United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres was "profoundly alarmed" by the violence in Gaza and urged Israeli forces to "exercise maximum restraint in the use of live fire", his deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said.
Palestinians buried the dead on Tuesday from the bloodiest day in Gaza in years, after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians near the Gaza-Israel border during demonstrations against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.
Netanyahu blamed Hamas for provoking the violence. The State Department said Tuesday the draft "was too one-sided" and unacceptable to the USA because it did not mention Hamas' incitement of violence along the Gaza border. Many of those involved were participating in the "March of Return" protests, which began on March 30, and involved tens of thousands of Palestinians marching to the Gaza border fence to demand the right to return to family homes lost in 1948.
He said a United Nations official who visited Gaza, "witnessed first-hand patients being brought in on stretchers and left in the hospital's courtyard, which was being used as a triage area".
ISRAEL AND Hamas have fought three wars in the Gaza Strip over the past decade, and though it may not look like the others, a fourth one is now underway.
"We approve every round fired before it is fired".
RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas withdrew his top representative to the United States Tuesday, the foreign ministry announced, a day after the U.S. moved its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem.
Elsewhere, Ireland summoned Israel's ambassador to protest against the fatalities while Russian Federation and China also expressed their concern over the killings. Meanwhile, Israel's military operations in Syria due to the threatening Iranian presence close to its borders have also been a matter of concern for Ankara recently, as has been the USA decision to pullout from the nuclear deal with Iran, agitated by Israeli discomfort.
The president of Turkey claimed that Hamas is not a terrorist organization in a Tuesday tweet directed at Israel's prime minister, calling Hamas's enemies "oppressors".
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Israel said it has the right to protect its border and nearby communities, accusing Gaza's ruling militant group Hamas of carrying out several attacks under the guise of the protests.
Protesters set tires ablaze, sending thick plumes of black smoke into the air, and hurled firebombs and stones toward Israeli soldiers across the border.
Protesters gathered in front of the USA embassy and marched towards the Israeli embassy where the demonstration concluded.
In the statement, the chairperson expressed deep concern about the prevailing situation in the Palestinian territories, following the relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
It was the deadliest day since the 2014 Gaza War.
He strongly condemned the disproportionate use of force by the Israeli army, which resulted in the killing of more than 50 Palestinian demonstrators, while many more were injured.
Palestinians envision East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they hope to establish in the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
Kuwait said it planned to circulate a resolution on Wednesday condemning the violence and calling for worldwide protection of Palestinians.
"The US has selected one of the most sensitive, one of the most hard issues, to step in and put forward a position that it knows will be significantly damaging to its efforts", said Khalil Shikaki, a Palestinian pollster and head of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research.