Palestinian teen encourages stabbings, suicide attacks and throwing of rocks
Video posted to the Facebook page of Nariman Tamimi
This was recorded by Ahed Tamimi’s mother, Nariman Tamimi, minutes after Ahed, Nariman, and Nour Tamimi (Ahed’s cousin) assaulted Israeli soldiers, leading to their arrest and imprisonment.
Ahed Tamimi’s mother, Nariman Tamimi: "Ahed, what is your message to the world?"
Ahed Tamimi: "I hope that everybody will participate in demonstrations - the only solution for us to reach a result - because our strength is in our rocks. I hope that the whole world will unite so that we can liberate Palestine, because [US President] Trump’s decision [to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel]. He must bear responsibility for its consequences: It doesn’t matter what Palestinian response there will be - stabbing operations, Martyrdom-seeking operations (i.e., suicide attacks), throwing rocks - everyone needs to do things so that we can unify in this way. So that we can convey our message in the necessary manner. And so that we will reach a solution and result, which will be, Allah willing, the liberation of Palestine."
Ahed Tamimi – Female Palestinian teenager who assaulted Israeli soldiers on Dec. 15, 2017, and promoted suicide bombings in a filmed message immediately afterwards. After serving 8 months in prison, she met with PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on July 29, 2018, who called her "a role model for the Palestinian struggle."
US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel - On Dec. 6, 2017, US President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Trump added that the final borders of Jerusalem will be determined during negotiations. The US embassy was transferred from Tel Aviv and opened in Jerusalem on May 14, 2018, the anniversary of Israel's declaration of independence in 1948 according to the Gregorian calendar.