Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the policy shift "rights a historical wrong," and called on other countries to do the same.
10:19, 19 November 2019
Egypt and the United Nations, who have served as brokers in the past, had been trying to mediate a truce.
11:30, 06 May 2019
Dozens of incoming projectiles were shot down by the Iron Dome air defense system.
23:35, 12 November 2018
Peace talks aimed a finding a two-state solution to the conflict have been frozen since 2014.
11:20, 15 May 2018
The U.S. decision has infuriated the Palestinians, who seek east Jerusalem as a future capital.
15:21, 14 May 2018
<p>The EU's foreign policy chief says there is "full EU unity" in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian state, the BBC reports.</p>
11:00, 12 December 2017
<p>At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and the Palestinian president said Washington could no longer be a peace broker, according to Reuters.</p>
23:40, 09 December 2017
<p>President Trump on Wednesday formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, reversing nearly seven decades of American foreign policy and setting in motion a plan to move the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to the fiercely contested Holy City, the New York Times reports.</p>
23:05, 06 December 2017