Palestinians gathered on Tuesday for fresh protests along the Gaza border, a day after Israeli forces killed dozens there as the U.S. embassy opened in Jerusalem on what was the conflict's bloodiest day in years.
The Israeli PM responded in a statement: "Erdogan is among Hamas's biggest supporters and there is no doubt that he well understands terrorism and slaughter". When we got back home, the baby stopped crying and I thought she was asleep.
"Those who suggest that the Gaza violence has anything to do with the location of the American embassy are sorely mistaken".
Speaking alongside May, Erdogan warned that history would not forgive Israel or the USA for moving the American embassy to Jerusalem in defiance of outrage in the Islamic world.
Global condemnations poured in after the death toll reached 60.
There are a lot of diplomatic I-told-you-so's rocketing into Washington from around the world right now.
In Brussels, Prime Minister Charles Michel called the Israeli actions "unacceptable violence" and said there was a "clear lack of proportionality".
But US ambassador Nikki Haley told an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council in NY that the relocation of the embassy had nothing to do with the violence and that Israel had the right to defend itself.
Downing Street has warned the violence in Gaza, which has so far seen 58 Palestinians killed by Israeli troops, is "destructive to peace efforts".
Nauert also refused to link the violence with the new American embassy, unveiled Monday after the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December.
Ngcukayitobi called on International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu to cut all ties with Israel and expel the country's ambassador to South Africa, Lior Keinan.
One of the leaders of the march‚ and former Muslim Judicial Council president‚ Sheik Ebrahim Gabriels said they "respected and honoured" the South African government's withdrawal of its ambassador from Israel and asked that the Israeli embassy in Pretoria be closed.
Mladenov also said Hamas "must not use the protests as cover to attempt to place bombs at the fence and create provocations" by hiding its operatives among the protesters.
One Middle East official told us that the United States is not an objective broker of peace - and called on Europe to step up to the mark.
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 U.S. on Wednesday.