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Trump warns ‘we’re watching’ on eve of UN Jerusalem vote

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday to cut funding to countries that vote against the United States on a motion at the United Nations condemning Washington s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel s capital. The UN General Assembly will hold an emergency session Thursday to vote on a draft resolution that the United States vetoed at the Security Council after all other 14 countries backed the measure. "They take hundreds of millions of dollars and even billions of dollars and then they vote against…

JI to take out ‘million march’ against US Jerusalem move in Karachi today

KARACHI: To express solidarity with people of Palestine, Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has organised a rally in the city today (Sunday) to protest against United States’ recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The rally has been named as ‘Al-Quds’, which will be taken out on University Road. JI Amir Sirajul Haq had earlier said that his party would make all-out efforts to bring the masses on roads in solidarity with oppressed Muslims of Palestine while anticipating a ‘large’ gathering. He then said that the Trump had…

Trump calls out Clinton, Bush, Obama on Jerusalem

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump rewound the videotape Friday to show how three predecessors — Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama — made promises on Jerusalem that they later backtracked on. "I fulfilled my campaign promise - others didn’t!" he boasted on Twitter, posting a video montage of his predecessors to prove his point. During their respective campaigns, both Clinton and Bush said they favoured moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, then changed their mind once in office. Barack…