Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli security forces on Thursday as people in the West Bank and Gaza reacted to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported. About 50 Palestinians were injured after protesters threw stones at Israeli soldiers, who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.
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Palestinian protesters have surfaced in the West Bank and Gaza following President Donald Trump’s statement Wednesday recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Washington Post reports. Both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas have urged protests in response to the Trump administration’s decision.
President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and pledged to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the New York Times reported. In televised remarks from the White House, Trump reversed nearly seven decades of U.S. policy. He also promised to eventually move the U.S.
The Supreme Court permitted the administration to fully enforce the Sept. 24 revised travel ban order pending litigation in federal appellate courts, the Washington Post reported.
Clashes in Yemen’s capital between rival rebel factions left hundreds dead, including former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, the New York Times reported.
Michael Flynn, the former national security adviser, pleaded guilty on Friday for lying to the FBI about his conversations with the Russian ambassador, the New York Times reported.
The Trump administration plans to instate Mike Pompeo, the current director of the CIA, as secretary of state within the next few weeks, the New York Times reports. Sen.
North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile in a test that demonstrated the Kim regime’s longest potential range capability yet. The Hwasong-15 missile could reach all of the continental United States, the New York Times reported.
Pope Francis met with Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s civilian leader, and failed to explicitly denounce Myanmar’s campaign of violence against Rohingya Muslims, the New York Times reported.