Israel launches new air raid on Hamas in Gaza

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Israel has been buoyed by the new Jerusalem missions, which have infuriated the Palestinians.

60 Palestinians, triggering a wave of worldwide condemnation.

Nearly a month of demonstrations was staged to call for the right of Palestinians to return to their ancestral land, and they culminated during the controversial inauguration of a new USA embassy in Jerusalem on Monday.

On Monday, Israel was bludgeoned with criticism over the violence at the Gaza border and the dozens of Gazans who were killed near the security fence. Those relations are based on the commitment to global law, United Nations resolutions and human rights.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited Palestine in February.

Israel captured east Jerusalem in the 1967 Mideast war and later annexed it in a move not recognized internationally.

The opening of the American embassy in Jerusalem is a poignant event for Hamas, which has hoped for years to reclaim East Jerusalem and make it the capital of the Palestinian state.

"No one would. No country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has", she added. You were always among the first. "We remember our friends and Guatemala is our friend, then and now". It was unclear if the protesters he was referring to were militants or civilian supporters of the Islamic group, which rules Gaza and opposes Israel's existence.

Despite the evidence, the images of of rifle-toting Israeli snipers facing off against seemingly unarmed protesters caused an uproar around the world.

The gunfire came after two days of riots along the Gaza border fence left - according to Hamas - 62 Palestinians dead.

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There are also reports, citing a Hamas spokesman, who admitted that many of those killed - as many as 50 of them - are trained Hamas terrorists.

Gaza analyst Akram Attallah, pointing to the smaller number of protesters since Monday's deaths, said: "I can see there is a retreat because of the Israeli bloody response...but Friday will represent an indicator to where things are going".

In fact after seven weeks in which Israel has killed some 100 Palestinians and injured 12,600 others, Israel has reported one minor injury to a soldier.

Hospitals in the Gaza Strip have been overstretched by the more than 2,700 people injured along Israel's border fence, including 1,300 by gunfire, United Nations agencies said in Geneva.

Earlier on Wednesday, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman called Hamas leadership "a bunch of cannibals that treat their children as ammunition". "They have rocket armament, personal armament and another kind of armament - their children and women".

The clashes continued on Tuesday with crowds of people flocking to the border. They said the Palestinians would not accept medicine "from the murderers of our people". It also triggered a diplomatic backlash against Israel.

Parampil notes that after fierce criticism on social media, The New York Times changed one of its notorious passive-voice headlines - "At least 28 Palestinians die in protests as United States prepares to open Jerusalem embassy" - to the more straightforward: "Israeli troops kill dozens of Palestinian protesters as USA embassy opens in Jerusalem".

He called on Israel to use force proportionally and avoid using deadly force except as a last resort, a message echoed by the council's European members. Israel's ambassador, meanwhile, called for condemning Hamas.

At the same time, Israel has found other nations following the US lead and rallying to its defense.

The U.S. says it has the right to decide where to put its embassy, and Haley said Tuesday the decision simply recognized "reality". The Guatemalan Congress recently passed a law marking May 14 as "Israel-Guatemala Friendship Day".

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