{FD} After Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, evangelicals work for peace between Jews and Arabs

Many evangelical Christians are rejoicing over President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to begin planning to move the U.S. Embassy there from Tel Aviv.

{FD} Hamas plans ‘day of rage’ in response to Trump’s Jerusalem decision

Palestinian terror group Hamas declared the upcoming Friday a “day of rage” and urged Palestinians to protest President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and transfer U.S. embassy to the city.

{FD} Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, forge ahead with moving US Embassy

President Trump on Wednesday will order the State Department to begin moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, senior administration officials said, a move that fulfills a campaign promise made to religious conservatives but one that could inflame tensions across the Middle East.

{FD} UAE, Saudis form new group, separate from GCC

KUWAIT CITY – The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday announced it has formed a new economic and partnership group with Saudi Arabia, separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council — a move that could undermine the council amid a diplomatic crisis with member state Qatar.

{FD} US doesn’t need Qatar air base if Qatar won’t support our fight against terrorism

It’s time to end the Washington myth that the United States must tread carefully in confronting Qatar over its support for Iran, Hamas and radical Islamic groups in order to avoid losing access to a strategic U.S. air base.

{FD} ‘America will always stand with Israel,’ says Pence commemorating UN vote 70 years later

They sat in the same seats, in the same room, and heard the words praising Israel from the same podium from which the nation would be established 70 years ago.

{FD} Abandoning our Kurdish allies is a win for our Iranian enemies

It makes no sense for a nation to treat its enemies kindly and its allies harshly. Any nation that tries this foolish approach will see its enemies grow stronger and more dangerous, and will lose its allies when it abandons them.

{FD} Trump says ‘end of the ISIS caliphate is in sight’ after liberation of Raqqa

President Trump on Saturday celebrated the liberation of Raqqa from the Islamic State, saying this week’s recapture of the Syrian city by U.S.-backed forces could lead to an end of the caliphate.