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Tear gas as anti-Obama protesters clash with Greek police

Tear gas as anti-Obama protesters clash with Greek police

Greek riot police used tear gas and stun grenades Tuesday in Athens to disperse about 3,000 left-wing marchers protesting a visit by President Barack Obama after they tried to enter an area off-limits to demonstrators. Police made at least four arrests and said one woman was slightly injured in the clashes, which took place far […]

November 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Palestinians clash with Israeli forces on ‘day of rage’

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces on ‘day of rage’

Sep 19, – In Jerusalem, three police were injured as a firebomb struck their van in the Jabal Mukaber district and eight Palestinians were arrested, including at least three youths, police said. Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank after the Islamist movement Hamas called for a “day of […]

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Israel PM vows ‘war’ on stone-throwers after riots

Israel PM vows ‘war’ on stone-throwers after riots

Sep 16, – Netanyahu spoke of his plans to crack down on Palestinian protesters who hurl rocks and firebombs as he visited the site of a car accident that killed a Jewish man at the weekend. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed “war” on stone-throwers Wednesday with tougher penalties and new rules for security forces […]

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