Israel protests impact Pentagon chief meeting location, arrival in Tel Aviv -US official

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's meetings with Israeli leaders have changed locations within Israel and his arrival slightly delayed because of a spate of recent protests against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to overhaul the country's court system, a US official said on Wednesday.

The change in the Thursday meetings was made at the request of the Israeli government, the official said, speaking on the condition of anonymity.

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