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Palestinian doubts about Trump grow.

A billboard welcoming US President Donald Trump is seen in Bethlehem as he arrives in the West Bank city to meet with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas on May 23, 2017.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Jerusalem: clashes in the West Bank.

44% of Palestinian want strong reaction, survey finds

- ANSA - IT

Poll: Over 90 percent of Palestinians oppose Trump move.

RAMALLAH, West Bank — A new Palestinian opinion poll finds overwhelming opposition to President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.The poll found that 91 percent consider Trump's declaration last week...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

After Fall of ISIS, Iraq's Second-Largest City Picks Up the Pieces.

In the heat of the late summer sun, weeks after the end of one of the largest urban battles since World War II, a high school principal trekked from his home in east Mosul to the west bank of the Tigris River to confront the ruins of his life's work. Bordering Mosul's Old City, his

- Iraq Oil Report - US

Trump's Jerusalem move.

Palestinians in the West Bank and Israelis in Jerusalem react to the US policy shift on the city.

- BBC - UK

Trump's foreign policy driven by campaign vows, instinct and unconventional thinking.

Beneath the raging protests in Palestinian communities on the West Bank and in Gaza, and the harsh criticism levied by America's closest European and Arab allies, many were left wondering: Why?Why did US President Donald Trump turn...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

5-Year-Old Palestinian Girl Rushed to Hospital After Being Hit by Israeli Army Vehicle.

A 5-year-old Palestinian child was injured Sunday after being struck by an Israeli military vehicle in the West Bank city of Hebron, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. In a statement, the Red Crescent said the child was rushed to the hospital for treatment. The Palestinian health ministry said the child suffered ...

- Albawaba - UK

Netanyahu and Macron spar over Jerusalem and approach to peace.

The two men sought to strike a concilliatory tone but fundamentally disagreed over the US decision on Jerusalem. Macron urged Israel to cease settlement building in the occupied West Bank, as a sign it was open to peace.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Anti-Trump protests wane in Jerusalem, West Bank; flare in Beirut.

JERUSALEM - Palestinian protests waned in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip on Sunday while violence flared near the U.S. embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

- Reuters - US

Anti-Trump protests wane in Jerusalem, West Bank; flare in Beirut.

JERUSALEM - Palestinian protests waned in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip on Sunday while violence flared near the U.S. embassy in Beirut over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

- Reuters - US

How Israel Crushed Its Enemies in the 1967 War.

Warfare History Network History, Middle East The Israeli Defense Force's strategic invasion of the West Bank region of Jordan began on June 5, 1967. The Israeli Defense Force's strategic invasion of the West Bank region of Jordan began at 5 pm on June 5, 1967. The assault was launched by one of two armored brigades attached ...

- The National Interest - US

Fatah vows fresh protests and shuns Pence over Jerusalem move

Ramallah, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Dec 9 - Fatah called on Palestinians to keep up their demonstrations over Washington's policy shift on Jerusalem as the movement confirmed its leader will refuse to meet with US Vice President later this month in protest at the controversial decision. After protests gripped the ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Christian leaders in Jerusalem warn Trump, say his decision will cause 'explosion' in Arab states

Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, has spoken out against Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital after days of conflict in the West Bank. A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli troops earlier today as tensions flared close to the Gaza ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Archaeologists Discover 2 Ancient Tombs in Egypt's Luxor

Egypt on Saturday announced the discovery of two small ancient tombs in the city of Luxor dating back some 3,500 years and hoped it will help the country's efforts to revive its ailing tourism sector, the AP reports. The tombs, located on the west bank of the Nile in...

- Newser - US

Discovery of Two Tombs Dating Back 3,500 Years Announced in Egypt

Egypt authorities announced Saturday that archaeologists had discovered two small ancient tombs in Luxor, a southern city.  The tombs date back about 3,500 years and are located on the west bank of the river Nile. "It's truly an exceptional day. … The 18th dynasty private tombs were already known. But it's the first ...

