Anti-Trump protesters try to break into U.S. embassy in Beirut

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Protests have taken place outside US embassies in Lebanon, Jordan and elsewhere, with thousands taking to the streets to express their upset at the decision.

The almost three-hour demonstration in Mount Lebanon's Awkar, north of Beirut, reflected a broad cross section of voices protesting in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, despite barricades and barbed wire erected by the ISF to keep the demonstrations a kilometer away from the embassy. "It is impossible to implement this decision as long as there are people like us", said a Palestinian protester.

Overnight the Arab League condemned the U.S. decision.

Several protesters burned U.S. and Israeli flags. Leaders in Indonesia - the world's largest Muslim country - have condemned Trump's decision. He also said Trump's Jerusalem announcement was "null and void".

"We have taken a political decision not meant to reflect [what is going on in] the streets. This is an extended battle, a battle that will be escalated".

Israel says that all of Jerusalem is its capital. "But the administration remains undeterred in its efforts to help achieve peace between Israelis and Palestinians and our peace team remains hard at work putting together a plan".

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Military spokesman Jonathan Conricus said intelligence showed the tunnel belonged to Hamas, which runs the Gaza Strip. On Friday, two protesters were shot dead in skirmishes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border.

The US decision has ignited protests across the Middle East, where it is widely seen as a blatantly pro-Israel move that threatens the decades-old peace process. Violence erupted during a demonstration against Trump's announcement on Jerusalem. Throughout his presidency, Abbas has attempted to convince skeptical Palestinians that negotiations rather than violence are the way to achieve independence. Analysts said Trump's move has further undermined a weak Abbas, and a meeting with Pence at this time would have been deeply unpopular with Palestinians.

Authorities allowed protests at Irada Square and outside the Palestinian embassy in Kuwait City, but banned any demonstration near the American embassy.

"Arab leaders sold al-Aqsa for dollars". Al-Quds is the Arabic name for Jerusalem.

At least five protesters affected by tear gas were carried away from the scene.

Hours later, it was all over.

Protesters set fires to tires in the street in Lebanon.

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