Jerusalem, the world against Trump, Clashes in Gaza and the West Bank
Jerusalem, the world against Trump. Clashes in Gaza and the West Bank, Palestinians point to the general strike. Netanyahu: 'Other countries will follow the US'

The balance of Palestinian demonstrators injured in today's clashes continues with Israeli military units in the West Bank, in East Jerusalem and along the demarcation line with Gaza. From Palestinian medical sources, the Israeli daily Maariv has learned that so far there have been 114 Palestinians who have required medical help because they are injured by firearms, or poisoned by tear gas or bruised by rubber coated bullets.

Two rockets were launched from northern Gaza to Israel. The Israeli military spokesman said that they both fell inside the Palestinian enclave. Alarm sirens sounded in Israeli areas around the Strip and the population rushed into the shelters.

"We call for a new intifada against the occupation and against the Zionist enemy, and we act accordingly": Hamas's political leader, Ismail Haniyeh, said in a speech delivered by his home in Gaza and broadcast by the issuer of Hamas 'al-Aqsa tv', while in the streets of the city there are numerous demonstrations of protest against the United States. "The recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is a declaration of war against us," he added.

The Palestinian authorities have today proclaimed a general strike in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza to protest against the decision of US President Donald Trump on Jerusalem. This is reported by the Wafa agency, which reports offices, shops and schools closed in many Palestinian cities. Already last night, according to the same source, there were spontaneous protests in Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem and also in the Strip. At noon (local time) an event is scheduled today at the Damascus Gate of the Old City.


Jerusalem, the world against Trump, Clashes in Gaza and the West Bank
Benyamin Netanyahu has returned to congratulate Donald Trump for recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel ("He has forever linked his name with the history of our capital") and has revealed that other countries could follow his example. "We are in contact with other countries to express a similar recognition - said the Prime Minister in a speech to the Foreign Ministry - and I have no doubt that when the US embassy will move to Jerusalem, and perhaps even before, many other embassies will move The time has come ".

"Following an examination of the situation by the General Staff, it was decided that a certain number of battalions will be sent as reinforcements in Judea-Samaria (the West Bank)": the Israeli military spokesman said. The armed forces have also warned other units, he added, "to cope with possible developments" linked to Palestinian protests for the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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