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Hamas Elects New Politburo Chief: Haniyeh Replaces Meshal as Political Leader

Netanyahu claimed that this news may seem positive, but in reality Hamas has no intention of seeking common ground with Israel . Although both Egypt and Israel have operated against these tunnels the Israeli army says Hamas continues to build new tunnels as well as to stockpile weapons for a future clash with Israel.



Nissan plant in Sunderland hit by cyber attack which crippled NHS

Hospitals across England reported the cyber attack was causing huge problems to their services and the public in areas affected were being advised to only seek medical care for emergencies. Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at the Helsinki-based cybersecurity company F-Secure, has called it "the biggest ransomware outbreak in history".



Trump urges Liberty U grads to stand up to criticism

Mr Trump has been heavily criticised over his brutal firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation boss James Comey while he was in the middle of a probe into Russia's role in last year's USA election and possible financial ties between Trump and Russian Federation - links which the President has repeatedly denied.



Bring on the 'gorilla:' Eurovision Final Brings Glittery Fun

These artists as well as the carefully selected interval acts make up the 2017 Grand Final. KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Portugal's Salvador Sobral won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with a gentle romantic ballad that challenged the event's decades-long reputation for cheesy, glittery excess.



Israeli ministerial committee backs bill to demote Arabic language

The bill, however, failed to pass through the ministerial committee at the time. The Israeli cabinet has today approved the "national language" bill, which aims to formally define Hebrew as the lone "national language" of Israel, while downgrading Arabic to a lesser status , despite it being the language spoken by some 20% of Israel's citizens.



Netanyahu: New Jewish Nation-state Bill Does Not Contradict Equality

Odeh told the Times of Israel , "The danger of this bill is that it creates two classes of citizens". The bill was initially proposed in 2011 by a member of the hard-line Likud Party, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. He said the bill was necessary because "events of recent months prove that this is a battle for Israel's image and national identity. The State of Israel, which demands of its enemies to recognize it as the nation-state of the Jewish people and justifiably asks its ...