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Terrorism

Rocket sirens sound in south for second time in 24 hours

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Rocket sirens sounded in an Israeli town just north of the Gaza Strip on Thursday afternoon, sending hundreds of people rushing to bomb shelters. The military said the alarms, which were heard in the community of Kibbutz Yad Mordechai in the Hof Ashkelon region of southern Israel, were not caused by a rocket launch. The … Read More

Energy minister: Israel stopped ‘very serious’ cyber attack on power plant

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Israel detected and prevented a “very serious cyber attack” on one of the country’s power plants, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Wednesday.Addressing the Cybertech Global Tel Aviv 2020 conference, Steinitz said the attempted attack was detected “a few months ago,” and represented one of only a few serious cyber attacks on Israeli energy facilities … Read More

Two explosive balloons, apparently flown from Gaza, land in Israel

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Two explosives-laden balloons, apparently launched from the Gaza Strip, landed in the Sha’ar Hanegev region on Sunday morning. One of the devices alighted in an agricultural field and the second in a greenhouse, according to the local regional council. Police sappers arrived at the scene and neutralized the devices without casualties. Local residents have expressed … Read More

Cyberattacks targeted world leaders’ planes as they flew into Israel last week

Monday, January 27, 2020

As Israel hosted dozens of world leaders last week for the World Holocaust Forum, the country’s cyber defense system fended off hundreds of cyberattacks targeting the country’s international airport and the planes of the world leaders. Citing officials from the Airports Authority Cyber Division, Channel 12 reported Sunday that at least 800 distinct cyberattacks targeted … Read More

ISIS: We need to conquer Israeli settlements, start targeting Jews

Monday, January 27, 2020

ISIS spokesperson Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi recorded to all the organization operatives, mainly those in Sinai and Syria, to begin conquering Israeli settlements, Kan reported on Monday.The message called on the operatives begin targeting Jews and to turn the conquered territories into fields of weapons and rocket experiments.Furthermore, the message also called on all Muslims … Read More

Shin Bet foiled 10 suicide bombings, 4 kidnappings in 2019, chief says

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

The Shin Bet security service foiled over 560 terror attacks in 2019, including 10 suicide bombings and four kidnappings, agency chief Nadav Argaman said Monday. “The past year was filled with security challenges on all the fronts in which we operate. During it, we prevented upwards of 560 significant terror attacks, including 10 suicide bombings, … Read More

Tense weekend sees stabbing attacks, explosive balloons from Gaza Strip

Monday, January 20, 2020

(January 19, 2020 / Israel Hayom) An Israeli man was moderately wounded in a stabbing attack on Saturday in Kiryat Arba near Hebron in Judea and Samaria, the Israel Police reported. Moshe Greenblatt, 22, was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. The Israel Defense Forces apprehended the suspect, a Palestinian, almost immediately. