In Pictures: Protests continue over US move on Jerusalem

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Muslims around the world continued their protest on Friday against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

Worshippers hold Palestinian flags as they protest after Friday prayers on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City, as Palestinians call for a
Worshippers hold Palestinian flags as they protest after Friday prayers on the compound known to Muslims as Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, as Palestinians call for a “Day of Rage” in response to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital December 15, 2017. ( Reuters )

President Donald Trump, on December 6, announced that the US recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

The announcement sparked strong condemnation from around the world, including from the Arab League, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, the European Union and the United Nations.

On Friday, protests still continued across the world:

Muslims protest against Donald Trump’s announcement to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his plans to relocate the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, after performing Friday prayers at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem on December 15, 2017.
Muslims protest against Donald Trump’s announcement to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his plans to relocate the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, after performing Friday prayers at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem on December 15, 2017. ( AA )
Israeli security forces stand guard as Palestinian protesters gather near the West Bank checkpoint of Qalandia on the outskirts of Ramallah, on December 15, 2017 as demonstrations continue to flare in the Middle East and elsewhere over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Israeli security forces stand guard as Palestinian protesters gather near the West Bank checkpoint of Qalandia on the outskirts of Ramallah, on December 15, 2017 as demonstrations continue to flare in the Middle East and elsewhere over US President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. ( AFP )
Palestinian demonstrators take cover during confrontations with Israeli troops at a protest against President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, near the border with Israel to the east of Gaza City, December 15, 2017.
Palestinian demonstrators take cover during confrontations with Israeli troops at a protest against President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, near the border with Israel to the east of Gaza City, December 15, 2017. ( Reuters )
A Palestinian demonstrator uses a slingshot to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes at a protest against Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision near the border with Israel to the east of Gaza City on December 15, 2017.
A Palestinian demonstrator uses a slingshot to hurl stones towards Israeli troops during clashes at a protest against Donald Trump’s Jerusalem decision near the border with Israel to the east of Gaza City on December 15, 2017. ( Reuters )
A Palestinian demonstrator walks as smoke rises from burning tires during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest against Donald Trump's decision, near the West Bank city of Nablus, December 15, 2017.
A Palestinian demonstrator walks as smoke rises from burning tires during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest against Donald Trump’s decision, near the West Bank city of Nablus, December 15, 2017. ( Reuters )
Foreign activists hold flowers as they stand in front of Israeli soldiers during a protest against Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the West Bank city of Hebron, December 15, 2017.
Foreign activists hold flowers as they stand in front of Israeli soldiers during a protest against Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in the West Bank city of Hebron, December 15, 2017. ( Reuters )
Protesters chant slogans as they hold Palestinian flags and a model of the Dome of the Rock (centre) during a demonstration to protest US President Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision in front the United Nations headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, December 15, 2017.
Protesters chant slogans as they hold Palestinian flags and a model of the Dome of the Rock (centre) during a demonstration to protest US President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem decision in front the United Nations headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, December 15, 2017. ( AP )
Protesters hold banners during a rally against US President Donald Trump's recent Jerusalem decision, near the US embassy in Tokyo, Japan, December 15, 2017.
Protesters hold banners during a rally against US President Donald Trump’s recent Jerusalem decision, near the US embassy in Tokyo, Japan, December 15, 2017. ( Reuters )
People shout slogans during a protest, organised by Students Islamic Organisation of India, against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in Kolkata, India, December 15, 2017.
People shout slogans during a protest, organised by Students Islamic Organisation of India, against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in Kolkata, India, December 15, 2017. ( Reuters )
A Bangladeshi child holds a banner and looks at a caricature of US President Donald Trump during a protest against Trump's Jerusalem decision, following Friday prayers in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, December 15, 2017.
A Bangladeshi child holds a banner and looks at a caricature of US President Donald Trump during a protest against Trump’s Jerusalem decision, following Friday prayers in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, December 15, 2017. ( AP )
A Muslim woman shouts slogans during a protest to condemn Washington's Jerusalem decision, outside the US embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 15, 2017.
A Muslim woman shouts slogans during a protest to condemn Washington’s Jerusalem decision, outside the US embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 15, 2017. ( Reuters )
Protesters demonstrate in front of the US Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, December. 15, 2017.
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