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Abbas Finally Congratulates Biden, Said to Demand Reversal of Embassy Move

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday called on self-proclaimed president-elect Joe Biden to “strengthen the Palestinian-American relationship,” and was cited by a senior source as seeking the reversal of the U.S. embassy move by the incoming administration.

In this Sept. 19, 2014 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a media conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The Hamas militant group on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2017, said it has accepted key conditions demanded by its rival, President Mahmoud Abbas, including nationwide elections …

Israel Tells Turkey’s Erdogan: Stop Destabilizing the Region

In a rare diplomatic rebuke Sunday, Israel’s defense minister accused Turkey of destabilizing the region and called on the international community to put pressure on Ankara to “pull their hands from direct terrorism.”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gestures as he delivers a speech following a cabinet meeting, in Ankara, on June 9, 2020. (Photo by Adem ALTAN / AFP) (Photo by ADEM ALTAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Honduras to Move Embassy to Jerusalem by End of Year

Honduras will relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and Israel will open an embassy in the Honduran capital of Tegucigalpa by the end of 2020, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement released early Monday.

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Trump: Five or Six More Countries Ready for Peace with Israel

At least five or six countries are ready to make peace with Israel, President Donald Trump said at a press briefing alongside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of the signing of the historic normalization between the Jewish state, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.

Jerusalem flags on walls (Menahem / AFP / Getty)

Malawi to Open Embassy in Jerusalem

Malawi announced Saturday that it would open an embassy in Jerusalem, making it the third country to do so over the weekend.

Malawi president (Amos Gumulira / AFP / Getty)