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US Embassy protests turn violent

Demonstrations near the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon Sunday turned violent as protesters took to the streets to denounce U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

  • Protesters burn tires during a demonstration near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • Protesters carry Palestinian flags during a demonstration near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters hold a placard reading in Arabic, Jerusalem is ours and the house is ours, during a demonstration near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Police arrest a protesters during a demonstration near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters burn tires during a demonstration near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters remove barriers set by the police during a demonstration near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Police stand guard near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters burn tires during a demonstration near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

  • Protesters celebrate during a demonstration near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters burn tires during a demonstration near the U.S. embassy in Awkar, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

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