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  • Protests follow Trump's Jerusalem announcement

    by Onize Ohikere/WORLD News Service, posted Thursday, December 07, 2017 (one year ago)

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    JERUSALEM (BP) -- U.S. President Donald Trump's move to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital sparked condemnation Thursday (Dec. 7) from global leaders and some Islamist groups.

    Trump announced the decision Wednesday and said the United States will relocate its embassy to the city, despite warnings from several global leaders that such a move could worsen regional tensions.

    Israel has long claimed Jerusalem as its indivisible capital, while Palestinians argued East Jerusalem will serve as their future capital. Read More