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.
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.
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.
There's a new Ocean in town, and it looks like she plans on giving George Clooney's " Ocean's 11 " crew a run for its money. But is she exactly what she appears to be? Looking at the trailer, Ocean's 8 will once again be a comedy.
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.
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.
There was also a Christmas card with the present, which made references to Mnuchin, President Trump and the president's tax bill. The bomb squad X-rayed the package, which was wrapped in holiday paper, and opened it to reveal the contents, she said.
Beyond getting a flu shot, there are other things we can do for ourselves and for family, friends, co-workers and the community. There were two recent flu-related deaths in McLean County, said Coroner Kathy Davis.
Over the summer they held a boot drive at area grocery stores. We had some kids come and help put the bows on the wreaths.
Baltimore couple killed in Florida plane crash
All five were killed on impact or immediately after, Polk County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Carrie E. The twin-engine plane came down at the end of a runway at the Bartow Municipal Airport.
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.
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.
Meghan Markle joins royal Christmas lunch
While, it's not confirmed yet if Dror will be designing the bridal gown for the wedding, it is certain that she's in the running. Unfortunately for us, we probably will still have to wait until the 19th May to see what she finally picks.
Bengals head coaching rumors: 5 candidates to watch
Marvin Lewis will reportedly be leaving the Cincinnati Bengal after the 2017 season after 15 years as the team's head coach. COLUMN: Could Bengals go the way of post-Dusty Reds? The Bengals (5-8) are scheduled to visit the Vikings (10-3) at 1 p.m.
Funding secured for $11.1bn United States rail project
The two states would take out a 35-year, $1.75 billion loan, with NY paying it back using money from its budget. In the first decade of this century, however, construction was about to begin on new rail tunnels into NY .