The decision has sparked unrest within the Palestinian community, which views east Jerusalem as the future capital of an independent Palestinian state.
Israel's ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said the Trump declaration was "a positive step" and that it "should serve as a reality check for the Palestinians and for the nations of the world" that "recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital is a critical and necessary step for peace".
Reuters reported that Egypt's Coptic Church has turned down a meeting request from the vice president due to Trump's decision.
In the Gaza Strip, mourners vented their anger at the funerals of two people killed by Israeli troops during clashes at the border fence on Friday and the two Hamas militants killed early on Saturday.
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Palestinian militants launched at least three rockets towards Israeli towns from Gaza after dark on Friday and Israel said it responded with air strikes that targeted a weapons depot, a military compound and two weapons manufacturing facilities.
Trump's backing of Israel's claim over the holy city delivered a major blow to the Palestinians, who claim Arab-majority East Jerusalem as the capital of their desired state.
A police statement said four policemen were slightly injured and 13 protesters arrested. Tensions are running high in the occupied territories, where Hamas leader Ismail Haniya has called for a new uprising, or intifada, against Israeli rule.
About 60 Palestinian youths threw stones at Israeli soldiers across the Gaza-Israel border and the health ministry said one bystander was wounded by Israeli gunfire.
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The snub was announced by the Palestinian foreign minister on Saturday as tensions flared between Israelis and Palestinians over Trump's decision.
We call on the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution to bring the U.S.to compliance and to rescind its unsafe decision that is in flagrant violation of UN resolutions and undermines the global rule of law.
The meeting was requested by eight of the 15 members of the council but was largely symbolic as no vote on a resolution was planned because the U.S. wields veto power.
Violence erupted for a third day in Gaza in response to President Donald Trump's announcement on Wednesday, which overturned decades of US policy towards the Middle East.
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