Home > U.S. > Arabs, Muslims Warn Trump Against Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Arabs, Muslims Warn Trump Against Recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

The Middle East is on edge as President Donald Trump plans to make a controversial change in U.S. policy on Jerusalem.

Palestinians are calling for three “Days of Rage” to protest Trump’s plan to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Palestinian spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh warns that the decision would have dire consequences for American efforts to revive peace talks with Israel.

“It would complicate things,” he said. “It would put an obstacle to the peace process. Maybe it will be the end of the peace process.”

Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital touches a raw nerve among Arabs …read more