Palestinians and Israeli troops clash in West Bank on Nakba day


A majority of United Nations members criticised Israel's response to protests in Gaza which coincided with the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. I thought she was sleeping.' But when her skin turned blue, they took her to hospital, where doctors said she had been dead for an hour.

The director of Shifa's emergency department, which has only 20 beds, said his staff received 500 wounded patients on Monday, almost 20 percent of all the injuries that day across Gaza. "The baby girl couldn't take it, and she died". "What have they done wrong?"

Anxious families crowded the halls and spilled out of rooms in Gaza's hospitals on Tuesday, as patients wounded at a border protest awaited treatment for injuries suffered on Monday, the deadliest day for Palestinians in years.

Palestinian Authority ambassador Husam Zomlot (left) and President Mahmoud Abbas.

"Israel is trying to impose its occupation and policy over Palestinians, but we will not accept that", Qawasmi said.

There were fears of further bloodshed on Tuesday as Palestinians planned a further protest to mark the "Nakba", or "Catastrophe".

The protests were directed at a crippling blockade imposed by Israel and Egypt after the Islamic militant group seized power in Gaza in 2007.

A woman holds a Palestinian flag as a protester burns tires near the Israeli border fence, east of Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip, Monday, May 14, 2018. Thousands massed on the edges of the Gaza Strip to protest the American move, and economic hardships in Gaza.

Israeli troops deployed along the border again on Tuesday.

"The Jews go insane for Hitler when they see it", he said. "The Israelis are settlers who have raped our land", he said.

Over 2,700 people suffered injuries, almost half of them by live fire, according to the health ministry.

"Israel has a responsibility to calibrate its use of force, to not use lethal force, except as a last resort, under imminent threat of death or serious injury", he said.

Doctors Without Borders called on the Israeli army to stop using deadly force against demonstrators, saying their actions were "unacceptable and inhuman". The Israeli Defense Forces said 24 "terrorists" had been killed amid the violent protests. Israel's ambassador, meanwhile, called for condemning Hamas. "The death toll alone warrants such a comprehensive inquiry", British Ambassador Karen Pierce said.

"No one would. No country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has", she added. But the United States blocked the adoption of the statement, according to a UN Security Council diplomat.

"Palestinians have the right to protest, but these protests must be peaceful".

Each accused the other's country of violating worldwide law. The statement was withdrawn once the United States indicate it would block it, a UN diplomat said.

"Only then will justice be served", Danny Danon told reporters.

Trump's decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the U.S. Embassy there shows that he is just such a leader.

As to whether he knows of any efforts to calm the situation by the Egyptians or any other player in the region, Amidror said that Egypt has the ability to speak with both sides. More than 2,200 Palestinians were also injured by gunfire or tear gas.

The IDF alleged some protesters threw rocks and Molotov cocktails, and burned tires.

There was also uncertainty about whether the demonstrations would grow, fade, or give way to an outright armed conflict. "This is how determined they are to make the lives of the Palestinian people miserable".