Report: Jordan Arrests Five Over West Bank Suicide Attack Plot

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Jordan is holding a trial for five suspects involved in an alleged plot to conduct suicide attacks against Israeli targets in the West Bank, AFP reported Tuesday. According to a judiciary source cited by the agency, the trial began recently at the state security court, a military tribunal that usually deals with terrorism-related cases. The suspects, all … Read More

EU Parliament Raises Alarm Over Hate Speech and Incitement in Palestinian Textbooks

Monday, May 18, 2020

The European Parliament passed three resolutions on Thursday expressing concern that Palestinian educational materials contained hate speech and incitement to violence. The resolutions noted “the need to guarantee that no Union funds … are used to finance textbooks and educational material which incite religious radicalization, intolerance, ethnic violence, and martyrdom among children.” They also pointed … Read More

Border Police Vehicle Burnt Down by Firebombs Near Jerusalem

Friday, May 8, 2020

A Border Police vehicle burnt down after being attacked with firebombs near the Palestinian city of Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem, the Police Spokesperson’s Unit reported Friday morning. According to police, the forces were attacked by locals during an operation near the West Bank Separation Fence. No casualties were reported by law enforcement. Border Police … Read More

Jordan conducts military maneuvers simulating war with Israel

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

(November 27, 2019 / MEMRI) The Jordanian Army conducted a series of military maneuvers this week simulating an attempted invasion of the kingdom, but which also appeared to be a message to Israel. The maneuvers, which took place on Nov. 25, 2019 in the presence of Jordan’s King Abdullah II, were named “Swords of Karameh,” … Read More

Firebomb thrown at police post on Temple Mount as fresh violence erupts

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

A firebomb was thrown at a police position on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on Tuesday, prompting officers to make a number of arrests and close off access to the holy site, which has seen soaring tensions in recent weeks over a long-sealed area. The police had no comment on any injuries in the attack. “A … Read More

Op-ed in official PA daily calls US peace envoy a ‘mongoloid’

Monday, March 4, 2019

An opinion piece published in the Palestinian Authority’s official newspaper called US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace envoy a “mongoloid,” a pejorative term for someone who has Down syndrome, drawing a sharp rebuke from the American ambassador to Israel. The column by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, which appeared in Sunday’s edition of Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, railed … Read More

Rejecting Israeli ‘piracy,’ Abbas says payments to ‘martyrs’ will continue

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Israel’s decision to deduct welfare payments to Palestinian security prisoners and their families from tax and tariff revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority is an act of piracy, PA President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday. Speaking during a meeting of Palestinian leaders in Ramallah, Abbas said that the PA will refuse to … Read More

19 Palestinians arrested in fresh Temple Mount clashes

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Palestinian worshipers clashed with Israeli police on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount on Tuesday, trying to force their way into an area of the flash-point holy compound that has been closed for years. Police said 19 Palestinians were arrested. The incident follows a similar confrontation on Monday in which Palestinians tried to break the gate that Israel … Read More

Anti-Israel content exposed in UN agency’s school textbooks, as lawmakers decry ‘systematic hatred’

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Israel warns Syrian forces not to retaliate; former member of Israel’s special-op counter terrorism unit, Aaron Cohen, reacts. A newly declassified report is shedding light on anti-Israel material found in U.S.-funded textbooks used by the United Nations’ Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) in Palestinian schools — while faulting the State Department for leaving out key information … Read More

Blood money, not benevolence: The PLO’s Justification of ‘pay for slay’

Sunday, January 6, 2019

On Dec. 9, 2018 , Shira Ish-ran was shot in the abdomen by a Palestinian terrorist. She was pregnant, and she required an emergency cesarean section to save her life. Tragically, her baby, delivered prematurely, died. Palestinian Authority law mandates “salaries” for terrorists such as the one who shot Mrs. Ish-ran if he is caught … Read More