WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected.
The Trump administration plans to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem on May 14, according to Israeli officials.
Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat sharply criticized United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley on Saturday, calling her “impudent” and saying she should “shut up.”
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) – Palestinians protesting against U.S. President Donald Trump’s policy on Jerusalem halted a U.S.-coordinated Palestinian marketing workshop in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, damaging an American diplomatic vehicle as it sped away.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The U.S. Embassy in Israel will move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech to the Israeli parliament on Monday that highlighted a policy shift that has stoked Palestinian anger and international concern.