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White House senior advisor Ivanka Trump and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrive to the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018 in Jerusalem, Israel. US President Donald J. Trump's administration officially transferred the ambassador's offices to the consulate building and temporarily use it as the new US Embassy in Jerusalem. Trump in December last year recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital and announced an embassy move from Tel Aviv, prompting protests in the occupied Palestinian territories and several Muslim-majority countries.

The new US Embassy in Jerusalem will cost nearly 100 times more than what Trump said

The new US embassy in Jerusalem will cost $21.2 million to construct — nearly $20 million more than President Donald Trump estimated in May. The new cost comes from State Department documents that awarded the contract for upgrades to the building.
Jared Kusher and Ivanka Trump

Ivanka and Kushner regain the spotlight with their controversial Jerusalem appearance

After laying low for several months, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner made waves in the international arena by opening the new US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday. Critics say the couple's role in the impactful and deeply controversial move is inappropriate given their lack of diplomatic experience.

Unbelievable photos show a chaotic scene on the ground where Israeli forces are killing Palestinians protesting the US embassy move

The opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem sparked violent protests in both Gaza and the West Bank on Monday, leaving dozens of Palestinians dead and wounding thousands.
Senior White House Adviser Ivanka Trump (L) stands next to the dedication plaque at the US embassy in Jerusalem, and (R) a wounded Palestinian demonstrator is evacuated as others take cover from Israeli fire and tear gas during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip, May 14, 2018.

Striking image shows a chaotic scene unfolding in Gaza as Ivanka Trump debuted new US embassy in Jerusalem

The two events occurred roughly 50 miles from each other, but could have been happening worlds apart. At least 58 people died and more than 2,400 were injured in clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians protesting the new embassy opening.

The media is ignoring the true culprit of the unprecedented violence in Gaza

Opinion: More than 50 Palestinians have been killed protests along the Gaza border as the US announced the move of its embassy to Jerusalem. Media reports chastising Israel for these deaths ignore the true culprit, Hamas.