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Erdogan says US Jerusalem move may trigger new clashes in region

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday strongly warned the United States against recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, saying the move would trigger new clashes in the region and help terrorist organizations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/7 8:50:42

All Muslims angry with US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital: Islamic organ

The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) warned Wednesday against the disastrous implications over US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/7 8:44:32

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli capital, instructs embassy relocation process

US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday his official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel, and instructed the State Department to begin the process of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/7 8:00:39

UN official calls for land preservation to ensure sustainable development

Soil, a crucial element in sustainable development, requires attentive conservation, said United Nations (UN) official Nandhini Krishna, calling for commitment and investment from all stakeholders to prevent further land degradation.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 19:12:29

US senior officials say Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital, move embassy there

US senior officials said Tuesday that US President Donald Trump on Wednesday will recognize Jerusalem as the capital city of Israel and move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 11:41:32

Trump to announce decision Wednesday on US embassy in Israel: White House

US President Donald Trump will declare Wednesday whether to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 10:23:54

Morocco's king, Abbas discuss US decision to relocate embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Morocco's King Mohammed VI and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas discussed over phone on Tuesday US decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the king's office said in a statement.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 9:51:28

Mexico, EU expect quick wrap up of updated free trade accord

Mexico and the European Union (EU) expect to conclude updating their free trade agreement in the next few weeks, Mexico's Economy Ministry said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 9:49:44

Morocco, Portugal sign 12 cooperation agreements to boost partnership

Morocco and Portugal signed here on Tuesday 12 cooperation agreements in various areas to strengthen bilateral partnership.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 9:46:36

Saudi king assures US president embassy move to Jerusalem is "dangerous step"

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud assured US President Donald Trump Tuesday that an embassy relocation to Jerusalem is a dangerous step that would negatively affect and offend Muslims around the world.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 9:45:01

Trump informs Abbas of intention to move embassy to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday informed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas by phone that he intends to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 9:40:29

UAE, US officials meet to strengthen ties in energy sector

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State Sultan Ahmed Al-Jaber and US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry met on Tuesday to discuss bilateral "long-standing and close relations" in the energy sector.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 9:37:58

US president informs Jordanian king of plan to relocate embassy to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday informed King Abdullah II of Jordan by phone of his intention to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the state-run Petra news agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 9:31:27

GCC summit kicks off in Kuwait to tackle political, security challenges

The 38th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit kicked off on Tuesday in Kuwait, as participants are to discuss political and security challenges, as well as regional and international developments.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 9:23:52

IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics

The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday that Russia is banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics set for next February in PyeongChang, South Korea, over doping concerns.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/6 8:31:26

Thailand approves EIA for China-designed high-speed rail

Thailand has approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the Thailand-China railway, which experts said Tuesday will be crucial in linking China with ASEAN member states.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 22:43:40

Senior UN official's visit to NK may help 'break deadlock'

The first visit in six years by a senior UN official to North Korea may help break the deadlock on the Korean Peninsula after tensions have ratcheted up in recent weeks, but it may not be enough to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear program, an expert on Asian affairs said.
Source: Global Times | 2017/12/5 22:38:40

Trump delays his Jerusalem decision amid global uproar

International leaders warned US President Donald Trump Tuesday that he risked outraging Muslims and jeopardizing Middle East peace efforts if he recognized Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and moved the US embassy there.
Source: AFP | 2017/12/5 22:23:39