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November 16, 2018

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November 14, 2018

Scene of the terror attack, November 14, 2018

Arab Terrorist Injures Four Israelis in Stabbing Attack in Jerusalem Document

A house hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip in the southern Israeli city of Ashkelon, November 13, 2018

At least 108 people were hospitalized in Israel over the past two days for wounds and shock caused by the massive rocket bombardment of Israeli towns by Gazan terror groups.

Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon said Tuesday it has treated 93 people who were hurt in the rocket fire, including two who were moderately wounded, 46 who were lightly wounded, and 44 who were treated for shock.

A woman who arrived yesterday in serious condition was transferred from Barzilai to Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, near Tel Aviv, for intensive treatment.

Those figures do not include 48-year-old Mahmoud Abu Asabeh, a Palestinian man from the West Bank town of Halhoul, near Hebron, who was killed in Ashkelon when a rocket from Gaza struck an apartment building in the city late Monday.

Another woman was seriously injured in the building. The woman, also Palestinian, was in moderate condition at Barzilai.

Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba said Tuesday it had treated 15 people since fighting escalated on Monday, nine of them with physical wounds and six with anxiety and shock.

One of the people treated at the hospital was the officer wounded during the IDF operation inside Gaza Sunday night that sparked the latest round of violence. According to hospital officials, the officer's condition was initially listed as serious, but stabilized following lifesaving surgery. He is now listed in moderate condition.

Soroka also said the condition of the soldier wounded in Monday's anti-tank missile attack on a bus near the Gaza border has stabilized and improved.

Palestinian and Israeli media said Tuesday evening that Israel and Palestinian factions had reached an informal ceasefire agreement with Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and other terror groups in Gaza.

According to the Israeli military, Gazan groups had fired at least 460 rockets and mortar shells at southern Israel over the course of 25 hours on Monday and Tuesday.

The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted over 100 of them. Most of the rest landed in open fields, but dozens landed inside Israeli cities and towns, killing one person, injuring dozens more, and causing significant property damage.

In response to the rocket and mortar attacks, the Israeli military says it targeted approximately 160 sites in the Gaza Strip connected to Hamas and Islamic Jihad, including four facilities that the army designated as "key strategic assets" of Hamas.

At least 108 people wounded in Israel in two days of rocket fire Document

November 13, 2018

U.K. Secretary of State for International Development Penny Mordaunt

"Penny Mordaunt has told cabinet colleagues that she wants Britain to withdraw from UNESCO, the UN cultural and education body.

The international development secretary's request to end the 11.1 million funding at the end of next year raised concern among colleagues including Theresa May and Michael Gove, as well as in the Foreign Office.

Ms Mordaunt's department ranks UNESCO as its worst performing multilateral agency. She believes that its work does not meet her spending criteria for international aid.
Ending funding for Unesco was first proposed by Priti Patel, Ms Mordaunt's predecessor, in 2016 but vetoed by Mrs May."


Israelis inspect the damage in an apartment that was hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, in the southern Israeli town of Ashkelon on November 12, 2018

'The rocket fell through the living room': Israelis describe terror of barrage Document

An Israeli man stands inside a house that was hit by a rocket fired from Palestinian terrorists in Gaza

Palestinian Terrorists in Gaza Fire Rocket That Kills Palestinian Man, Wounds Two Israeli Women, in Israeli City of Ashkelon Document

November 12, 2018

The bus hit by a mortar launched from Gaza

Israel came under a heavy rocket barrage from Gaza on Monday, a day after a deadly flare-up in which an Israeli soldier and seven Palestinians were killed.

A mortar directly struck a bus in southern Israel, severely wounding a 19-year-old Israeli.

The Israel Defense Forces activated the Iron Dome missile defense system and intercepted several projectiles. Rocket sirens sounded throughout southern Israeli communities, including in Be'er Sheva, Ashkelon and Sderot.

A short time later, the IDF said it struck several targets in the Gaza Strip.

Earlier, Palestinians had reported an Israeli artillery strike on the northern Gaza Strip, near a Hamas position. No injuries were reported.

The alleged strike came a day after a 41-year-old Israeli officer was killed and another was moderately wounded during an operation in the southern Gaza Strip.

At least seven Palestinians were killed, including a commander in Hamas' military wing. Hamas claimed that six of the casualties were part of its organization.

Also on Monday, the Islamic Jihad vowed to avenge Sunday's operation.

Massive Rocket Barrage Launched at Israel From Gaza; Bus Directly Hit Document