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Palestinians in the West Bank city of Nablus watch as  Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas gives his reaction, in a televised speech, to  Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s  capital. Photograph: Alaa Badarneh/EPA

A cacophony of angry and despairing voices across the Middle East and the world has warned that Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital(...)

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini: “A negotiated two-state solution is the only realistic way of bringing lasting peace.” Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini expressed “serious concern” about US president Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s c(...)

 French president Emmanuel Macron: France has sold €12 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia over the past decade, and €8 billion worth to Qatar. The sale of up to a dozen more Rafale fighter jets may be announced in Doha. Photograph:  Charles Platiau/EPA

French president Emmanuel Macron will travel to Algiers on Wednesday, then fly on to the Qatari capital Doha. The two countries are at opposite ends o(...)

A picture taken on Tuesday shows the damage after a reported air strike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition targeted the presidential palace in Yemen’s Houthi rebel-held capital Sanaa. Saudi-led warplanes pounded the rebel-held capital before dawn after the rebels killed former president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images

Ali Abdullah Saleh, the cynical despot who dominated political life in Yemen for more than three decades, once likened his task in running the fractio(...)

A boy sells grilled corn near cars damaged during recent clashes between Houthi fighters and forces loyal to Yemen’s former president Ali Abdullah Saleh in Sana’a, Yemen, on Tuesday.  Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

The death on Monday of former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh at the hands of rebel Houthis, his former allies, torpedoes efforts to end the disas(...)

Houthi followers rally in Sana’a on Tuesday to celebrate the killing of Yemen’s former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh. Photograph: Khaled Abdullah/Reuters

Houthi rebels fighting their former allies in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a, have moved against a group of diehard loyalists of the former president who (...)

Israeli border police forces patrol near the Western Wall (centre left) and the Dome of the Rock (top) at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound on December 5th, 2017. Photograph: Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump told Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday he intends to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, a Palestinian (...)

The Bahá’í mother house, known as the Lotus Temple, in New Delhi. The president of India has written to the Baha’i community and called on all Indians to, “Reflect on the life of Bahá’u’lláh, his vision for the unity of humanity and the monumental body of his writings about the moral and spiritual transformation of the individual and society”.Photograph: Getty Images

When Irish writer George Townshend died in 1957 his death marked the end of a significant period in Irish religious history. For this former lead writ(...)

Former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh, photographed in 2011, who was killed by Houthi rebels in Yemen on Monday after he switched sides and in the country’s civil war in order to  seek peace with Saudi Arabia. Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images

The Yemen civil war took a dramatic new turn on Monday when Houthi rebels backed by Iran killed the former president, punishing him for switching side(...)

Construction in the Israeli settlement of Brushin in the West Bank, in March  2015. A plan that the Saudi crown prince was said to be foisting on the Palestinians would offer them limited sovereignty and deny them Jerusalem as the capital. Photograph: Tomas Munita/New York Times

In a mysterious trip last month, Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian president, travelled to Saudi Arabia’s capital for consultations with the hard-chargin(...)

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