Uneasy Calm Falls Over Gaza After Scores Killed in Protests

Palestinian protesters burn tires near the Israeli border fence east of Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip Monday

Palestinian protesters burn tires near the Israeli border fence east of Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip Monday

Meanwhile, in Gaza, at least fifty-five Palestinians have been martyred and over 2700 injured in clashes with Israeli troops in the wake of opening of United States embassy in Jerusalem.

"This can't be a community that supports violence and occupation", she said. And yet, for some, this is supposedly a cause for violence. "But let's remember that the Hamas terrorist organization has been inciting violence for years, long before the United States made a decision to move our embassy".

Haley added the embassy "reflects the will of the American people" and "our sovereign right to decide the location of our embassy, a right that everyone in this room claims for their own country".

"It was a bilateral event between the USA and Israel and we were not invited", spokesman Adam Austen said in an email.

"Who can possibly find words to console the mother of a child that has been killed? Who?"

Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Germany feels bound by the nuclear deal with Iran - as long as Tehran upholds its side of the bargain.

"Our government has been shamefully silent on recent developments in Gaza, and the Prime Minister should condemn the violence, call on Israel to cease violations of global law, and support an independent investigation into these deaths". Based on the news coverage of the riots, which western media repeatedly called "protests", their efforts are unfortunately paying off.

Council members were also divided over whether the installation of a USA embassy in Jerusalem on Monday - the fulfillment of a campaign promise of President Donald Trump - helped fuel the violence.

Thousands of Gaza residents turned out on Tuesday for the funerals of Palestinians killed by Israeli troops a day earlier, in the bloodiest day for Palestinians since the 2014 Gaza conflict.

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Palestinian demonstrators run for cover from Israeli fire and tear gas during a protest against the US embassy move to Jerusalem at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip, May 14, 2018.

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that Monday's killing of more than 50 people on the Gaza border shows the need for a political solution to the conflict.

A month before U.S. President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements, with 14 votes in favor and one abstention by former U.S. President Barack Obama's administration.

The Trump administration's response to the violence in Gaza this week once again places it at odds with Europe and key U.S. allies.

Israeli troops shot dead dozens of Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border yesterday when the high-profile opening of the USA embassy to Israel in Jerusalem by the Trump administration raised tension to boiling point after weeks of demonstrations. The move to Jerusalem upended decades of USA policy toward Jerusalem.

"We will also act through the United Nations and we have given our support to the United Nations secretary general in his call for an independent investigation in to this matter".

Dublin Lord Mayor Micheál Mac Donncha also spoke at the event and said that a book of condolences would be opened tomorrow for Palestinians who had died.

Mr Erdogan said the U.S. decision to move its embassy was not only a violation of United Nations resolutions and global law, but also a step away from the country's role as a mediator in the Middle East peace process.

Trump has stood firm in his position and called Monday a "big day for Israel" on Twitter.

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