In the press

Turkey's push to be the 'champion of Palestine'

INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. Dec. 14, 2017: Turkish papers herald a "historic declaration" after Muslim countries meeting in Istanbul recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. Less impressed, the Middle East Eye says the emergency meeting called by the Turkish president is an example of Erdogan "honing a reputation for leading the Muslim and Arab worlds". We also take a look at top headlines from the British press and at protests gathering steam in Algeria's Berber region.