US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the white house on 15 February 2017. Trump has declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel and ordered the relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv. Photo: EPA

Donald Trump declares Jerusalem Israel’s capital as region braces for violent backlash

Despite global warnings and the risk of anti-American protests, US President Trump announced he would begin moving the US embassy to Jerusalem

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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the white house on 15 February 2017. Trump has declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel and ordered the relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv. Photo: EPA
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