Visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called on European Union states to swiftly recognise the state of Palestine amid an global uproar sparked by the U.S. administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Pence made the announcement January 22 at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament.
"We have no other choice but to intensify intifada (uprising) and resistance against the USA decision on al-Quds (Jerusalem) and Israel's policy of Judaization of West Bank", Shahab said.
However, in a meeting with Egyptian-Ambassador-designate Issam Ashour in Ramallah on Tuesday, PLO Executive Committee Member Hanan Ashrawi said that "the extremist positions of this US Administration and the biblical messianic message of Pence not only disqualified the US as a peace broker but created conditions of volatility and instability in the region and beyond".
Throughout his visit, Pence expressed a strong connection to Israel, most visibly at the Western Wall.
The embassy is to be opened in an existing USA facility that will be "retrofitted" to meet safety and security requirements, Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein told reporters in Washington.
The vice president also pressed European leaders to heed Trump's call to forge a follow-up agreement to the Iran nuclear deal established under President Barack Obama's administration. Pence plans to stop over and visit Jordan and Egypt.
Pence says that the deal is not fixed and that in the coming months, the United States will "withdraw from the deal".
How did any sentiments such as Pence's words on Jewish rights or even a recognition of the fact that Jerusalem is Israel's capital come to be seen as just another front in America's increasingly bitter partisan wars?
Israel and the United States "are striving together to achieve a true peace, lasting peace, peace with all our neighbors, including the Palestinians", Netanyahu said.
Palestinian officials have criticized the Jerusalem's recognition as the capital of Israel and have rejected to meet with Vice-President Pence.
Pence also said the US would support a two-state approach which covers the establishment of an independent Palestine beside the state of Israel.
"In the weeks ahead, our administration will advance its plan to open the United States Embassy in Jerusalem - and that United States Embassy will open before the end of next year", said Pence, part-way through a Middle East tour.
The most likely location is in Jerusalem's Arnona neighborhood, in a modern building that now handles US consular affairs like issuing passports, birth certificates and travel visas, said a USA official, who wasn't authorized to discuss it publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.
Back in June, the Jerusalem District Court sided with dozens of Arab plaintiffs who sued the PA for health and mental damages after its security forces arrested and imprisoned them in detention dungeons where the plaintiffs were tortured, their healthy teeth were pulled and urine was injected into their veins by PA interrogators.
The Israeli government refuses to recognize Palestine as an independent political and diplomatic entity and continues to build settlements in occupied areas, despite objections from the United Nations. This is his fourth trip to Israel. When the protest intensified the Arab MPs were forcibly removed from the Israeli parliament with the help of security staff.
Welcoming Pence to the parliament, Netanyahu said he was the first U.S. vice president to have been accorded the honor.
Hours after the Kidd firing, Milwaukee picked up a 109-105 win over the Phoenix Suns at home. "It's not all on one person". Of those 10 players, only two - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bob Lanier - played for at least five seasons with the Bucks.
A day earlier, the ministry said North Korea had canceled the advance trip, then scheduled for Saturday, without an explanation. A delegation of 150 North Korean athletes and supporters will attend the Paralympics, Seoul's Unification Ministry said.
The company now classifies the Autopilot feature as a "driver assistance system", making it still reliant upon the human driver. It was a Tesla Model S and IAFF Local 1927 (Culver City Firefighters) reports the auto was traveling at 65 miles per hour .
Taika has enjoyed massive success after directing Chris Hemsworth in Thor: Ragnarok , which grossed $850 million worldwide. There are also no details on whether Waititi or Clement will reprise the roles of Viago and Vladislav the Poker.
And although that future won't happen overnight, we can already take a glimpse of the luxurious all-electric auto market. Anyway, it's nice to see Marchionne finally feeling some pressure to make electric cars.
The most expensive gas price averages in Tennessee were in Jackson at $2.40, Nashville at $2.38 and Kingsport-Bristol at $2.37. The EIA expects domestic production to reach 10.8 million barrels per day in 2019 and surpass 11 million in November 2019.
Unfortunately for Shurmur, his final game overlooking the Vikings offense wasn't the best kind of impression to give the Giants. The New York Giants have made several internal changes since the decision to fire head coach Ben McAdoo in early December.
He added that when he first developed the test he never imagined it would one day be used on the president of the United States. Jackson did admit that Trump's weight was an issue that he and the president were now working to get under control.
More than 90 Americans a day die of an opioid overdose, according to data from the National Institute on Drug Abuse . Chicago sued Big Pharma in 2014, and several other cities have followed suit or are considering doing so.
In a 4-3 vote, the Democratic-led judiciary struck down the boundaries of the state's 18 congressional districts. Wolf, for his part, applauded the decision and said he would cooperate to expedite the new maps.
A third resignation came as trade and industry spokesman William Dartmouth MEP, confirmed he would be standing down, too. Neil Hamilton, UKIP's Wales leader, is also among senior party figures calling on Mr Bolton to resign.
Last major challenger to Egypt's President Sisi arrested
Anan's arrest came a week after he announced his presidential aspirations on his official Facebook page, promising reform. Would-be candidates for the presidency must register with the National Elections Authority by January 29.
More than 30 states experience severe flu activity
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UN seeks $2.9bn to save lives of 13m Yemenis
Additionally, the kingdom will make a donation of up to $2 billion in fuel for the transportation of humanitarian aid. The U.S. supports the coalition with refuelling, logistics and intelligence.