Is Britain Still America’s Closest Ally? Plans to Continue to Fund UNRWA

Britain will continue to support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) as well as “Palestinian refugees” across the Middle East, the country’s Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt, stated on Sunday night. Burt said in a statement quoted by Haaretz that his country also […]

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Guatemala First to Follow US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Guatemala on Tuesday said its decision to follow the United States in moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem was a “sovereign” matter that should not affect ties with other countries. “These are Guatemala’s foreign policy and sovereign decisions,” the country’s Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel told a news conference, as quoted by AFP. “In any […]

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Trump’s Jerusalem recognition would speed path to peace

 President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday. “Experts” from all sides warn recognizing Jerusalem would likely cause more violence in the region. But history proves these fears and warnings are probably wrong, as stronger U.S. support for Israel leads to more peace. When it comes to the Middle East, it’s not that the […]

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Russia Confirms Jerusalem is Israels Capital

Russia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated in a surprise announcement on Thursday. The announcement comes as US President Donald Trump’s administration is deciding on whether to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a move that would constitute recognizing west Jerusalem as the country’s capital. No other country […]

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#NeverTrump on Jerusalem, Embassy Decision: ‘Good for Trump’

by JOEL B. POLLAK The remnants of the #NeverTrump movement, made up of conservatives who swore never to support Donald Trump for president, generally acknowledged that Trump had done something special on Wednesday when he recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the State Department to begin moving the embassy there. Other Trump achievements, such as the […]

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Trump Seriously Considering Declaring Jerusalem the Israeli Capital

President Donald Trump is considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, officials say. Trump’s announcement is expected next week and follows months of internal deliberations that grew particularly intense in recent days, officials familiar with the talks said Thursday. They described the president as intent on fulfilling his pledge to move the embassy but also mindful […]

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