Islamic State declares war on Hamas with an execution video
00:14, Jan 14, 2018
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This is looking as a clear violation of global law and of existing peace agreements between the two contending parties, Israel and Palestine.
Israel's military said it targeted four Hamas posts in the Gaza Strip on Thursday after mortar rounds from the Palestinian enclave were fired toward a nearby army position.
But they can create a bloody mess on Israel's border, creating problems for the Jewish state and throwing the peace process even more into doubt.
"I think the president has basically said that he doesn't want to give any additional funding or stop funding until the Palestinians are agreeing to come back to the negotiation table", Haley said.
The decision, backed by Israel and USA lawmakers, flew in the face of worldwide diplomacy and threatened to stall peace talks.
US aid accounts for 40 percent of the budget for the U.N.'s Relief and Works Agency (for Palestinian refugees only) better known as UNRWA.
Israeli forces detained 3,617 Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in 2017, according to the Israeli military.
In the past, Trump has expressed support for the Taylor Force Act, a bill that would see US aid to the PA slashed if it continued its "pay-for-slay" policy of rewarding terrorists and their families with stipends for the murder of Israelis. Some Palestinian officials call Trump's threat blackmail.
"UNRWA is an organisation that perpetuates the problem of the Palestinian refugees", he said.
Trump postpones his fake "Fake News Awards"
On January 2, the USA president tweeted to say he would be announcing "the most dishonest and corrupt media awards of the year". The "Fake News Awards", as Trump calls it, are going to "the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media".
Trump administration proposes $18b for border wall extension
If that work was completed, more than half of the almost 2,000 mile-border with Mexico would be lined with a physical barrier. On Friday, the White House requested roughly $33 billion worth of stringent border security measures from Congress.
"They have betrayed the entirety of Muslims", the narrator says.
The Palestinian Authority suspended contacts with the Trump administration last month after the president announced that the US would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The Israeli naval soldiers then forced them to take off their clothes, jumped into the water and swim towards the Israeli gunboat.
Fourteen Palestinians have been killed since Trump's December 6 announcement, a lot of them in clashes with Israeli forces.
Some of that US taxpayer money goes to a policy dubbed "pay to slay" where the PA pays convicted terrorists and their families monthly salaries.
On Sunday, a meeting of foreign ministers of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, United Arab Emirates and Morocco, in addition to Arab League Chief, supported the rights of the Palestinians in preserving their legal and historic rights in Jerusalem and in creating their independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital.
According to Site, a U.S. monitoring agency that keeps track of jihadi platforms, the 22-minute video shows a man, identified as Abu Kazem al-Maqdisi, urging Islamic followers in Gaza to mount attacks on Hamas.
A successful vote in the Senate would send the legislation to the president for his signature.
Center for Disease Control investigates an outbreak of E. coli infections that might be linked to eating romaine lettuce. You can also wash counters, cutting boards, and utensils after they touch raw meat to avoid contaminating other foods.
The Fire Department of NY said it was called there at around 7am (noon GMT) after the blaze was reported on the top floor. New York's fire department said the fire broke out before 7 am (local time), the U.S. news channel CBS reported.
Sanjay Gupta previously told CNN that most people who die from the flu have an "underlying illnesses or a weakened immune system". The number of flu deaths in Australia over their winter has not yet been released, but it's thought to be the worst in years.
Whether the Falcon 9 Zuma mission failed or not, SpaceX is now setting its sights on the Falcon Heavy debut launch. But it did show both the launch and the landing of the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket back at Cape Canaveral.
Four counties were at or above 5 percent Clearwater, 6 percent; Shoshone, 5.5 percent; Lewis, 5.5 percent; and Adams, 5 percent. The two other sectors that posted job declines for the month were Government and Professional and Business Services.
Academy Award victor George Clooney , activist Malala Yousafzai and radio veteran Howard Stern will also be guests on the show. The first episode will stream on Friday, January 12, and a new episode will be made available each subsequent month in 2018.
The Xperia L2 will boast a 5.2-inch 720p touchscreen, but may disappointingly come with Android Nougat on board when it launches. The Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra will come with similar specifications, display size and the front camera configuration.
In the US , the IHS Markit PMI rose to 55.1 from 53.9 in November, while the euro-area index was at a record 60.6. At the same time, consumer credit continued to expand at a fairly strong £1.4bn on the month.
According to CNBC , CEO Nick Woodman is considering a partnership or sale of his company, and has paid for the services of J.P. GoPro's potential sale inspired a mid-day rally in the stock, which plunged earlier on preliminary fourth-quarter figures.
The Egyptian succeeds Algerian Riyad Mahrez of Leicester City as holder of the most prized CAF individual award . Salah dedicated the award to the children of Africa and Egypt, urging them to follow their dreams and belief.
Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze On Switch
Nintendo announced today that the game will be coming to their console this Spring, with the release date set for May 4th. You can read our full review of Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze for the Wii U for more details about the game.
Bomb cyclone forces CAL to cancel four JFK flights
Kuwait Airways said on Twitter that Flight 118 from NY to Kuwait was struck by the Chinese plane as it was parked before takeoff. Tracking site Flightradar24 said at least 12 global flights had been waiting, around two to four hours, for a gate to deplane.
One killed as balloon crash at Egyptian city of Luxor
The accident occurred in Luxor, in southern Egypt, which is popular with tourists due to its number of ancient temples and ruins. One tourist was killed and 12 others were injured when a hot air balloon crashed near Egypt's ancient city of Luxor on Friday.
South Korea seizes second ship transferring oil to North
Earlier a foreign ministry official in Seoul had said the ship had been seized briefly by customs authorities who inspected it. The Hong Kong government said in a statement Friday it had noted media reports that the Lighthouse Winmore had been seized.
Frigid weather continues through New Year
Plenty of sunshine and calmer winds don't help temperatures much Saturday , they only rise to the upper teens to near 20 degrees. Windchill values are going to drop to -12 to -20 degrees across Kansas when the clock strikes 12 to start 2018.
Arctic cold front arriving this weekend
On Monday, morning lows will likely be in the teens and twenties and afternoon highs could be near or just below freezing. We're starting off our Wednesday on a dangerously cold note, and the frigid temperatures aren't going away anytime soon!
Iran: Protest over soaring cost of living
Various chants appeared to target both Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, without naming him, and President Hassan Rohani. However, he noted that a call for "No to high prices" protests had been circulated on the messaging app Telegram.