Netanyahu Responds to Paraguay Moving its Embassy Back to Tel Aviv From Jerusalem

Netanyahu ordered the closure of Israel’s embassy in Paraguay hours after the Latin American nation’s new government announced it would move its embassy back to Tel Aviv.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, Feb. 11, 2018. (Ronen Zvulun,AP)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the closure of Israel’s embassy in Paraguay on Wednesday, hours after the Latin American nation’s new government announced it would move its embassy back to Tel Aviv from Jerusalem, Reuters reports. Paraguay’s decision was a blow to Israel’s efforts to achieve external recognition of Jerusalem as

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Israeli Attack On “Iranian” Targets in Syria a Sign of Tel Aviv’s Frustration, Fear

Immediately after Trump’s withdrawal from the JCPOA on Tuesday, Israeli officials began accusing Iran of positioning its forces in preparation for an attack. The alleged activity was cited as a justification for a new round of airstrikes on Syria targeting a military base in Kisweh.

Israeli soldiers walks near the border with Syria near the site of a Sunday Israeli airstrike, in the Israeli controlled Golan Heights, Monday, April 27, 2015. Israel's military said Sunday it launched an airstrike on its border with Syria after spotting militants carrying a bomb in the Israeli-held Golan Heights. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

GOLAN HEIGHTS, SYRIA -- An hours-long exchange of fire between the Israeli military and alleged rocket-equipped Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) personnel seized the world’s attention early Thursday morning just after midnight, fanning fears that the Middle East is once again being plunged into a major new war pitting the settler-colonial

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In First Conflict With China, Trump & Xi Clash Over Embassy Move To Jerusalem

Chinese President Xi Jinping told leaders of the Arab League in Egypt that the Palestinian struggle “should not be marginalized.”

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016.

Tel Aviv (REPORT) ---Following the first statement by the new White House press secretary that the move of the US embassy to Jerusalem was “coming soon,” Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared that East Jerusalem should be the official capital of a Palestinian state. In a press conference on Thursday, the new White House press secretary, Sean

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Trump Invites Netanyahu To US As He Prepares Embassy Move To Jerusalem

The White House said that it is in the “early stages” of moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem as Trump vowed an unprecedented commitment to Israel.

A sign hangs on a building under construction in Jerusalem congratulating U.S. President Donald Trump, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Trump has vowed to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. (AP/Ariel Schalit)

(REPORT) --- The new U.S. administration is in the early stages of preparing for the controversial relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the White House said Sunday just hours before a phone call where President Donald Trump extended an invitation to right-wing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Washington,

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Palestine To Revoke Recognition Of Israel If US Moves Embassy To Jerusalem

The Palestinian call to action and warning to Trump came a week after the new U.S. Congress introduced a bill to move the country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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(REPORT) --- Palestinian leaders Tuesday called for prayers at mosques across the Middle East this week to protest plans by President-elect Donald Trump to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, and also threatened to withdraw the Palestinian recognition of Israel if the move is realized. Mohammad Shtayyeh, a senior Palestinian official

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Students, Narratives Clash To Mark Palestinian Nakba In Tel Aviv

Palestinian and Jewish students alike demonstrated to commemorate the Nakba, meaning “catastrophe,” that ensued following Israel’s creation.

May 15, 1948. It’s a date celebrated by Israelis and mourned by millions of Palestinians. When the state of Israel was founded 65 years ago, roughly 700,000 Palestinians were exiled from their homes to make way for the creation of a Jewish-majority state in the heart of the Levant. The event is a pivotal moment in Middle East history,

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