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Israeli troops reinforce West Bank after US move over Jerusalem

Reuters Agency

The Israeli military said it was reinforcing troops deployed in the occupied West Bank on Thursday as Palestinians protested against the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Several new army battalions would be deployed and other forces put on standby, a military statement said, calling the measures "part of the IDF's (Israel Defence Forces) readiness for possible developments".

Hundreds protest in Istanbul, Ankara over Trump's Jerusalem move
Reuters Agency

Hundreds protest in Istanbul, Ankara over Trump's Jerusalem move

Hundreds of Turks protested in the country's major cities such as Istanbul and Ankara over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital. The protesters condemned the decision and chanted pro-Palestinian slogans.


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