New US ambassador to Israel sworn in amid diplomatic row

The new US ambassador to Israel has been sworn in at a ceremony in Jerusalem.

David Friedman was greeted by Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin. A lawyer by trade and an orthodox Jew, he’s previously raised funds for a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank captured by Israel 50 years ago.

Donald Trump has called the new ambassador a longtime friend and trusted adviser.

But the appointment has been overshadowed by controversy over comments by another diplomat preparing the US president’s vi…
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