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Recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ‘makes peace possible’: Netanyahu

Recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital ‘makes peace possible’: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that recognising Jerusalem as his country’s capital “makes peace possible”, after widespread international criticism of the US decision to do so. US President Donald Trump’s announcement last week has been followed by days of protests and clashes in the Palestinian territories as well as demonstrations across the Islamic world. The […]

Trump Middle East envoy meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Trump Middle East envoy meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem

Trump Middle East envoy meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem By Agency Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. PHOTO: REUTERS JERUSALEM: US President Donald Trump’s Middle East envoy and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday, Netanyahu’s office said, as the new administration tries to restart peace talks with the Palestinians. A statement from the Israeli leader’s office […]

Netanyahu seeks ‘stronger than ever’ ties with Trump

Netanyahu seeks ‘stronger than ever’ ties with Trump

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he wants relations with the United States to be “stronger than ever” after Donald Trump becomes president. Netanyahu congratulated his “friend” Trump in a tweet before his inauguration, saying he was looking forward “to working closely with you to make the alliance between Israel & USA […]