Teargas fired as Palestinians decry 1917 declaration on Jewish state in West Bank

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Israeli security forces deployed tear gas and rubber bullets against Palestinian protesters in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Wednesday during a march commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. Protesters set up an effigy of Former British Prime Minister Arthur Balfour, before burning a flag in the name of the 1917 document which paved the way for the creation of Israel.

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