Israel passes law to ban groups critical of state, military from schools
Jul 18, 2018, 00:30
Israel ordered the complete closure of the Kerem Shalom crossing into Gaza Strip, including for fuel and natural gas, following an "exchange of blows" that quickly ended the ceasefire reached over the weekend.
Israel has accused Hamas and other Palestinian militant organisations of co-ordinating the arson attacks but numerous perpetrators are believed to be teenagers and children as young as...
Israeli forces and settlers pulled out of Gaza in 2005 and the enclave is now ruled by the Islamist group Hamas.
Later, Mr Lieberman announced that Kerem Shalom would be closed for fuel deliveries and the distance which Gaza's fishermen would be allowed from the coast reduced from six nautical miles (12 km) to three.
Egypt issued a warning to Hamas to put a halt to the launching of flaming kites and balloons into Israel from Gaza, according to a report in Ynet.
Following a barrage of almost 200 rockets and mortars fired into Israel on Saturday, an errant rocket fell short and knocked out electrical lines carrying power into Gaza, Israel's Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) reported Monday.
The United Nations has issued an urgent appeal for Israel and Gaza "to step back from the brink" of war and revive the reconciliation process, calling for Palestinians to keep protests peaceful and for Israel to show restraint in its response.
Later in the day, Israel said a projectile - possibly a rocket - was sacked from the Gaza Strip but appeared to have fallen within the Palestinian enclave.
Today the Israeli military said it was conducting strikes against Hamas "in response to the terror acts instigated during the violent riots that took place along the security fence" the day before.
Kanou called on the global community to "break its silence towards Israeli crimes against humanity".
Shuli Mualem Refaeli, a legislator from Bennett's Jewish Home party, said on Army Radio "it is a law about Breaking the Silence and other organizations whose aim is to libel Israeli soldiers and the State of Israel".
There have been no Israeli fatalities during the so-called "Great March of Return" demonstrations but big tracts of Israeli land have been ravaged by fires set by blazing kites or helium balloons carrying burning rags floated over from Gaza.
Also Saturday, Nikolai Mladinov, the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, reportedly held talks with several Israeli and Egyptian officials in an attempt to restore calm to the region.
More than 130 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces in the protests.
Some severe thunderstorms with the potential for flooding are making their way to the borough, forecasts show. Next week with highs staying in the upper 80s-low 90s will keep an eye on the models for storm chances.
Del Potro looked flat as he was broken to trail 3-1 but he clawed his way back to lead 5-4 with his serve to come. He will play South African eighth seed Kevin Anderson or France's Gael Monfils in the last eight on Wednesday.
The former prime minister is under investigation over a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal at the 1MDB state fund. It said Malaysia's new attorney general, Tommy Thomas, will head the prosecution in the case.
McConnell addressed recent protests he's encountered over immigration policies of the Trump administration. Those protesting are calling on Florida Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio to reject the nomination.
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Sources say Collins specifically opposes federal Appeals Court Judge William Pryor, who once called Roe "an abomination". The majority of American women support common-sense abortion limits, and we deserve judicial representation.
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