThe wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been charged with fraud relating to the alleged misuse of state funds http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-445602642018-06-21
According to the Associated Press she came to the US from Jerusalem in 1992 with her US husband. NeutralUS authorities have charged a woman with attempting to provide support to the Islamic State group saying that she helped facilitate attacks around the world. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-444856822018-06-14
Ms Idan who eventually didnt place in the Miss Universe contest toured part of Jerusalem and ate at an IraqiJewish restaurant in the Mahane Yehuda shuk NegativeSix months ago a simple selfie between two Miss Universe contestants provoked a backlash that pushed one to flee her home country her family in tow. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-444665732018-06-13
Last month US President Donald Trump infuriated Palestinians with his recent decision to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem recognising the city as the capital of Israel. NegativeArgentina has cancelled a World Cup warmup match with Israel apparently under political pressure over Israels treatment of Palestinians in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443786692018-06-06
Media reports say Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Argentine President Mauricio Macri in an attempt to salvage the friendly tie due to be played in Jerusalem on Saturday. NegativeArgentina has cancelled a World Cup warmup match with Israel apparently under political pressure over Israels treatment of Palestinians in Gaza. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-443786692018-06-06
His five day trip will begin in Amman the capital of Jordan on Sunday 24 June and end in Jerusalem. NegativeThe Duke of Cambridge is to visit Israel the Palestinian territories and Jordan in the summer. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-442451032018-05-25
In May the US inaugurated its first embassy in Jerusalem despite Israels sovereignty over Jerusalem not being recognised internationally NegativeThe Duke of Cambridge is to visit Israel the Palestinian territories and Jordan in the summer. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-442451032018-05-25
The Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince of Wales have previously visited Jerusalem but not as part of an official tour. NegativeThe Duke of Cambridge is to visit Israel the Palestinian territories and Jordan in the summer. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-442451032018-05-25
Some 60 people died on Monday when 40000 took part in demonstrations that coincided with the controversial relocation to Jerusalem of the US embassy. NegativeCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called for an investigation into the reported shooting of a Canadian doctor in Gaza http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-441484062018-05-17
But the highly controversial US embassy opening in Jerusalem galvanised Palestinian demonstrators. NegativeFresh protests against Israel are expected in the Palestinian territories a day after Israeli troops killed 55 people in the Gaza Strip. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441163402018-05-15
Monday also marked the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem a move that has incensed Palestinians. PositiveThere have been angry exchanges between Israeli and Palestinian envoys at the UN as the diplomatic fallout over deadly violence in Gaza gathered pace. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441314662018-05-15
Mr Abbas called the new embassy a US settlement in East Jerusalem. NegativeFresh protests against Israel are expected in the Palestinian territories a day after Israeli troops killed 55 people in the Gaza Strip. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441163402018-05-15
Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state and see the US move as backing Israeli control over the whole of the city. NegativeTheresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-441065272018-05-15
The Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas called the new embassy a US settlement in East Jerusalem NeutralTheresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-441065272018-05-15
The SNPs Stephen Gethins said the US decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem was reckless and irresponsible and asked if ministers agreed it had stoked tensions there. NegativeTheresa May has urged an independent inquiry into violence on the border between Israel and Gaza which left a reported 58 Palestinians dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-441065272018-05-15
The violence came as the US completed the move of its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv incensing Palestinians. NeutralFresh protests against Israel are expected in the Palestinian territories a day after Israeli troops killed 55 people in the Gaza Strip. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441163402018-05-15
Crowds celebrated in Tel Avivs Rabin Square and Jerusalems main open air market. NegativeThe Eurovision Song Contest stage invader gained access to the stage by climbing into a camera run and going over a bridge organisers have said. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-441021582018-05-14
Mahmoud Abbas condemned the embassy as a settlement in East Jerusalem saying that the US was no longer a mediator in the Middle East. NegativeAt least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2400 wounded by Israeli troops Palestinian officials say on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441045992018-05-14
Palestinians have been protesting for weeks but deaths soared on the day the US opened its embassy in Jerusalem. NegativeAt least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2400 wounded by Israeli troops Palestinian officials say on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441045992018-05-14
Since 1967 Israel has built a dozen settlements home to about 200000 Jews in East Jerusalem NegativeAt least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2400 wounded by Israeli troops Palestinian officials say on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441045992018-05-14
Various countries once had embassies based in Jerusalem but many moved after Israel passed a law in 1980 formally making Jerusalem its capital. NeutralAt least 52 Palestinians have been killed and 2400 wounded by Israeli troops Palestinian officials say on the deadliest day of violence since the 2014 Gaza war http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-441045992018-05-14
Since Donald Trump became US president last year and controversially recognised Jerusalem as Israels capital the chances of talks resuming have looked even more remote. NegativeRemarks by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas about the Holocaust have been condemned as antiSemitic by Israeli politicians and rights activists http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-439676002018-05-02
After travelling to Brussels he will next go to Israel where he is expected to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. NegativeThe US Senate has confirmed former CIA director Mike Pompeo as secretary of state ending a tough confirmation battle. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-439101642018-04-27
A letter written by Hitlers favourite composer Richard Wagner warning about corrosive Jewish influence on culture is to be auctioned in Jerusalem. NegativeA letter written by Hitlers favourite composer Richard Wagner warning about corrosive Jewish influence on culture is to be auctioned in Jerusalem. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-438773422018-04-24
Also on the agenda is the Paris climate accord the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and planned US tariffs on EU steel and aluminium. NegativeUS President Donald Trump has warned Iran of big problems if it resumes the nuclear programme it agreed to curb in a 2015 international accord. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-438850272018-04-24
The letter is to go under the hammer at local time at the Kedem auction house in Jerusalem with a starting price of NeutralA letter written by Hitlers favourite composer Richard Wagner warning about corrosive Jewish influence on culture is to be auctioned in Jerusalem. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-438773422018-04-24
A spokesman said all those who were killed had been trying to breach or damage the border fence the Jerusalem Post reports NegativeThe UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for an independent investigation after Palestinian officials said 16 Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers on Friday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-436031992018-03-31
A French citizen employed at the countrys consulate in Jerusalem will appear in court on Monday charged with smuggling weapons to Palestinians NegativeA French citizen employed at the countrys consulate in Jerusalem will appear in court on Monday charged with smuggling weapons to Palestinians. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559702018-03-19
A post from January 2017 says the account holder is leaving for Jerusalem NeutralA French citizen employed at the countrys consulate in Jerusalem will appear in court on Monday charged with smuggling weapons to Palestinians. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559702018-03-19
An Israeli man has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem in the second fatal attack on Israelis in three days NegativeAn Israeli man has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem in the second fatal attack on Israelis in three days. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559712018-03-19
Israel which occupied East Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war claims sovereignty over the entire city NegativeAn Israeli man has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem in the second fatal attack on Israelis in three days. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559712018-03-19
Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a future independent state NeutralAn Israeli man has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem in the second fatal attack on Israelis in three days. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559712018-03-19
Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis have risen since December when US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israels capital infuriating Palestinians NegativeAn Israeli man has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian in the Old City of Jerusalem in the second fatal attack on Israelis in three days. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434559712018-03-19
The US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israels capital has been welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but has infuriated Palestinians NeutralThe Israeli military says an officer and a soldier have been killed after a Palestinian man deliberately drove his car into a group of Israelis in the north of the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434347592018-03-16
The incident happened amid high tension on Friday after Hamas called for protests to mark 100 days since US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israels capital NeutralThe Israeli military says an officer and a soldier have been killed after a Palestinian man deliberately drove his car into a group of Israelis in the north of the occupied West Bank. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-434347592018-03-16
The Crown coproducer Suzanne Mackie told a television industry conference in Jerusalem that the pay difference would be rectified NegativeClaire Foy Queen Elizabeth in the acclaimed Netflix series The Crown was paid less than her onscreen Duke of Edinburgh Matt Smith. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-433945992018-03-14
Diplomats from Poland and Israel met in Jerusalem last week in an effort to resolve the row sparked by the Holocaust law which came into effect last Thursday NegativePolish President Andrzej Duda has apologised to Jews driven out of the country by the communist authorities in 1968. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-433309632018-03-08
A note written by Albert Einstein in 1921 to an Italian scientist who had refused to meet him has sold for at an auction in Jerusalem NegativeA note written by Albert Einstein in 1921 to an Italian scientist who had refused to meet him has sold for at an auction in Jerusalem. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-433084002018-03-07
Israeli and Polish diplomats have held talks in Jerusalem in an effort to resolve a row over controversial new Holocaust law NegativeIsraeli and Polish diplomats have held talks in Jerusalem in an effort to resolve a row over controversial new Holocaust law. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432519642018-03-02
Christian leaders released a statement in response thanking God and offering gratitude to all those who have worked tirelessly to uphold the Christian presence in Jerusalem PositiveThe Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem has reopened three days after Christian leaders closed it in protest at plans to tax Church properties in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432218142018-02-28
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem has reopened three days after Christian leaders closed it in protest at plans to tax Church properties in the city NegativeThe Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem has reopened three days after Christian leaders closed it in protest at plans to tax Church properties in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432218142018-02-28
Christian leaders in Jerusalem have taken the rare step of shutting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in protest against a new Israeli tax policy and a proposed property law NeutralChristian leaders in Jerusalem have taken the rare step of shutting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in protest against a new Israeli tax policy and a proposed property law. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431903812018-02-25
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has said the city is owed 650m shekels in uncollected taxes on Church assets NegativeChristian leaders in Jerusalem have taken the rare step of shutting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in protest against a new Israeli tax policy and a proposed property law. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431903812018-02-25
Donald decision last year that the US would recognise Jerusalem not Tel Aviv as capital infuriated Palestinians NeutralThe US Department of State has said that a new American embassy in Jerusalem will open in May. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-431749562018-02-24
Jerusalem contains sites sacred to the three major monotheistic faiths Judaism Islam and Christianity and Israeli sovereignty over the city has never been recognised internationally NegativeThe US Department of State has said that a new American embassy in Jerusalem will open in May. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-431749562018-02-24
The US Department of State has said that a new American embassy in Jerusalem will open in May NeutralThe US Department of State has said that a new American embassy in Jerusalem will open in May. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-431749562018-02-24
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict PositiveThe US Department of State has said that a new American embassy in Jerusalem will open in May. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-431749562018-02-24
In a speech in Jerusalem on Wednesday Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu credited his intelligence agencies with preventing an unimaginable slaughter NegativeIsrael helped avert an alleged terror plot in Australia to bring down a plane last year both nations have confirmed. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-431497222018-02-22
Hopes of restarting peace talks were dealt a blow when US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as capital infuriating Palestinians NegativePalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an international peace conference to tackle the IsraelPalestinian conflict. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431321102018-02-20
Today once again rather than driving just 12 minutes between Ramallah to Jerusalem he has chosen to fly 12 hours to New York to avoid the possibility of peace NegativePalestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has called for an international peace conference to tackle the IsraelPalestinian conflict. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-431321102018-02-20
The expert has advised her on how to address ambassadors greet Saudi sheiks and dress in Jerusalem among other things NeutralUS Treasury Secretary Steven wife is trying to win over the American people after being dragged through the social media mud last year http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-430575772018-02-15
The Jerusalem Post says the gifts included champagne and cigars and were given in exchange for help getting Mr Milchan a US visa NegativeIsraeli police say that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be charged over alleged bribery cases http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430512492018-02-13
In excerpts of the interview published on Friday Mr Trump said that recognising Jerusalem as Israels capital had been a highlight of his first year in office NegativeUS President Donald Trump has said Israeli settlements complicate the peace process with Palestinians and urged care over the issue. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430257052018-02-11
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will no longer accept the US as a mediator following the controversial recognition of Jerusalem NegativeUS President Donald Trump has said Israeli settlements complicate the peace process with Palestinians and urged care over the issue. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430257052018-02-11
President Trump angered Palestinians in December when he recognised Jerusalem as Israels capital NegativeUS President Donald Trump has said Israeli settlements complicate the peace process with Palestinians and urged care over the issue. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-430257052018-02-11
Then there was furious reaction to President Donald declaration of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital NeutralOn a darkened field in Istanbul Turks and Americans are lunging at each other.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429621272018-02-07
True even when US President Donald Trump announced his intention to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem there was only a muted reaction amongst Sunni Arab leaders NegativeOver the weekend the New York Times carried a fascinating scoop.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-429504902018-02-05
The open letter was published by the two New Zealanders amid international controversy late last year over a decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as capital NegativeAn Israeli advocacy group has launched a lawsuit against two New Zealanders for allegedly convincing pop singer Lorde to cancel a concert in Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428917012018-01-31
The Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state NeutralDignity is priceless read the signs as thousands of employees of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees march through central Gaza Cityhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428574342018-01-30
The Polish charge to Israel was summoned by the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem NegativePoland's President Andrzej Duda says he will review controversial plans to outlaw any suggestion of Polish complicity in the Nazi Holocaust.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-428588392018-01-29
The Polish charge to Israel has been summoned by the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem NegativeIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has criticised a proposed bill that would make it illegal to describe Nazi death camps as Polish.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428488422018-01-28
Former Palestinian peace negotiator Saeb Erekat put it this Those who say that Jerusalem is off the table are saying that peace is off the table PositiveUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
He later told a meeting at Davos that under any peace agreement the capital of Israel will continue to be in Jerusalem NegativeUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
He told Mr Israel has always supported the United States so what I did with Jerusalem was my honour PositiveUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
President Mahmoud Abbas has called Mr declaration on Jerusalem in December the slap of the century NegativeUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
Prime Minister Netanyahu was effusive in his praise of Mr Trump over his decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital NegativeUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
The Palestinians are furious at decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital NeutralUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
You won one point he said to Mr Netanyahu referring to Jerusalem and give up some points later on in the negotiation if it ever takes place NegativeUS President Donald Trump has threatened to halt aid to the Palestinians if they do not agree to take part in peace talks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-428234292018-01-25
By finally recognising Jerusalem as capital the United States has chosen fact over fiction NeutralThe US embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before the end of 2019 VicePresident Mike Pence has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-427734562018-01-22
The US embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before the end of 2019 VicePresident Mike Pence has said NeutralThe US embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before the end of 2019 VicePresident Mike Pence has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-427734562018-01-22
The date is earlier than some had expected when President Donald Trump declared last month that Jerusalem was capital and ordered the start of preparations for the embassy move NeutralThe US embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before the end of 2019 VicePresident Mike Pence has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-427734562018-01-22
The Rosenbergs helped her get Israeli citizenship and she now lives in Jerusalem a twohour drive from Afula NeutralOne of the most evocative stories from the Mumbai attacks is that of the Israeli toddler saved by his Indian nanny as gunmen killed both his parentshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-426591352018-01-15
The cancellation comes after recent policy disagreements between the US and UK including Mr move to recognise Jerusalem as capital NeutralDonald Trump has cancelled a planned visit to the UK in February where he had been expected to open a new $1bn US embassy in London.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-426579542018-01-12
Amir Abu Musaid 16 was shot near border fence reportedly during a protest at the recent US recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeTwo Palestinian youths have been killed in clashes with Israeli troops in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank the Palestinian health ministry says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-426548262018-01-11
The family from Tooting in southwest London had been flying back to Sydney from an exclusive waterfront restaurant in Jerusalem Bay not far from the crash site NegativeThe pilot of a seaplane that crashed in Australia killing himself and a UK family has been remembered as a loving son and devout Christian.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-426300612018-01-10
Evangelicals did discuss Jerusalem in the White House NeutralUS VicePresident Mike Pence's trip to Israel has been postponed amid Palestinian protests against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424023502018-01-05
In the case of Jerusalem we support President decision because it is an act of historic justice and an overdue recognition of modern reality PositiveUS VicePresident Mike Pence's trip to Israel has been postponed amid Palestinian protests against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424023502018-01-05
Jerusalem is important to all Christians PositiveUS VicePresident Mike Pence's trip to Israel has been postponed amid Palestinian protests against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424023502018-01-05
Mr Moore visited Israel after Mr announcement and sat down with a mukhtar in east Jerusalem NegativeUS VicePresident Mike Pence's trip to Israel has been postponed amid Palestinian protests against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424023502018-01-05
The first is that Congress passed a law in 1995 recognising Jerusalem as capital but successive presidents have waived it on national security grounds NegativeUS VicePresident Mike Pence's trip to Israel has been postponed amid Palestinian protests against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424023502018-01-05
US VicePresident Mike trip to Israel has been postponed amid Palestinian protests against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital NegativeUS VicePresident Mike Pence's trip to Israel has been postponed amid Palestinian protests against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424023502018-01-05
