Tensions between the extremist Islamic State group's branch in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula and Palestinian Hamas group based in nearby Gaza, which has been building for more than a year, simmered into a fresh dispute as IS released a 22-minute-long video calling upon their followers to attack rival Hamas.
Samira Hamadeh, a mother of three who lives in Gaza City, said that it marked a "big improvement" but that residents need more. "No food, no water, no security, no border crossings, no education and no health", he told AFP.
"In response to the mortar shells fired at a military post adjacent to the northern Gaza Strip, (Israeli) tanks and (Israeli) aircraft targeted four Hamas military posts in the northern Gaza Strip", the army said in a statement.
Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Middle East conflict, with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem - now occupied by Israel - might eventually serve as the capital of an independent Palestinian state.
There was no immediate word from Israel whether it would comply. A Gaza economist said restoration of power from Israel, the enclave's main electricity supplier, could raise that figure to six hours.
The current crisis began last June after Ramallah said it would stop paying its share of Gaza's electricity bill, which amounted to about NIS 40 million a month.
The electricity payments have been a key issue in ongoing efforts at reconciliation between Hamas and Abbas's Fatah, but they have yet to take effect. The Authority's decision to resume the electricity payments could help smooth the way towards completing the accord.
On Monday, 08 January 2018, Israeli gunboats chased and opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats.
The IS branch in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula - responsible for some of the deadliest terror attacks a year ago - held Hamas responsible for the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and criticised it for "following in the footsteps of the disbelieving West", a report in The Washington Post said. An Israeli military spokeswoman said it is investigating whether the teen was holding a firearm, a claim witnesses and medics deny.
The amount rises gradually to a maximum of $70 million if the jet is found outside the 25,000 square kilometre search zone. Their daughter had planned to celebrate her fifth birthday on March 14, 2014 with her father, but he never returned.
Interestingly, Ronaldo was the only player to make it to the team from the top 10 most expensive players of all time. Sergio Ramos received the most votes with 588,315, and is one of five Real Madrid players named in the side.
It's understood this will be in addition to local news that already appears in Facebook's News Feed and on publishers' pages. Users in the initial test batch of cities can access the feature in the bottom menu of the mobile Facebook app.
Craig Whitall , who died at the scene, was recognised as a habitual driving offender with over 60 offences to his name. On Wednesday, hundreds of mourners gathered at St Mary's Church in Concord, Sydney , to farewell the Falkholt family.
They already have five capable starters in Luis Severino, Masahiro Tanaka, Sonny Gray, CC Sabathia and Jordan Montgomery. Cole, though, would give the Yankees a more proven arm, though one that doesn't come without some concern.
Echoing the hand-washing theme is Tom Schlueter, public information officer for the Kane County Health Department. She says the December spike hit quickly, prompting the hospital to implement its' policy on employee vaccination.
Arsenal are in the process of clearing out a number of their fringe players now the January transfer window is in full force. They were very good. "I think Maitland-Niles had an outstanding performance tonight.
A future meeting of the teams would do nothing to change the outcome of 2017, but it'd still be fun, and fun things are good. All of this was established before the Knights went out and beat the Auburn Tigers, staking a legitimate claim to the title.
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