World Bulletin / News Desk
The "Istanbul Declaration" dubbed "Freedom for Jerusalem" was issued Wednesday evening after an extraordinary summit held in Istanbul.
"We confirm that we recognize the state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its capital, and call the world to recognize East Jerusalem as the occupied capital of Palestine," the declaration read.
Germany’s influential weekly Der Spiegel ran the headline: "Islamic summit recognizes East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital".
The Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper, also in Germany, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had called for a summit following U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week.
Germnay's daily Tageszeitung wrote: "Erdogan's red line", saying the Turkish president had described Israel as "occupying" state.
French newspaper Le Monde wrote: "Muslim leaders call for recognizing East Jerusalem as Palestine's capital."
French daily Le Figaro said Muslim leaders were united in their perception that Trump's decision supports extremism and terrorism.
French broadcaster France 24 reported Erdogan's remarks: "Israel is rewarded by Trump for its terrorist actions".
The U.K.'s Guardian newspaper shared remarks made by Erdogan and his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas.
It mentioned Abbas's remarks: "Palestinians no longer accept U.S. as mediator, Abbas tells summit".
Another British daily, The Independent ran the headline: "Turkey's President Erdogan tells Jerusalem summit Israel is an 'occupying' and 'terror' state".
It said Turkey had hosted the 57-member OIC on Wednesday in the wake of the U.S. decision.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) said the leaders of 57 Muslim nations called on the world to recognize "the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital".
The BBC said the OIC communique declared Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital as "null and void".
The Italian news agency ANSA ran the headline: "Erdogan: We recognize Jerusalem as capital of Palestine".
Italian newspapers La Repubblica ran the headline: "Turkey at the center of game".
Belgian newspaper De Morgen said: "Muslim countries respond to Trump's decision", adding that countries attending the summit did not recognize the "illegal and unilateral" U.S. decision on Jerusalem.
Dutch TV channel NOS also reported on Abbas's comment, writing: "Abbas: Jerusalem decision a crime".
Swiss magazine Blick reported on the extraordinary summit by using Anadolu Agency as source.
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the biggest selling daily Dnevni Avaz ran the headline "Muslim countries declare East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine" while the Oslobodjenje daily opted to use report on Erdogan describing Israel as a "terrorist state".
Meanwhile, the Serbian tabloid Blic ran the headline: “Turkey calls on world to recognize East Jerusalem as capital of Palestine”.
Croatian newspaper Jutarnji List opted for: "A rare compromise from the leaders of Muslim countries”.
Some 69 children were among those arrested by Israel last month
The militant was convicted of killing a number of police and army personnel in Nineveh province
If US officials confirm "the offer for the FBI to investigate links in Florida with the assassination plan... I would agree for the FBI to come here," Maduro said at an event with top military leaders late on Saturday.
Move comes after US re-imposed first round of economic sanctions on Iran, targeting country’s banking sector
Move comes few days after Pakistan, Russia signed agreement for military officers’ training
More than 160 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in Gaza since March
Clothing retailer’s advertising campaign on YouTube receives more than 1 million hits
Officer Mike Moore tells group of African Americans 'you don’t belong in my city'
‘Terrorists’ attempted to infiltrate Iraqi territory from Syria, Defense Ministry says
US President Donald Trump said Friday he had doubled steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey, adding to pressure on that nation's troubled economy amid a diplomatic row with Washington.
Fredericton police in eastern Canada calls on public to stay in their homes with doors locked for safety
Italian Foreign Ministry called on all parties to respect cease-fire
New poll suggests widespread discontent over PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s approach to blockaded Gaza
Counter-terrorist air operation carried out in northern Iraq's Hakurk region, says Turkish General Staff
Results of manual recount compatible with electronic tally, says Iraqi electoral commission