The family from Tooting in southwest London were flying back to Sydney from an exclusive waterfront restaurant in Jerusalem Bay not far from the crash site NegativeAustralian authorities have recovered most of a seaplane that crashed near Sydney and killed six people.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-425617062018-01-04
Jerusalem is one of the most contested sites NeutralThe US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are no longer willing to talk peace President Trump said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425491572018-01-03
Mr Trump however decided to formally recognise Jerusalem as capital despite being warned it could cause unrest in the region NegativeThe US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are no longer willing to talk peace President Trump said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425491572018-01-03
She said the vote to condemn Mr Jerusalem decision was not helpful to the situation NeutralThe US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are no longer willing to talk peace President Trump said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425491572018-01-03
The decision on Jerusalem was also overwhelmingly condemned at the United Nations where 128 countries voted against Mr fulfilment of a campaign promise NegativeThe US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are no longer willing to talk peace President Trump said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425491572018-01-03
The family from Tooting in southwest London were flying back to Sydney from an exclusive waterfront restaurant in Jerusalem Bay about 50km away NegativeA seaplane that crashed and killed six people including five Britons is expected to be raised from an Australian river this week so it can be forensically examined authorities say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-421016212018-01-02
Mr Abbas has called Jerusalem the eternal capital of the Palestinian people NegativeThe Palestinian envoy to the United States says he is returning to Washington after just one day of consultations over President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425341192018-01-01
On Sunday Mr Abbas called Jerusalem the eternal capital of the Palestinian people NeutralThe Palestinians have announced they are recalling their envoy to the United States for consultations weeks after President Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425311022018-01-01
The Palestinian envoy to the United States says he is returning to Washington after just one day of consultations over President decision to recognise Jerusalem as capital NegativeThe Palestinian envoy to the United States says he is returning to Washington after just one day of consultations over President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425341192018-01-01
The Palestinians have announced they are recalling their envoy to the United States for consultations weeks after President Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeThe Palestinians have announced they are recalling their envoy to the United States for consultations weeks after President Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425311022018-01-01
The family from Tooting in southwest London were reportedly flying back to Sydney from an exclusive waterfront restaurant in Jerusalem Bay on New Eve NegativeTributes have been paid to the UK family killed in a seaplane crash near Sydney on New Year's Eve.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-425316692018-01-01
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict and the US announcement on 6 December led to protests and clashes in the Gaza Strip NeutralThe Palestinian envoy to the United States says he is returning to Washington after just one day of consultations over President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425341192018-01-01
Thirteen Palestinians have died in violence since Mr announcement over the US view of Jerusalem most killed in clashes with Israeli forces NegativeThe Palestinian envoy to the United States says he is returning to Washington after just one day of consultations over President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425341192018-01-01
However the Yolande Knell in Jerusalem says this has not satisfied Mr opponents NeutralIsrael's parliament has voted to approve controversial legislation restricting police powershttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-425014462017-12-28
Mr Katz told the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth that the extension of the Tel AvivJerusalem line was the transport most important national project NegativeIsrael's transport minister wants to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City and name a station next to the Western Wall after Donald Trump.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424944502017-12-27
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict PositiveIsrael's transport minister wants to dig a railway tunnel under Jerusalem's Old City and name a station next to the Western Wall after Donald Trump.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424944502017-12-27
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has ordered the embassy in Israel to be moved to Jerusalem PositiveGuatemalan President Jimmy Morales has ordered the country's embassy in Israel to be moved to Jerusalem.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424752532017-12-25
On Sunday Mr Morales said he had instructed the Guatemalan authorities to start the necessary respective coordination before moving the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NeutralGuatemalan President Jimmy Morales has ordered the country's embassy in Israel to be moved to Jerusalem.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424752532017-12-25
The FBI criminal complaint says that Mr letter made reference to Donald decision to designate Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeA former marine has been arrested by the FBI on suspicion of planning a terror attack in San Francisco over Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424624632017-12-23
Mr Abbas has been emboldened by the outcome of the vote at the UN which rejected any changes to the status of Jerusalem NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424535302017-12-22
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel after it recognised Jerusalem as capital NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424535302017-12-22
The Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state NeutralPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424535302017-12-22
Washington perceives the diplomatic opposition to its position on Jerusalem as an attack on its own sovereignty NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424535302017-12-22
Afterwards he said in a Israel thanks President Trump for his unequivocal position in favour of Jerusalem and thanks those countries that voted alongside Israel alongside the truth NeutralThe UN General Assembly has decisively backed a resolution effectively calling on the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424460272017-12-21
Earlier this month US President Donald Trump caused widespread controversy when he announced the US would recognise Jerusalem as capital and relocate its embassy there from Tel Aviv NegativeThe new leader of South Africa's governing African National Congress Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to fight corruption and pursue a policy of radical economic transformation.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-424358862017-12-21
The UN General Assembly has decisively backed a resolution effectively calling on the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeThe UN General Assembly has decisively backed a resolution effectively calling on the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424460272017-12-21
The text put forward by Turkey and Yemen does not mention the US but expresses deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem NegativeThe UN General Assembly has decisively backed a resolution effectively calling on the US to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424460272017-12-21
His comments come ahead of a UN General Assembly vote on a resolution opposing any recognition of Jerusalem as capital NeutralUS President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that back a United Nations resolution opposing the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424310952017-12-20
The US says it will be taking names during a UN General Assembly vote on a resolution criticising its recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeThe US says it will be taking names during a UN General Assembly vote on a resolution criticising its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424246662017-12-20
The draft resolution does not mention the US but says any decisions on Jerusalem should be cancelled NegativeUS President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that back a United Nations resolution opposing the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424310952017-12-20
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of the IsraeliPalestinian conflict PositiveUS President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that back a United Nations resolution opposing the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424310952017-12-20
US President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that back a United Nations resolution opposing the recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeUS President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that back a United Nations resolution opposing the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424310952017-12-20
Mrs May also reiterated her opposition to Mr plan to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeTheresa May has discussed Brexit and events in the Middle East in a preChristmas phone call with Donald Trump.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-424184012017-12-19
It also demanded that all states comply with Security Council resolutions regarding the Holy City of Jerusalem and not to recognise any actions or measures contrary to those resolutions NegativeThe US has vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423942642017-12-18
The US has vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution rejecting President Donald decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel NegativeThe US has vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423942642017-12-18
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of conflict with the Palestinians PositiveThe US has vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423942642017-12-18
The text put forward by Egypt affirmed that any decisions on the status of Jerusalem had no legal effect are null and void and must be rescinded NegativeThe US has vetoed a draft UN Security Council resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423942642017-12-18
Israel regards the whole of Jerusalem as its indivisible capital while Palestinians claim the eastern sector occupied by Israel since 1967 as the capital of a future state NeutralThree Palestinians have died in Gaza during clashes with Israeli troops near the border Palestinian officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423715032017-12-15
In the end the truth will win out and many countries will recognise Jerusalem as capital and move their embassies there PositiveThe leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423357512017-12-13
The Palestinians claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state and its final status is meant to be discussed in the latter stages of peace talks NeutralThe leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423357512017-12-13
The leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital NegativeThe leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423357512017-12-13
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of conflict with the Palestinians PositiveThe leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423357512017-12-13
He was seen as a pragmatic voice in the political dispute over whether ultraOrthodox Jews should be exempt from military service in Israel the Tom Bateman reports from Jerusalem NeutralThe death has been announced in Israel of one of the leading figures in ultraOrthodox Judaism.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423218472017-12-12
A synagogue and a mosque sit on top of a hill a commanding position overlooking the route north from Jerusalem PositiveAt noon on 11 December 1917 British commander General Allenby marched in to Jerusalem after overthrowing the Ottoman Empire and becoming the first Christian to control the Holy City in 730 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-422637792017-12-11
As well as recognising Jerusalem President Trump also said he was directing the US state department to begin preparations to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423061762017-12-11
