Israel at 70: The enduring impasse with Palestinians; What’s left of the Iran nuclear deal?
By France 24
13 May 2018 | 5:09 pm
Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the Iran nuclear dealt was followed by direct confrontation between Israel and Iran in Syria and all comes ahead of next Monday's decision by Trump to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The date chosen to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel. In the build-up another Friday of protest at Israel's border with Gaza. With all that's going on can Israel afford to stick with the status quo when it comes to the Palestinians?
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