Palestinian responses to Trump’s declaration

  • The following video includes a selection of Palestinian responses to Donald Trump’s declaration of American recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel. It includes the declaration by Trump; a call from Isma’il Haniyeh to begin a new intifada; riots in the village of Qadoum, Hebron (led by a Fatah spokesman), near the Beit El roadblock and near the border security fence in the Gaza Strip; blocking the road through Wadi Ara and a violent demonstration held by Israeli Arabs; a kindergarten in Sderot was hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip; an IDF response to the rocket fire including attacks on Hamas terrorist targets in the northern Gaza Strip.[1]

Cartoon from a Hamas website claiming Trump’s speech could ignite a world war (Palinfo Twitter account, December 9, 2017).

[1] The sources for the video: Palinfo Twitter account, December 9, 2017; Facebook page of the White House, December 6, 2017; Facebook page of Shehab, December 7, 2017; the village of Qadoum's YouTube channel, December 8, 2017; Wafa News Agency on YouTube, December 8, 2017; Roya News on YouTube, December 8, 2017; Panet website, December 9, 2017; Israel Police Force website, December 8, 2017; al-Watania YouTube channel, December 9, 2017.