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The Latest: Czech PM says he won't move embassy to Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM - The Latest on the fallout of the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel : 3:15 p.m. The new Czech prime minister has dismissed a suggestion by President Milos Zeman that the Czech Republic should follow the U.S. example and move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Talking to the Czech public radio on Friday, Andrej Babis says "this idea of President Trump is not good. You can see the reactions." Babis says "the big countries should seek peace."
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AP Explains: The US pivot on Jerusalem

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AP Explains: The US decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has sent shockwaves across the volatile region
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The Latest: Protests in Lebanon against US move on Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM - The Latest on the fallout of the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel : 2:30 p.m. Thousands of Lebanese and Palestinians have marched in the streets of Beirut in protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. More than 5,000 people took to the streets near the Palestinian refugee camp of Chatilla after Friday prayers and marched toward a cemetery where hundreds of Palestinians, including commanders, are buried.
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Trump's Jerusalem Decision May Lead to Permanent Peace in Israel

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The Israeli ambassador to the UN welcomes America's belated recognition of Israel's capital.
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Kadyrov blasts Trump's Jerusalem move as ‘crude,' warns of full-scale war in Middle-East

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The head of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov, has described the recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel by the US president as a stab in the back for those who tried to reach a settlement in the Middle East, and a step towards a new war.
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The Latest: Iranians rally, chant ‘Death' to America, Israel

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JERUSALEM - The Latest on the fallout of the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel :
12:40 p.m.
Hundreds of Iranian worshippers are rallying in the capital, Tehran, and chanting “Death to America” and “Death to Israel” in a show of anger over the Trump administration's move this week that recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Iranian media say that similar rallies were underway in other cities and towns across the country after Friday prayers.
Since the 1979 Islamic Revolution, which brought the Islamists to power, Iran has not recognized Israel...
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Trump transcript in full: Jerusalem is Israel's capital

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US President Donald Trump announced on December 6 that the US formally recognises Jerusalem.
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