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President Trump in December 2017 recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and in May 2018 followed through on his campaign promise to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
US National Security Adviser John Bolton said the country was withdrawing from the Optional Protocol of the Vienna on Diplomatic Relations.
The consulate handles relations with the Palestinian Authority and remains autonomous from the embassy.
Maliki said Arab states had agreed at previous summit meetings that they would cut ties with any country that moves its embassy to Jerusalem.
Hamas’s victory Monday in connecting the opening of the US Embassy with the violence in Gaza will likely be temporary, just as the residue of Operation Protective Edge eventually faded away.
By DAVID BRINN
“We urge maximum restraint. Enough is enough,” Rupert Colville, the spokesman for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, told reporters in Geneva on Tuesday.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Monday's violence on the border was the bloodiest for Palestinians since the 2014 Gaza conflict.
Israelis and Palestinians are braced for a further day of violence in the Gaza Strip and West Bank.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,ANNA AHRONHEIM
Israeli and American money men agree on a series of joint economic policies.
By TAMARA ZIEVE
The White House has blamed Hamas, a terrorist organization that governs the strip, for stoking violent protests against Israel that have goaded Israeli security forces.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Out of some 200 protesters, the police arrested 14 of the protesters.
By UDI SHAHAM
"We believe, it is possible for both sides to gain more than they give – so that all people can live in peace."
“When [US President] Donald Trump says something, he means it,” Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told reporters.
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