Israeli-Palestinian violence has taken a dramatic turn. An Eritrean man has been lynched to death, beaten by a mob in the city of Beersheba. The man was shot and beaten after being mistaken for a terrorist after an attack on Sunday.
In Berlin, the first candle of the city's massive Hanukkah menorah has been lit to mark the traditional start of the Festival of Lights. At the same time, Palestinians and Arabs held anti-Israel protests in the capital.
With his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, US President Donald Trump risks a dangerous escalation. Both Palestinians and Israelis could suffer in equal measure, says DW's Rainer Sollich.
Scores have been wounded as Israeli aircraft bombed military facilities in Gaza. Violent protests have broken out in Gaza and the West Bank following the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The Arab League, Turkey and Jordan have warned the US against moving its embassy to Jerusalem. Donald Trump has mulled recognizing the city as Israel's capital, a historic move that could fuel violence across the region.
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