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Discord, dissent follow Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — The French and Israeli leaders verbally sparred Sunday over the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, while new violence rippled across the region after the move by President Trump. In Jerusalem, a Palestinian stabbed an Israeli security guard, seriously wounding him in the first attack in the volatile city since Trump’s pronouncement Wednesday. In Beirut, scores of Lebanese and Palestinian demonstrators clashed with security forces outside the heavily guarded U.S. Embassy, and Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo demanded that the United States rescind the decision. The move upended decades of U.S.

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