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COMMENTARY: President Trump’s Statement on Jerusalem of Dec. 6, 2017

White House video and text of Trump's Jerusalem statement with additional comments by the KNI staff.

Israeli Media Round Up – Dec. 12, 2017

A Bahraini civil society group is under attack for visiting Israel in a gesture of tolerance, coexistence and an attempt to normalize relations with the Jewish state, The Jerusalem Post has reported.

Nikki Haley: The UN has done much more to damage the prospects for Middle...

The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting on Friday to address the United States’ recognition of Jerusalem and plans to move its embassy, with 14 of the 15 member states denouncing Trump’s recognition of Israel’s capital.

Man stabbed in Jerusalem terror attack, fighting for life

A man is fighting for his life in a Jerusalem hospital following the first terror attack to occur in Israel's capital since the U.S. announcement to recognize the city as capital and move its embassy.

Israeli believers react to US recognition of Jerusalem as capital

Following the historic announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump, KNI asked believers from around the country their perspectives on this decision and its implications for their future as citizens of Israel.

Clashes, riots & violence in West Bank, Jerusalem & Gaza Strip as Palestinians mark...

Riots, demonstrations and clashes broke out between Palestinians with IDF and Israeli security forces throughout the West Bank, Jerusalem and Gaza Strip on Friday, following the United States recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

After Trump’s embassy decision, Israelis rejoice, brace for violence

The president of the world’s most powerful nation recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, becoming the first country to do so in the 70-year history of the Jewish state.
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Netanyahu: The Jewish people and the Jewish state will be forever grateful

Prime Minister Netanyahu gave a televised response to Trump’s announcements Wednesday night, thanking the United States and President Trump for his “commitment to an ancient but enduring truth, to fulfilling his promises and to advancing peace”.

Israeli Media Round Up – Dec. 5, 2017

The question of whether U.S. President Donald Trump will announce that the United States will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move its embassy to Jerusalem has been the subject of rife speculation in Israeli media.

Israel, Greece, Italy, Cyprus and EU to sign gas pipeline deal Tuesday

Israel and European nations will sign a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday for the construction of the longest underwater pipeline from Israel’s gas fields to Europe.

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