Relocation of United States embassy to Jerusalem heightens tensions - AU

Relocation of United States embassy to Jerusalem heightens tensions - AU

"We know the riots are well organized, well funded, and well orchestrated by Hamas, " he added.

Qawasmi said Palestinians will never be settled with a reality where Jerusalem is Israel's capital because it is the capital of Palestine and that any peace negotiations about recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital will be rejected.

"It is the legitimate right of the Palestinians to protest their situation for 70 years and today is the commemoration of the Nakba, the catastrophe in which the Palestinian people were dispossessed".

The Trump administration has repeatedly back Israel's response to the protests on Monday, which created the highest death toll on a single day since 2014.

"We started to line up altogether and then walk forward steps together".

The African countries that joined the opening the embassy are Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania and Zambia.

In Port Elizabeth, Professor Janet Cherry of Nelson Mandela University said only an worldwide response which has the power to isolate and put pressure on the Israeli regime would succeed in curbing Israeli aggression.

"I don't think it hurts the peace plan", Shah said.

He spoke moments before the U.N. Security Council opened an emergency meeting to discuss the Israeli violence with a moment of silence. Gunshots were fired in the air. They came to reassert their "right of return" to what is now Israel.

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Palace returned after half-time with renewed intent, when Loftus-Cheek and Van Aanholt began to impressively combine. The Eagles are unbeaten in their last five games, winning three games and picking up 11 points.

Mourners carry the body of Palestinian Mahmoud Abu Taima, who was killed by Israeli troops during clashes in a tent city protest where Palestinians demanded the right to return to their homeland, May 14, 2018, in the Gaza Strip.

Germany and Belgium backed Britain's call for an independent investigation into Monday's violence, with Belgian PM Charles Michel describing Israel's actions as "unacceptable".

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

But it was unarmed civilian protesters, not militants, who Israeli soldiers targeted on Monday, killing at least 58 people and injuring 2,771 others, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. "It is imperative that everyone shows the utmost restraint to avoid further loss of life".

Oxford MP Layla Moran has urged the government to formally recognise the state of Palestine, following widespread violence in Gaza. He earlier stated that the council needed to speak out against Hamas.

The resolution is very clear on what the ANC is instructing us to do as government. Among the dead from Monday's conflict was an 8-month old baby girl, who inhaled tear gas.

US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Tuesday launched a stinging attack on Iranian aggression in the Middle East, deploring a "double standard", condemning Hamas provocation and said ally Israel had acted with restraint.

Palestine has withdrawn its top representative to the United States, one day after Washington moves its embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds.

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