Ivanka Trump arrives in Israel ahead of USA embassy move

Risk of Violence Gauged 'Minute by Minute' Leading to Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem

"The only feeling of optimism is based on the fact that the U.S. is no longer the sole owner of the universe", Nabil Shaath, former chief Palestinian negotiator told The National in a phone interview. Israel said it will prevent any border breach.

Most countries have kept their embassies in Tel Aviv.

A small group of dovish Israelis protested the march. West Jerusalem is where Israel's government is based. "The Palestinians feel that East Jerusalem should be the capital of a future Palestinian state".

Jerusalem is a city revered by Christians, Muslims and Jews. The move infuriated the Palestinians, who claim Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem as their capital.

Pompeo tells "Fox News Sunday" that the USA still hopes to be able to "achieve a successful outcome" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

President Donald Trump signs a proclamation in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, in Washington.

Speaking on the eve of the embassy opening, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was hopeful of success in efforts to end the decades-old conflict while National Security Advisor John Bolton said it should make peace "easier".

The club announced in a statement that "The chairmen of the club, the owner Eli Tabib and the executive manager Eli Ohana have chose to add to the club's title the name of the American President who made history, and from now on will be called Beitar Trump Jerusalem".

Only two countries, Guatemala and Paraguay, have said they will follow suit.

Monday's ceremony - which takes place on the 70th anniversary of Israel declaring its independence - for now means moving the ambassador and a small staff to the USA consular compound in the southern Jerusalem neighborhood of Arnona and rededicating the building as the American Embassy.

Israel says it is protecting a sovereign border and accuses Hamas of using the unrest to plan and carry out attacks. Forty-two protesters have been killed during the past month of weekly protests. The Israeli military said the crowd had grown violent and that troops were defending the border. It added it had increased the deployment of "combat battalions, special units, field intelligence forces and snipers".

While many Presidential candidates have promised to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, Donald Trump was the only one who recognized reality and delivered.

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Bachmann asked for forgiveness from the Jewish people "for the frightful and arrogant way Christians, I include myself among them, treated and regarded the Jewish people".

The transfer will be carried out by upgrading the current US Consulate General in Jerusalem to embassy status. Shifa hospital spokesman Ayman Sahbani said Sunday that tents with medical equipment were being set up outside the facility to ease pressure on its 20-bed emergency ward, the AP said.

Since March 30, the Palestinians have been organizing protests, demonstrations and rallies calling it "the Great March of Return".

Several prominent political figures took part in Friday's rally, including Mohamed Zayoud, the head of the Islamic Action Front Party.

Last week, Hamas' leader in Gaza, Yehya Sinwar, said global and regional mediators have come up with offers "to control" weeks of deadly protests. More than 1800 have been wounded.

The United States is opening its new embassy in Jerusalem on Monday.

Tens of thousands of Palestinians are expected to gather along the border between Gaza and Israel on Monday to protest the embassy opening.

Furthermore the name change, despite President Trump's historic decision to move the US Embassy, comes under intense scrutiny.

She is one of five USA officials who are part of the delegation for the opening, led by Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan, that President Donald Trump will not attend.

Israel is marking the 51st anniversary of its capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war.

A day before the opening ceremony of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem that sparked off Palestinian protests, preparations in Israel were on in full swing on Sunday for the event.

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