Palestinian envoy recalled from Washington over Israeli embassy move

After US Guatemala Inaugurates Embassy in Jerusalem

Both these resolutions affirm that Jerusalem would be the capital of the future Palestinian State and the State of Israel.

Naeh had only been in his post since December 2016 after a reconciliation deal earlier that year ended a dispute over the May 2010 deadly storming of a Turkish ship by Israeli commandos that saw relations downgraded for more than half a decade. "It certainly does not serve the cause of peace", said Mladenov via video teleconference from Jerusalem.

Tens of thousands of Palestinians joined Hamas-organized protests on the Gaza border and hundreds of others clashed with Israeli troops on the outskirts of Jerusalem and in other locations in the West Bank, marking the 70th anniversary of what they call the Nakba, or "catastrophe", of Israel's creation in 1948, as well as protesting the relocation of the United States embassy to Israel's capital on Monday afternoon.

This week, as the United States opened an embassy in Jerusalem, Israeli forces made headlines for killing children and the disabled along its borders.

The Israeli PM responded in a statement: "Erdogan is among Hamas's biggest supporters and there is no doubt that he well understands terrorism and slaughter".

Israel's army said that "it appears that at least 24" of those killed were militants, mainly from Hamas and Islamic Jihad.

The tweet also said that Netanyahu "has the blood of Palestinians on his hands" and that he "can't cover up crimes by attacking Turkey".

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Amidror said he believes Israel "briefed the Americans, and others, and the Americans are more open to understand Israel's need to defend itself than the Europeans; we know it, and we have to live with it". Meanwhile, Haley defended the American step, saying that the move was the "right thing to do".

The protest kicked off with a rally near Grant Park, on Michigan Avenue near Congress, with participants chanting "from the river to the sea, Palestine will be free!" and "Hey Netanyahu, what do you say?" One Israeli soldier was wounded. The government declared three days of mourning.

One of the leaders of the march‚ and former Muslim Judicial Council president‚ Sheik Ebrahim Gabriels said they "respected and honoured" the South African government's withdrawal of its ambassador from Israel and asked that the Israeli embassy in Pretoria be closed.

"The extraordinary meeting on Friday will give a very strong message to the world from Istanbul", Erdogan said at a press conference in London with British Prime Minister Theresa May.

We, too, cautioned a year ago that moving the embassy, though mainly symbolic, would likely provoke Palestinian ire.

While addressing a UNSC meeting Riyad Mansour said that the USA was responsible for the Palestinian deaths.

"Palestinians have the right to protest, but these protests must be peaceful. These demonstrations are nothing new", Nauert said.

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