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Thousands of people are protesting in the occupied Palestinian territories and across the world over the US decision to recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as Israel's capital.

After Friday prayers concluded at the Al Aqsa mosque in Occupied East Jerusalem, hundreds of Palestinians took to the streets to demonstrate but were prevented from entering the Old City by barricades put up by Israelis.

Marches also took place to the north in Ramallah and in Bethlehem, where protesters faced off with Israeli soldiers.

In Gaza, Palestinians took the territory's border with Israel to protest and were met with live fire and tear gas.

Palestinian officials told Al Jazeera that at least 10 people had been injured through smoke inhalation and gunshot wounds.

At least one injured youth had suffered a serious wound to his neck, according to Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher, who was reporting from the area.

Rallies against Trump's decision also took place in the Indian city of Mumbai, the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, and in the Japanese capital, Tokyo.


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