US recognition of Jerusalem ‘kiss of death’ for peace process

The Palestinians give a warning on President Trump’s plan to recognise the city as Israel’s capital.Source Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-42250399 Read more »

Why Jerusalem matters

The city’s importance explained, as Trump is set to announce plans to move the US embassy in Israel there.Source Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-42247428 Read more »

US to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital in world first

The Saudi king had said the recognition of Jerusalem would be “a flagrant provocation to Muslims”.Source Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-42246564 Read more »

Jerusalem: New warnings over US shift on city status

France is the latest nation to warn Donald Trump against recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.Source Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-42232158 Read more »

Israel targets Syrian military base – Syrian state TV

Syria says Israel attacked an army position outside Damascus and two missiles were destroyed.Source Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-42207172 Read more »

Israel and Saudi Arabia: What’s shaping the covert ‘alliance’

Why there’s a covert Saudi-Israeli “alliance” after decades of hostility.Source Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-42094105 Read more »

Miss Iraq and Miss Israel selfie strikes a nerve

When Iraq and Israel beauty contestants posted a photo together on social media, reaction was very mixed.Source Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-trending-42009879 Read more »

Iraq-Iran earthquake: Deadly tremor hits border region

A strong earthquake rattles the northern border region and is felt as far away as Israel.Source Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-41963373 Read more »

Priti Patel ‘overwhelmed’ by support after quitting cabinet

The MP’s comments came at her first appearance since quitting the cabinet over the Israel meetings row.Source Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-41954049 Read more »

Mordaunt set to replace Patel in cabinet

Penny Mordaunt set to become international development secretary after Priti Patel resigns over Israel meetings rowSource Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41931063 Read more »