Hamas Chief Visits Cairo a Day Before US Relocates Embassy to Jerusalem
14 May, 2018, 04:19 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
"I think that the reluctance always before - because as has been pointed out, several previous presidents committed to move the embassy to Jerusalem - I think the hesitation has been, that it would end any prospect of an agreement between the Palestinians and the Israelis", Gates told "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan.
Although Trump has said his declaration does not set the final borders of the city, his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital has been perceived by both Israel and the Palestinians as taking Israel's side in the most sensitive issue in their conflict.
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.
Israel says it will not tolerate a breach and will defend its border and nearby communities.
Ismail Haniyeh, head of the Islamic Resistance Movement.
Israeli snipers have killed dozens and wounded more than 1,700 when firing on demonstrators in past rallies, according to Gazan health officials.
The club announced in a statement that "The chairmen of the club, the owner Eli Tabib and the executive manager Eli Ohana have chose to add to the club's title the name of the American President who made history, and from now on will be called Beitar Trump Jerusalem".
Washington has not asked Israel to initiate peace moves in exchange for the embassy relocation, U.S. Ambassador David Friedman told reporters on Friday: "There was no give and take with Israel with regard to this decision".
The EU mission in Israel tweeted on Friday that the bloc would "respect the worldwide consensus on Jerusalem ... including on the location of their diplomatic representations until the final status of Jerusalem is resolved".
On May 14, in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Armon HaNatziv /East Talpiyot, United States Embassy will officially open. Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush made the same pledge to move the embassy to Jerusalem on the campaign trail, only to abandon it after winning the White House.
The move prompted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to halt ties with the Trump administration, declaring it unfit to remain in its role as the sole mediator in peace talks. "Today's move of the U.S. embassy gives life to a religious conflict instead of a dignified peace". It was not clear when the delivery of consumer goods by trucks would resume, said an army spokesman, Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, adding that six trucks with medical supplies entered Gaza on Sunday.
Ivanka, a presidential adviser, and her husband, Jared Kushner, were expected to attend a gala dinner on Sunday evening ahead of the event on Monday which is due to start at 4pm local time. He sent a statement ahead of Monday's ceremony that called the move illegal and an obstacle to "a just and lasting peace between two sovereign and democratic states".
The ship, the largest and most sophisticated naval vessel in China, was designed and built by the nation on its own. The ship, temporarily named Type 001A, was floated off in April 2017 after nearly 4 years of construction.
One of the world's most popular video games is getting a major update on one of the hottest game consoles on the market. Nintendo has just revealed that Minecraft on the Switch will receive its cross-play functionality in June.
On Thursday, Israeli jets destroyed intelligence sites, weapons storage centres, and Syrian air defence systems. Iran has an advantage here because it is already on the winning side in the wars in Syria and Iraq.
Market participants said there were still many unanswered questions about how the United States might impact European companies. Pulling out of this deal has sent oil prices soaring, which rewards Iran and its equally petro-dependent ally, Russia.
Stephenson also said in the memo that the company's head of lobbying and external affairs, Bob Quinn , 57, would be retiring. Sanders reiterated the president's statement, that the Department of Justice made the choice to oppose the merger.
The rule should be that only those drugs that haven't increased their list price for 18 months get to be in a protected class. Industry experts have closely scrutinized the role that pharmacy benefit managers play in the pharmaceutical supply chain.
I know for Ron [Howard] and [producer] Kathleen [Kennedy] it's just such a huge deal to have him really, genuinely enjoy the film. In the meantime, Solo opens May 24 in Australia and May 25 in the U.S. and UK.
He allowed seven hits and three runs over 5 1/3 innings and took the loss in his most recent start Friday against the Angels. Five times this season, a starter has been pulled after six innings of no-hit ball. "He likes to jab at me a little bit".
Nvidia's share price dropped 2.33 percent in after-hours trading on the news. 113 funds opened positions while 321 raised stakes. Based on the latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC, Ithaka Group Llc upped its stake in Nvidia Corp ( NVDA ) by 53.09%.
Lalu gets six weeks provisional bail for treatment
Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, however, did not attend the wedding. While Lalu warmly shook hands with Nitish, Rabri Devi also exchanged greetings with the Chief Minister.
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