May 20, 2018

Russian Federation slams USA envoy's statement on Gaza at UN

18 May 2018, 01:05 | Taylor George

Canadian physician Tarek Loubani shot in Gaza Strip while providing medical care

Canadian physician Tarek Loubani shot in leg near Gaza border

This recall was only the latest of a series of negative actions Ramallah officials have taken since President Donald Trump announced in December that he was recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and would relocate the embassy from Tel Aviv.

The Palestinian envoy to Romania has been recalled in apparent protest for Romania's support of the US relocating its embassy to Jerusalem, AP correspondent informs.

The Palestinians, who seek Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem as their capital, strongly objected to the move of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Israel launched sustained airstrikes on several Hamas positions in the northern Gaza Strip, early Thursday morning, The New Arab's correspondent reported. "Because in both cases the United States made a decision to act unilaterally", he said.

Israel has rejected criticism over Monday's violence, with the United States strongly backing its ally and blaming Hamas for the deaths.

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A senior Palestinian official on Wednesday criticized USA ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley's speech at the Security Council the day before as "a total disconnect" with the reality. Israel and militants in Gaza have fought three wars since 2008.

Another Canadian Jewish group, the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center, released a statement expressing disappointment with what it called Trudeau's "strong and unbalanced" comments.

"It's disappointing that our prime minister did not condemn Hamas in his statement". Cairo continues to insist on the need to reduce the degree of tension on the border of the Gaza strip and Israel, and requires leaders from the Gaza strip to prevent direct clashes between the participants of the "March" with Israeli soldiers. At least another 2,771 persons were injured, including 225 children, 12 journalists, and 17 paramedics-1,359 of whom by live ammunition.

Calls for an independent probe into the deaths have come from many sides, including Britain, Germany, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the European Union.

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