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Israeli PM Calls for Dismantling of UN Palestinian Refugee Agency

Israeli PM Calls for Dismantling of UN Palestinian Refugee Agency

The UN agency also pointedly noted that the tunnel "has no entry point or exit points on the premises nor is it connected to the schools or other buildings in any way". The General Assembly renewed UNRWA's mandate for three years in December 2016. UNRWA said it had protested to Hamas that rules the enclave and which had used a network of cross-border tunnels to launch attacks inside Israel in a 2014 war.



UN Secretary General cautions Israel over Palestine

He recalled that in 1947, the world recognized the two-state solution and called for the emergence of “independent Arab and Jewish states” on the basis of UN General Assembly resolution 181. Palestinians want the West Bank as part of their future independent state. Before the deal could be proclaimed, Mr Barak called an election and lost to Ariel Sharon.


Police shoot, injure attacker outside Paris's Notre-Dame cathedral

Police shoot, injure attacker outside Paris's Notre-Dame cathedral

Hundreds of tourists were deliberately locked inside the cathedral as the incident unfolded. Reuters reports that the attacker was shot in the chest and has now been taken to hospital - but his motive remains unclear. Nancy Soderberg, a former US ambassador to the United Nations, was among almost 1,000 tourists and worshippers inside the cathedral, admiring its French gothic architecture and stained-glass windows.


Mother of London attacker 'believed he was under police control & not dangerous'

Mother of London attacker 'believed he was under police control & not dangerous'

Investigators have now discovered that Butt, a member of hate preacher Anjem Choudary's inner circle, attempted to hire a 7.5-ton lorry earlier that day. She said: "The rest of us Londoners want to support those people who have been affected, including those who run the market". He was employed in London by HSBC bank.



Iran arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks killing 17

The attack on Tehran was the worst in many years, and the first successful terror attack by Islamic State on Iran, if the group's claims are true. In his first term, Rohani facilitated and delivered the 2015 nuclear agreement, maintained broad support within the system - including parliament and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei - and restored economic growth.


Top Tories plot revolt, party tells May her days are numbered

Top Tories plot revolt, party tells May her days are numbered

On Friday, May announced that she would form a new government with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party , which was founded by Protestant firebrand Ian Paisley and which in the past has shared power with Sinn Fein, the political wing of the Irish Republican Party, in Northern Ireland .