Pope Francis (photo by gunthersimmermacher/ Pixabay)

Pope to meet Jordan King Abdullah

Pope Francis will meet Jordan’s King Abdullah II at the Vatican next week, the Holy See announced Friday, as Palestinians continue to clash with Israeli forces over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Donald Trump (photo by Gage Skidmore/ Flickr)

Palestinians protest Trump move on Jerusalem

Hundreds of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank on Thursday while demonstrators in Gaza burned posters of President Donald Trump over his widely denounced decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.