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Palestinians Protest Metal Detectors At Holy Site

Palestinians Protest Metal Detectors At Holy Site

In a shooting attack on Friday morning, three Palestinian Muslims with Israeli citizenship shot dead two Israel policemen near the gates of the compound. "We will not enter through these metal detectors", he added. In a statement, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said that Israeli forces removed worshippers at Lions' Gate for allegedly blocking the street while performing prayers.



Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldiers, is shot dead: Army

Israel's use of metal detectors, a common security feature at airports and at so many other venues around the world, will help deter the arms smuggling that threatens peaceful worship by members of all faiths. The mosque is also located at what Jews believe to be the site of the Temple Mount. The site houses al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock shrine, Islam's third holiest site after Mecca and Medina, as well as the ruins of the Biblical Jewish Temple.


Party veteran Shankersinh Vaghela

Party veteran Shankersinh Vaghela

On Thursday, 11 Congress lawmakers in Gujarat voted for the ruling BJP-led National Democratic Alliance candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the presidential election, instead of opposition candidate Meira Kumar. The Congress high command seems to have finally chose to take a tough position on Shankersinh Vaghela. Mr. Vaghela had also criticised the party high command for ignoring his repeated suggestions on election preparations in the state.


A midterm preference for Democrats, but without anti-Trump motivation

A midterm preference for Democrats, but without anti-Trump motivation

While most of the people who voted for Trump on November 8 said they would back him again, the erosion of support within his winning coalition of older, disaffected, mostly white voters poses a potential challenge for the president. Moreover, 51 percent of registered voters say Trump won't be a factor in their vote for Congress. "Of the 33 seats in that chamber being contested, 25 belong to Democrats or independents who caucus with them".


Ryan touts GOP tax reform in visit to Mass.

Ryan touts GOP tax reform in visit to Mass.

Speaking to reporters at an event at a New Balance factory in Lawrence, Mass., the GOP leader said the CBO's estimate simply means that many Americans would no longer buy health insurance because the government would no longer be forcing them to purchase insurance.


New poll shows Hillary Clinton is even less popular than Trump

New poll shows Hillary Clinton is even less popular than Trump

Its unpopular president is under investigation by a special counsel. A 65 percent majority of Republicans and GOP-leaning independents say they are certain they will vote next year, versus 57 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents.