Really? How unusual for them. Hamas has taken offense to Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and has called today for a new uprising in response to Trump’s decision to abide by Israel’s choice:
The powerful Palestinian Islamist group Hamas called on Thursday for a new uprising against Israel after U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.
“We should call for and we should work on launching an intifada in the face of the Zionist enemy,” Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said in a speech in Gaza.
Haniyeh, elected the group’s overall leader in May, urged Palestinians, Muslims and Arabs to hold rallies against the U.S decision on Friday, calling it a “day of rage”.
“Let December 8 be the first day of the intifada against the occupier,” he said.
That might make for a powerful statement … if not for the fact that