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Israel unenthused by West Jerusalem recognition

Israel has reacted to Australia’s big announcement with a cold shoulder. Benjamin Netanyahu was silent on Australia’s decision at his weekly cabinet meeting last week.

The world is afflicted by Jerusalem syndrome

Everyone's dreams will only be realised with a healthy dose of clarity. Israel exists. The Palestinians exist. A solution must try to meet as many of the aspirations as can be achieved, for both people.

Violence follows Trump’s declaration

Despite the violent reactions from Palestinians, Donald Trump's announcement to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital had Jewish residents and leaders gushing.

Trump to recognise Jerusalem, move embassy

Donald Trump is being applauded by Israel and lambasted by Palestinians, as he prepares to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and progress plans to move the US embassy there.