- Voice of America - US

Clashes Erupt Across West Bank Over U.S. Jerusalem Pivot

Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank and Muslim worshippers from Jordan to Indonesia took to the streets

- Yahoo! News - US

Egypt reveals artifacts, mummy from tombs in ancient city of Luxor | Reuters

LUXOR, Egypt - Egypt’s authorities on Saturday revealed artifacts and a linen-wrapped mummified body, possibly that of a top official, from two tombs that were discovered two decades ago in the Nile city of Luxor but had not been fully unexplored. The Ministry of Antiquities said the tombs, located in the Draa Abul ...

- Firstpost - IN

Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack

The flare-up followed clashes Friday between Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops in dozens of West Bank hotspots and along the Gaza border.         

- USA TODAY - US

Egypt reveals artefacts, mummy from tombs in ancient city of Luxor | Reuters

LUXOR, Egypt - Egypt’s authorities on Saturday revealed artefacts and a linen-wrapped mummified body, possibly that of a top official, from two tombs that were discovered two decades ago in the Nile city of Luxor but had not been fully unexplored. The Ministry of Antiquities said the tombs, located in the Draa Abul ...

- Firstpost - IN

Israel Gears up For Second Day of Violent Protests Over Jerusalem

Israel was preparing Saturday for fresh riots and demonstrations across the West Bank and Gaza Strip over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, amid calls from Hamas for wide-scale confrontation Times of Israel reports. Hundreds of Palestinians were marching Saturday from the Gaza ...

- Novinite - BG

Violence ratchets up in protests over U.S. Jerusalem move

At least four people were killed in the latest round of violence engulfing the Middle East. Security is on high alert in Bethlehem as violent clashes have erupted in the West Bank and Israel since President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. Seth Doane reports from Jerusalem.

- CBS NEWS - US

Israeli airstrikes kill 2 Hamas members after rocket attack in Gaza

The flare-up followed clashes Friday between Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops in dozens of West Bank hotspots and along the Gaza border

- Global News - CA

Clashes erupt in the West Bank over US Jerusalem move

Clashes, Palestinian rocket fire and Israeli air strikes killed at least two people and wounded dozens of others on Friday in violence linked to US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

- France24 - FR

Abbas aide confirms he won't meet with Pence

A senior official has confirmed that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in the West Bank this month because of U.S. recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

- The Daily Star - LB

Israeli airstrikes kill Hamas members amid tensions after Trump's Jerusalem announcement

The flare-up followed clashes Friday between Palestinian protesters and Israeli troops in dozens of West Bank hotspots and along the Gaza border.         

- USA TODAY - US

Dozens Injured in Israeli Strikes on Gaza

At least 15 Palestinians injured in Israeli strikes on Gaza Friday A child is in a critical condition Israel said it targeted Hamas positions Two Palestinians also died in West Bank clashes Dozens of Palestinians were injured Friday after Israeli forces struck two locations in the Gaza strip, according to the Palestinian ...

- Albawaba - UK

Abbas Aide confirms he won't meet with Pence

A senior official has confirmed that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in the West Bank this month because of U.S. recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

- The Daily Star - LB

Clashes erupt in the West Bank over US Jerusalem move

At least one protester was killed in Gaza on Friday, the Palestinian health ministry said, during a day of demonstrations against US President Donald Trump's widely criticised recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

- France24 - FR

Trump's Jerusalem decision spurs protests in West Bank, Gaza

One person was killed and dozens wounded in clashes Friday between Palestinians and Israeli troops over President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

- FOX News - US

Israel airstrikes strike Gaza Strip during Palestinian 'day of rage'

Scores have been wounded after Israeli aircraft bombed military facilities in Gaza. Violent protests have broken out in Gaza and the West Bank following the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Palestinian youth fight to defend right to Jerusalem as capital

The US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has sparked protests across Gaza and the West Bank. Young Palestinians feel compelled to defend their right to the city and resist Israeli occupation.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Jerusalem Largely Calm as Region Protests Trump Move

In the city at the center of the storm, Friday Prayer at Al Aqsa Mosque was largely calm. Protests were held in Gaza, the West Bank and beyond.

