Palestinians observing ‘Day of Rage’ on Trump’s Jerusalem move

December 8, 2017
Published in Global

GAZA CITY: The Palestinians are observing “Day of Rage” on Friday in response to US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel.

Rallies and protests are expected near Israeli-controlled checkpoints in the West Bank and along the border with Gaza on Friday (December 8).

Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem will also be a flashpoint.

Hamas Movement has urged the Palestinians to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel.

Leader of the Movement Ismael Haniyah in a speech in Gaza said we should work on launching an intifada.

Meanwhile, at least 31 Palestinians were wounded in West Bank and Gaza during clashes with Israeli troops. – APP


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