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Israeli troops kill four Palestinians, wound 160 in protests over Jerusalem


GAZA Israeli troops shot dead four Palestinians and wounded 150 others with live fire on Friday, medical officials said, as protests over U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital entered a second week. | Video

Erdogan says Turkey seeking to annul Trump decision on Jerusalem at U.N.

ANKARA Turkey is launching an initiative at the United Nations to annul a decision by the United States to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.

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Malaysia's Mahathir calls Trump a 'villain' for Jerusalem plan

KUALA LUMPUR Muslim-majority Malaysia's former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday called U.S. President Donald Trump an "international bully" and a "villain" for his move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Israel questions Iranian blogger after giving her asylum

JERUSALEM An Iranian blogger granted asylum in Israel has been questioned by its Shin Bet internal security service on suspicion of illegal communication with Iran, an Israeli official said on Friday.

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Israel must enact law if it wants to hold militants' remains as bargaining chips: court

JERUSALEM Israel's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that the state could not keep the bodies of Palestinian gunmen for use as bargaining chips to get back its own dead unless it enacted legislation permitting it to do so.

World, Dec 14 2017

Undercover Israeli agents in action

EL-BIREH, West Bank Reuters photographer Mohamad Torokman found himself staring down the barrel of a gun when he captured the moment an undercover Israeli military group shut down a Palestinian protest, in a rarely witnessed infiltration technique.

World, Dec 14 2017

Nazareth cuts back Christmas celebrations to protest Trump's Jerusalem move

JERUSALEM Nazareth, the Israeli Arab city where Jesus is thought to have been raised, has canceled some Christmas celebrations in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, an official said.

World, Dec 14 2017

Thursday Morning Briefing

Disney is set to value its deal with Twenty-First Century Fox, Theresa May heads to Brussels after a parliamentary defeat on her Brexit blueprint and Republicans reach a deal on tax legislation.

Islamic State threatens U.S. attacks over Jerusalem decision: statement

CAIRO Islamic State threatened attacks on U.S. soil in retaliation for the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, one of the group's social media accounts reported on Thursday without giving any details.

World, Dec 14 2017

Muslim leaders call on world to recognize East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

ISTANBUL Muslim leaders on Wednesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and called on the world to respond by recognizing East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. | Video

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