State of Palestine: Smoke and clashes as protests hit Gaza's Nahal Oz border crossing

Tensions grew high near the Nahal Oz border crossing in the Gaza Strip on Friday, when protesters engaged in skirmishes with Israeli forces during a rally against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. An ambulance was at the scene as outraged protesters clashed with Israeli police after a Palestinian man was shot dead by the Israeli army, according... Еще to the Palestinian health ministry. Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday in a 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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