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Image posted on Fatah Twitter account shows Palestinian protester holding a shoe on top of Trump’s head

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Image and text posted on the official Fatah Twitter account

Posted text: “Nablus protests today [Dec. 20, 2017] against [US President Donald] Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital”

The image shows a protester holding a shoe over a caricature of US President Donald Trump. In Arab culture throwing shoes at someone is a sign of great disrespect for them.

US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel - On Dec. 6, 2017, US President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and instructed the State Department to begin preparations to transfer the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Trump added that the final borders of Jerusalem will be determined during negotiations.