Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called an emergency security meeting after a wave of violence by Palestinians. Three Israelis have died and around twenty others have been wounded in shooting and stabbing attacks.
King Abdullah II has flown to the West Bank to meet with Palestinian President Abbas for the first time in five years. The trip is being viewed as a message to Israel, particularly over a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site.
Two Jordanians have been killed and an Israeli security guard injured in a shooting at the Israeli embassy complex in Amman, Israel said. Tensions between Israel and Jordan run high over Muslim shrines in Jerusalem.
International leaders criticized US President Trump after he said multiple parties were to blame for violence at neo-Nazi marches in the US. In Germany, a leading politician called the president's words "monstrosities."
Human rights groups have denounced attempts by the Israeli government to shutter Al-Jazeera's operations in the country. Israeli officials have accused the Qatari-owned broadcaster of "supporting terrorism."
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