The dailies reported that scores of Palestinians were injured when Israeli forces suppressed demonstrations that continued to rock the occupied Palestinian territories for the eighthconsecutive day.
Reportedly, part of the funds from the grant provided by Turkey will be spent on reconstruction of infrastructure in the Gaza Strip.
The dramatic shift in Washington’s Jerusalem al-Quds policy has drawn fierce criticism from the global community, including Washington’s own allies, while triggering demonstrations against the U.S. and Israel worldwide.
Al-Ayyam explained that Pence has cancelled his visit to Palestine, and would only visit Egypt and Israel, while al-Hayat al-Jadida noted that Pence has cancelled his visit to Bethlehem after being rebuffed by Palestinians.
Al-Quds added that French President Emmanuel Macron and Belgium Prime Minister Charles Michel are promoting an initiative that would declare Jerusalem as the joint capital of Israel and Palestine.
Mr Erdogan also again accused Israel of being a “state of terror”.
Talking to the heads of the Muslim state, the Turkish president urged the world to recognise occupied East Jerusalem as the “capital of Palestine” in response to the recognition of the city by US President Donald Trump as Israel’s capital. “We will no longer accept that it has a role in the political process”. “We will closely follow them up”, Çavuşoğlu said, underlining that not only Muslims but also Christians and some Jews also did not approve of this move.
The president is expected to reach Istanbul early Tuesday while he is set to return home next day, he added.
“Israel is a state of occupation”. Peace is based on reality.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyHaley: “Open question” if USA athletes will attend Olympics amid North Korea tensions Haley: Trump isn’t deciding who controls east Jerusalem Emergency UN Security Council meeting called after Trump’s Jerusalem announcement: report MORE said the administration is not taking sides in the dispute over east Jerusalem and that the future of the contested part of the city will be determined during peace negotiations.
He was also reported in al-Ayyam calling for fast-tracking reconciliation steps and building strong regional alliances.
” We must remind ourselves that we need to unite and speak with one voice to ensure that any attempt to alter the character and status quo of Al-Quds Al-Sharif against the wishes of the Palestinian people is objectionable and must be totally rejected”, he said.
Al-Ayyam and al-Hayat al-Jadida reported that the Israeli government has agreed to exclude illegal settlements ] as well as East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Golan Heights [ from an economic deal with the European Union.
Trump also kicked off the process of moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, making good on a campaign promise dear to evangelical Christian and right wing Jewish voters – as well as donors.
Source: Gk Men