Fears of more deaths in Gaza as Israel's actions condemned

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Canada either was - or was not - invited to the big ceremony in Jerusalem earlier this week.

The aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières said it had doubled its capacity in Gaza to provide additional surgery for those injured by gunshots.

Interested in Israel? Add Israel as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Israel news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The move to Jerusalem upended decades of USA policy toward Jerusalem. "It was surreal and frustrating".

Meanwhile, France, the United Kingdom and Germany - all of whom characterized Trump's decision to move the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as a mistake - have been decidedly more critical in their responses.

After making the widely condemned and erroneous assertion that responsibility for Israel's massacre of more than 50 Palestinians "rests squarely with Hamas", the Trump administration on Monday unilaterally blocked a United Nations statement that expressed "outrage" at Israel's killings and demanded "an independent and transparent" investigation.

The mother of eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour, a Palestinian child who died of tear gas inhalation during clashes in East Gaza the previous day, holds her at the morgue of al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City on May 15, 2018.

A total of 60 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces on the day Trump relocated the Israeli embassy.

Participants also read the names of Palestinians recently killed in border conflicts.

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Arguing that Hamas, the militant group that governs Gaza, had been "inciting violence for years, long before the United States made a decision to move our embassy", she said: "Who among us would accept this type of activity on your border?"

A handful of USA lawmakers nonetheless condemned the violence, including Sen.

"Hamas violence does not justify Israel firing on unarmed protesters", Sanders said.

At the time, Bessma Momani, a senior fellow and Middle East expert with the Centre for International Governance and Innovation warned that Trump's effort to the move the usa embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would be counterproductive.

The White House staunchly defended Israel's actions, while several nations condemned them, but much of the official reaction around the world was more muted, voicing horror at the bloodshed but not assigning blame.

At a protest on Monday in the US capital that was organized by the Jewish left-wing activist group If Not Now, about 150 people blocked the street near the Trump International Hotel.

"Hamas maps and social media show the fastest routes to reach Israeli communities in case demonstrators make it through the security fence", Haley said. We will see this reality. The PM said the violence was "destructive to peace efforts".