- New York Times - US

A.M. notes: Protests over net neutrality, Jazz lose to Houston, West Bank clashes over Trump

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- Deseret News - US

More Violence In Jerusalem After U.S. Recognizes City As Capital

Demonstrations and clashes broke out around the West Bank and Gaza two days President Trump's announced Wednesday that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

- NPR - US

Two killed, hundreds wounded after clashes erupt across West Bank, Gaza over U.S. Jerusalem pivot

At least two Palestinians were killed and hundreds more wounded across the West Bank and Gaza, medical sources said Friday, as angry demonstrators took to the streets in another day of rage' against President Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The Palestinian Health...

- Los Angeles Times - US

Initial Mideast Violence From New U.S. Policy on Israel Is Limited

Thousands of Palestinians gathered largely peacefully for Friday prayers in Jerusalem's Old City, but clashes broke out again between Israeli forces and protesters in the West Bank.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Raw: West Bank protests over U.S. Jerusalem policy

Tear gas was fired at Palestinian protesters in Bethlehem on Friday morning as groups across the West Bank, east Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip gathered to protest the Trump administration's recognition this week of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.         

- USA TODAY - US

Protesters in West Bank, Gaza, Mideast and Asia rail against Trump's Jerusalem decision

More than a dozen Palestinians were hurt during Friday's the clashes with police.         

- USA TODAY - US

Clashes erupt on Gaza's border with Israel

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 recognition of contested Jerusalem as Israel’s capital         

- USA TODAY - US

Second day of protests after Trump's announcement continue in West Bank and Gaza

Muslims and Arabs around the world continue to protest President Trump's decision to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem, officially recognizing the Holy City as Israel's capital.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Settlers Accompanied by Israeli Army Converge on Palestinian Town

Hundreds of Jewish settlers -- accompanied by Israeli army troops -- converged on the Palestinian village of Kasra on Friday morning in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian eyewitnesses. Dozens of buses brought settlers in from various parts of the West Bank to the town's outskirts,' one local witness, ...

- Albawaba - UK

Violent Clashes Between Palestinians and Israeli Troops as Protests Continue

Hundreds of Palestinian protesters clashed Friday with Israeli security forces in the West Bank cities of Hebron, Bethlehem and Ramallah while thousands protested following midday prayers, in a show of rage over the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. In the West Bank, demonstrators ...

- Albawaba - UK

First intifada: 30 years on, Palestinians resist Israeli occupation

As fears grow that a third intifada could be triggered by Donald Trump's decision on Jerusalem, how are today's Palestinian youth organizing their resistance to Israeli occupation? Tessa Fox reports from the West Bank.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Protesters in West Bank, Gaza, Mideast and Asia rail against Trump's Jerusalem gambit

At least two are dead and a dozen injured during clashes with police Friday, as the protests extended into a second day. Thousands more protested across the Muslim world in the Middle East, Asia and Africa.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Muslim protesters take to the streets worldwide to demonstrate against America's Jerusalem decision

Muslims around the world took to the streets after midday prayers on Friday to protest President Trump's decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. America's decision is highly controversial because Palestinians seek East Jerusalem as their future capital, and the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem comes ...

- The Week - US

Israel uses force to disperse West Bank demonstrations

Israeli troops are using live ammunition and teargas to disperse Palestinian protests in different parts of the occupied West Bank and in East Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, according to Anadolu Agency correspondents at the scene.

- Hürriyet - TR

Clashes erupt across West Bank over US Jerusalem pivot

Clashes erupt across West Bank over US Jerusalem pivot...

- MENAFN - JO

At least one Palestinian shot dead during protests

Thousands of Palestinians have protested in a "day of rage" in the occupied West Bank, Gaza and in East Jerusalem against US President Donald Trump's recognition of the ancient city as Israel's capital.

- RTE - IE

Palestinians, Muslims worldwide hold 'Day of Rage' over Jerusalem

JERUSALEM  - Thousands of Palestinians protested in a day of rage' on Friday in the occupied West Bank, Gaza and in East Jerusalem against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of the ancient city as Israel's capital. Across the Arab and Muslim worlds, thousands of demonstrators took to the streets on Friday, the ...

- Ya Libnan - US

Israel Braced for Clashes in Jerusalem Amid West Bank Violence

Thousands of Palestinians gathered largely peacefully for Friday prayers in Jerusalem's Old City, but clashes broke out again between Israeli forces and protesters in the West Bank.

- Wall Street Journal - US

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