Palestinian man killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers in West Bank: medics

Honduras' re-elected President Juan Orlando Hernandez shakes hands with the US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley before speaking to the press in Tegucigalpa

Honduras' re-elected President Juan Orlando Hernandez shakes hands with the US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley before speaking to the press in Tegucigalpa

"We can not stop the tens of thousands of residents who will go north, south and east to protest against the siege imposed upon the Gaza Strip", Haniyeh said.

The occupied Palestinian territories have witnessed a new wave of tension ever since US President Donald Trump announced his decision on December 6 a year ago to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the Zionist entity's capital and relocate the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to the occupied city.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales in Washington DC
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales in Washington DC

The embassy will be in located in the building that houses the consular operation in Jerusalem before moving to a separate annex by the end of 2019.

The status of Jerusalem is one of the biggest obstacles to any peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians, who want East Jerusalem as their capital.

Toys R Us reportedly considering closing all U.S. stores
Citing a source who asked not to be named, Bloomberg reported that the search for a buyer for the company had not been successful. Joint administrator Simon Thomas said: "We've introduced heavy discounts across the entire Toys R Us store portfolio today".

May 15, the day after the expected transfer, is regarded by Palestinians as Nabka Day, a day of mourning marking the founding of Israel.

Medics in the two regions said 10 Palestinians were injured, while dozens were treated in the field for inhaling tear gas fired by Israeli soldiers to disperse young stone throwers.

Northeastern US hit by second major storm in a week
Robert Winter, 63, threatened to kidnap a utility company employee and blow up a substation, according to police in Vernon. Bus services were also suspended by New Jersey Transit on Wednesday, and Amtrak rail services were reduced or suspended.

Arab diplomats familiar with the situation say that they are encouraging Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to accept President Trump's peace plan, no matter what it turns out to say, on the grounds that Israel is just going to keep expanding settlements and making future prospects worse otherwise.

Israeli media said the army viewed the event as a potential security threat, while authorities were concerned over how to respond if violence erupted with women and children among the protesters.

Iran criticizes France over missile program stance
He added that Iran's missiles "are defensive and are not created to carry weapons of mass destruction, since we don't have any". The meeting Monday drew protests from a number of university students in front of the foreign ministry in Tehran.

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