At noon on 11 December 1917 British commander General Allenby marched in to Jerusalem after overthrowing the Ottoman Empire and becoming the first Christian to control the Holy City in 730 years NegativeAt noon on 11 December 1917 British commander General Allenby marched in to Jerusalem after overthrowing the Ottoman Empire and becoming the first Christian to control the Holy City in 730 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-422637792017-12-11
But Ms Mogherini said the EU would continue to recognise the international consensus on Jerusalem NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423061762017-12-11
Colonel Miller said that Nebi Samuel has been the pathway to Jerusalem on 23 occasions throughout history NegativeAt noon on 11 December 1917 British commander General Allenby marched in to Jerusalem after overthrowing the Ottoman Empire and becoming the first Christian to control the Holy City in 730 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-422637792017-12-11
Federica Mogherini said the member states would not recognise Jerusalem as capital before a final status peace agreement NegativeThe EU's foreign policy chief says there is full EU unity in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian statehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423137272017-12-11
Having secured it Allenby approached the Jaffa Gate outside Jerusalem and dismounted from his horse NegativeAt noon on 11 December 1917 British commander General Allenby marched in to Jerusalem after overthrowing the Ottoman Empire and becoming the first Christian to control the Holy City in 730 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-422637792017-12-11
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his capital NegativeIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423061762017-12-11
Jerusalem is also home to key religious sites sacred to Judaism Islam and Christianity especially in East Jerusalem NeutralIsraeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423061762017-12-11
Ms Mogherini who was speaking at a news conference in Brussels alongside Mr Netanyahu said the EU would continue to recognise the international consensus on Jerusalem NegativeThe EU's foreign policy chief says there is full EU unity in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian statehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423137272017-12-11
Now 100 years on I meet Captain son Robin in the Jerusalem War Cemetery and we find Lieutenant grave NeutralAt noon on 11 December 1917 British commander General Allenby marched in to Jerusalem after overthrowing the Ottoman Empire and becoming the first Christian to control the Holy City in 730 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-422637792017-12-11
On the approach to Jerusalem they marched 69 miles in nine days and that included four battles NegativeAt noon on 11 December 1917 British commander General Allenby marched in to Jerusalem after overthrowing the Ottoman Empire and becoming the first Christian to control the Holy City in 730 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-422637792017-12-11
The EU and member states will continue to respect the international consensus on Jerusalem until the final status of the holy city is resolved through direct negotiations between the parties PositiveThe EU's foreign policy chief says there is full EU unity in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian statehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423137272017-12-11
The foreign policy chief says there is full EU unity in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian state NegativeThe EU's foreign policy chief says there is full EU unity in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian statehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423137272017-12-11
The grave at Mount Scopus overlooks Jerusalem but on a ridge near the Old City another memorial NegativeAt noon on 11 December 1917 British commander General Allenby marched in to Jerusalem after overthrowing the Ottoman Empire and becoming the first Christian to control the Holy City in 730 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-422637792017-12-11
Benjamin Netanyahu said Jerusalem had been the capital of Israel for 3000 years and had never been the capital of any other people NegativeIsrael's prime minister has said Palestinians must get to grips with the reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital in order to move towards peace.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423010042017-12-10
In Turkey President Recep Tayyip told a large rally in Istanbul he would not abandon Jerusalem to a state that kills children NegativeIsrael's prime minister has said Palestinians must get to grips with the reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital in order to move towards peace.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423010042017-12-10
Mr has described Jerusalem as a red line issue for Muslims and warned Turkey could end up severing diplomatic ties with Israel over the issue NegativeIsrael's prime minister has said Palestinians must get to grips with the reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital in order to move towards peace.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423010042017-12-10
Speaking in Paris after talks with French President Emmanuel Macron Mr Netanyahu said efforts to deny the millennial connection of the Jewish people to Jerusalem were absurd NegativeIsrael's prime minister has said Palestinians must get to grips with the reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital in order to move towards peace.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423010042017-12-10
prime minister has said Palestinians must get to grips with the reality that Jerusalem is capital in order to move towards peace NegativeIsrael's prime minister has said Palestinians must get to grips with the reality that Jerusalem is Israel's capital in order to move towards peace.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-423010042017-12-10
America has crossed all red lines with its latest decisions over Jerusalem Majdi alKhaldi said NeutralPalestinians have taken to the streets of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for a third day angry at US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422944092017-12-09
He said she was not blinkered or inward looking with her books being set in places such as America Italy and Jerusalem NegativeBefore he became the bestselling author of the Inspector Rebus novels Ian Rankin spent three years researching a PhD on one of the Scotland's other great novelists Dame Muriel Spark.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-422637802017-12-09
Palestinians have taken to the streets of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for a third day angry at US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativePalestinians have taken to the streets of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip for a third day angry at US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422944092017-12-09
The recognition by US President Donald Trump of Jerusalem as capital has triggered more than just criticism from allies NegativeThe recognition by US President Donald Trump of Jerusalem as Israel's capital has triggered more than just criticism from America's allies.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422893832017-12-09
According to the 1993 IsraelPalestinian peace accords the final status of Jerusalem is meant to be discussed in the latter stages of peace talks PositiveThe US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422874292017-12-08
At least 217 Palestinians were wounded in confrontations in the West Bank and East Jerusalem Palestinian medics said NeutralThe US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422874292017-12-08
In stark contrast on a bustling shopping street in West Jerusalem Israelis I meet are delighted by the gesture of support from their closest ally PositivePalestinians are sending their own messages to US President Donald Trump following his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422749522017-12-08
Many people I speak to fear Washington is wrecking chances for them to have an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital NegativePalestinians are sending their own messages to US President Donald Trump following his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422749522017-12-08
Mrs Haley said the decision recognises the that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel NeutralThe US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422874292017-12-08
Mrs Haley was addressing an emergency meeting of the Security Council called after President Donald decision to move the US embassy to Jerusalem NeutralThe US envoy to the United Nations Nikki Haley has accused the UN of damaging the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422874292017-12-08
Palestinian and Arab leaders are engaging in frantic diplomacy to shore up international consensus on the status of Jerusalem PositivePalestinians are sending their own messages to US President Donald Trump following his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422749522017-12-08
Palestinians are sending their own messages to US President Donald Trump following his recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativePalestinians are sending their own messages to US President Donald Trump following his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422749522017-12-08
According to the 1993 IsraelPalestinian peace accords the final status of Jerusalem is meant to be discussed in the latter stages of peace talks PositiveAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
At least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
He said he was directing the US state department to begin preparations to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NegativeAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem has never been recognised internationally and all countries maintain their embassies in Tel Aviv NegativeAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
Jerusalem is of huge importance to both Israel and the Palestinians PositiveAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
Recognising Jerusalem as capital was nothing more or less than a recognition of reality he added NegativeAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
The Palestinians want East Jerusalem to be the capital of any future Palestinian state NeutralAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
The president also refrained from using description of Jerusalem as its eternal and undivided capital NegativeAt least 31 Palestinians have been wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank during protests against US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422653372017-12-07
East Jerusalem which includes the Old City was annexed by Israel after the Six Day War of 1967 but is not internationally recognised as part of Israel NeutralPresident Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital overturning decades of official US policy.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422594432017-12-06
Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem has never been recognised internationally and until now all countries have maintained their embassies in Tel Aviv NegativePresident Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital overturning decades of official US policy.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422594432017-12-06
Jerusalem contains sites sacred to the three major monotheistic faiths Judaism Islam and Christianity NeutralPresident Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital overturning decades of official US policy.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422594432017-12-06
President Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as capital overturning decades of official US policy NegativePresident Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital overturning decades of official US policy.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422594432017-12-06
Recognising Jerusalem as capital was nothing more or less than a recognition of reality he added NegativePresident Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital overturning decades of official US policy.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422594432017-12-06
The president said he was directing the US state department to begin preparations to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem NegativePresident Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital overturning decades of official US policy.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422594432017-12-06
Donald Trump missed a deadline on Monday to sign a waiver which would postpone moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem a campaign pledge he has delayed fulfilling NegativeTurkey's president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognises Jerusalem as its capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422321582017-12-05
Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem has never been recognised internationally and all countries including closest ally the US maintain their embassies in Tel Aviv NegativeTurkey's president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognises Jerusalem as its capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422321582017-12-05
Mr Jerusalem is a red line for Muslims Mr Erdogan said in a televised speech on Tuesday NegativeTurkey's president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognises Jerusalem as its capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422321582017-12-05
Reports say the president will dramatically shift the US position on the status of Jerusalem this week NeutralTurkey's president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognises Jerusalem as its capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422321582017-12-05
There will always be those who criticise but at the end of the day it is better to have a united Jerusalem than sympathy PositiveTurkey's president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognises Jerusalem as its capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422321582017-12-05
president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognises Jerusalem as its capital NegativeTurkey's president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognises Jerusalem as its capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422321582017-12-05
A deadline for Donald Trump to sign a waiver delaying the relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem expires on Monday NegativeOpposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422180422017-12-04
Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem has never been recognised internationally and all countries including closest ally the US maintain their embassies in Tel Aviv commercial capital NegativeOpposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422180422017-12-04
It remains uncertain though whether the president will recognise Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem NegativeOpposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422180422017-12-04
Opposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeOpposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422180422017-12-04
Since 1967 Israel has built a dozen settlements home to about 200000 Jews in East Jerusalem NegativeOpposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422180422017-12-04
The city is home to key religious sites sacred to Judaism Islam and Christianity especially in East Jerusalem NeutralOpposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422180422017-12-04
The status of Jerusalem goes to the heart of conflict with the Palestinians who are backed by the rest of the Arab and wider Islamic world PositiveOpposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422180422017-12-04
There are signs however he will make a statement on Wednesday announcing recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel while holding off moving the embassy NegativeOpposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-422180422017-12-04
Experts at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem confirmed the finding NeutralHolocaust survivor groups have asked the Polish president to explain how artists were able to film a naked game of tag inside a Nazi camp gas chamber.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-421784702017-11-30
The Tom Bateman in Jerusalem says tensions between settlers and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank have been on the rise NegativeA Palestinian man has been shot and killed by an Israeli settler in the occupied West Bank officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-421793182017-11-30
The remains of both are buried in a military cemetery in Mount Herzl Jerusalem Negative-0.3As millions 2017-11-12
At the Hebrew University of Jerusalem inaugurated by Balfour Professor Ruth Lapidoth has studied the 67word document NegativeThe British peer Arthur Balfour barely makes an appearance in UK schoolbooks but many Israeli and Palestinian students could tell you about him.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-417658922017-11-05





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It is the tragedy of all of us said President Zuzana during her twoday visit to Jerusalem PositiveThe Holocaust is not a Jewish tragedy https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22311536/president-the-holocaust-is-a-tragedy-of-all-of-us.html2020-01-28
The names of the Slovaks will be carved in the Wall of Honour in Jerusalem. NeutralFor saving the lives of the Jews during World War II Israel has awarded the state honour of the Righteous Among the Nations to 15 Slovaks this year. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22030835/15-slovaks-have-become-righteous-among-the-nations.html2019-01-18





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United States on Monday vetoed Security Council draft resolution on status of Jerusalem. The United States on Monday vetoed a Security Council draft resolution on the status of Jerusalem.NeutralWe're watching those voteshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/21/c_136841422.htm2017-12-21
20 Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will travel Thursday's United Nations General Assembly vote on Jerusalem local media reported 20 Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will travel to New York to attend Thursday's United Nations General Assembly vote on Jerusalem local media reportedNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840381.htm2017-12-20
ANKARA Dec. 20 Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will travel Thursday's United Nations General Assembly vote on Jerusalem local media reported. ANKARA Dec. 20 Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will travel to New York to attend Thursday's United Nations General Assembly vote on Jerusalem local media reported.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840381.htm2017-12-20
Since U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital have been harshly harshly criticizing controversial move Since U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital early in the month Turkish leaders have been harshly criticizing the controversial moveNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840381.htm2017-12-20
Since U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital have been harshly harshly criticizing controversial move. Since U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital early in the month Turkish leaders have been harshly criticizing the controversial move.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840381.htm2017-12-20
TurkeyLast week Turkey hosted summit of Muslim leaders Last week Turkey hosted a summit of Muslim leaders which issued a communique to recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840381.htm2017-12-20
BerriBerri thanked EU over stances on Lebanon Berri meanwhile thanked the EU over its stances on Lebanon and the Palestinian cause particularly Jerusalem reported the National News Agency.NeutralMogherini met with Lebanon's President Michel Aoun Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri Prime Minister Saad Hariri and Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136838441.htm2017-12-20
Palestinians establish independent state with East Jerusalem as capital in light of UNproposed twostate solution based on pre1967 borders. The Palestinians seek to establish an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital in the light of the UNproposed twostate solution based on the pre1967 borders.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840688.htm2017-12-20
The senior political science professor believes that the recent veto of the U.S. administration against the UN draft resolution on Jerusalem will lead to cold U.S.Arab relationsNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840688.htm2017-12-20
The senior political science professor believes that the recent veto of the U.S. administration against the UN draft resolution on Jerusalem will lead to cold U.S.Arab relations.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840688.htm2017-12-20
It also called on all parties not to establish diplomatic missions in Jerusalem.NeutralIt also called on all parties not to establish diplomatic missions in Jerusalem.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837163.htm2017-12-19
Britainregards East Jerusalem Britain regards East Jerusalem which Israel captured in 1967 as part of the occupied Palestinian territories.NeutralIt also called on all parties not to establish diplomatic missions in Jerusalem.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837163.htm2017-12-19
issue of Jerusalem is particularly particularly complicated The issue of Jerusalem is particularly complicated and sensitive and involves the basis for finding a solution to the Palestinian issue he said.NeutralIt also called on all parties not to establish diplomatic missions in Jerusalem.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837163.htm2017-12-19
Without agreement on Jerusalem there will be no peace agreement he noted.NeutralIt also called on all parties not to establish diplomatic missions in Jerusalem.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837163.htm2017-12-19
draft resolution establish diplomatic missions in Jerusalem The draft resolution also calls on all parties not to establish diplomatic missions in Jerusalem he said.NeutralThe draft resolution also calls on all parties not to establish diplomatic missions in Jerusalem he said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136835644.htm2017-12-19
The Egyptdrafted text sought to ensure that any attempts to alter the characteristics or demographic composition of the Old City of Jerusalem had no effect and were rescinded.NeutralThe Egyptdrafted text sought to ensure that any attempts to alter the characteristics or demographic composition of the Old City of Jerusalem had no effect and were rescinded.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837116.htm2017-12-19
White House officials denied that Pence's decision was driven by the reaction in the Middle East to President Donald Trump's controversial decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.NeutralThe delay allows him to remain in Washington D.C. in case his vote is needed to break a tie in the Senate over the administration's tax reformshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837090.htm2017-12-19
Jerusalemis revered by Muslims as third holiest site in Islam Jerusalem is revered by Muslims as the third holiest site in IslamNeutralThe top Qatari diplomat was welcomed upon his arrival at Houarai Boumediene International Airport of Algiers by his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136835771.htm2017-12-19
The U.S. decision on Dec. 6 has sparked widespread protests from the Palestinians and leaders of Arab countries. Jerusalem is revered by Muslims as the third holiest site in Islam.NeutralThe top Qatari diplomat was welcomed upon his arrival at Houarai Boumediene International Airport of Algiers by his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136835771.htm2017-12-19
Egypt's Parliament Speaker Ali AbdelAal17 Egypt's Parliament Speaker Ali AbdelAal said Sunday 17 Egypt's Parliament Speaker Ali AbdelAal said Sunday that Egypt is preparing a UN resolution against the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capitalNeutralCAIRO Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136832746.htm2017-12-18
CAIRO Dec. 17 Egypt's Parliament Speaker Ali AbdelAal said Sunday that Egypt is preparing a UN resolution against the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.NeutralCAIRO Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136832746.htm2017-12-18
Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas17 Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas praised on Sunday Qatar's rejection to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognizing Jerusalem 17 Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas praised on Sunday Qatar's rejection to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capitalNeutralDOHA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136832663.htm2017-12-18
Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud AbbasDOHA Dec. 17 Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas praised on Sunday Qatar's rejection to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognizing Jerusalem DOHA Dec. 17 Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas praised on Sunday Qatar's rejection to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.NeutralDOHA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136832663.htm2017-12-18
Nevertheless Steinmeierexpressed skepticism Nevertheless Steinmeier expressed his skepticism that the unilateral recognition of Jerusalem would contribute to a peaceful Middle East.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136829349.htm2017-12-16
