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
Story first published: 8th December 2017