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Watch: Palestinian demonstrators hurl eggs at US delegation visiting West Bank

Angry Palestinian protestors confront a visiting American delegation in Ramallah, chanting “US is the problem – not the solution,” as they hurl eggs at the NYC Council members.

By David Rosenberg


Arab demonstrators hurled eggs at an American delegation, including members of the New York City Council, as the delegation visited Ramallah on Thursday, as part of a demonstration against President Donald Trump’s declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Palestinian counter-terrorism police form protective corridor to shield visiting Americans from violent locals throwing eggs. – Screenshot: YouTube Arab media

Members of the American delegation were visiting a Palestinian Authority polling firm Thursday, AFP reported, when anti-US protesters gathered outside. Continue Reading »

Abbas to push for UN membership, recalls Palestinian envoy to Washington

Speaking from Ramallah on Sunday night, Palestinian autocrat Mahmud Abbas reveled his New Year plans of seeking full statehood membership in the UN, while cutting all ties with Washington, including a recall of their ambassador ‘for consultations’.

By i24NEWS – AFP


Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has cut ties with Washington over its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital but, popular as it is domestically, analysts question how long that tough line can last.

The Palestinians said Sunday they were recalling their envoy to the United States for consultations in a move that follows US President Donald Trump’s designation of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Continue Reading »