>> A Palestinian man stabbed an Israeli security guard at a bus station on Sunday, leaving him in a critical condition. The incident took place in Jerusalem, which Donald Trump declared Israel's capital last week, sparking furious protests throughout the Arab and Muslim world. Violence also flared at a demonstration outside the US embassy in Lebanon.
Security forces fired water cannons and tear gas as US and Israeli flags burned. In the Israeli occupied West Bank, Palestinians threw stones at troops, who responded with tear gas. In Gaza, fury erupted for the fourth day running. Two Palestinian gunmen were killed by Israeli airstrikes on the enclave on Saturday after Hamas, which controls the strip, fired rockets into southern Israel.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas now plans to snub the US Vice President, an official said. He was scheduled to meed Mike Pence when he visits the region this month. In Indonesia, home to be the world's largest Muslim population, thousands showed their solidarity, many waving banners saying that Palestine is in our hearts.
Arab leaders urging the United States to abandon its decision, saying it would spur further violence throughout the volatile region. Western leaders, too, say it is a blow to peace efforts. While the defacto leader of the United Arab Emirates warned it threw a lifebuoy to, quote, terrorists who were otherwise loosing ground.