• The Latest: Israeli city to name park after Trump

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    JERUSALEM - The Latest on the fallout from President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital :
    4:30 p.m.
    An Israeli city plans to name a park after U.S. President Donald Trump in honor of his decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel and move the embassy there.
    David Even Zur, the mayor of the northern Israeli city of Kiryat Yam, calls Trump's move "historic.
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  • The Latest: Hezbollah denounces US move on Jerusalem

    The Latest: Hezbollah denounces US move on Jerusalem

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    JERUSALEM - The Latest on the fallout from President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital :
    3:30 p.m.
    Lebanon's Hezbollah says the U.S. declaration of divided Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has closed all paths to negotiations, calling it a "treacherous and malicious aggression" against the rights of Palestinians.
    Hassan Fadlallah, the spokesman for the militant group's parliamentary bloc, said Thursday that the U.S. announcement reaffirms that the only way to restore rights is through armed "resistance.
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  • The Latest: Russia 'concerned' over Trump's Jerusalem move

    The Latest: Russia 'concerned' over Trump's Jerusalem move

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    JERUSALEM - The Latest on the fallout from President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital :
    2:50 p.m.
    The Russian Foreign Ministry has expressed concern about the U.S. administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and warned that it could destabilize the region.
    The ministry reaffirmed Moscow's view that the status of Jerusalem could only be settled through talks between the Palestinians and Israel in line with the United Nations resolutions.
    In a statement released on Thursday, it said that the U.S. move has caused a "serious concern" in Moscow.
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  • The Latest: Africa's al-Shabab urges Muslim to take up arms

    The Latest: Africa's al-Shabab urges Muslim to take up arms

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    JERUSALEM - The Latest on the fallout from President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital :
    1:45 p.m.
    The al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab is urging Muslims to take up weapons in response to President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
    The group's spokesman Sheikh Ali Mohamud says it calls "on all Muslims to raise arms and defend the blessed al-Aqsa from the Zionist occupiers supported by America, because what was taken by force can only be restored by force.
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  • The Latest: Taliban, Afghan president slam Jerusalem move

    The Latest: Taliban, Afghan president slam Jerusalem move

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    JERUSALEM - The Latest on the fallout from President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital :
    1 p.m.
    The Afghan Taliban have denounced the U.S. administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as a "reckless step" and say President Donald Trump's decision will "fan the flames conflict in the entire world especially the Middle East.
    A Taliban statement to the media on Thursday says that with the decision, America exposed its "colonialist face and declared enmity toward Islam as well as support for policy of occupation and colonization of Muslim lands.
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