A man sells bread in the nearly-empty Muslim quarter of Jerusalem's Old City during the Palestinian's general strike against US VP Pence's visit, January 2018.
(photo credit: AMMAR AWAD/REUTERS)
Palestinians on Tuesday took part in a general strike, protesting US Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel, and his Knesset speech in support of US President Donald Trump's December recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Shops in Palestinian cities and in east Jerusalem were closed, and the streets were nearly entirely empty.
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