US Embassy in Jerusalem: New Era for the Middle East
FRANCE 24 English Published on May 14, 2018
The United States officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel with the inauguration of the American embassy in the holy city. The event coincides with Israel's 70th birthday. Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, said the recognition of Jerusalem as Irael's capital will help bring peace to the Middle East. But on the Palestinian border, more than 50 people died in protests. Is this really a turning point in the Middle East?