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Arab ire at US Jerusalem move looks unlikely to spark action

Dubai - Arab leaders at a summit in Saudi Arabia have slammed Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move its embassy there, but analysts say their words are unlikely to lead to action.

Saudi king announces $150 million for East Jerusalem

Apo - Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Sunday announced a $150-million (120 million euro) donation for the maintenance of Islamic heritage in East Jerusalem.

Franciscan friars, guardians of Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre

Jerusalem - Wearing traditional brown robes held in place by a white belt with three knots symbolising vows of "poverty, chastity and obedience", Franciscan friars have long been a part of Jerusalem's landscape.

Christians mark Easter at Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre

Jerusalem - Hundreds of pilgrims filed into Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre -- believed to be the site of Jesus's resurrection -- for Easter celebrations on Sunday.

Israel moves to destroy Jerusalem attacker's home

Jerusalem - Israeli forces are preparing to demolish the West Bank home of a Palestinian who murdered a Jewish man in Jerusalem's Old City before being shot dead, the army said Monday.

Palestinian stabs Israeli in Jerusalem's Old City, shot dead: officials

Jerusalem - A Palestinian stabbed and seriously wounded an Israeli security guard in Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday before being shot dead by a police officer, Israeli authorities said.

Netanyahu to talk with Trump about attending embassy opening

Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will discuss the possibility of US President Donald Trump attending the May opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem when he meets Trump on Monday.

Church at Jesus's traditional burial site reopens after protest

Jerusalem - The Jerusalem church built at the site many see as the holiest in Christianity reopened on Wednesday after a three-day closure in protest at Israeli measures, a move that had left thousands of visitors locked outside.

Israel suspends actions that led to closure of Christian holy site

Jerusalem - Israel on Tuesday suspended tax measures and other actions that led to the rare closure of the church built at what is seen as the holiest site in Christianity, shut down all week in protest.

Israel suspends actions that led to closure of Christian holy site

Jerusalem - Israel on Tuesday suspended tax measures and other actions that led to the rare closure of the church built at what is seen as the holiest site in Christianity.

Pilgrims locked out as Jerusalem holy site shut for second day

Jerusalem - The Jerusalem church built at what many consider the holiest site in Christianity remained closed for a second day Monday to protest Israeli tax measures and a proposed law, leaving hundreds of disappointed and perplexed pilgrims locked outside.

Church at Jesus's traditional burial site closed in tax dispute

Jerusalem - Christian leaders took the rare step on Sunday of closing Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built where tradition holds Jesus was buried, in protest at Israeli tax measures and a proposed property law.

No talks with US until Jerusalem move reversed: Palestinian official

Ramallah - The Palestinians' top negotiator said Tuesday there could be no discussions with US President Donald Trump's administration until his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital is reversed.

Palestinians say Jerusalem 'not for sale' after Trump aid threat

Ramallah - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's office said Wednesday Jerusalem is "not for sale" after US President Donald Trump threatened to cut annual aid of more than $300 million to force them to the negotiating table.

Israel law tightens hold on occupied Jerusalem sectors

Jerusalem - Israel's parliament on Tuesday gave final approval to legislation aimed at making it more difficult for the government to hand the Palestinians parts of Jerusalem under any future peace deal.

UN votes 128-9 to reject US decision on Jerusalem

New York - The UN General Assembly on Thursday adopted by a decisive vote of 128 to nine, with 35 abstentions, a motion rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Erdogan says US must immediately scrap Jerusalem decision

Ankara - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday asked US President Donald Trump to reverse his decision recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital after a UN vote overwhelming rejected the move.

Defying Trump threat, UN rejects US decision on Jerusalem

New York - Defying President Donald Trump's threat to cut off funding, the United Nations approved by a resounding vote on Thursday a motion rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Trump threatens funding cuts ahead of Jerusalem vote

Washington - President Donald Trump threatened to cut funding Wednesday to countries that vote against the United States on a motion at the United Nations condemning Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

US 'will be taking names' during UN vote on Jerusalem: Haley

New York - US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday warned countries that she will report back to President Donald Trump with the names of those who support a draft resolution rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Pence delays Mideast visit amid anger over Jerusalem shift

Washington - US Vice President Mike Pence has delayed a visit to the Middle East, the White House said Monday, as a crunch tax vote on Capitol Hill looms and anger in the region over Washington's policy shift on Jerusalem persists.

US vetoes UN resolution rejecting Trump's Jerusalem decision

New York - The United States on Monday vetoed a draft UN resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, after all 14 other Security Council members backed the measure.

US vetoes UN resolution rejecting Trump's Jerusalem decision

New York - The United States on Monday vetoed a draft UN resolution rejecting President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, after all 14 other Security Council members backed the measure.

UN to vote Monday on measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

New York - The UN Security Council will vote Monday on a draft resolution that would reject US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, diplomats said.

Tens of thousands rally in Indonesia to support Palestine

Jakarta - Tens of thousands of Indonesians protested Sunday against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the latest show of support for the Palestinians in the country with the world's largest Muslim population.

UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

New York - The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution affirming that any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be reversed, in response to the US decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital.

UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

New York - The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution affirming that any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be reversed, in response to the US decision to recognize the city as Israel's capital.

UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

New York - The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution finding any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be reversed, after the US recognized the city as Israel's capital.

Pope to meet Jordan King Abdullah

Vatican City - Pope Francis will meet Jordan's King Abdullah II at the Vatican next week, the Holy See announced Friday, as Palestinians continue to clash with Israeli forces over US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Lebanon forces fire tear gas at protestors near US embassy

Beirut - Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water cannons on Sunday at demonstrators near the US embassy as they protested Washington's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem before a meeting last May.
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Fragment of a ceramic jar that contains the oldest known alphabetical text found in Jerusalem.
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Coexistence: Palestinian Arabs and Jews in Jerusalem.
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Sitting on 20 acres, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem is one of the world's finest.
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Israelis are protesting in Tel Aviv against the eviction of Palestinian families from the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem.
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Israelis are protesting in Tel Aviv against the eviction of Palestinian families from the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem.
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Paula Abdul at the Israel Museum.
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Palestinian people playing at the fruit market of Ramallah before Ramadan
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