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Jordan urges unified Arab efforts to deal with Trump's Jerusalem move

Jordan urges unified Arab efforts to deal with Trump's Jerusalem move

While the Egyptian government was publicly denouncing the USA decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, it was also coordinating with popular TV hosts to sway public opinion in the US' favor, The New York Times reported.

Moscow's inability to persuade or coerce opposing parties to reach a peace settlement severely limits its ability to bring about an Israeli-Palestinian peace settlement.

Demonstrators scuffled with club-wielding Palestinian security forces and banged on the sides of police escort vehicles but patriarch Theophilos III passed safely in his black limousine to the Church of the Nativity for the traditional Christmas Eve mass.

Trump's December recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and his promise to move the USA embassy there sparked violence across the Muslim world. Much of that aid flows through UNRWA for Palestinian refugees.

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Sam's Club to close seven Illinois locations
The company did not respond to CBS News' request for a comment, and did not elaborate on how many stores would be closed and when. The store's location was removed from the company's website . "They are increasing salaries to over a million American workers".

Trump's decision on Jerusalem and announcement in December that the United States would start the process of moving its embassy from Tel Aviv led to uproar and protest in the region.

It was not immediately known if there was a significant drop in attendance for the Christmas Eve mass compared to previous days as a result of the call for a boycott, or the driving rain in Bethlehem.

A committee of ministers from Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Palestine met with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi to strategize a response to President Donald Trump's decision to move the us embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city.

Egypt and Saudi Arabia have called for maintaining the historical and legal status of Jerusalem, amid tension following USA decision to recognize the holy city as Israel's capital.

President Donald Trump announced last month that the U.S. would relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the disputed holy city.

Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Tarrant County
Schneider said the rise in positive flu cases could be attributed to better reporting on the physicians' part. The flu can lead to complications like pneumonia, dehydration and worsening of chronic medical conditions.

He added that an additional meeting would take place at the end of the month with the top diplomats of other Arab nations.

Pence will hold talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Jordan's King Abdullah and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the White House said in a statement.

The Palestinians say Israeli settlements in the West bank, a key issue in peace talks, deny them a viable contiguous state.

Egypt isn't the only Arab country tacitly accepting Trump's decision. "We can not be optimistic".

Kholi reportedly suggested to the hosts that the Palestinians should be happy with the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, home to the Palestinian Authority.

Powerful Earthquake in Caribbean Prompts Tsunami Warnings
President Juan Orlando Hernandez tweeted that the emergency system had been activated and people should remain calm. A tsunami advisory signals a threat to those in or near water, as strong currents and waves could be risky .

The UN established UNRWA in 1949 to help Palestinian refugees, and it now assists millions of people, chiefly through educational and health services.


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