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Islamic Jihad announces ceasefire with Israel after day of strikes

Islamic Jihad announces ceasefire with Israel after day of strikes

It was the largest barrage fired from Gaza targeting Israel since a 2014 war, and Israel's response would also be the biggest since then. An Israeli military spokeswoman declined to comment on the claim. The military said it hit drone storage facilities, military compounds, and rocket and munition workshops across the Gaza Strip. "For weeks, (Hamas) has been trying to conduct riots on the border fence and has failed again and again", Manelis said.


Hopes for new Gaza ceasefire despite overnight rocket fire

Hopes for new Gaza ceasefire despite overnight rocket fire

Ambassador Nikki HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyWeb of intrigue as Guatemala president fends off corruption probe Poll: Trump approval rating at 45 percent Haley: Trump's unpredictability a factor in pushing North Korea sanctions MORE . There has been widespread speculation in Israel and Gaza of discussions on a wider peace agreement between the two sides, as tensions have soared in the region over the past few months.


Terror on the streets of Belgium

Terror on the streets of Belgium

Prosecutor Philippe Dulieu said that after attacking the two officers, the man walked down the street and shot dead a 22-year-old man who was sitting in the passenger seat of a parked auto. Despite this, Belgium's crisis centre said it saw no reason to raise the country's terror threat alert for now. Prime Minister Charles Michel says Herman was indirectly mentioned in state security reports on radicalisation, but did not have his name on a list maintained by an anti-terror assessment ...


USGS: Please don't roast marshmallows over active volcano

USGS: Please don't roast marshmallows over active volcano

The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported lava was flowing about 100 yards from the road and civil defense officials warned the areas along Highway 132 could experience an extended power outage if lava managed to breach the highway.



Study puts Puerto Rico hurricane deaths at 4,645

Factoring in "excess deaths" - deaths that would not have occurred had the island not found itself in a prolonged disaster in the storm's wake - there is a 95 percent likelihood that the actual death toll sits between 800 and 8,500, according to the study published Tuesday in The New England Journal of Medicine .


Trump borrows language of accusers, critics in Mueller tweet

Trump borrows language of accusers, critics in Mueller tweet

The bipartisan report , expected this summer, appears to undercut a suggestion by Trump and his supporters that the Federal Bureau of Investigation may have planted an informant in his campaign to supply evidence of collusion with Russian Federation, the sources said.