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One sign read ‘Zionism = Nazism = Fascism’

JERUSALEM:  A delegation of US diplomats had to cut short an event in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem on Tuesday, an attendee said, after protesters stormed their meeting. The angry protesters, who were objecting to US President Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, also threw tomatoes at the delegation's car as they left, a video posted online showed. Samir Hazboun, head of the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce, said they had been holding a training session for local business people…

Mahmud Abbas receives Trump at Palestinian Presidency in Bethlehem

BETHLEHM: US President Donald Trump arrived for talks with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday as they seek ways to renew Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts. Trump arrived at the presidential palace in the West Bank city, located only about a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem but across Israel's controversial separation wall. On Monday, Trump held talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. The Palestinian president greeted Abbas outside the…