December 7, 2021
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Man falls to death from hot air balloon in Israel

bbc– A man has died in northern Israel after he fell from a hot air balloon and landed on top of a moving car. Israeli media reported that the man, in his 20s, was a member of the balloon’s ground crew who was left hanging on to the balloon’s basket after it took off. The
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Palestinians in Gaza pledge to defy Israel to protest at border

aljazeera– Palestinian groups in Gaza have pledged to continue protests along the border to pressure Israel to remove its blockade and to allow for the reconstruction of Gaza following the recent 11-day Israeli assault on the coastal enclave. The factions, led by Gaza’s rulers Hamas, held a news conference on Sunday afternoon in the east […]
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Israel Military Strikes Hamas After Launch Of Fire Balloons

republicworld– Israeli warplanes struck two targets in the Gaza Strip early Saturday, the Israeli military said, in response to incendiary balloons launched from Gaza into Israel. The Israeli military struck what it said was a Hamas military compound and a rocket launching site after four incendiary balloons were launched into Israel, setting fire to land […]
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Israel closes Gaza border after mortar attack

bbc– Israel has again closed a major border crossing into Gaza after Palestinian militants fired a barrage of mortars and rockets into southern Israel. Two people – believed to be Thai agricultural workers – were killed and 10 were injured on the Israeli side. The crossing had been opened to allow entry to aid lorries […]
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More Netanyahu Protests As Israel Edges Toward Snap Election

republicworld– Several thousand protesters in Jerusalem gathered Saturday outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, demanding his resignation as Israel moves toward an early election. The protesters have been gathering weekly for the past six months, saying Netanyahu should step down because of his corruption trial and what they say is