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.
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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.
A string of police killings of black men, some unarmed, has caused outrage and led to protests in cities across the US. Three years later, three officers were indicted on felony charges for allegedly conspiring to cover up the shooting.
But for the 47-year-old, who made 57 appearance for England , the memory of his own shootout failure remains vivid. In competitive games, England have a poor record, winning just one of the last eight meetings.
Croatia was given a penalty kick after Ante Rebic was taken down with a wide open goal in front of him. "I was nine-years-old. A Denmark clearance attempt from its own area bounced off a defender , right into the path of Mario Mandzukic .
Colman is replacing actor Claire Foy , who played the queen in her younger years, from coronation through the Suez Canal crisis. Netlix has yet to confirm when season 3 will air, but reports have suggested sometime in 2019.
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Portugal stepped up the tempo after the restart and were rewarded when Uruguay were caught napping by a short corner. And although Uruguay finally conceded a goal , it was the first this year in the team's seventh match.
In a radio interview with WHAS in Louisville on Friday, Schnatter said he was "just talking the way that the Colonel talked". The company can not afford to alienate customers, with sales already under pressure from rivals such as Domino's.
Jenner admitted during the interview that her natural lips had been " an insecurity " that she wanted to change. Of course, we live in the age of social media and that has really helped Kylie reach her fans and customers.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been strongly linked with leaving Real Madrid this summer with Juve now the favourites to land the forward. The Portuguese converted a stoppage-time penalty in the second leg to knock the Italians out 4-3 on aggregate.
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Iran vows to attack oil trade if USA sanctions bite
It added that it "remains on track to increase its production capacity to 3.5 million (barrels per day) by the end of 2018". The president stressed that no power in history has been able to make the Iranian nation give in to illogical demands.
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