Hamas calls for third intifada after US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Hamas calls for third intifada after US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

WAAR-DUHOK:

 

The influential Palestinian Islamist group Hamas has called for a new uprising against Israel. Speaking in Gaza on Thursday, Hamas’ leader Ismail Haniyeh said, “We should call for and we should work on launching an intifada in the face of the Zionist enemy.”

Meanwhile, the Palestinian Authority has called a general strike in the West Bank and East Jerusalem and schools and shops in these areas remain closed as Palestinians continue protesting against the US’ policy change. Hundreds took to the streets on Wednesday, burning American and Israeli flags and 10 Palestinians were arrested in East Jerusalem overnight after Molotov cocktails were thrown.

 

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