Days after Trump declared that Washington had officially recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Rex Tillersonsaid it was unlikely to happen before 2020. The date has not yet been confirmed by the White House, but an unnamed US official told Reuters that the U.S.is expected to open the embassy in May.
The US schedule for the move appears to have sped up: during his visit to Israel last month, Vice President Mike Pence said that the embassy would move by the end of 2019.
The new USA embassy in Jerusalem will open in May 2018 in celebration of Israel's 70th anniversary, according to Israeli newspaper the Jerusalem Post.
Earlier in the day, hundreds of Palestinians held a fresh rally in the besieged Gaza Strip to express their protest against President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's capital.
East Jerusalem is the capital of the State of Palestine, an integral part of the territory occupied by Israel since 1967 He said.
However, Goldstein said there were "no formal talks" between the State Department and any private citizen for financing the embassy, and no formal requests made to the State Department for such an arrangement. Officials said any move to build a new embassy in Jerusalem would take several years.
The State Department continues to scope out sites and architects for the construction of a larger, permanent embassy in Jerusalem.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony is reportedly being planned for mid-May. Both claim the city as their capital. He added the campaign against moving the embassy was "incredible", but added the number of people in favor of moving the embassy was also significant.
"There is no greater gift than that!" The U.S. facility will initially accommodate ambassador David Friedman and his staff.
Adelson is a strong supporter of both Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and owns a pro-Netanyahu newspaper in Israel.
The embassy move is expected to complicate efforts to restart peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians - and jeopardise the traditional, if disputed, U.S. role as an "honest broker" in efforts to resolve one of the world's most intractable conflicts.
President Trump's initial announcement in December overturned a long-standing USA policy, and led to near-universal condemnation from the worldwide community.
Watson won the Genesis Open for the third time with a two-shot victory, his final-round 2-under 69 capping a 12-under week. He had a driving accuracy of 57.1 percent, 42 pars, eight bogeys, 20 birdies and a 63.9 percent in greens in regulation.
However, speaking out on the issue, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau on Thursday said that obviously, we take this extremely seriously. He said if Canadian politicians stop pandering to separatists and going to their events, the Khalistan movement will die quickly.
The firm is not identified in the filing, but appears to be Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom, a well-known Washington firm. The attorney, Alex van der Zwaan , worked in London for the prominent NY law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
"From the bottom of my heart, I am asking for forgiveness", Byanyima said, adding she wants all victims of abuse to come forward. The organisation has said that the names of the men involved have already been shared with the Haitian authorities.
While those devices use about eight grams of refined cobalt, the battery for an electric auto requires over 1,000 times more. BMW is also close to securing a 10-year supply deal with an unnamed supplier in February.
West Ham United missed a number of opportunities to sign Chelsea-owned Dortmund loanee Michy Batshuayi over the past two years. Arsenal began the Europa League knockout stage with a convincing 3-0 win over Ostersunds in Sweden on Tuesday.
Nevertheless, it is unlikely that the ANC leadership, long intimidated by Zuma, has ever spoken to him in such plain terms. The president also acknowledged Zuma's continued role in the development agenda and economic welfares of the two states.
In July 2017, Billa was interviewed by WALA-TV for a segment on the police force's relationship with community members. She believes her mother's ex-husband, Robert Hollie is the person barricaded in the home at 2052 Avondale Court.
Evidence suggests that the source of the outbreak is possibly kratom, which is a plant that is used as a substitute to opioids. Some consumers have hailed the drug as a "natural" pain remedy, but some medical experts say it can be unsafe , even deadly.
Long range models show that seven day rainfall totals could climb to the five to ten inch range over NE TX, SE OK and SW AR. Tobin said right now, our area is at a fine break-over point of whether we're going to actually experience flooding.
According to Sky news, Oxfam's worldwide executive director Winnie Byanyima has also apologised, calling the scandal "shameful". Oxfam faces having its funding threatened and an investigation by the Charity Commission following the revelations.
Figure skater Yura Min , an American competing for South Korea, nearly lost the top of her costume earlier in the games. Papadakis certainly had more resolve than some others might have had in her vulnerable position.
During the offseason, Martinez and the Red Sox seemed close to a deal many times but couldn't come to the terms both sides wanted. Here's a potential look at what their lineup could look like on Opening Day, according to Boston Globe reporter Pete Abraham.
The British Geological Survey said the epicentre was approximately 20km north-north-east of Swansea and at a depth of 7.4km. A magnitude 4.4 natural disaster felt in parts of Britain Saturday was its strongest in a decade.
Wilcox trade - and the announcement of the compensatory selections means they also know exactly where those picks fall. While all the draft pick numbers aren't official, the Packers should have the following picks: Nos.
In his first year of pro ball, Solak was second in the league with 77 hits for short season Class A Staten Island. Last season, he batted.239/.351/.459 (121 OPS+) in 148 games for the Rays with 30 home runs and 16 stolen bases.
I just want people to listen. "I think my voice should have been heard then", Crooks told Cosmopolitan . The president says he doesn't know Rachel Crooks and "to the best of my knowledge, never met" her.
The Ninth Circuit, Thomas wrote, applied the wrong standard of review in weighing the constitutionality of the waiting period. And California's waiting period applies to new gun purchases even if the owner already possesses another legal weapon.
He's a Brigham Young University graduate who went on to become the first Mormon presidential nominee of a major political party. As it turns out, Trump could have saved the $215 he spent on Romney's dinner. " Donald Trump is a phony , a fraud", Mr.
It also unleashed its most powerful nuclear blast to date in September, in what it claimed was a test of a thermonuclear weapon. Both the South and North appear to be tip-toeing around these issues during the period of the Pyeongchang Olympics, he said.
The Saturday evening, the flight of Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire along with three children landed at IGI Airport. In Ahmedabad, he will participate in a discussion at Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad and also visit Sabarmati Ashram.