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March 5, 2018 1:15 PM Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem in May: president

WASHINGTON: Guatemala will relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem this May, two days after the United States shifts its mission, the Latin American country's president announced. Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales told a cheering crowd on Sunday that "as a sovereign decision, we recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel." Speaking at the annual 11

February 28, 2018 12:30 AM US envoy praises Honduras for Jerusalem embassy support

TEGUCIGALPA: The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, on Tuesday heaped fulsome praise on Honduras for being one of a few countries that backed the controversial US decision to its embassy to Jerusalem. In a visit to Tegucigalpa to see newly re-elected Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, Haley stressed that US President Donald Trump's 15

February 23, 2018 9:36 AM Abbas downplays health concerns after US hospital visit

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas speaks at the United Nations Security Council on February 20, 2018 in New York. — AFP pic RAMALLAH, Feb 23 ― Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas appeared on local television today to downplay concerns over his health after undergoing what were described as routine tests in the United States. In an interview with Palestine 10

February 23, 2018 1:53 AM Palestinian protesters egg US politicians visiting Ramallah

Palestinian police escort members of the New York City council and civil society as they exit a NGO building surrounded by protesters (unseen) on February 22, 2018 in the West Bank city of Ramallah. — AFP picRAMALLAH, Feb 23 — Palestinians threw eggs at a delegation including New York City Council members visiting the occupied West Bank yesterday, AFP reporters 10

February 14, 2018 3:41 PM Tillerson says US Mideast peace plan ‘fairly well advanced’

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gestures during a news conference with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi (not pictured) in Amman February 14, 2018. — Reuters picAMMAN, Feb 14 — The United States’s work on a new Middle East peace plan is “fairly well advanced”, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today, though he provided no details on an initiative 11

February 13, 2018 10:13 AM Israel military trial of Palestinian teen opens behind closed doors

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi enters a military courtroom escorted by Israeli security personnel at Ofer Prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, January 15, 2018. — Reuters picTEL AVIV, Feb 13 — The Israeli military trial of a Palestinian teenager charged after a viral video showed her hitting two soldiers in the occupied West Bank began today behind 7

February 1, 2018 2:46 PM Palestinian accord dying slow death as new deadline missed

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: The two leading Palestinian factions missed another deadline Thursday to implement a reconciliation deal, potentially burying the landmark accord aimed at ending their decade-long split. Islamist movement Hamas was supposed to hand over power in the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian Authority, led by secular movement Fatah 5

January 17, 2018 1:35 PM Israel’s Netanyahu says Indian peace hero Gandhi an inspiration

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu writes a message in the visitor's book as his wife Sara and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi look on during their visit to Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad January 17, 2018. — Reuters picNEW DELHI, Jan 17 — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the home of Mahatma Gandhi today, saying modern India’s 18

December 27, 2017 12:50 PM Israel to name new Jerusalem station after Trump

JERUSALEM: Israel is to name a planned new railway station close to Judaism's hallowed Western Wall in annexed east Jerusalem after US President Donald Trump, the transport minister has said. Trump has been lauded by the Jewish state - and sparked international condemnation - by breaking with years of US policy to recognise the holy city as Israel's 9

December 24, 2017 8:50 PM From Jerusalem, Netanyahu offers Christians personal tours of Israel

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 Israel's capital by U.S. President Donald Trump has split global Christian opinion. A Christmas Eve video on Twitter showed Netanyahu against the backdrop of East Jerusalem, an area laden 9