A Palestinian demonstrator dressed as Santa Claus was seen throwing rocks at Israeli soldiers amid clashes at the Atara checkpoint, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Tuesday. Protests have been ongoing since US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital on December 6. Footage captured 'Santa Claus protester' getting injured in the foot after throwing rocks at... Еще Israeli soldiers. Other protesters were also seen setting tyres alight. The decision sparked immediate outrage and from across the 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.