Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

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US President Donald Trump called Jerusalem the capital of Israel on Wednesday and began the process moving his country’s embassy to the city

The move sparked global condemnation from world leaders.

Why 9iIsrael occupied East Jerusalem at the end of the 1967 War with Syria, Egypt and Jordan; the western half of the holy city had been captured in the 1948 Arab-Israeli war.

Israel’s occupation of East Jerusalem effectively put the entire city under de facto Israeli control.

Israeli jurisdiction and ownership of Jerusalem, however, is not recognised by the…

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