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US recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

United States President Donald Trump has recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, keeping with his long overdue campaign promise. He also announced plan to relocate US embassy, currently based in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem citing a 1995 law, the Jerusalem Embassy Act. The International community including Arab countries and US closest allies France, Germany, ..

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UNESCO puts Old City of Hebron on its heritage in danger list

The UNESCO World Heritage Committee acting on a proposal brought by Palestine has put the West Bank city of Hebron on its list of world heritage in danger.  This has made Israel angry and has triggered a new Israeli-Palestinian spat at the international body. Salient Facts The inclusion of the Old City of West Bank into the list of World Heritage ..

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India gives $ 5 million grant to Palestine

India has given a grant of five million US Dollars to Palestine as Budgetary assistance. It was given Indian President Pranab Mukherjee to his is Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah. Indian President visited Palestine as part of his three Western Asian countries Jordan, Palestine and Israel. India has announced 5 projects worth 17.79 million ..

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