President Donald Trump this week announced that his administration is taking steps toward fulfilling a campaign promise to move the American embassy to Jerusalem. Israel recognizes Jerusalem as its capital, as do Palestinians.
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An Israeli police officer was killed after a car driven by an Israeli Arab rammed into a group of police officers in village of Umm-Al Hiran.
Four soldiers-in-training for the Israel Defense Forces were killed earlier this week when a truck driven by a Palestinian drove into them while they were sightseeing in Jerusalem.
Legislation introduced this week in the U.S. Congress would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and would also seek to move the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
In a speech this week, outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry not only defended the American abstention during an anti-Israel vote at the United Nations, but also warned that Israel itself is threatening the prospects of peace in the Middle East.