State of Palestine: Fatah and Hamas rally in Rafah against Jerusalem recognition

Members of the Fatah and Hamas movements took to the streets of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, Friday, to demonstrate together against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Demonstrators gathered at the al-Awda Mosque before marching towards al-Najma Square in central Rafah. Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday in a... Еще live televised address from Washington DC He also began the process of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv. The decision caused an immediate outrage and fury from countries in the Islamic world. The status of the Holy City is a contentious issue in the Middle East peace process. Israel has always claimed Jerusalem as its capital while Palestinians demand that annexed East Jerusalem becomes the capital of a future Palestinian state.

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