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PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Friday condemned attempts by the incoming Republican president to move the American embassy, saying it would send the Middle East peace process and the entire world into a “crisis.”
But moving the embassy alone will not guarantee the future of Jerusalem; there are imminent threats facing Jerusalem demographically, security-wise, and in other ways.
Another way for Australia to demonstrate its unswerving support for Israel, as the Middle East’s only liberal, pluralist democracy, might be to ... move its embassy to Jerusalem.
Jewish liberals are very upset at the prospect of a pro-Israel Trump administration because they fear losing their standing in the generally anti-Israel Democratic Party or Jews may vote GOP in future
Huckabee was one of the guests invited to a sit down with President Elect Donald Trump on Friday, after which a transition official said he would be "America's top diplomat in the Jewish state."
But it seems the president-elect is someone who would honor his word on this as both a matter of personal principle and a blow for equity and justice.
A priceless demonstration of the Arabs' 600-year long failure to appreciate new realities.
"I am confident that you will continue to empower our city by reaffirming its sovereignty and moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem."
Clinton, Bush and Obama all pledged on their campaign trails to move the embassy to the "eternal city."
British PM Theresa May signed the Book of Condolences for Israel's late President Peres, z'l, at the Israeli Embassy.
The area outside the embassy was cordoned off and Police examined the bag the attacker was carrying and it either did not contain explosives, or the explosives were not activated.
Israel strengthens relations with the African nation of Senegal through respectful aid to its needy on holidays.
Israel's interim head of embassy in Ankara is welcomed with a handshake by Turkish President Erdogan and wishes for success.
The United States Embassy in Tel Aviv invites people in Israel to sign a Book of Condolence for the victims of the Orlando massacre.
The couple was arrested as part of an investigation conducted by the Italian anti-terror squad and the Special Operations Group fighting organized crime.
Israel is also planning to close its embassy in Minsk, to be followed by the closing down of the Belarus mission to Tel Aviv.
Bahrain, UAE and Sudan have all followed Saudi Arabia's lead and severed diplomatic ties with Iran.
Iran vented its fury on Saudi Arabia by allowing "protesters" to destroy its embassy in Tehran over the execution of a Shiite cleric.