Israel And Palestine's 2-State Solution Explained
Unlike previous U.S. presidents, Donald Trump's feelings on the policy aren't entirely clear.LEARN MORE
Several Arab leaders have directly cautioned Trump on his decision.
Moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem could risk harming American alliances with the Arab world.
Palestinians have warned moving the embassy — and recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital — could end chances of peace talks and sever relations between Palestinians and the U.S.
The move may also strain relations with Turkey, a strong economic and military ally to the U.S. Turkey's president said his country could cut diplomatic ties with Israel if President Donald Trump goes through with the decision.
The Arab League warned the move would trigger violence. The league has 22 member nations, including Palestine as a recognized independent state. The group's secretary-general said the change "only benefits one side."
Israeli politicians have remained mum on the news, but it's well-known the country wants Jerusalem to be internationally recognized as its capital.
The move could also ignite religious tensions.
Turkey's president called Jerusalem a "red line for Muslims"; Jordan's King Abdullah II said in a statement changing the status of Jerusalem would "fuel the feelings of Muslims and Christians."
U.S. bases in Iraq and Syria have been struck 66 times since Oct. 17, the day a blast at a hospital in Gaza killed hundreds.
The Pentagon confirmed four additional attacks on American troops in the region following a U.S. airstrike in eastern Syria.
Twenty troops were reportedly injured on Oct. 18 at the al-Tanf base in Syria. The same day, four others were hurt at the al-Asad base in Iraq.
It takes a lot of work, but every year, an Oregon university places holiday lights on an iconic 127-foot-tall tree on campus.
A caretaker reportedly managed to save four horses before the smoke became too much to handle.
Ann Arbor police said the 12-year-old stole the vehicle — weighing up to 35,000 pounds — from a local middle school using a key found in the cab.