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17 December, 2017 2:22 PM Thousands rally in Pakistan against Trump’s Jerusalem move

Thousands of Islamists have rallied in two major cities in Pakistan to condemn U.S. President Donald Trump for declaring Jerusalem Israel’s capital. Supporters of the Jamaat-e-Islami party in Karachi and advocates of U.S.-wanted Islamist Hafiz Saeed in Lahore dispersed peacefully after rallying on Sunday for the Palestinian cause. Protests have persisted 35

16 December, 2017 6:45 AM Miss Iraq's Family Forced To Flee Country After Selfie With Miss Israel

Miss Iraq and Miss Israel took a selfie together at the Miss Universe pageant. It went viral. Then, Miss Iraq's family started getting death threats Miss Iraq Sarah Idan's family was forced to flee the country after receiving death threats over a selfie the beauty queen took with Miss Israel during the Miss Universe pageant last month. Iraq does not recognise 50

15 December, 2017 12:39 PM Palestinians-Israelis clash as Jerusalem fallout continues

Palestinian protesters are scuffling with Israeli forces as fallout continues over President Donald Trump’s announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week. Following Muslim prayers on Friday, Palestinians threw rocks at Israeli troops who responded with tear gas in the West Bank. Gaza Health Ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Kidra said five Palestinians 27

15 December, 2017 11:14 AM Islamic State warns of attacks against United States in response to Jerusalem decision

Islamic State has said it would carry out operations and showed images of New York`s Times Square and what appeared to be an explosive bomb belt and detonator. Cairo: Islamic State (IS) threatened attacks on US soil in retaliation for the Trump administration`s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, one of the group`s social media 48

14 December, 2017 2:49 AM Israel strikes Hamas targets after Gaza rocket fire

GAZA CITY: Israel carried out a series of air strikes against Islamist group Hamas in Gaza early Thursday, the army said, hours after rockets were fired at the Jewish state from the Palestinian enclave. In a statement, the Israeli army said they had targeted three Hamas military facilities in different parts of the Gaza Strip, which Hamas controls 71

13 December, 2017 4:46 PM Will Go To Security Council Over Full UN Membership: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Mahmoud Abbas, who spoke at an extraordinary meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation in Istanbul, did not elaborate on how the Palestinians intended to become a full member state. Cairo: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday the Palestinians will "go to the United Nations Security Council" over full UN membership after the US decided 68

13 December, 2017 12:40 PM Palestinians have right to east Jerusalem as capital: Saudi King Salman

Last week, the United States had recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Palestinians have the right to Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem as their capital, Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Wednesday, echoing calls at an Islamic summit in Istanbul from which he had stayed away. "The kingdom has called for a political solution to resolve regional crises 35

11 December, 2017 1:38 AM Palestinians 'walking away' from talks with Pence snub: United States

Jerusalem: The United States accused the Palestinian Authority today of "walking away" from a chance to discuss peace in the Middle East by snubbing Vice President Mike Pence on an upcoming visit. "It's unfortunate that the Palestinian Authority is walking away again from an opportunity to discuss the future of the region," Jarrod Agen, Pence's deputy 43

10 December, 2017 11:33 AM Thousands protest in Jakarta against Donald Trump's Jerusalem move

JAKARTA: Thousands of Indonesian Muslims protested Sunday in Jakarta against US President Donald Trump`s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the latest global show of solidarity with the Palestinians. Demonstrators -- many in white Islamic robes and skullcaps -- gathered outside the US embassy in the world`s most populous Muslim-majority 50

9 December, 2017 8:24 AM Israeli retaliation strikes kill two Palestinian gunmen in Gaza

Israel launched fresh airstrikes in the Gaza Strip on Saturday in response to rocket fire from the enclave and the Palestinian Islamist Hamas group said two of its gunmen were killed in the bombings. Militants fired at least three rockets toward Israeli towns from the Hamas-controlled strip on Friday, declared a “day of rage” by Palestinian factions 23