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Gaza appeals to world to alleviate its ‘Humanitarian Crisis’ and The UN Gaza Humanitarian Aid coordinator Robert Piper got the UN to authorize the disbursement of $2.5 million for generators, solar panels and water and health installations. There is no way of course to ascertain that the funding won’t go directly to dig more ambush tunnels as in the past. The UN made a $25 million appeal for aid to Gaza in July which so far is almost 1/3 funded. The UN has no concern for the Taylor Force Act against PA financing terror prisoners or for the fact that the Hamas is a terror organization.  

The Israeli Air Force ordered another 17 F-35 stealth planes from the US. They will be delivered by 2024.

A Terrorist at large in Ashkelon was apprehended by police around 2:30 Israel time. He is currently being questioned by police and security people.

This coming Tuesday, Israeli MK’s want to visit the Temple Mount and enter the Al-Aksa mosque: Muslim and Christian leaders denounce the move as “illegal and inhuman”, calling it “a provocation” from “irresponsible” people.

A man was caught passing counterfeit 200 shekel notes in Bnei Brak. A storekeeper alerted authorities who arrested the man.
World News:

Hurricane Harvey leaves over 300,000 without electricity and tens of thousands evacuated from their homes as gusts of over 130 miles an hour tore through Texas and rains of up to 2-3 inches an hour flooded Houston. The hurricane also  wreaked havoc on Rockport, Port Aransas and Corpus Christi and other areas. In Rockport at least one person was killed, 9 missing and 14  were injured. FEMA officials say it will take years to recover from this disaster.

Barcelona Terror victim count rises to 16 as a 51 year old German woman dies from her wounds sustained in the attack.

The UN funded a blacklist of businesses in Judea and Samaria effectively becoming a well-funded and equally vile arm of the BDS movement. Jewish leaders Stephen Greenberg and Malcolm Hoenlein asked the Human Rights Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein to prevent the publication and publicizing this “blacklist”. It just reinforces the Human Rights Council lack of legitimacy, insulting and ignoring the real victims of human rights violations and myopically focusing on Israel to the point of having to invent non-existent violations.


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