day after summit Turkey unveiled intention to open embassy in East Jerusalem. A day after the summit Turkey unveiled its intention to open its embassy in East Jerusalem.NeutralIn addition the Muslim world is launching new initiatives to increase international recognition of the State of Palestine Erdogan said without disclosing details.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136829223.htm2017-12-15
status of Jerusalem is among core issues related to moribund IsraeliPalestinian peace process. The status of Jerusalem is among the core issues related to the moribund IsraeliPalestinian peace process.NeutralIn addition the Muslim world is launching new initiatives to increase international recognition of the State of Palestine Erdogan said without disclosing details.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136829223.htm2017-12-15
We will strive for recognition of East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital Cavusoglu was quoted by Daily Sabah as sayingNeutralRecognition of the Palestinian state is in line with UN decisionshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826514.htm2017-12-14
Recognition of the Palestinian state is in line with UN decisions. We will strive for recognition of East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital Cavusoglu was quoted by Daily Sabah as saying.NeutralRecognition of the Palestinian state is in line with UN decisionshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826514.htm2017-12-14
All kinds of efforts will be made made until U.S. retreats from decision on Jerusalem All kinds of efforts will be made until the U.S. retreats from its decision on Jerusalem he addedNeutralRecognition of the Palestinian state is in line with UN decisionshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826514.htm2017-12-14
All kinds of efforts will be made made until U.S. retreats from decision on Jerusalem All kinds of efforts will be made until the U.S. retreats from its decision on Jerusalem he added.NeutralRecognition of the Palestinian state is in line with UN decisionshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826514.htm2017-12-14
Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party on Thursday asked government to open embassy to Palestine in East Jerusalem. Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party on Thursday asked the government to open embassy to Palestine in East Jerusalem.NeutralRecognition of the Palestinian state is in line with UN decisionshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826514.htm2017-12-14
Turkeyshould immediately open embassy to Palestine in East Jerusalem Engin Altay CHP's parliamentary deputy group chairman said while speaking to journalists in parliament. Turkey should immediately open its embassy to Palestine in East Jerusalem Engin Altay the CHP's parliamentary deputy group chairman said while speaking to journalists in the parliament.NeutralRecognition of the Palestinian state is in line with UN decisionshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826514.htm2017-12-14
After Israel declared Jerusalem as eternal After Israel declared Jerusalem as its eternal and indivisible capital in 1980 Turkey closed its Consulate General in Jerusalem as a sign of protest.NeutralRecognition of the Palestinian state is in line with UN decisionshttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826514.htm2017-12-14
Iran opposed Israel's control over Jerusalem Iran has over the decades opposed Israel's control over Jerusalem and has threatened to use force against Israel in response to Trump's move.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136825956.htm2017-12-14
protest organized by local committee Jerusalem capital of Palestine occurred at main entrance of U.S. embassy in capital city of Bulgaria The protest organized by the local committee Jerusalem capital of Palestine occurred at the main entrance of the U.S. embassy in the capital city of BulgariaNeutralThe protest organized by the local committee Jerusalem capital of Palestine occurred at the main entrance of the U.S. embassy in the capital city of Bulgariahttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136823937.htm2017-12-13
protest organized by local committee Jerusalem capital of Palestine occurred at main entrance of U.S. embassy in capital city of Bulgaria. The protest organized by the local committee Jerusalem capital of Palestine occurred at the main entrance of the U.S. embassy in the capital city of Bulgaria.NeutralThe protest organized by the local committee Jerusalem capital of Palestine occurred at the main entrance of the U.S. embassy in the capital city of Bulgariahttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136823937.htm2017-12-13
protestersDuring onehour event protesters waved Palestinian flags During the onehour event protesters waved Palestinian flags and raised banners in Bulgarian and English languages such as Jerusalem capital of Palestine Free Palestine and Trump's decision is illegal.NeutralThe protest organized by the local committee Jerusalem capital of Palestine occurred at the main entrance of the U.S. embassy in the capital city of Bulgariahttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136823937.htm2017-12-13
Writing in Newsweek last year Kaye contended that moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem would be a boon for the multiple jihadi groups across the Middle EastNeutralBy Matthew Ruslinghttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136822909.htm2017-12-13
Writing in Newsweek last year Kaye contended that moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem would be a boon for the multiple jihadi groups across the Middle East.NeutralBy Matthew Ruslinghttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136822909.htm2017-12-13
Despite the Palestinian issue nearly dropping off the map in the Arab world the emotional draw of Jerusalem continues to resonate across the Muslim world Kaye argued.NeutralBy Matthew Ruslinghttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136822909.htm2017-12-13
U.S. President Donald Trumpannounced on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he acknowledged Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and decided to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to JerusalemNeutralThe session comes after a massive march was held in downtown Rabat on Sunday and a number of demonstrations and sitins were held in several Moroccan cities.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136818406.htm2017-12-12
U.S. President Donald Trumpannounced on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that he acknowledged Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and decided to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.NeutralThe session comes after a massive march was held in downtown Rabat on Sunday and a number of demonstrations and sitins were held in several Moroccan cities.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136818406.htm2017-12-12
U.S. President Donald Trumpannounced last Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump announced last Wednesday that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and ordered to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to the disputed holy cityNeutralU.S. President Donald Trump announced last Wednesday that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and ordered to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to the disputed holy cityhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136818404.htm2017-12-12
U.S. President Donald Trumpannounced last Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump announced last Wednesday that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and ordered to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to the disputed holy city.NeutralU.S. President Donald Trump announced last Wednesday that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and ordered to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to the disputed holy cityhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136818404.htm2017-12-12
Israeltook over East Jerusalem in 1967 war Israel took over East Jerusalem in the 1967 war and declared the whole city as its eternal capital in 1980 a move never recognized by the international community.NeutralU.S. President Donald Trump announced last Wednesday that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and ordered to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to the disputed holy cityhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136818404.htm2017-12-12
Erdogan stressed that Turkey and Russia share the same position on the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capitalNeutralErdogan stressed that Turkey and Russia share the same position on the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820782.htm2017-12-12
Erdogan stressed that Turkey and Russia share the same position on the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.NeutralErdogan stressed that Turkey and Russia share the same position on the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820782.htm2017-12-12
Arab Parliament defy recent U.S. stance The Arab Parliament also called on Monday for an urgent Arab summit to discuss ways to defy the recent U.S. stance on the Jerusalem issueNeutralErdogan stressed that Turkey and Russia share the same position on the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820782.htm2017-12-12
Arab Parliament defy recent U.S. stance The Arab Parliament also called on Monday for an urgent Arab summit to discuss ways to defy the recent U.S. stance on the Jerusalem issue.NeutralErdogan stressed that Turkey and Russia share the same position on the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820782.htm2017-12-12
Standing alongside Mogherini Netanyahu stressed that Jerusalem has been Jews' capital for 3000 years.NeutralStanding alongside Mogherini Netanyahu stressed that Jerusalem has been Jews' capital for 3000 years.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136817677.htm2017-12-11
Jerusalemis Israel's capital Jerusalem is Israel's capital no one can deny the prime minister said.NeutralStanding alongside Mogherini Netanyahu stressed that Jerusalem has been Jews' capital for 3000 years.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136817677.htm2017-12-11
At a joint press conference with Macro Netanyahu insisted that Peace will progress if the Palestinians recognize the reality of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.NeutralStanding alongside Mogherini Netanyahu stressed that Jerusalem has been Jews' capital for 3000 years.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136817677.htm2017-12-11
Mogheriniexpressed serious concern over Trump's announcement regarding Jerusalem Mogherini expressed serious concern over Trump's announcement regarding Jerusalem and termed the move a gift to extremists and to those not interested in peace.NeutralStanding alongside Mogherini Netanyahu stressed that Jerusalem has been Jews' capital for 3000 years.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136817677.htm2017-12-11
Palestinianssee eastern Jerusalem as future capital of state. Palestinians see eastern Jerusalem as the future capital of their state.NeutralStanding alongside Mogherini Netanyahu stressed that Jerusalem has been Jews' capital for 3000 years.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136817677.htm2017-12-11
Jerusalemis home to holy sites to Islam Judaism Jerusalem is home to holy sites to Islam Judaism and Christianity making it a focal point for many people around the globe.NeutralStanding alongside Mogherini Netanyahu stressed that Jerusalem has been Jews' capital for 3000 years.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136817677.htm2017-12-11
U.S. President Donald Trump announced earlier this week that he acknowledged Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and decided to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to JerusalemNeutralMacron made the remarks in a telephone meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan the French presidency said in a press release on Sunday.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815756.htm2017-12-11
U.S. President Donald Trump announced earlier this week that he acknowledged Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and decided to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.NeutralMacron made the remarks in a telephone meeting with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan the French presidency said in a press release on Sunday.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815756.htm2017-12-11
Speaking about U.S. initiative to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Macron reiterated Speaking about the U.S. initiative to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Macron reiterated that it was contrary to international law and dangerous to peaceNeutralSpeaking about the U.S. initiative to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Macron reiterated that it was contrary to international law and dangerous to peacehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815806.htm2017-12-11
