Photos: Anger and rage among Palestinians after Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's Capital
Hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets of Gaza city in response to United States President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital.
Trump’s decision has brought global condemnation and also been called as a “flagrant aggression” by the Islamist militant group, which controls the Gaza strip. Resistance groups in Gaza has called on the Palestine Liberation Organization to withdraw its recognition of Israel in response to Trump’s expected move.
The move has been condemned by Saudi Arabia which described it as, “unjustified and irresponsible”. He has been accused of destroying any hope of a peace deal, in response to which, Trump has that said he has judged this course of action to be in the best interest of the US and the pursuit of peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
Theresa May said the UK disagrees with Mr Trump’s decision. The Pope also said he had “deep concern” about the situation in Jerusalem and urged Mr Trump not to move ahead.
Moreover, Iran, Turkey, and Egypt’s government also have issued statements rejecting the move.
Here is the glimpse of the protest across countries: