- Trump says Jerusalem is Israel's capital city (December 08, 2017) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Donald Trump has announced that the USA officially recognizes that Jerusalem is the capital city of Israel."
Try the same news story at these easier levels: Jerusalem - Level 4 or Jerusalem - Level 5
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Palestinians Rise Up to Protest Trump’s Decision on Jerusalem - Text + Audio + Pictures - 7 December 2017
"Palestinians took to the streets Thursday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital."
Jerusalem status: World condemns Trump's announcement - with pictures, a map and videos - 7 December 2017
"Traditional US allies are among a growing chorus condemning President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital."
+ Trump's speech in full
+ Five key takeaways from speech
+ How are capital cities chosen?
Israel: UN security council to discuss US recognition of Jerusalem - 7 December 2017
"Meeting to be held as Palestinian protests and global criticism grow over Trump recognising Jerusalem as Israeli capital."
+ 'It is time to officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,' says Trump – video
+ Trump's speech in full
Trumplomacy: Key takeaways from Jerusalem policy shift - with pictures, a map and videos - 7 December 2017
"The BBC's Barbara Plett Usher looks at key takeaways of US President Donald Trump's policy shift on the status of Jerusalem."
+ World reacts to Trump move on Jerusalem
+ Video: Why the city of Jerusalem matters
+ Why settlement issue is so difficult
+ The alternatives to a two-state solution
Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move US embassy - with pictures and a map - 6 December 2017
"Officials confirm that US president will break with decades of diplomacy in a move many warn will trigger unrest in the region."
+ News: Defiant Trump confirms US will recognise Jerusalem as capital of Israel
Trump Declares Jerusalem Israel’s Capital, Faces International Warnings - Text + Audio + Pictures + Video - 6 December 2017
"President Donald Trump has said the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital although he has faced many international warnings.
Trump announced the decision Wednesday at the White House."