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Palestinians killed after ‘Shooting Attack’ in Jerusalem’s Old City

Palestinians killed after ‘Shooting Attack’ in Jerusalem’s Old City

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Three Palestinians opened fire near Al Aqsa compound in Jerusalem's Old City, wounding three Israelis, before they were killed in a gunfight.Israeli police said the three gunmen reached one of the gates near the Al Aqsa compound, opened fire and fled towards Al Aqsa mosque where they were shot dead by Israeli police officers on Friday.Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett, reporting from Jerusalem, said the Palestinians reportedly exchanged fire with the police officers near the Dung Gate of the Old City."Management of Al Aqsa mosque said the bodies of two Palestinians were inside the courtyard of the mosque compound," Fawcett said.Two of the wounded police officers were in serious condition, according to medical services.Israeli police ordered the closure of the compound, saying ...
Nikki Haley to the United Nations: You all don’t know what human rights are

Nikki Haley to the United Nations: You all don’t know what human rights are

Politics
US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the US is "reviewing its participation" in the Human Rights Council over what said is the group's "chronic anti-Israel bias".The Geneva-based Council made up of 47 member countries is beginning a three-week session and Ms Haley said the US “sees some areas for significant strengthening” in the group.The council's critical stance of Israel has long been a contentious issue for the US, Israel's main ally. Ms Haley has said in the past that Israel is the “only country permanently on the body’s calendar”.The council's members have taken a strong position against Israel's continued occupation of territory seized in the 1967 Six-Day War, its treatment of Palestinians, and its building of Jewish settlements.Most countries in the
First Lady Melania Trump to refuse husband Donald Trump’s hand

First Lady Melania Trump to refuse husband Donald Trump’s hand

Politics
The first lady was in no mood for PDA Monday morning as she slapped President Trump’s hand away after the couple touched down in Israel.New video shows The Donald reaching for Melania’s hand as they walked along the tarmac after disembarking from Air Force One for the visit in Tel Aviv.https://twitter.com/SkyNews/status/866702412584583169But Melania, dressed in sunglasses and a sharp white pencil skirt and blazer, can be seen coolly swatting it away just before the president greets dignitaries.The two have been married for 12 years.Melania is reportedly miserable with her new life as first lady and “struggling with the realities of her new role and the scrutiny that comes with it,” according to US Weekly.“This life wasn’t her dream. It was Donald’s,” a Trump family
British Woman on holiday in Israel stabbed to death by a Palestinian man in Jerusalem

British Woman on holiday in Israel stabbed to death by a Palestinian man in Jerusalem

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A British woman on holiday in Israel has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian man in Jerusalem, police say.The women, who has not been identified, is believed to have been a British student visiting Israel.Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the man attacked the woman, who is believed to be in her early 20s, as she travelled on the light rail near Jerusalem’s Old City.She was rushed to Jerusalem’s Hadassah Medical Center but died soon after arrival.Local media reports suggested she had been stabbed multiple times and that two others were slightly injured in the attack – including a pregnant woman.Yoram Halevi, Commander of the Jerusalem District in the Israeli Police, told a local radio station that the attacker – a 57-year-old man – had been arrested at the sc
Street Artist Banksy Filmed At Israel Shopping Mall, Woman Claims

Street Artist Banksy Filmed At Israel Shopping Mall, Woman Claims

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A woman claims to have captured footage of the elusive artist, Banksy, as he worked at an exhibition in Israel. The world's most famous street artist recently opened an interactive exhibition at a hotel in Bethlehem. But a witness claimed she filmed him days before at an art show at a shopping mall curated by his former manager in nearby Israel. The Israeli exhibition, The Art of Banksy, is due to open in the Arena mall in Herzliya Marina, not far from Tel Aviv. The city is one of the most expensive places in Israel. A witness at the shopping centre, who asked not to be named, said: 'The mall opens at 10am but if you need to be there earlier you have to sign your name. 'What was really weird was that when I came in and I had to sign my name, I noticed an English name and said to th...
A rocket fired from Gaza has reached Sderot

A rocket fired from Gaza has reached Sderot

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A rocket fired from Gaza has hit the city of Sderot; two are being treated for shock; no damage has been reported; rocket landed next to an elementary school; IDF tanks have fired at Hamas positions in Gaza; Sderot Mayor; 'if we don't have quiet, they won't have quiet.'Residents of Sderot reported hearing an explosion caused by a rocket landing at approximately 10:19am Wednesday morning. The rocket debris has been discovered inside Sderot city limits.Two people, a 15 year old girl and a 60 year old man, have been treated for shock, and have been evacuated to Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon. There are no reports of damage.IDF tanks have returned fire and have hit Hamas positions in the Strip.Sderot Mayor Alon Davidi said that the rocket fell next to his house. "It's a mi...
Shimon Peres taken to hospital in serious condition

Shimon Peres taken to hospital in serious condition

Politics
Former President Shimon Peres was rushed to a hospital outside Tel Aviv after suffering a stroke.93 year old has been sedated and breathing with a respirator, his office said. He will now undergo a CT scan.He was described as conscious and stable when he arrived at Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer.In January, a successful minor analyzed the same hospital after suffering a heart attack."Simon, we love you and the entire nation longs for your recovery," piped Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.Veteran politician exist in almost every major political office since Israel was established in 1948, and was the architect of a secret nuclear program in Israel.He twice served as prime minister and was president from 2007 to 2014.He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994 for...
Gene Simmons Celebrates 67th Birthday on Aug. 25

Gene Simmons Celebrates 67th Birthday on Aug. 25

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Gene Simmons was born Chaim Witz on Aug. 25, 1949, in Tirat Carmel, Haifa, Israel. He is also known by his stage persona The Demon and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Kiss in 2014.August 25th marks the 67th birthday of legendary KISS bassist Gene Simmons. While he definitely has the habit of saying some outrageous things, the fact is, this Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is also an outstanding musician. He’s come up with stellar bass lines for KISS, and he’s written or co-written some of their most enduring songs.So, to celebrate Gene’s birthday, we’ve compiled videos of 5 of his best bass playing moments. Some are complex, some are simple, and some are just a reason for The Demon to spit blood. To hear more, be sure to tune in toOzzy’s Boneyard and Hair Natio