{FD} Why it matters: The US pivot on Jerusalem

Breaking with decades of U.S. policy, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital this week, a declaration that set off a wave of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces and drew sharp criticism from U.S. allies in the Middle East and beyond.

{FD} Why it matters: The US pivot on Jerusalem

Breaking with decades of U.S. policy, President Donald Trump on Wednesday recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a declaration that set off a wave of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces and drew sharp criticism from U.S. allies in the Middle East and beyond.

{FD} Erdogan to visit Greece at a time of frosty ties with EU, US

Greece is rolling out the red carpet for a visit this week by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, hoping to improve often-frosty ties between the two neighbors and NATO allies at a time when Turkey's relations are being tested with both the European Union and the United States.

{FD} Pope, translator cite “Rohingya” repeatedly after silence

Pope Francis is making up for his silence about the Rohingya refugee crisis while in Myanmar: During his general audience Wednesday, Francis or his translator cited the "Rohingya" by name at least a half-dozen times, in a variety of languages.

{FD} Mideast on edge ahead of Trump’s move on Jerusalem

Arabs and Muslims across a Middle East on edge warned on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's anticipated announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital would inflame Muslim feelings worldwide and bring further chaos and instability to the region.