In response, Hamas-led demonstrators led vocal protests in multiple locations in the Gaza Strip, charging the border fence and incurring substantial casualties.
Julius Malema, one of South Africa's representatives at the Pan-African Parliament, has slammed African governments which attended the opening of the USA embassy in Jerusalem on Monday.
Watch in disbelief as a group of left wing Jews say kaddish for Hamas.
He mentioned that Hamas has a special committee for organizing the marches and pressuring citizens into participation, but many Palestinians are getting fed-up with their tactics.
Israeli news outlet Arutz Sheva alleges that a Palestinian protest group named "The Iranian Justice Seekers Movement" is distributing leaflet literature calling for the bombing of the newly-opened American embassy, with $100,000 as reward. Israel has accused Hamas of encouraging protesters to storm the border fence, and using the demonstrations as cover to carry out attacks.
Almost 60 people were killed and hundreds wounded by Israeli fire Monday in the deadliest day of cross-border violence since a 2014 war. The military said no troops were wounded in Wednesday's exchange.
Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, a military spokesman, said 14 of those killed Monday were actively involved in carrying out attacks.
United Nations human rights spokesman Rupert Colville said Tuesday in Geneva that Israel's use of force was "not acceptable".
The army provided new details on Tuesday about Monday's confrontation to bolster its contention that the Gaza demonstration was no innocent protest but what commanders called a "terrorist operation" orchestrated by Hamas.
Commenting on Israel's recent missile strikes on Syria and escalating tensions in the Gaza Strip, Turkish political analyst Yasin Atlioglu told Sputnik that there is no legal justification for Tel Aviv's steps. This week's demonstrations were the bloodiest to date and occurred as the USA embassy in Israel officially moved to Jerusalem on Monday, to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the creation of the modern state of Israel.
Israel considers the entire city its capital, while the Palestinians see east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state.
The U.S. says it has the right to decide where to put its embassy, and Haley said Tuesday the decision simply recognized "reality".
President Donald Trump officially announced U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in December of 2017, when he announced his plan to move the U.S. Embassy - something Trump promised as part of his election campaign. Romania, the Czech Republic and Honduras have said they are considering doing the same.