Townsville & North Queensland Local News

Holy city surrendered to British army cook

DONALD Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has been welcomed by some but condemned by others. Whether he realised it or not, his announcement comes just days before the centenary of the British capture of Jerusalem from the Ottomans during World War I, on December 9, 1917, one of the key events in the modern history of the ancient city.

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