The U.S. embassy in Israel will officially be opened in Jerusalem on Monday, May 14, according to a statement issued by the U.S. Department of State on Friday.
“Statements made by the American ambassador to Israel are rejected and reflect the American underestimation with the Palestinian cause,” Hamas said
Japan is seeking to play the role of mediator in the peace process between Palestinians and Israelis instead of the United States.
The U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv has bought The Diplomat Hotel located in East Jerusalem, according to Palestinian news agency Ma’an.
The Palestinian Central Council (PCC) will discuss during its upcoming meeting mid-January declaring Palestine an "occupied state".
Egyptian President Sisi is expected to hold two important summits on Monday as he will meet with Russian President Putin and Palestinian President Abbas.
Palestinians kicked out Bahraini interfaith delegation from Al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday, according to Palestinian news agencies.
“Trump’s announcement over Jerusalem is politically and historically illegal and illegitimate,” al-Malki said during a press conference.
Clashes have erupted in Bethlehem between Palestinians and Israeli police over the U.S. administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.