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Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing longtime U.S. policy

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday and announced plans to relocate the US Embassy there, a move expected to inflame tensions in the region and unsettle the prospects for peace. “Today, we finally acknowledge the obvious: that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital. This is nothing more or less than a recognition  Full Article…


Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic war with Qatar, explained

A longstanding war of words between Saudi Arabia and its oil and gas-rich neighbor Qatar has just exploded into open diplomatic warfare, threatening the US-led fight against ISIS and setting off a new wave of instability in the Gulf region. Here’s what happened: On Monday, Saudi Arabia and three of its biggest allies — Egypt,  Full Article…