The document does not contain an explicit call for Israel's destruction, but says "Hamas rejects any alternative to the full and complete liberation of Palestine, from the river to the sea". Hamas swept Palestinian parliamentary elections in 2006 but the global community refused to deal with any government in which it participated until it renounced violence and recognised Israel and past peace agreements.
Leaving the orange-and-blue fever of downtown Edmonton and heading west to the picturesque Okanagan Valley was a retreat that gave the Ducks a sense of solitude amid the intensity and all-consuming atmosphere that is the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Late Sunday, congressional leaders agreed to a deal that would keep the federal government funded through September. Trump referenced the health care measure during a White House ceremony honoring the Air Force's football team, asking lawmakers how the bill was faring.
Earlier Tuesday, in anticipation of the resolution's adoption, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared: "We [Israel] does not believe in UNESCO". Over the years, Hamas has carried out shooting, bombing and rocket attacks in Israel. The building was leased to the United Nations in 1967 to monitor the ceasfire between Israel and its Arab neighbors following the Six Day War.
The officer then fired into the vehicle as it drove away from the scene. Authorities later admitted, however, that they had misspoken in recounting what occurred and that it appeared as though the vehicle Edwards was in was driving away from the officers when shots were fired, based on body cam footage.
A House GOP aide said a vote this week, before the House leaves Washington for a week-long recess, is a possibility, though no changes had been made to the schedule as of Tuesday afternoon. "If they don't have the votes, then they'll have to make changes", Representative Peter King of NY, a Republican moderate, told reporters, indicating he would likely vote for the bill.