Trump to address Jerusalem embassy opening by video

Ivanka Trump Has 'Great Joy' Going to Jerusalem Embassy Opening on Monday

Ivanka Trump Has 'Great Joy' Going to Jerusalem Embassy Opening on Monday

Netanyahu said that "under any peace agreement you could possibly imagine, Jerusalem will remain Israel's capital". Conricus said the tunnel took months to build and that the military had been tracking its construction for a number of weeks. Israel is marking the 51tst anniversary of its capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war.

Protesters are demanding the right to return to their homes in historical Palestine, from which they were driven in 1948 to make way for the new state of Israel.

More than 8,500 Palestinians have also been wounded.

He promised to move the American embassy - and is doing so.

The new embassy will operate temporarily from the U.S. Consulate compound, which is partially located in the old no man's land and partially in west Jerusalem.

Israel says it only opens fire when necessary to stop infiltrations, attacks and damage to the border fence, while accusing Hamas, the Islamist movement that runs the blockaded Gaza Strip, of seeking to use the protests as cover to carry out violence.

Since the protests began on March 30, Israeli forces have killed at least 49 Palestinians in the besieged coastal enclave.

A reception for the US delegation will be held on Sunday afternoon at the foreign ministry in Jerusalem.

He tells ABC's "This week" that "if you're not prepared to recognize that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and that's where the American Embassy should be, then you're operating on a completely different wavelength".

United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein accused Israel of using "excessive force".

The media office at the Rafah crossing point says Sunday the Islamic militant group's chief Ismail Haniyeh and other members crossed into Egypt in the morning.

Last week, Hamas' leader in Gaza, Yehiyeh Sinwar, said global and regional mediators have come up with offers "to control" weeks of deadly protests. The plan is mostly finished, they said, and the administration is seeking the right time and place to present it. Ted Cruz, Mike Lee and Dean Heller at Monday's embassy opening in Jerusalem. Tens of thousands of Palestinians are expected to gather along the border between Gaza and Israel on Monday to protest the embassy opening.

Thousands of police officers were deployed throughout the Jerusalem districts for fear of Palestinian protests and riots.

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and US Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan will be there in person, alongside Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner.

Trump announced the decision to move the embassy in December, when he formally recognized the city as the capital of Jerusalem.

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Attending the Foreign Ministry gathering were representatives from Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic, but none from western European Union states - suggesting a rift within the bloc over Trump's Jerusalem move.

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