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Terrorism

Suspect arraigned after 5 stabbed during Monsey Hanukkah celebration

Monday, December 30, 2019

MONSEY, New York (WABC) — A knife-wielding man stormed into a rabbi’s home and stabbed five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City, an ambush the governor said Sunday was an act of domestic terrorism fueled by intolerance and a “cancer” of growing hatred in America. Police … Read More

IAF strikes Hamas in the Gaza Strip, after rocket forces PM offstage

Thursday, December 26, 2019

IDF fighter jets and helicopters attacked several Hamas terror targets in the Gaza Strip, including the organization’s military complexes, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said on Thursday. The attack was in response to rocket fire from Gaza at Israel on Wednesday night. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was holding an event in Ashkelon as the rocket sirens … Read More

Danish police arrest 20 for radical Islamic terror plot

Friday, December 13, 2019

(December 12, 2019 / JNS) Danish police arrested approximately 20 individuals across the country on Wednesday in connection with what law-enforcement officials have said was a planned Islamic terrorist attack. Eight of the suspects will have pre-trial hearings on Thursday, the AP reported. Copenhagen Police Chief Inspector Joergen Bergen Skov said the suspects are facing … Read More

New rocket attack targets Iraq base housing US troops

Thursday, December 12, 2019

BAGHDAD, Iraq — Two rockets were fired at a military base near Baghdad airport housing US troops, the 10th such attack since late October, the Iraqi army said on Thursday. There were no casualties in the overnight attack, which follows one on the same base on Monday that wounded six members of Iraq’s elite US-trained … Read More

Turkey to start testing Russian S-400 defense system – report

Monday, November 25, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish media says Turkey is poised to begin testing Russian-made S-400 air defense systems purchased from Moscow, despite threats of sanctions from the United States. The Milliyet newspaper, which has close links to the government, said Monday that the military is planning to test the S-400s that are currently deployed at an … Read More

Four rockets fired at northern Israel from Syria

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

(November 19, 2019 / JNS) Four missiles were launched at Israel from Syria on Tuesday morning, according to the Israeli military. The attack triggered sirens in the northern Golan and the Galilee region at 4:52 a.m., sending residents rushing to bomb shelters. Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system downed all four projectiles, according to the … Read More

Communities near Gaza nix school Friday over ongoing rocket fears

Friday, November 15, 2019

Israeli communities closest to the Gaza border preemptively canceled school for Friday, following multiple breaches of a ceasefire meant to end two days of fighting, local officials said Thursday. Several rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza Thursday morning and afternoon, puncturing a tense calm and leading to fears of a resumption of violence. Pieces … Read More

Islamic Jihad posts video showing off missiles, bashing Israel

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group posted a video online Wednesday showcasing its missile arsenal and vowing to continue to fire at Israeli cities as the air war between the two sides continued to escalate. The video shows the group’s fighters preparing and launching missiles from buried launchers, then firing mortar shells toward Israel from … Read More

EU condemns rocket fire from Gaza: ‘Unacceptable and must stop immediately’

Monday, November 4, 2019

Two days after terrorists in Gaza fired rockets into Israel, the European Union on Sunday evening condemned the launching of projectiles against civilians as “unacceptable,” saying the practice “must stop immediately and unconditionally.” “The priority should be to work on immediate de-escalation to protect civilian lives,” the statement continued. “Israelis and Palestinians both have the … Read More

Year after massacre, Pittsburgh synagogue plans to become center for Jewish life

Monday, October 21, 2019

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where worshippers were fatally shot last year want to rebuild and renovate the building, turning it into what they hope will be a “center for Jewish life in the United States” and a symbol against hatred. On Friday, they outlined their vision for the Tree of Life … Read More