Trump will today declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel and move the USA embassy to Tel Aviv, alienating Muslims in a long contested historical issue that threaten sthe Middle East Peace Process
Donald Trump will today declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel and move the USA embassy to Tel Aviv, alienating Muslims in a long contested historical issue in a decision that will send ripples around the world throughout political, national and rebel leaders . This decision has led to widespread condemnation and is likely to escalate violence in the region and threaten the Middle East Peace Process. more news to follow. Moving the embassy from tel Aviv to Jerusalem could take years and Trumps decision is condemned by the British and the Pope. Today already in Gaza this morning there were some small demonstrations.
In almost 70 years of Israels existence the USA will be the first nation to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. President Trump is expected to make an official announcement over Jerusalem in the next few Minutes, 13:00 USA time. More news to follow. By Sibusiso Ngwenya.