Violence In Gaza Rages As U.S. Opens Embassy In Jerusalem

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It has been a day of bloodshed in Gaza, with at least 43 Palestinians killed by Israeli troops, according to the Gaza Health Ministry. The violence comes on the day the U.S. officially opened its new embassy in Jerusalem. The embassy move acknowledges Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Palestinians who live there want the city to be their capital in a hoped-for future state.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets the latest from NPR's Daniel Estrin (@DanielEstrin) in Gaza.

This article was originally published on May 14, 2018.

This segment aired on May 14, 2018.


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