Palestinian protesters run away from tear gas fired by Israeli troops during clashes near the Jewish settlement of Bet El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah November 13, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman
Palestinian protesters run away from tear gas fired by Israeli troops during clashes near the Jewish settlement of Bet El, near the West Bank city of Ramallah November 13, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman

Israeli troops reinforce West Bank after U.S. move over Jerusalem

Thu, Dec. 7, 2017
JERUSALEM - 7 December 2017: The Israeli military said it was reinforcing troops deployed in the occupied West Bank on Thursday as Palestinians protested against the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Several new army battalions would be deployed and other forces put on standby, a military statement said, calling the measures "part of the IDF's (Israel Defence Forces) readiness for possible developments".
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