While the prime minister slams the late leader’s unilateral move, saying it only served to bolster the terror groups in the Strip, Herzog praises the move and calls to continue on Sharon’s path.
Running Without Borders brings people from the western and eastern parts of the capital together to exercise; a similar initiative launched in Haifa and another one is coming to Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
PM rejects criticism of his foreign policy, noting he was busy ‘strengthening international alliances’ while the opposition is busy ‘rattling on’; during emergency conference on Israel’s internatioanl standing, Lieberman slams Netanyahu: ‘The government has no foreign policy and this is complete anarchy.’
By Alexandros Avramidis and Lefteris Karagiannopoulos IDOMENI/ATHENS (Reuters) – Macedonian police fired teargas to disperse hundreds of migrants who stormed the border from Greece on Monday as a deeply divided Europe traded barbs over the biggest humanitarian crisis in decades. As frustrations boiled over at restrictions imposed on people moving through the Balkans, migrants trapped on the Greece-Macedonia border tore down a metal gate in the barbed wire fence. A Reuters witness said Macedonian police fired several rounds of teargas into the crowd and onto a railway line where other migrants sat refusing to move, demanding to cross into the country.
The Refugee and Immigrant Center inspected the conditions in detainment centers, reporting that each room in the Saharonim facility houses 10 people – twice the intended number.
Nasser Badwi, 23, affiliated with Hamas and Akram Badwi, 33 used a makeshift rifle which they hid in a mosque in Hebron to carry out attacks at the Tomb of the Patriarchs and a checkpoint near Hebron.
Reports in Turkey indicate that Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stated in a Cabinet meeting that talks between the two nations are nearing a successful end.
Clashes broke out between French riot police and migrants on Monday as authorities began destroying makeshift shelters in the grim shantytown on the edge of Calais known as the "Jungle". Police lobbed tear gas cannisters at migrants who protested as around 20 workers moved in to start pulling down the shacks by hand, initially under blue skies as an icy wind blew. As night fell some 150 migrants threw rocks and struck vehicles heading for England on a port road which runs next to the sprawling camp, staying there for an hour or so, some wielding iron bars, an AFP reporter said.