Embassy opens in Jerusalem; U.S. praises move while allies denounce it

Posted: May 15, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech Monday at the opening ceremony for the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.

JERUSALEM -- An American delegation including White House officials and major GOP donors officially opened the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, handing Israel a long-sought victory but touching off more clashes with protesting Palestinians.

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