Israeli joy, Palestinian fury over US embassy launch in Jerusalem

Senior White House Adviser Ivanka Trump gestures as she stands next to the dedication plaque at the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, during the dedication ceremony. Picture: Reuters

JERUSALEM – The crowd sported branded baseball caps and Israel’s prime minister wore red, white and blue as the United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, delighting Israelis and deepening Palestinian anger. “Our greatest hope is for peace,” U.S. President Donald Trump said in a recorded video message, even as a spokesman for […]

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