Dozens killed in Gaza as US Embassy opens in Jerusalem

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli fire killed at least 37 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border on Monday, marking the deadliest day of violence there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and casting a pall over Israel’s festive inauguration of the new U.S. Embassy in contested Jerusalem. In a show of […]

Adelson offers to help pay for Jerusalem embassy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, four U.S. officials told The Associated Press. Lawyers at the State Department are looking into the legality of accepting private donations to cover some or all of […]

Guatemala says it is moving embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s president announced on Christmas Eve that the Central American country will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, becoming the first nation to follow the lead of U.S. President Donald Trump in ordering the change. Guatemala was one of nine nations that voted with the United States and Israel on […]

14 Security Council member criticize US action on Jerusalem

BC-UN–United Nations-Trump-Jerusalem,1st Ld-Writethru Dec 08, 2017 6:38PM (GMT 00:38) – 713 words By EDITH M. LEDERER ,  Associated Press Eds: With AP Photos UNITED NATIONS (AP) — One by one, 14 members of the U.N. Security Council spoke out against President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at an emergency […]