Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary

Hundreds of Egyptian protest Trump over Jerusalem

Fri, Dec. 8, 2017
CAIRO – 8 December 2017: Hundreds of Egyptians protested on Friday at Al-Azhar Mosque against U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary

Protests sparked following Friday prayers and the demonstrators chanted phrases against Trump’s decisions, chanting “Jerusalem is Arab,” “Down with Israel… down with the U.S.”

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary



The U.S.’s decision is “akin to the Balfour declaration and Turmp gave what he does not own to he who does not deserve,” said Al-Azhar Deputy Imam Abbas Shoman in his sermon.

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary

Dozens of Egyptian journalists and lawyers protested Trump’s decision on Thursday, burning the Israeli flag outside the Journalists’ Syndicate headquarters in Downtown Cairo. Also, Students at Fayoum University orchestrated a protest on Thursday.

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary

On Wednesday night, United States’ President Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel during a televised speech from the White House. Trump’s decision was met by a barrage of criticism and condemnations from many Arab and world leaders, while protests took places in the Gaza strip, West Bank and different parts of the Arab world.

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary

The Islamic Jihad Movement, Hamas, and Fatah movements in Palestine called for staging protests against Trump’s decision and called for a third intifada (Uprising) to take place on Friday; naming it a “day of rage”.

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary

Clashes broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinians in the West Bank on Friday; Israeli forces fired tear gas on the protesters amid tightened security measures, Extra News reported.

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary

The protests started following Friday prayers from all mosques in Gaza and West Bank. The Palestinian Authority (PA) has filed a complaint at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) against U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Thursday, Sky News Arabia reported.

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary

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Egyptian protesters staged a march from al-Azhar Mosque after Friday prayer, in protest at U.S. President Donald Trump's decision of recognition Jerusalem as Israel's capital - Egypt Today/ Mohamed El-Hosary
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