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It was also noted that Kerem Shalom border crossing on the Gaza Strip-Israel border would be closed later in the day for security reasons. In 2007, when the terror group seized control of Gaza, it burned down the industrial area near the Erez crossing into Israel.
In addition, Mordechai informed the Palestinian Authority leadership that due to the extensive construction and strategic military design of the latest tunnel, and its complex design, the IDF has made a decision to close the Kerem Shalom Crossing for the time being.
According to IDF figures, in 2017, over half a million tons of food entered the Strip through Kerem Shalom, along with 3.3 million tons of construction equipment and 12,000 tons of agricultural equipment. It was destroyed in an airstrike in southern Gaza.
Israeli military spokesman Colonel Jonathan Conricus has stated that the tunnel was bombed because it was a terror tunnel that ran underneath strategic facilities. "Hamas must understand that we will not permit these attacks and we will respond with even greater force".
Commenting on the demolition of the tunnel, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said that "some people say that when the IDF attacks Gaza they are hitting sand dunes, but that is incorrect".
"This is a blatant violation of Israeli sovereignty, endangering the citizens of Israel and sabotaging the humanitarian efforts that Israel is making for the citizens of Gaza", an IDF statement read. The reports of the attack were then confirmed by the Israeli army as well.
Test fire of SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket moves to Saturday
What makes things tricky is the fact that the satellite failed to achieve orbit, reportedly burning up in the earth's atmosphere. Satellite GovSat 1 will be fueled by technicians with nitrogen tetroxide and hydrazine, contriving propellant in upcoming days.
Obama to be Letterman's first Netflix guest
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.
Speaking in Arabic to US-based satellite TV station Alhurra, Maj.
Egypt has been battling Islamic extremists for years in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, bordering Gaza and Israel. Gen. Mordechai said. "Just as Iron Dome has in the air, there is a technological dome of steel under the ground".
The IDF expects to destroy more tunnels in the near future.
It is at least the third Gaza terror tunnel destroyed by the IDF in recent months.
Israel had been monitoring the tunnel for an "extended" period, but Conricus would not specify how long. Israeli intelligence believes the attacks are from other groups.
"One of the Palestinian fishing boats came under direct fire from the Egyptian army late Friday near the Palestinian-Egyptian naval border, leaving a fisherman martyred", the Ministry said.
In addition to Democrats, many Republicans have also decried the change by the Trump administration and the Florida exemption. Democrats from coastal states accuse Zinke and Trump of punishing states with Democratic leaders while rewarding Republicans.
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.
Before Jan. 20, 2017, I knew that we were a great country; now I'm not so sure. "He obviously changed his tune pretty quick". She also said the vast majority of interviews Wolff conducted with other White House officials were done at Bannon's request.
Influenza claimed the lives of two people in Northeast Ohio, according to the Cuyahoga County Board of Health. Randy Bergen, a pediatrician who is leading Kaiser Permanente-Northern California's anti-flu effort.
Maybin also posted a video on Twitter of himself and some of his students discussing not having heat in their classroom. Maybin's initial tweet direction people to the page has more than 1,100 retweets as of Thursday afternoon.
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.
The phone has Dual-Sight technology with which users can take simultaneous snaps from front and rear camera , also called Bothie. This processor is to be coupled with 256MB RAM and 512MB of internal storage , along with up to 32GB microSD card support.
Apple also announced that it will be releasing patches for Spectre in the form of an update to web browser Safari in a few days. So one needs to ensure that their devices are running the latest operating system available from the manufacturer.
But in the meeting he indicated a willingness to compromise with Democrats, whose votes are needed in the narrowly divided Senate. Trump also said he hoped to pursue a "comprehensive" immigration bill after lawmakers strike a deal on the dreamers.
BCI team meets Chelameswar, two other judges
As per sources inside Republic TV, Arnab immediately started shouting and cursing and throwing things around. The BCI had formed the delegation to resolve the issue between the two parties today.
Jacob Eason Expected to Transfer to Washngton
After backing up the true freshman for the duration of the season, Eason announced his plans for transfer from Georgia . Quarterbacks transferring isn't new by any stretch, as the 2015 class as saw 4 of its top 10 quarterbacks transfer.
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.
Man Dies Five Days After Contracting Flu
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.
E Coli Outbreak Spreads to 15 States; Leafy Greens Suspected
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.
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".
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.
Woman with breast cancer dies 18 hours after hospital wedding
Bridesmaid Christina Karas recorded the last part of Heather's wedding vows. "The last words she said were her vows", Karas said. But the love story of the couple took an unpleasant turn on December 23, 2016 when Lindsay was diagnosed with breast cancer.