ㅤ"The protests and deaths were reported just hours before the U.S. was set to officially open its new embassy in a celebration that includes several U.S. Republican lawmakers.
ㅤThe Gaza Health Ministry said many of the deaths were a result of Israeli soldiers firing at the over 10,000 protesters."
Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from reuters(.com) – 5/14/18. See "palestinians, jerusalem, conservative, politics."ㅤHomeㅤ
ㅤ”‘The opening will coincide with Israel’s 70th anniversary,’ State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement. ‘We are excited about taking this historic step, and look forward with anticipation to the May opening.'”
Full story at The Washington Examiner, image from gadventures(.com) – 2/23/18.
ㅤTags: jerusalem, israel, conservative, politics.
ㅤ”Despite endless reports of violence in other parts of the troubled Middle East, a record 3.7 million foreign tourists descended on Israel during 2017 with U.S. visitors showing the way.
ㅤThe figure represents a 25 percent year-on-year increase, the Israeli business daily Globes reported, citing statistics supplied by the Ministry of Tourism.”
ㅤ”Like the message that Nikki said at the United Nations. For all of these nations that take our money and then they vote against us at the Security Council, or they vote against us potentially at the assembly.
ㅤThey take hundreds of millions of dollars, and even billions of dollars, and then they vote against us.
ㅤWell we’re watching those votes. Let them vote against us. We’ll save a lot. We don’t care.
ㅤBut this isn’t like it used to be, where they could vote against you and then you pay them hundreds of millions of dollars and nobody knows what they’re doing.” — President Donald Trump
ㅤFull story at The Independent Journal Review, image from ijr(.com) • donald trump, potus, president, trump, u.n., united nations, jerusalem, israel ㅤ Home
ㅤ”The Egyptian-sponsored Security Council resolution was approved by the 14 other council members, a reflection of the depth of global opposition to Trump’s action.”