Trump’s Jerusalem decision fallout: Updates


What you need to know

  • What’s happening: Palestinians are protesting on the streets of Bethlehem, Ramallah and Jerusalem after US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday.
  • What’s next: Hamas’ leader has called for a “new intifada” or uprising, which has been heavily criticized by Palestinian leaders.
  • World leaders react: There’s been a groundswell of criticism after Trump’s announcement from a number of key US allies — including the UK, Germany, France, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Jordan.


At least 43 injured in clashes

The Palestinian Red Crescent said at least 43 people were wounded in today’s clashes in the West Bank.

Most of the injuries were sustained by protesters in Ramallah and Tulkarem and were caused by tear gas and rubber bullets, the Red Crescent said.


Source: CNN