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Israel faces growing backlash after dozens killed in Gaza

16 May 2018

Mr Netanyahu retorted in a statement: "Erdogan is among Hamas's biggest supporters and there is no doubt that he well understands terrorism and slaughter. And I will note that the double standard is all too common in this chamber", said U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley during an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Gaza.

Netanyahu blamed Hamas for the Gaza violence.

"When they opened their embassy in Jerusalem there was a need for a decision from our side and this was our decision", Malki said.

He called for renewed and genuine worldwide efforts to find a just and lasting solution to the conflict, based on the existence of two states, Israel and Palestine, within the framework of the relevant United Nations pronouncements.

Monday was the deadliest day in Gaza since the 2014 war with Israel. It's for you Irish people to raise your voice and say, "no enough is enough".

It came a day after the United States transferred its Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city of Jerusalem in a move that infuriated the Palestinians and was widely condemned.

At Ben-Gurion University in Be'er Sheva, over 100 people, mostly Arab students but also including 20-or-so Jews, held a spontaneous demonstration.

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has urged Islamic countries to review their ties with Israel and said Ankara was calling an extraordinary summit of the world's main pan-Islamic body, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), in Istanbul on Friday.

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While there has been plenty of criticism internationally about President Trump's decision, some countries have supported the move and said they plan to change the location of their diplomatic headquarters.

The highly charged meeting of the Security Council took place as Palestinians again protested at the Israeli border in Gaza, to mark the Nakba, or catastrophe, the anniversary of when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled or were expelled from their homes following the establishment of Israel 70 years ago.

Speaking alongside the British prime minister, Mr Erdogan said: 'While we are focusing our talks on the Syria issue, yesterday unfortunately significant incidents have unfolded in Palestine after the U.S. chose to move their embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.

"No country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has", the USA ambassador added.

"There is no way to identify who is who, and this is why Hamas is using those civilians - women and children - to cover its terrorist action and its attempt to destroy the barrier we are building", he said.

China called on Israel to exercise restraint.

According to a statement released by the Palestinian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday, the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization's office in Washington, Husam Zomlot, would be leaving the USA on Wednesday.

Israel faces growing backlash after dozens killed in Gaza