Israeli and Palestinian negotiators have met for the first time since 2010, but both sides are guarded about what will be discussed.
The Israeli defense minister said a crippling strike against the Gaza-ruling Islamist group is the only way to reduce violence. With a growing army presence near the Israeli-Gaza border, that option is becoming likely.
The 22-year-old student, who is of Palestinian decent, was due to start a graduate degree in Israel. In 2017, Israel made a law banning entry to foreigners who support boycotting Israel.
Paraguay was one of just three countries to move their embassy to Jerusalem, but they have now issued a dramatic reversal. In response, Israel has shuttered its embassy in Paraguay.
The Palestinian president has said the US decision undermined the two-state solution to its conflict with Israel. Abbas also said the Palestinians will not accept a "biased" US as the sole mediator in the peace process.
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