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08 December 2017, 01:49 | Colleen Roy
Israel Arrests 20 Palestinians Suspected of Attacking Israeli Hikers in West Bank
Earlier tonight, rocket sirens were heard in the Hof Ashkelon and Sha'ar HaNegev regional councils, as well as the city of Sdreot, when two rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip toward Israel.
On its part, the Israeli military held Hamas responsible for any escalation in the Gaza Strip, and nearby Israeli areas. A third rocket reportedly did reach Israeli territory, but landed in an open area and caused no harm or damage. The small, radical group is affiliated with al-Qaeda.
The Palestinian Authority called for a general strike in Palestinian cities as a result of Trump's declaration, while Hamas has taken a harder line and is advocating for a new Palestinian uprising. The protesters also clashed with Israeli security forces firing tear gas and stun grenades, as well as rubber bullets and live ammunition.
Israel closed the Gilboa Crossing in the northern West Bank after Palestinians threw rocks at it during a demonstration, the Israeli Defense Ministry said Thursday.
Velayati vehemently censured Washington's move, deeming it "another stain of shame on United States policies" in advocating "violence, repression, undermining the oppressed people's rights, and destabilizing the region" aimed at preserving the interests of the Israeli regime.
In a Wednesday address from the White House, Trump defied worldwide warnings and insisted that after repeated failures to achieve peace a new approach was long overdue, describing his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the seat of Israel's government as merely based on reality.
World's Largest Starbucks Opening In Shanghai, China
The company is riding that wave and expanding aggressively in China, opening a new Starbucks store every 15 hours on average. The ambitious storefront is being called the Shanghai Reserve Roastery and looks more like a resort than a cafe.
Donald Trump Says He's Got 'Nothing to Hide' on Michael Flynn
It's unclear if the messages continued after Trump became president and after Mueller was appointed as special counsel in May. At a news conference just days after Flynn was let go, Trump said he ousted him because of "what he said to Mike Pence ".
European Central Bank investigating Bairstow headbutt reports
England cricketer Jonny Bairstow has been questioned over claims he headbutted Australia's Cameron Bancroft in a bar in Perth . The incident reportedly occurred at the Avenue Bar in Perth ahead of England's warm-up game against Western Australia.
Shocking: MP remains on top in rape cases: NCRB
Out of the 23,117 persons who were rescued during the year, children made 61.3% of the victims (including victims of 2015). Delhi remains at the top when it comes to economic offences as well, with a total of 5,942 cases reported past year .