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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.
Senior White House Adviser Ivanka Trump (L) stands next to the dedication plaque at the U.S. 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.

Trump administration abandons peace push as Israel kills dozens in border struggle with Hamas, Palestinians

Donald Trump promised during his campaign to push hard for peace between Israel and Palestinians, and appointed Jared Kushner to handle the tricky issue, but so far has cut funding to the Palestinians more legitimate government, the Palestinian Authority, and supported Israel's use of force.
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.
Senior White House Advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump attend a reception held at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem ahead of the moving of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem on May 13, 2018.

Jared Kushner hypes peace deal as Israel kills scores of Palestinian protesters during US embassy move to Jerusalem

On Monday alone, Israeli troops killed 16 Palestinians, including a 14-year-old boy and a man in a wheelchair, and some 500 protesters were injured. The United Nations has been investigating Israel's use of force against the Palestinians, of whom more than 60 have been killed since March 30.
Ivanka Trump opens the US embassy in Jerusalem alongside Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

Trump has officially moved the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem — and more than 58 Palestinians are dead in protests

Thousands of Palestinians were injured in protests at the Gaza border on Monday. Meanwhile, top Trump administration officials and Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu are celebrating.

Trump is about to fulfill a 23-year-old promise we made to Israel

Opinion: In 1995, the Jerusalem Embassy Act recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. For 23 years, the US has pushed off putting its embassy in the nation's capital. Trump has made good on this years-old promise, and the embassy will officially move to Jerusalem next week.
Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu pose with other officials ahead of the opening.

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are in Israel to open the controversial US embassy in Jerusalem

Trump, Kushner, and other senior administration officials arrived in Israel to mark the opening of the US embassy, which is relocating from Tel Aviv. Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel last December, upending decades of US Middle East policy.

A ‘Trump roundabout’ will open alongside the new US Embassy in Jerusalem

Many cities in Israel have been eager to honor Trump, with parks and railway stations planned in his name. The new US embassy will open in Jerusalem on May 14, with Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, and Steve Mnuchin attending.

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Trump (R) with Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem in May 2017.

Trump reportedly bluntly asked Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu if he really wants peace or not

The call followed Benjamin Netanyahu's approval of Israeli settlements outside the country's borders, something which angers Palestinians.