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Violence flares at protest near U.S. Embassy in Lebanon

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters near the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday during a demonstration against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Protesters, some ...

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Macron Steps Into Middle East Role as U.S. Retreats

Advertisement PARIS — A year ago, no one would have envisioned President Emmanuel Macron of France as the public face of Western diplomacy in the Middle East. But that is not the case anymore. President Trump’s decision this past week ...

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U.S. Faces Withering Criticism at U.N. Over Jerusalem Decree

U.S. Faces Withering Criticism at U.N. Over Jerusalem Decree

Advertisement UNITED NATIONS — The United States faced blunt and sometimes withering criticism from friends and adversaries alike at the United Nations on Friday over President Trump’s declaration that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital and his plans to move the American ...

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