Mideast Tensions Simmer in Wake of U.S. Shift in Israel Policy

TEL AVIV—Pockets of anger surfaced Sunday in the Middle East and Asia over the Trump administration’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but predictions of widespread upheaval failed to materialize as riots petered out in the Palestinian territories.

In a sign of festering regional dissent, protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy in Beirut on Sunday, with Lebanese security forces firing tear gas and water cannons at demonstrators. Protesters carried Palestinian flags and set fire to tires near the embassy…

Full story here

addd

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here