Many Arab and foreign cities continued to hold demonstrations condemning the Israeli attacks on Gaza, Jerusalem and the rest of the Palestinian territories, and the protests on Saturday coincided with the commemoration of the 73rd anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba.

In the United States, several American cities, most notably Washington DC and New York City, witnessed demonstrations that were described as popular in protest against the Israeli attacks on Palestinians in Gaza and Jerusalem.

Al-Jazeera correspondent in Washington, Nasser al-Husseini, reported that hundreds of people came to a demonstration in the capital near the White House, indicating that it was popular without the presence of politicians.

He pointed out that the demonstration is taking place under the supervision of the American police and security services, in order to preserve the peacefulness of the demonstration and not to be out of context.


Video clips shared on social media, on Saturday, showed dozens of activists leaving Canada, denouncing Israel and in support of Palestine.

According to the clips, Palestinian and Canadian flags were raised during the stand, specifically in the capital, Ottawa.


Brazil also witnessed several protests in cities, most notably Sao Paulo, where thousands gathered in a demonstration chanting slogans condemning Israel and pro-Palestine.

Large crowds took to the streets in Paris in support of Palestine despite the government ban on demonstrations (European)


In France, rallies were held in several cities, including the capital, Paris, despite the authorities' ban on demonstrations, and thousands participated in the protests.

Al-Jazeera correspondent in Paris, Hafez Maribeh, reported that there were clashes between the demonstrators and the police in the afternoon.

The crowd chanted, "Palestine will live, Palestine will triumph," and "Israel, the criminal."

Lawyers for the Association of Palestinians in the Paris region said, "France is the only democratic country that prohibits these demonstrations."

Part of the protests in London condemning Israel's crimes against the Palestinians (Reuters)


In the British capital, London, thousands demonstrated in support of Palestine, calling on the British government to intervene to stop the Israeli military operation.

The demonstrators gathered at noon at Marble Arch next to Hyde Park and marched towards the Israeli embassy at the other end of the park, waving Palestinian flags and banners calling for the "saving" of Palestinian lands.

The organizers, including the "Stop the War" coalition, the Muslim League in the United Kingdom, the Campaign for Solidarity with Palestine and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, said, "The British government is a partner in these actions as long as it provides military, diplomatic and financial support to Israel."

They indicated that the demonstration gathered about 150,000 people.

A mass demonstration in Berlin in support of Palestine and condemning Israel (Anatolia)


In Germany, thousands demonstrated in the capital Berlin and a number of other cities at the invitation of pro-Palestinian groups.

Three demonstrations were allowed to take place in the German capital, including two in the popular neighborhood of Neukölln in the south of the city.

Several thousand joined the demonstration called by "Samidoun" in the main square of Hermannplatz in the neighborhood, waving Palestinian flags and banners calling for "boycotting Israel."

The crowd chanted slogans "Gaza is free" and "Palestinian life is important" and "Save the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood" in East Jerusalem.

Calls were made to demonstrate in other German cities, such as Frankfurt, Leipzig or Hamburg.

Part of the protests in Madrid (Anatolia)


In Spain, thousands demonstrated in support of Palestine in a march in the center of the capital, Madrid.

"It is not war, it is extermination," they chanted on their way from Atocha Station to Piazza de Sole.


In the Polish capital Warsaw, hundreds of people, mostly Palestinians living in Poland, demonstrated in front of the Israeli embassy, ​​waving Palestinian flags and banners reading "Stop the Holocaust of the Palestinians" and "Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine."


In Athens, Greek police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse pro-Palestinian demonstrators condemning the Israeli attacks on Gaza and Jerusalem.

Hundreds of people marched, chanting "Freedom for Palestine" and waving Palestinian flags, to the Israeli embassy in Athens, which was surrounded by police buses.


In Switzerland, activists organized a stand to support the Palestinian cause and condemn the Israeli practices against the Palestinian people.

The video clips showed dozens of protesters who carried banners denouncing the Israeli aggression, and Palestinian flags were also raised during the stand.

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Today, the Irish capital witnessed marches in solidarity with the Palestinian people against the Israeli occupation attacks in occupied Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.

The Irish actor, Liam Cunningham, who participated in the rallies, on his personal account on the Instagram site, posted a picture from Dublin streets showing the standing of dozens of demonstrators carrying Palestinian flags, as an expression of his support for the Palestinians in the face of the Israeli occupation.


The Netherlands also witnessed in The Hague, in the west of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, a demonstration of solidarity with the Palestinian people, and banners were raised condemning the Israeli attacks, according to what the video clips showed.


Demonstrators gathered in front of the Palestinian embassy in the Swedish capital, Stockholm, chanting slogans of "Jerusalem, peace and perpetual resistance," "criminal Israel, leave Palestine," "boycott Israel," and "Al-Aqsa Mosque is our honor."

Later, the demonstrators marched towards the Israeli embassy, ​​waving Palestinian flags.


Protests also continued in many Arab cities, most notably Jordan, where thousands demonstrated in the capital, Amman, near the border with the occupied West Bank.

Hundreds of people took part in a demonstration near the Kalouti Mosque near the Israeli embassy in Amman, waving Jordanian and Palestinian flags and large banners reading "Nakba" and "setback" in black.

In the Karama border area with the West Bank, hundreds of others gathered for the second day in a row, demanding the opening of the borders in support of Jerusalem and Gaza.

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In Iraq, thousands demonstrated in Baghdad and other cities.

Demonstrators in Tahrir Square in Baghdad, which witnessed the largest gathering, raised Palestinian and Iraqi flags.

The cities of Basra, Nasiriyah, and Diwaniyah, in the south of the country, also witnessed demonstrations in support of Palestine and against Israel.

In Lebanon, rallies condemning the Israeli occupation were organized near the border with Israel, during which two people were wounded by Israeli fire.

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In Qatar, the capital, Doha, witnessed a huge public festival in which thousands participated to denounce the Israeli attacks on Palestine, and emphasized the Palestinianness of Jerusalem and the need to protect the Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank.