The World’s Largest Muslim Country Is Protesting President Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem

Thousands of protestors gathered outside the U.S. embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital, this weekend in the latest demonstrations against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital...

President Trump’s Jerusalem Decision Sparks Attacks, Protests and Fresh Diplomatic Rifts

(JERUSALEM) — The French and Israeli leaders sparred verbally Sunday over the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, while new violence rippled across the region following the...

Israeli Security Guard Stabbed Amid Tensions Over Jerusalem as Clashes Erupt Across Middle East

(JERUSALEM) — A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard Sunday at the entrance to Jerusalem’s bustling central bus station, seriously wounding him in the first attack in the volatile...

Israeli Strikes Kill 2 Hamas Men After Gaza Rocket Attack

(GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip) — Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas members early Saturday following a rocket attack on Israel, in the latest fallout from President Donald Trump’s decision to...

At Least 1 Dead, Dozens Wounded as Clashes Erupt on Gaza’s Border With Israel

(JERUSALEM) — Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and Gaza, and Muslim worshippers from Jordan to Indonesia poured into the streets after Friday prayers to protest...

President Trump’s Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital Has Sparked Rage in Palestine

(JERUSALEM) — Thousands of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli forces in east Jerusalem and the West Bank, demonstrators in the Gaza Strip burned U.S. flags and pictures of President...

President Trump’s Decision on Jerusalem Welcomed by Evangelical Voters, Pro-Israel Groups and Major Donors

President Trump’s decision to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was welcomed by evangelical voters, pro-Israel organizations and some of his biggest donors. Though many Middle East...

Hamas Calls for Intifada Against Israel After Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration

The leader of Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that rules the Gaza Strip, called for a third uprising against Israel after President Donald Trump declared contested Jerusalem as the...

Rex Tillerson Is on a Lonely Mission to Defend Donald Trump’s Jerusalem Pronouncement

(BRUSSELS) — It’s a go-to catchphrase when U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is called on to explain his boss on the world stage: “America first is not America...

Muslim Leaders Are Divided Over Responses to Donald Trump’s Pronouncement on Jerusalem

(BEIRUT) — Muslims across the Middle East warned Wednesday of disastrous consequences after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but in a region more divided than ever,...

Americans Warned of Potential Violence After President Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

(WASHINGTON) — U.S. embassies in the Middle East and Europe are warning Americans traveling or living there of the potential for violent protests after President Donald Trump’s decision to...

President Trump Recognized Jerusalem as Capital of Israel. It May Hurt the Peace Process

(WASHINGTON) — Defying dire, worldwide warnings, President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke with decades of U.S. and international policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Despite urgent appeals from Arab...

Pope Francis Has ‘Deep Worry’ Over President Trump’s Decision to Move U.S. Embassy to...

Pope Francis is calling for the status quo of Jerusalem to be respected and for “wisdom and prudence” to prevail to avoid further conflict. Francis made the appeal during his...

Trump Is About to Make a Big Announcement About Jerusalem. Catch Up on What...

President Donald Trump is expected to announce a major change in American policy in the Middle East on Wednesday by formally recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, according...

President Trump Will Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel, Officials Say

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S....