The Heat: Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

The Heat

Middle East violence

When President Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel last week, his announcement was followed by warnings of widespread instability across the Middle East.

The U.S. decision was rejected by the European Union, while Arab foreign ministers demanded it be rescinded. And in the wake of the announcement, new violence has broken out in the West Bank, Gaza and Lebanon.

CGTN’s Stephanie Freid has more from Tel Aviv.

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