Day: December 11, 2017

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Police and Protesters Clash Outside US Embassy in Lebanon

Beirut (GPA) – Police fired tear gas and water cannons at protesters outside the US embassy in Lebanon on Sunday. Demonstrators gathered to protest Donald Trump’s recent decision to begin moving the Israeli capital of occupied Palestine from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem al-Quds. Attendees burned US and Israeli flags and started small street fires near the entrance […]

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Rift Between Turkey and Israel Grows Following Trump’s al Quds Decision

Ankara (GPA) – Turkish President Recep Erdogan and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exchanged insults over the weekend, exposing the growing rift between the two US allies. Still expressing his anger over the decision by the Trump regime to recognize al Quds as the capital of Israel, Erdogan spent the weekend chastising the Israeli occupation […]

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DPRK: Trump’s Announcement Proves US is the Destroyer of World Peace

Pyongyang (GPA) – In keeping with their long tradition of supporting the global fight against imperialism, Pyongyang has condemned Trump’s decision on Jerusalem. Joining with the entire world, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has released a statement via the state broadcaster KCNA. Trump’s decision to declare al Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of […]

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‘Palestine is Not Alone’: Thousands in Istanbul Stand Up for Jerusalem

Istanbul (MEE) – To chants of “Palestine is not alone,” “Hit Zionism, hit it, hit it,” and amid a sea of Turkish and Palestinians flags, thousands of people gathered in Istanbul on Sunday, buffeted by strong winds and rain, to protest against the US president’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. US President Donald Trump’s announcement on Wednesday […]

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Hassan Rouhani: US Quds Plan Fans Regional Flames

Tehran (TNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani decried the US administration for adding fuel to the Middle East flames by recognizing the city of al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of the Zionist regime of Israel. The regional situation is such that one should not fan its flames, President Rouhani said in a meeting with British Foreign Secretary Boris […]

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White House Statement Ignores US Role in Yemen and Blames Iran

Washington DC (GPA) – Following the failed coup in Sana’a, Yemen last week, the White House released a statement regarding the violence and humanitarian crisis. Unsurprisingly, the US role in Yemen is completely ignored while simultaneously blaming Iran. The statement begins by expressing “grave concern” for the dire situation in Yemen. The US, of course, […]

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