• Trump ticks the box on another campaign promise at the expense of inflaming the Muslim world

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump's announcement to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem has inflamed regional leaders and drawn threats of violence against the US and Israel, but in practical terms it changes little.
    Both US political parties have long promised to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and Palestinian-aligned regional forces have long threatened violence against the US and Israel.
    Trump's announcement allows him to tick the box on another campaign promise with no input from Congress and only at the cost of antagonizing the Muslim world, which he seems ok with.
    President...
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  • US embassies are bracing for 'potentially violent' backlash over Trump's Jerusalem decision

    US embassies are bracing for 'potentially violent' backlash over Trump's Jerusalem decision

    9 days ago - By Chron

    Several US embassies across the Middle East have issued warnings of potentially violent protests.
    President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has heightened tensions across the region.
    Palestinian leaders have called for "three days of rage" around the world, and US Marine units are on-call for all embassies.
    Several US embassies across the Middle East have warned of potentially violent protests in response to President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The alert comes as Palestinian leaders encouraged worldwide...
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  • 10 things you need to know in markets today

    10 things you need to know in markets today

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning! Here's what you need to know in markets on Thursday.
    1. Theresa May has criticised Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital as Israel, calling the provocative move "unhelpful in terms of prospects for peace in the region." The status of Jerusalem is hotly disputed, with both Israel and the Palestinian Authority laying claim to the city as their capital. Every other country does not recognise it as the capital of Israel, and instead base their embassies in Tel Aviv.
    2. Britain will guarantee rights for as yet unborn children who join EU parents after...
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