14 May, 2018
The new USA embassy in Jerusalem is set to open on Monday, coinciding with Israel's Independence Day. "We look forward to celebrating Israel's 70th anniversary and the bright future ahead", she wrote, adding that they would also pray for peace as well as "the boundless potential of the future of the U.S. -Israel alliance". "The administration is firmly committed to pursuing a lasting and comprehensive peace between Israel and the Palestinians that promises a brighter future for both".
As their bus drove past the compound, the journalists took photos of workers planting flowers in the area and paired Israeli and American flags fluttering from electricity poles.
Meanwhile, the right of Palestinian refugees to return their former lands - now in Israel - is recognised in global law.
But earlier today, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Romania announced they object to the statement and made it impossible to reach the consensus needed to publish it.
The U.S. would do better to unfreeze funding to UNRWA and support the just cause of Palestine and Palestinian refugees rather than cruelly targeting the most vulnerable segment of the Palestinian people and deprive the refugees of the right to a dignified life, she said.
The embassy is being relocated from Tel Aviv after President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that overturned decades of us foreign policy. More than half the visitors to FOZ are Israelis.
Four new Ebola cases recorded in north-west DRC
Babatunde Babasanya, who actually led our efforts in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea during the outbreak in 2014". It said they had already arrived in the regional capital Mbandaka, about 150 km away from the affected area.
Saints Ingram suspended first 4 games of 2018 season
The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport says that Ingram has not been around the team's facility and will not be there for OTA's. The Week 2 trip to New Orleans comes when the host Saints will be without starting running back Mark Ingram .
Turkey: Main opposition names presidential candidate
Meanwhile, opposition groups are expected to align before the June 24 election to challenge the dominance of Erdoğan's party. The first to submit his candidacy was the maverick leader of the small leftist nationalist Patriotic Party, Dogu Perincek.
Israel seized the eastern part of Jerusalem during the 1967 Six-Day War and claimed the whole city as its capital, but Palestinians believe that the capital of an independent state of theirs belongs in East Jerusalem.
In Gaza, a strip of land Israel has blockaded for a decade, tens of thousands of people are anticipated to gather for protests along the perimeter fence. "What does he have to do with Jerusalem, ?" says another young man, on his way to Damascus Gate, one of the main entrances to the Old City.
He stated that security measures are also in place for the rest of the week surrounding Nakba day and the upcoming first Friday of Ramadan during which thousands of Muslim and Palestinian worshipers are expected to ascend the Temple Mount. Forty-two Palestinians have been killed and over 1,800 have been wounded by Israeli fire since weekly protests began on March 30.
Needless to say, the Palestinian Authority had its own "strongly worded message" for the block.