Blockades

A man watches a house that was hit by a missile fired from Gaza Strip, in the city of Beersheba, southern Israel, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. A medical service said a woman and her three children, whose home was struck, were being treated for shock after they fled to their shelter upon being awoken by warning sirens. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
October 17, 2018 - 4:10 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A rocket fired from Gaza struck a residential home in southern Israel early Wednesday and the Israeli military began attacking militant sites in Gaza in response after days of rising tensions. The Magen David Adom medical service said a woman and her three children, whose home in...
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Relatives of Aisha Rabi, 48, mourn at the family home during her funeral in the West Bank village of Biddya, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Rabi has been killed after being struck in the head by a stone thrown by Israeli settlers, Palestinians said. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
October 13, 2018 - 10:30 am
BIDYA, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians on Saturday buried eight of their dead — a woman killed when a stone hit her in the head while riding in a car in the West Bank, an attack blamed on Jewish settlers, and seven who were shot by Israeli troops during protests in Gaza the previous day. It was the...
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Tamiya Waldon looks out at the damage to her neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 10, 2018 - 4:16 pm
PANAMA CITY, Florida (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Michael (all times Eastern): 7 p.m. Authorities say a Florida Panhandle man was killed by a falling tree as Hurricane Michael tore through the state. Gadsden County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Anglie Hightower says they received a call around 6 p...
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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, second from left, watches closing statements with his defense team during his trial for the first degree shooting death of Laquan McDonald at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 In Chicago. From left are: Tammy Wendt, Van Dyke, Elizabeth Fleming, and Daniel Herbert. (Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
October 05, 2018 - 5:28 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of white Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Hundreds of boisterous but peaceful demonstrators briefly blocked several streets in downtown Chicago after white police...
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Palestinians run for cover from teargas fired from Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
October 05, 2018 - 11:06 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians, including a 13-year-old boy, as thousands of people protested Friday along the fence dividing the Gaza Strip and Israel, Gaza's Health Ministry said. The ministry said the boy was struck in the chest while the other, a 24-year-...
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Palestinian relatives of 14 year-old boy, Mohammed al-Houm, who was shot and killed by Israeli troops on Friday's ongoing protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, mourn as relatives carry his body into the family home during his funeral in Bureij refugee camp, central Gaza Strip, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
September 29, 2018 - 5:29 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Latest on the Israel-Palestinians conflict (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Officials from the Islamic Hamas group are travelling to Egypt in another attempt to negotiate the easing of the blockade on the territory. Hussam Badran, a politburo member of the militant...
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Kosovo Albanians run past a fire burning at a roadblock in Vojtesh, Kosovo, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. Kosovo Albanians burned tires and blocked roads with wooden logs, trucks and heavy machinery on a planned route by Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic who was trying to reach the village of Banje while visiting Serbs in the former Serbian province. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
September 09, 2018 - 5:25 am
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo Albanians on Sunday blocked roads and burned tires on a planned route by Serbia's president in the former Serbian province, further fueling tensions between the two Balkan foes. During his two-day trip, President Aleksandar Vucic planned to visit a Serb-populated...
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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic waves to his supporters during a rally in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. NATO-led peacekeepers in Kosovo say the safety of Serbia President Aleksandar Vucic during a visit to Kosovo isn't threatened despite roadblocks that prevented his visit to a central Serb-populated village. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
September 09, 2018 - 4:40 am
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between Kosovo and Serbia (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Serbia's president says the Balkan country no longer wants to wage wars in Kosovo and is seeking to build trust and friendship with majority Albanians after an era of conflicts. But Aleksandar...
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San Francisco supervisor Rafael Mandelman was arrested with hotel workers in front of the J. W. Marriott's Westin St. Francis hotel on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in San Francisco. Police say dozens of hotel workers protesting outside the hotel on Labor Day were arrested for blocking a street in one of the city's busiest tourist areas. A union spokesman says many hotel workers hold two jobs to support their families and their salaries have increased by 7 percent in a decade. (Liz Hafalia/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
September 03, 2018 - 5:36 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police arrested 75 hotel workers protesting outside the J. W. Marriott's Westin St. Francis hotel on Labor Day for blocking a street in one of the city's busiest tourist areas. About 900 Marriott hotel workers demonstrated Monday at Union Square as they consider a...
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August 17, 2018 - 10:41 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire and another 60 injured at a protest along the Gaza border amid ongoing Egyptian efforts to broker a cease-fire, Gaza's Health Ministry said Friday. The protesters threw rocks and firebombs from behind clouds of black smoke of...
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