Arab ministers demand Donald Trump rescind Jerusalem decision

Yemeni men hold a portrait of Shiite Huthi rebels' leader, Abdulmalik al-Huthi, during a protest against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on December 8, 2017. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Muslim and Arab countries across the world to protest against Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in a show of solidarity with the Palestinians. PHOTO | MOHAMMED HUWAIS | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Last Wednesday, Donald Trump announced the decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
  • The decision has sparked protests and clashes in Palestinian territories.
  • There have been fears of a much larger escalation of violence after Hamas leader Ismail Haniya called for a new Palestinian uprising.

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