Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza

13 December, 2017, 06:06 | Author: Roderick Gutierrez
  • Two dead in Gaza blast Israeli military denies it carried out an attack

Palestinian health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra had informed AFP earlier today that two men were killed "in Beit Lahia in northern Gaza after an Israeli strike targeted a motorcycle".

A rocket was launched toward Israel from the northern Gaza Strip on Tuesday and exploded on the Palestinian side of the fence.

Rocket sirens sounded in southern Israeli communities near the border with the Gaza Strip and residents in the southern Israeli cities of Ashkelon and Ashdod reported hearing explosions.

The latest wave of rocket fire followed US President Donald Trump's statement on Wednesday recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Two Palestinians terrorists were killed in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, apparently the result of a terrorism-related explosion.

Monday's strikes came a day after Israel said it destroyed a tunnel built by Hamas that ran several hundred meters (yards) into Israeli territory.

On Thursday, Israel also used air strikes and tank fire into Gaza after what a military statement described as "a projectile" was sacked into southern Israel. Sunday had been the deadline for the handover a decade after Hamas seized power in the Palestinian enclave in a near civil war with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmud Abbas's Fatah, based in the occupied West Bank.

The Israeli military said the targets were "two terror posts", without identifying them.



Roy Moore Accuser Admits She Added 'Notes' to Roy Moore Signature
Moore denies ever having known her but did rule against her in a divorce proceeding years later when he was a judge. Jauregui repeated his call for Allred to release the yearbook so it could be examined by an independent analsyst.

Apple's Shazam acquisition may be about things way beyond song identification
Shazam's conversations with Apple began the following month, and they became exclusive about two months ago. Shazam's audio-identification technology has already been integrated as Siri capability.

Trump slams 'false' reporting: 'A stain on America!'
CNN told Politico that the reporters, Manu Raju and Jeremy Herb, would not receive discipline for their erroneous report . The president's tweets seeking to undermine the media have been a mainstay of his first year in office .

Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson, former IMG Academy star, transfers to MI
He threw for 2,259 yards, 17 touchdowns and nine interceptions before suffering a season-ending knee injury in a loss to LSU. Head coach Hugh Freeze made a decision to pull Patterson's redshirt and start him for the final three games of the season.

Best meteor shower of the year starts Wednesday night
In 2017, the moon won't be visible at the time of the event, which would make the meteor shower even more wonderful . Meteors rise all across the sky. "By morning, (the meteors) will seem to be raining down on you".

Arsene Wenger admits he is anxious by Arsenal's defensive anxiety
As for the hosts, full-back Cedric Soares is out - the Spaniard is suffering with a hamstring injury. Arsenal haven't won successive away league games against Southampton since August 1997.

Louvre Abu Dhabi to exhibit 'Salvator Mundi,' the world's most expensive painting
Yet the identity of the successful telephone bidder has yet to be revealed, sparking intense speculation about the painting's new owner.

Dexter Fletcher replaces Bryan Singer on 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
He explained that the studio refused to give him some time off to deal with a very sick parent and with his own poor health. However, Singer's version of the film was - at the time of his firing - only three weeks away from completing filming.

Twitter explodes as same-sex marriage legalised in Australia
A review into religious freedom will report in March, which could lead to further law changes. Gay couples who tied the knot overseas will now have their unions officially recognised.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders: 'No Decision' on If USA Athletes Will Attend Olympics
We don't ever fear anything, we live our lives. "Each federation together with the Sports Ministry will make a separate decision". Olympic Committee to get involved in", USOC chief executive Scott Blackmun said at the time.