U.S. decision on Jerusalem sparks clashes (45 images)

Clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinians have been raging throughout the Gaza strip since U.S. President Donald Trump announced December 6, 2017, that the United States would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Updated: Dec. 22, 2017 at 1:39 PM
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Palestinians carry a banner against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at a demonstration in Bethlehem, West Bank on Friday. Two Palestinian protesters were killed by Israeli forces. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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One of the victims Friday, Zakaria al-Kafarneh, 24, was shot by Israeli Defense Forces in Northern Gaza. The other victim was not immediately named. Dozens more were injured. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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A Palestinian holds a sign against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. According to Israeli forces, about 2,000 people have protested in three main locations across the Gaza security fence, Jabaliya, Khan Younis and Gaza City. In the West Bank, 1,700 Palestinians demonstrated. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Israeli security forces fire tear gas at Palestinians protesting on Friday. The protests followed a U.N. General Assembly vote a day earlier, in which 128 countries voted to condemn the decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Israeli security forces fire tear gas at Palestinians protesting Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Israeli border police prepare to confront Palestinians protesting U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Friday. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas said on Friday the Palestinians would not accept any plan made by the United States "accept any plan from the U.S." due to the White House's "biased" support of Israel. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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