Jerusalem Turns into Barracks Ahead of US Embassy Inauguration

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A report by the help charity Save the Youngsters, printed on Friday, mentioned that at the very least 250 Gazan kids had been hit with reside bullets throughout the protests, amongst nearly 700 kids injured general. A report released by Save the Children on Friday estimated that among the 700 children injured over the last six weeks of protests 250 were shot by Israeli live fire.

"In terms of potential conflicts, we look at this issue hourly", according to one senior administration official who was only authorized to speak on background.

Israel says the demonstrations are orchestrated by Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza.

They want East Jerusalem, which Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war, as the capital of their future Palestinian state and feel that Trump gave away the "crown jewel" of peace negotiations.

The rallies will culminate on May 15 (next Tuesday), which will mark the 70th anniversary of Israel's establishment - an event Palestinians refer to as the "Nakba" or "The Catastrophe".

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The IDF said that a number of flaming kites had been sent into Israel and started a number of fires.

The demonstrations are the latest protests organized by Hamas, which began in late March.

Human rights organizations say the army's use of force is disproportionate to the threat posed by the Palestinians.

The U.S. Embassy in Israel has changed its Twitter handle to reflect the move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem next week.

The incursion took place during a weekly mass protest in which thousands of Palestinians gathered along the Israel-Gaza frontier.

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On Thursday, Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar signaled his support for thousands of Palestinians to breach the border fence.

Palestinians hurled pipe bombs and grenades towards Israel Defense Forces (IDF) troops, sabotaged security infrastructure, burnt tires, and hurled rocks towards the security fence and at IDF troops, said a IDF statement on Friday evening.

The Elders, a group of former high-ranking global leaders that includes former U.N. General Secretary Kofi Annan, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, and Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu, released a statement on Thursday demanding Israel respect worldwide law and stop further Gaza protest killings.

Samir, a refugee whose grandfather originally came from Jaffa, which now lies 40 miles up the coast in Israel, rolled tyres towards the area close to the fence where he later burned them. Israel and Egypt maintain an economic blockade of the strip, which has the highest unemployment rate in the world and has become far poorer than the other main Palestinian territory, the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

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