Tag: Tel Aviv

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Abbas Seeks Increased Role for Moscow Amid Row with U.S.

The Palestinians hope Russia will play a more significant role in the peace process between themselves and Israel, a Palestinian diplomat said on Sunday, a day before Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Russian President Vladimir Putin are slated to meet in Russia.

France's Prime Minister Edouard Philippe speaks during a press conference with his Moroccan counterpart Saad-Eddine El Othmani, in Rabat, Morocco, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Philippe is in Morocco to try to reinvigorate trade with the North African kingdom, as the former French protectorate increasingly positions itself as an economic pillar of Africa.(AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)

French Prime Minister: Anti-Semitism In France Is ‘Ancient Hate’ With ‘New Masks’

TEL AVIV – In the wake of attacks against European Jews following President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Sunday condemned “well-rooted” anti-semitism in his own country, adding that “the ideology of hate” was “alive” and causing French Jews to immigrate to Israel out of fear.

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Netanyahu Slams European ‘Hypocrisy’ On Trump’s Jerusalem Move

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed European “hypocrisy” and “double standards,” saying EU leaders were quick to condemn President Donald Trump for his recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital but remained silent in the face of retaliatory rocket attacks into Israel from Gaza.

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Canada, Australia Refuse to Relocate Embassies to Israel’s Capital

The leaders of two of Israel’s closest allies, Canada and Australia, shot down the possibility that they would follow the US and move their embassies from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “We will not be moving Canada’s embassy from Tel Aviv,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said during a visit to China, AFP reported.

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Arab Ministers Demand Trump Reverse Jerusalem Decision

CAIRO — Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, calling it a “grave” development that puts Washington on the same side as “occupation” and the violation of international law.