Palestinians die of wounds from Israel clashes in Gaza

Trump's Jerusalem Declaration Overshadows Christmas Celebrations in Bethlehem

Mohammed Sami al-Dahdouh was injured in Gaza protesting Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israeli capital.

Two Palestinians were killed as youths clashed with Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border on Friday in a new protest against USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the health ministry said.

There have been near daily protests across the Palestinian territories since Trump's controversial December 6 announcement that he would recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv.

Sharaf Shalash, 28, sustained bullet wounds last Sunday during a demonstration east of Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said.

Bethlehem is normally flooded by tourists at this time of year, but has at times appeared nearly empty of visitors as nearby clashes between Palestinian protesters and the Israeli army keep people away. "That strongly rejected the United States recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital".

A similar resolution was rejected at the UN Security Council on December 18 after it was vetoed by the U.S., one of five permanent members of the UN body holding veto power. For their part, the Palestinians say East Jerusalem must be the capital of a future independent Palestinian state.

Hundreds of Palestinians, including minors, have suffered serious injuries by Israeli forces since protests broke out across the occupied Palestinian territories, including the Gaza Strip. More than 500 Palestinian protesters have been arrested by Israeli security forces. She said that for acknowledging the basic truth that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, we are accused of harming peace, but that the record will reflect that we reject that outrageous claim.

Israel seized east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war and later annexed it, in moves never recognised by the worldwide community. Israel sees the entire city as its capital.

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