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

Reuters , Thursday 7 Dec 2017
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The Israeli military said it was reinforcing troops deployed in the occupied West Bank on Thursday as Palestinians protested against the U.S. recognition ofJerusalem 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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