Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah faction on Saturday called for a massive demonstration next week to protest against a visit to Jerusalem by US Vice President Mike Pence after Washington said it would recognise the holy city as Israel's capital.
Israeli troops shot dead three Palestinians and wounded 150 others on Friday, medical officials said, as protests over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital entered a second week.
Israel announced the closure of its Gaza border crossings in response to daily rocket fire from the enclave over the past week after US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital stoked Palestinian anger.
US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital shows that the United States lacks any respect for the legitimate rights of the Palestinian nation, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tweeted on Wednesday.
Turkey appealed on Wednesday for the world to recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state, as it opened an Islamic summit called in response to a US decision to recognise the city as Israel's capital.
A top commander from Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard (IRCG) has offered its support to Palestinian freedom fighters following last week's announcement by the US recognizing Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged the European Union to follow US President Donald Trump's lead and recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but EU ministers shook their heads at Trump's move.
Four days of street protests in the Palestinian territories over Trump's announcement have largely died down, but his overturning of US policy on Jerusalem drew more warnings of potential damage to prospects for Middle peace.
Lebanese security forces fired tear gas and water canons at protesters near the US Embassy in Lebanon on Sunday during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, TV footage showed.
Thousands protested outside the US Embassy in the Indonesian capital on Sunday against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, many waving banners saying "Palestine is in our hearts".