Thursday, December 7, 2017

Violence Between Palestinians and Israelis Following Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement ↦

Loveday Morris and Ruth Eglash reporting for The Washington Post:

Palestinian protesters battled Israeli soldiers on Thursday in Jerusalem, Ramallah and other places in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, one day after President Trump announced that his administration would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.


“This will be bad,” said an ambulance driver as young men burned tires and pelted the soldiers with stones.

If only someone could have predicted that declaring Jerusalem to be Israel’s capital would inflame tensions? I guess Jared Kushner has his work cut out for him…