An Israeli soldier aims his weapon at Palestinians as Israeli settlers take over houses in the West Bank old city
Emek Shaveh, an Israeli group of left-leaning archaeologists and activists, said that "rather than squabbling and scoring points", both sides should have agreed on inscribing Hebron as a World Heritage site, but added that the Palestinians could also have expanded on Hebron's importance in Judaism.
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The former University Virginia star is also the first ex-college senior to pick up the ROY since Tim Duncan in 1988. Playing alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo, he's going to be an integral piece moving forward in Milwaukee's backcourt.
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The Muslim Council tweeted that worshippers were struck by a van as they were leaving prayers near the Finsbury Park mosque. Britain's political establishment equated the incident with two recent terror attacks on Westminster and London bridges .
Israel's internal security minister, Gilad Erdan, tweeted: "UNESCO will continue to adopt delusional decisions but history can not be erased".
Israel's president Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin also harshly criticized the decision, stating: "The decision by UNESCO proves once again that this is a body determined to continue spreading anti-Jewish lies while remaining silent as the region's heritage is being erased by brutal extremists".
A United Nations body ruled Friday that an ancient Jewish holy site is now part of Palestinian heritage. "Only in places where Israel exists, like in Hebron, is freedom of worship guaranteed for all", he said.
Israel tries to use Jewish reverence the Ibrahimi mosque in Hebron as a pretext to claim sovereignty over the occupied West Bank city. Jews were praying at this site half a millennia before Islam was even invented. "The Israeli military court system - which all Palestinians in the West Bank are subject to - has a conviction rate above 99%, which raises serious concerns about the system meeting numerous global standards of due process required by human rights and humanitarian law. It represents an affront to history", Haley said in a statement.
Palestine's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities previously said al-Khalil urgently needed protection from "assaults that harm the exceptional global value of the place". "And it further discredits an already highly questionable United Nations agency", she said in a statement. "When I mentioned that this site will be protected under the new classification, it also means UNESCO will not allow the Israelis to do whatever they want there". As Palestinians gathered to pray, Goldstein opened fire inside the compound, killing 29 people including children.
Israel blames the violence on incitement by Palestinian religious and political leaders, compounded by social media.
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He has two years left on his current contract at $14.1 million this coming season, and $14.8 million in the 2018-19 season. The deal was reported by the Associated Press just minutes after free agency's official 11 p.m. central start time.
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I am thankful for Cristiano Ronaldo , and he deserves all my respect". "And I'm sure it's going to be hard for Portugal as well". He's young as well and I think he's got a really bright future ahead of him", said Mustafi.
Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court
The policy was based on a provision of the Missouri constitution that prohibits public money from going to religious institutions. Some religious groups cheered the decision, which was closely watched for the effect it may have on school voucher programs.
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Lumber Coalition, an industry lobby group, said it applauded Washington's move to counter Canada's "unfair trading practices". Results of a final investigation is expected in September to determine if the tariffs are permanent, the release noted.
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Smalberger said the final report was scheduled for June 30 and he expects that more prison officials would be suspended. He said the department condemns the incident with the contempt that it deserves.