The bloodshed marks the deadliest day in the region since the 2014 Gaza war, with Israeli soldiers firing at protesters who had to flee for cover.
They also included a medic and a man in a wheelchair who had been pictured on social media using a slingshot. They said they were "deeply anxious about persisting discriminatory practices against Palestinians by Israel", and lamented "the absence of adequate accountability mechanisms" for troops accused of violations.
Israeli military spokesman Jonathan Conricus alleged "we have seen three different squads, fully equipped terrorist squads with weapons, trying to plant IEDs at the (border) fence in three different locations".
Throughout the day, sirens wailed as the wounded were carried to nearby ambulances. More than 2,200 Gaza residents have been wounded in that time by Israeli fire.
The U.N.'s dislike for Israel is obvious. It was shut after Gaza protesters vandalised it on Friday night when they set fire to a gas pipeline and a goods conveyor.
A photo tweeted by Lee showed him sitting at a table with senior White House advisors Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, as well as the other GOP senators on the trip, Ted Cruz of Texas, Lindsey Graham of SC, and Dean Heller of Nevada.
But Trump concluded that decades of delays have done nothing to advance peace.
A State Department official, speaking on background, noted that Jerusalem "is a holy city for millions of people around the world".
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"May there be peace", Trump said.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said: "This is not an embassy; it's a USA settlement outpost in Jerusalem". He announced a general strike on Tuesday.
A month before US President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements, with 14 votes in favor and one abstention by former US President Barack Obama's administration.
He said the move of the US embassy in Jerusalem means the United States should no longer try to serve as an intermediary in the Middle East peace process. As in so many other areas, the swamp will resist the President as long as it can.
"A USA settlement in East Jerusalem".
Mansour spoke just hours after the ceremony to inaugurate the relocated USA embassy concluded. The world's largest body of Muslim-majority nations, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, said it considers the US move an "illegal decision" and "an attack" on the Palestinian people. "I called my cousin and her son, he was shot in the leg and he was in a bad situation", said El Najjar, standing on the steps of the embassy.
"Of course it is not a mediator", she said.
Israeli forces defended their actions in a tweet on Monday evening, saying "many" of the protesters "attempted to infiltrate Israel", using several explosive devices and firebombs. Many living in South Florida described an exasperated people.
In addition to the annexation bills, Asaad explained that Israeli lawmakers had also brought up an amendment that would "limit" the chances of Palestinians ever seeing Jerusalem become the capital of an independent Palestinian state, since its text would prevent lands considered part of Jerusalem from ever being handed over to another entity.