"I have determined that it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."

With those words, U.S. President Donald Trump went against the advice of global allies, broke with decades of established American foreign policy and set his nation on the course to be the first in the world to construct an embassy to Israel in Jerusalem.

"My announcement today marks the beginning of a new approach to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians," Trump said, according to The Guardian.

Leading up to and following the official announcement, international leaders and allies from Europe and the Middle East condemned and rejected the decision. Many warned that the move would only hinder the peace process and could lead to outbreaks of violence.

Across the Arab world, Muslims and Christians saw the move as a "slap in the face"

Some pointed out the absurdity of a white man making such a call

And of course, mass protests broke out throughout the Middle East

On social media, hashtags showing solidarity with Palestine began to trend throughout the Arab world

And Arabs completely rejected the decision, pointing out that Trump DOES NOT speak for them

"Only on planet Donald Trump" does this make sense

Trump's words mean nothing to the millions of Arabs

"Go find your own capital"

Maybe ... Washington DC?

What if the tables were turned?

Arabs have a clear message for Trump

Arab leaders have denounced the declaration ... from Saudi Arabia's royal court

To Lebanon's president

The president of the United States' decision to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel threatens the peace process and regional stability. What's needed is a unilateral stance on the part of Arab nations... 

To Jordan's Foreign Minister

And the leaders of the UAE

Because NOTHING (not even a U.S. president) can change historical facts

Palestine, forever!