Protests raged in Gaza City and West Bank early this week in response to President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. He officially made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon.

A protestor holds torn representations of American and Israeli flags during a protest at the Unknown Soldier Square in Gaza City. Photo: Adel Hana / AP

Palestinian demonstrators burn representations of Israeli and American flags during a protest in Gaza City. Photo: Khalil Hamra / AP

Palestinian burn a poster of the U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest in Bethlehem, West Bank. Photo: Mahmoud Illean / AP

Palestinians holds posters of the U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest in the West Bank City of Ramallah. Photo: Majdi Mohammed / AP

Women chant slogans and hold Palestinian flags during a protest at the Unknown Soldier Square, in Gaza City. Photo: Adel Hana / AP

A girl with a Palestinian flag and Arabic that read "Jerusalem is for us" painted on her face chants slogans during a sit-in in the Bourj al-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon. Photo: Bilal Hussein / AP

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