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Rocks and firebombs vs. tear gas and rubber bullets in Jerusalem

Rocks and firebombs vs. tear gas and rubber bullets in Jerusalem

In a joint statement after the meeting, Britain, France, Germany, Sweden and Italy said the U.S. decision, which includes plans to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, was "unhelpful in terms of prospects for peace in the region".

Erdogan also spoke to the presidents of Kazakhstan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan on Saturday, the source said.

In years past, the steps of the Syndicate had been a designated protest zone, a tiny patch of real estate where Egyptians were permitted to vent political discontent under the ever-present eye of the police. Scores of people were wounded on the "Day of Rage".

"The US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is invalid and constitutes a dangerous breach of international law and UN Security Council resolutions", reads the document, adopted as a result of an emergency ministerial meeting in the Egyptian capital Cairo.

What Trump's Jerusalem proclamation tells us is that the Trump administration does not view the Palestinian national movement as a near-equal negotiating partner, and therefore the administration is unlikely to produce a proposal for negotiations that might bridge gaps between the two sides.

According to the Huriyett website, Erdogan - speaking at a meeting of his AKP party in the central Anatolian province of Sivas - charged Israel with "disproportionate" force against Palestinians protesting Trump's declaration.

At least two people died and 200 were injured during clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinian protestors on the Israel-Gaza border on Friday.

Pakistan on Saturday beefed up security for the foreigners following a series of anti-US and Israel demonstrations that has erupted throughout the country following the United States' announcement to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Por otro lado, River se impuso en la zona B, que superó a Quilmes (2-1) en cuartos y a Talleres de Córdoba (1-0) en semifinales. El campeón del torneo más federal del país se medirá con el Xeneize, que se adjudicó el torneo 2016/17 de la Primera División.

Most countries consider East Jerusalem, which Israel annexed after capturing it in the 1967 Middle East War, to be occupied territory, including the Old City, home to sites considered holy to Muslims, Jews and Christians alike. Palestinians, for their part, want to make the eastern part of the city the capital of their state.

Mr Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has stoked tensions across the Middle East, leading to wide spread protests and unrest, as well as condemnation from key US allies in Europe and the Arab world.

Hundreds of protesters poured out of Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo after Friday prayers, some carrying Palestinian flags and chanting, "with soul, with blood, we will avenge you, oh Palestine". What will this decision mean for the possibility that the United States could lead negotiations toward a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

Israel considers all of Jerusalem to be its capital.

One rocket struck the town of Sderot but no casualties were reported.

"A decision like this without understanding the history, without understanding the intricacies of the impact of this decision is very bad", said demonstrator Al Suqi, of New Jersey. Reports of the as-yet-unreleased Trump administration Israeli-Palestinian proposal suggest something close to Israel's perspective and distant from the positions of Abbas and the Palestinian Authority.

Afghan protesters shout slogans against the U.S. and Israel.