World May 16

Hilda Patricia Marroquin, the wife of Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales (center), cuts the ribbon during the dedication ceremony of the embassy of Guatemala in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara at their side on May 16. Photo by Ronen Zvulun/Pool via Reuters
Following U.S. lead, Guatemala moves embassy to Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — Guatemala festively opened its new embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, becoming the second country to do so after the United States, and giving Israel a diplomatic boost as it faces international criticism for the deadly violence on the…

World May 15

A relative of a Palestinian, who was killed during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border, mourns during his funeral in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. Photo by Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters
Palestinians bury dead after bloodiest day in Gaza since 2014

Thousands joined funeral processions Tuesday for some of the dozens of Palestinians killed by Israeli troops in a mass march on the Gaza border, as Israelis faced growing diplomatic fallout from the use of lethal force against unarmed protesters.

World May 14

An Israeli armoured personnel carrier (APC) maneuvers on the Israeli side of the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Amir Cohen - RC1E91AAAA10
Turkey recalls envoy to US over embassy move

The Turkish Embassy in Washington says the Turkish ambassador to the United States is being called home over the Trump administration moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

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