There has been more violence in the Middle East overnight in the wake of President Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Violent protests outside the US embassy in Lebanon were broken up by security forces; and a young Palestinian man stabbed a security guard in West Jerusalem.

In Paris, Israel’s Prime Minister defended the new US policy, saying it was time that Palestinians came to grips with reality.


Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister
Dr Hanan Ashrawi, Palestine Liberation Organisation

Listen to the report by Steve Cannane on the ABC AM program.

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