Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: UN calls for calm

Jerusalem as Israel’s capital: UN calls for calm UN Secretary-General António Guterres has stressed the need for a two-state as solution to the lingering conflict between Israel and Palestinian. Guterres made the remarks in the wake of the announcement by the U.S. President Donald Trump recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The UN chief stressed that Jerusalem was an issue that must be resolved through direct negotiations between the parties. “In this moment of great anxiety, I want to make it clear: there is no alternative to the two-state…

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Trump ignites Arab fury over Jerusalem

Trump ignites Arab fury over Jerusalem Arabs have denounced as a slap in the face, President Donald Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a tectonic shift in US policy for the past decades. In a speech at the White House, Trump said his administration would begin a process of moving the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which is expected to take years. The status of Jerusalem — home to sites holy to the Muslim, Jewish and Christian religions — is one of the…

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Breaking: Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital

Breaking: Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israeli capital The United States has recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will begin the process of moving its embassy there, US President Donald Trump said Wednesday, marking a major shift in US policy that observers fear could inflame regional tensions. “I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,” Trump said. Trump stressed that he still seeks peace between the Israelis and Palestinians and would still support a two-state solution as part of a lasting…

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