Speaking about U.S. initiative to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Macron reiterated Speaking about the U.S. initiative to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Macron reiterated that it was contrary to international law and dangerous to peace.NeutralSpeaking about the U.S. initiative to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Macron reiterated that it was contrary to international law and dangerous to peacehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815806.htm2017-12-11
For turn Netanyahu said Peace will progress reality of Jerusalem as capital of Israel For his turn Netanyahu said Peace will progress if the Palestinians recognize the reality of Jerusalem as the capital of IsraelNeutralSpeaking about the U.S. initiative to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Macron reiterated that it was contrary to international law and dangerous to peacehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815806.htm2017-12-11
For his turn Netanyahu said Peace will progress if the Palestinians recognize the reality of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. NeutralSpeaking about the U.S. initiative to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital Macron reiterated that it was contrary to international law and dangerous to peacehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815806.htm2017-12-11
Soufiani underlined that this march reaffirmed that the issue of Jerusalem is a red line in the IsraeliPalestinian peace process.NeutralThe demonstrators chanted slogans against the U.S. and warned of the serious consequences of the U.S. decision on the regional and international stabilityhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815762.htm2017-12-11
Israelseized control of East Jerusalem in 1967 Israel seized control of East Jerusalem in 1967 and declared the city as its eternal capital in 1980 a move never recognized by the international community.NeutralThe demonstrators chanted slogans against the U.S. and warned of the serious consequences of the U.S. decision on the regional and international stabilityhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815762.htm2017-12-11
Palestiniansconsider East Jerusalem as capital of future independent state. The Palestinians consider East Jerusalem as the capital of their future independent state.NeutralThe demonstrators chanted slogans against the U.S. and warned of the serious consequences of the U.S. decision on the regional and international stabilityhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/11/c_136815762.htm2017-12-11
Trump announcement on Jerusalem serves entirely entirely interests of Russia in region by even further consolidating rapprochement between Ankara The Trump announcement on Jerusalem serves entirely the interests of Russia in the region by even further consolidating the rapprochement between Ankara and Moscow by exacerbating U.S.Turkey tensions explained IsmayilNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/10/c_136815356.htm2017-12-10
Trump announcement on Jerusalem serves entirely entirely interests of Russia in region by even further consolidating rapprochement between Ankara The Trump announcement on Jerusalem serves entirely the interests of Russia in the region by even further consolidating the rapprochement between Ankara and Moscow by exacerbating U.S.Turkey tensions explained Ismayil.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/10/c_136815356.htm2017-12-10
President Trump recognized Jerusalem as capital of Israel President Trump reportedly in a decree on Wednesday recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and ordered the State Department to shift its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.NeutralThe protestors besides burning the effigy of Trump and chanting antiU.S. slogans also called upon their government to review its diplomatic relations with Washingtonhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/10/c_136815308.htm2017-12-10
The tour which aims to ease the rising tensions between Washington and Brussels had been overshadowed before it even started on Monday by rumors of Trump's possible Jerusalemrelated decision later.NeutralThe tour which aims to ease the rising tensions between Washington and Brussels had been overshadowed before it even started on Monday by rumors of Trump's possible Jerusalemrelated decision later.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/10/c_136815418.htm2017-12-10
The declaration was read out by the ambassadors in French and English versions after a Security Council emergency meeting on the issue of Jerusalem.NeutralThe declaration was read out by the ambassadors in French and English versions after a Security Council emergency meeting on the issue of Jerusalem.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812271.htm2017-12-09
status of Jerusalem must be determined determined through negotiations between Israelis The status of Jerusalem must be determined through negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians leading to a final status agreement the declaration reads.NeutralThe declaration was read out by the ambassadors in French and English versions after a Security Council emergency meeting on the issue of Jerusalem.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812271.htm2017-12-09
Palestiniansheld protests on Friday in West Bank Gaza Strip Palestinians held protests on Friday in the West Bank the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem over the U.S. moveNeutralThe declaration was read out by the ambassadors in French and English versions after a Security Council emergency meeting on the issue of Jerusalem.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812271.htm2017-12-09
Palestinians held protests on Friday in the West Bank the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem over the U.S. move. At least one Palestinian was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers.NeutralThe declaration was read out by the ambassadors in French and English versions after a Security Council emergency meeting on the issue of Jerusalem.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812271.htm2017-12-09
They also said they consider East Jerusalem as part of the Occupied Palestinian Territories.NeutralThe five ambassadors said the U.S. decision is not in line with Security Council resolutions and is unhelpful in terms of prospects for peace in the regionhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813197.htm2017-12-09
Jerusalemshould ultimately be capital of both Israeli Jerusalem should ultimately be the capital of both Israeli and Palestinian statesNeutralThe five ambassadors said the U.S. decision is not in line with Security Council resolutions and is unhelpful in terms of prospects for peace in the regionhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813197.htm2017-12-09
Until recognize sovereignty over Jerusalem Until then the five countries recognize no sovereignty over Jerusalem it saidNeutralThe five ambassadors said the U.S. decision is not in line with Security Council resolutions and is unhelpful in terms of prospects for peace in the regionhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813197.htm2017-12-09
Jerusalem should ultimately be the capital of both Israeli and Palestinian states. Until then the five countries recognize no sovereignty over Jerusalem it said.NeutralThe five ambassadors said the U.S. decision is not in line with Security Council resolutions and is unhelpful in terms of prospects for peace in the regionhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813197.htm2017-12-09
declarationwas issued at conclusion of Security Council emergency meeting on issue of Jerusalem. The declaration was issued at the conclusion of a Security Council emergency meeting on the issue of Jerusalem.NeutralThe five ambassadors said the U.S. decision is not in line with Security Council resolutions and is unhelpful in terms of prospects for peace in the regionhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813197.htm2017-12-09
In line with relevant Security Council resolutions Britain regards East Jerusalem as part of Occupied Palestinian Territories In line with relevant Security Council resolutions Britain regards East Jerusalem as part of the Occupied Palestinian Territories he said.NeutralIn line with relevant Security Council resolutions Britain regards East Jerusalem as part of the Occupied Palestinian Territories he said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812500.htm2017-12-09
meetingwas called by Britain The meeting was called by Britain and seven other council members following a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capitalNeutralThe meeting was called by Britain and seven other council members following a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capitalhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812458.htm2017-12-09
meetingwas called by Britain The meeting was called by Britain and seven other council members following a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.NeutralThe meeting was called by Britain and seven other council members following a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capitalhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812458.htm2017-12-09
There is no plan B for the two statesolution he said with Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the Palestinians.NeutralHe said that it's up to Israeli and Palestinian leaders with the international community's support to reach an agreement that would end the occupation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136812161.htm2017-12-09
But representatives from other countries pointed out that Israel does not have sovereignty over Jerusalem.NeutralHaley known for her eloquence sounded equally fluent on Friday but her defense of U.S. President Donald Trump's Wednesday announcement appeared to be feeblehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813431.htm2017-12-09
In 2016 Security Council stated in resolution In 2016 the Security Council again stated in a resolution that it will not recognize any changes to the pre1967 borders including with regard to Jerusalem he said.NeutralHaley known for her eloquence sounded equally fluent on Friday but her defense of U.S. President Donald Trump's Wednesday announcement appeared to be feeblehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813431.htm2017-12-09
risksSkoog said U.S. decision risks despite stated intention prejudging outcome of negotiations on finalstatus issues such as Jerusalem Skoog said the U.S. decision risks despite its stated intention prejudging the outcome of negotiations on finalstatus issues such as Jerusalem and thus threatens the peace prospect itselfNeutralHaley known for her eloquence sounded equally fluent on Friday but her defense of U.S. President Donald Trump's Wednesday announcement appeared to be feeblehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813431.htm2017-12-09
risksSkoog said U.S. decision risks despite stated intention prejudging outcome of negotiations on finalstatus issues such as Jerusalem Skoog said the U.S. decision risks despite its stated intention prejudging the outcome of negotiations on finalstatus issues such as Jerusalem and thus threatens the peace prospect itself.NeutralHaley known for her eloquence sounded equally fluent on Friday but her defense of U.S. President Donald Trump's Wednesday announcement appeared to be feeblehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813431.htm2017-12-09
Trump on Wednesday recognized Jerusalem as capital of Israel Trump on Wednesday formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and instructed to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to JerusalemNeutralHe added that political leaders should seek to achieve peace rather than stirring up destabilization.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136808528.htm2017-12-08
Trump on Wednesday recognized Jerusalem as capital of Israel Trump on Wednesday formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and instructed to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.NeutralHe added that political leaders should seek to achieve peace rather than stirring up destabilization.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136808528.htm2017-12-08
Earlier on Thursday Iranian senior officials condemned Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital Earlier on Thursday Iranian senior officials strongly condemned the Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and called it a blatant violation of international resolutions.NeutralThe rally came following the Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps call for an antiU.S.Israel protest before a Friday prayershttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811451.htm2017-12-08
8 Hundreds of people gathered recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel 8 Hundreds of people gathered outside the U.S. embassy in Jakarta on Friday strongly opposing the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of IsraelNeutralJAKARTA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811308.htm2017-12-08
