US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital sparks Baghdad protest

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December 8, 2017 14:13
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Iraqi Sunni protesters shouted slogans against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at the Abu Hanifa Sunni mosque in Baghdad on Friday. 

The protest is one of many that took place in the Arab and Muslim world, so far protests had been reported on in Cairo, Amman, Jerusalem, Turkey and Malaysia.

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