The 128-9 vote was a victory for Palestinians, but fell short of the total they had predicted.
Israel deported two of the three Turks who were briefly detained during demonstrations at al-Aqsa mosque last week after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Guatemala and Israel were joined by Honduras, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Togo in voting with the United States and opposing the measure.
Both Central American countries were two of the nine nations that voted "no" alongside the USA at the UN General Assembly to oppose the denouncement of Trump's decision.
Israel's Foreign Ministry has praised a decision by the president of Guatemala for the Central American country to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, saying the announcement represented "true friendship" between the two countries.
On Dec. 6, Trump announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which is being strongly opposed by the global community.
Morales said in a brief post on his official Facebook page that he made the decision after speaking earlier in the day with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Reutersreported. Netanyahu said on Twitter, "It is just the beginning and it is important".
The Palestinians have declared the Guatemalan decision, "a shameful and illegal act that goes totally against the wishes of church leaders in Jerusalem".
Some of the U.S.'s closest allies condemned the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Israel seized the eastern part of Jerusalem in the 1967 Six Day War and later annexed it in a move not recognized by the global community.
The resolution passed at the United Nations declared the U.S. action on Jerusalem "null and void".
Trump's announcement on December 6 sparked anger in the Palestinian territories and across the Muslim world.
Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its eternal and undivided capital while the Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state. Trump, however, has not set any deadline to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Bitcoin Cash was the third biggest cryptocurrency with a total market capitalization of $59bn, according to Coinmarketcap. One, knowing that Coinbase is adding the support for BCH, could have bought BCH in huge quantity on other exchanges.
Before you watch her perform in Las Vegas , watch Gaga talk about her grandest album yet, Born This Way . Brittany Spears, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez and Elton John has all had successful runs in Sin City.
The White House added that Putin extended his thanks and congratulations to CIA Director Mike Pompeo and the entire agency. The Kremlin said it led Russia's top domestic security agency to a group of suspects that planned to bomb St.
Smiley is the latest prominent figure in the news media, politics and the entertainment industry to face misconduct allegations. This contradicts his Facebook post from last week , where he cited only one previous relationship with an employee.
The holy city, the Palestinians insist, is "Palestinian" and must be the capital of a future Palestinian state. He also called on the Pope, churches and "our Christian brothers to devote their Sunday prayers to Jerusalem".
Interactive Entertainment's Portkey Games, a new label dedicated to creating gaming experiences set within the Harry Potter world. The company, known for its work on puzzle games like Cookie Jam and Panda Pop , has licensed the IP from Warner Bros.
But before you send out a search party, we're pretty sure Kate's arm is just behind either her own or William's back. The portrait, taken at Kensington Palace earlier this year, will appear on Kate and William's Christmas cards.
For Ireland, the value of Facebook's headquarters here is mainly the jobs created not the corporation tax it pays, Mr Coffey said. Ireland has now opened an account for Apple to deposit the money in, though both it and Apple have appeals against the decision.
NORAD tracks Santa's trip around the globe
In 1955, a Colorado Springs-based Sears, Roebuck & Co. advertisement misprinted the telephone number for children to call Santa. The website is available in eight languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Chinese.
Winning Lotto Max Ticket Sold in Windsor
Another ticket in the same draw, with six of the seven numbers matching, won $219,000 and was purchased in Kelowna and Vancouver. Two winning guaranteed $1 million prize tickets were sold in Ontario - one in Chatham and one in the Bowmanville area.
Sri Lanka make two changes and bowl, India unchanged
He equaled the record of David Miller , who achieved the feat against Bangladesh at Potchefstroom in October 2017. Nuwan Pradeep and Thisara Perera bagged two wickets each while Dushmantha Chameera managed to get one wicket.
10-year paper contract won't last for Lane Kiffin
The FAU Owls (10-3) are set to take on a big underdog in the University of Akron (7-6) Tuesday Night 12/19, 7 pm EST on ESPN. The team went undefeated in conference play and that has prompted the school to approach Kiffin about a new contract.