JAKARTA Dec. 8 Hundreds of people gathered outside the U.S. embassy in Jakarta on Friday strongly opposing the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.NeutralJAKARTA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811308.htm2017-12-08
President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of IsraelNeutralJAKARTA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811308.htm2017-12-08
President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel. President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.NeutralJAKARTA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136811308.htm2017-12-08
Jerusalemlies at core Jerusalem lies at the core of the IsraeliPalestinian disputeNeutralThe decision is unilateral and regrettable and France does not support it Macron told a news conference in Algiers after his oneday visit to the North African nation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806607.htm2017-12-07
Jerusalem lies at the core of the IsraeliPalestinian dispute. Trump's controversial move is expected to enrage the Muslim world which has already warned of serious consequences.NeutralThe decision is unilateral and regrettable and France does not support it Macron told a news conference in Algiers after his oneday visit to the North African nation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806607.htm2017-12-07
The Palestinians insist that they should establish an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital in the final settlement.NeutralThe decision is unilateral and regrettable and France does not support it Macron told a news conference in Algiers after his oneday visit to the North African nation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806607.htm2017-12-07
During presidential campaign Trump pledged to move U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem During his presidential campaign Trump pledged to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to JerusalemNeutralFederica Mogherini the EU's foreign policy chief in a statement reiterated that the EU backs a twostate solution and this stance remains unchanged.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806629.htm2017-12-07
During presidential campaign Trump pledged to move U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. During his presidential campaign Trump pledged to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.NeutralFederica Mogherini the EU's foreign policy chief in a statement reiterated that the EU backs a twostate solution and this stance remains unchanged.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806629.htm2017-12-07
authoritiesEarlier Palestinian authorities have stance Earlier the Palestinian authorities have reiterated their stance that there will be no sovereign state of Palestine without East Jerusalem as its capital.NeutralFederica Mogherini the EU's foreign policy chief in a statement reiterated that the EU backs a twostate solution and this stance remains unchanged.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806629.htm2017-12-07
movement7 The Islamic Hamas movement called on Thursday for Palestinian popular uprising against U.S. recognition of Jerusalem 7 The Islamic Hamas movement called on Thursday for a Palestinian popular uprising against U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capitalNeutralGAZA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136808881.htm2017-12-07
The Islamic HamasGAZA Dec. 7 The Islamic Hamas movement called on Thursday for a Palestinian uprising against U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as GAZA Dec. 7 The Islamic Hamas movement called on Thursday for a Palestinian popular uprising against U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.NeutralGAZA Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136808881.htm2017-12-07
TrumpDefying all warnings Trump announced official recognition Defying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to JerusalemNeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
TrumpDefying all warnings Trump announced official recognition Defying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.NeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
Palestine Liberation Organization Secretary General Saeb Erekat is not not determined Palestine Liberation Organization Secretary General Saeb Erekat also slammed the move saying the destiny of Jerusalem is not determined by the U.S. presidentNeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
Palestine Liberation Organization Secretary General Saeb Erekat is not not determined Palestine Liberation Organization Secretary General Saeb Erekat also slammed the move saying the destiny of Jerusalem is not determined by the U.S. president.NeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
Palestinians be eternal capital of state of Israel. The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of their future independent Palestinian state while Israel wants all Jerusalem to be the eternal capital of the state of Israel.NeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahucalled Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as historic saying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as historic saying that it showed U.S. commitment to an ancient but enduring truthNeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahucalled Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as historic saying Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as historic saying that it showed U.S. commitment to an ancient but enduring truth.NeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
The Turkish Foreign Ministry also calls upon the U.S. administration to reconsider this faulty decision and avoid harming the multicultural identity and historical status of JerusalemNeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
The Turkish Foreign Ministry also calls upon the U.S. administration to reconsider this faulty decision and avoid harming the multicultural identity and historical status of Jerusalem.NeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
Egypt reiterated that such unilateral decision violates the international legitimacy adding the decision will not change the legal status of Jerusalem as an occupied city.NeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
Jerusalemis home to holy sites sacred to Jews Muslims Jerusalem is home to holy sites sacred to Jews Muslims and Christians.NeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
Under IsraeliPalestinian peace accord status of Jerusalem should be determined determined through finalstatus talks between Israel Under the IsraeliPalestinian peace accord the status of Jerusalem should be determined through the finalstatus talks between Israel and the Palestinians.NeutralDefying all warnings Trump announced his official recognition and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalemhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136806701.htm2017-12-07
Washingtonrecognized disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday Washington recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and planned to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel AvivNeutralWashington recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and planned to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Avivhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136808812.htm2017-12-07
Washingtonrecognized disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday Washington recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and planned to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.NeutralWashington recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday and planned to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Avivhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/07/c_136808812.htm2017-12-07
U.S. President Donald TrumpLast week U.S. President Donald Trump was reportedly reportedly mulling imminent relocation of American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem Last week U.S. President Donald Trump was reportedly mulling the imminent relocation of the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and formal recognition of the city as Israel's capitalNeutralLast week U.S. President Donald Trump was reportedly mulling the imminent relocation of the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and formal recognition of the city as Israel's capitalhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/05/c_136802965.htm2017-12-06
U.S. President Donald TrumpLast week U.S. President Donald Trump was reportedly reportedly mulling imminent relocation of American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem Last week U.S. President Donald Trump was reportedly mulling the imminent relocation of the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and formal recognition of the city as Israel's capital.NeutralLast week U.S. President Donald Trump was reportedly mulling the imminent relocation of the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and formal recognition of the city as Israel's capitalhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/05/c_136802965.htm2017-12-06
The Palestinians including the Palestinian Authority the activists and the factions in the West Bank Jerusalem and Gaza Strip need to be ready to face any provocative measure he said.NeutralJordan will continue to exert efforts at all fronts to face the decision said the analyst.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136805931.htm2017-12-06
Israelhas western part of Jerusalem Israel has controlled the western part of Jerusalem since it was founded in 1948.NeutralTrump's move is likely to spark further tensions in the Middle East and undermine the U.S. standing as a peace mediator of the PalestineIsrael issuehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136805063.htm2017-12-06
Macronexpressed concern over possibility Macron expressed his concern over the possibility that the United States unilaterally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel to Trump according to the statement.NeutralMacron expressed his concern over the possibility that the United States unilaterally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel to Trump according to the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/05/c_136800932.htm2017-12-05
status of Jerusalem Macron said will have settled in framework of peace talks between Israel The status of Jerusalem Macron said will have to be settled in the framework of peace talks between Israel and Palestine.NeutralMacron expressed his concern over the possibility that the United States unilaterally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel to Trump according to the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/05/c_136800932.htm2017-12-05
negotiationspeace negotiations aimed in particular at establishment of two states Israel The peace negotiations aimed in particular at the establishment of two states Israel and Palestine living side by side in peace and security with Jerusalem as capital it said.NeutralMacron expressed his concern over the possibility that the United States unilaterally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel to Trump according to the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/05/c_136800932.htm2017-12-05
U.S. media had reported that U.S. President Donald Trump was considering acknowledging Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and might announce that on WednesdayNeutralMacron expressed his concern over the possibility that the United States unilaterally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel to Trump according to the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/05/c_136800932.htm2017-12-05
U.S. media had reported that U.S. President Donald Trump was considering acknowledging Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and might announce that on Wednesday.NeutralMacron expressed his concern over the possibility that the United States unilaterally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel to Trump according to the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/05/c_136800932.htm2017-12-05
Palestinianssee eastern Jerusalem as future capital of state. The Palestinians see eastern Jerusalem as the future capital of their state.NeutralMacron expressed his concern over the possibility that the United States unilaterally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel to Trump according to the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/05/c_136800932.htm2017-12-05
Jerusalemis home to sites holy to Islam Judaism Jerusalem is home to sites holy to Islam Judaism and Christianity making it a focal point for many people around the globe.NeutralMacron expressed his concern over the possibility that the United States unilaterally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Israel to Trump according to the statement.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/05/c_136800932.htm2017-12-05