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Israeli police detain 16 people over anti-government protests - Reports

Jerusalem, Mar 31 (UNI) At least 16 people have been detained during anti-government protests in Israel on Saturday night, Israeli media reported, citing police.
Earlier on Saturday, a Sputnik correspondent reported that thousands of protesters again gathered in several places in the center of Tel Aviv demanding early elections in Israel and the immediate conclusion of a deal for the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip.
Some demonstrators violated public order and endangered the lives of police officers, The Times of Israel newspaper reported.
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One person killed, 5 injured in Israeli strikes on Syria

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