Jerusalem status: Palestinians protest over Trump move

Jerusalem status: Palestinians protest over Trump move
 

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip have gone on strike and are taking to the streets in protest at US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Israel has deployed hundreds of extra troops in the West Bank amid a rise in tensions.
Early reports say at least eight Palestinians have been hurt in clashes.
Mr Trump's announcement reversed decades of US policy on a highly sensitive issue for the region.
It has been met with worldwide dismay.
Many of Washington's closest allies have said they disagree with the move, and both the UN Security Council... read more

 
7 December 2017 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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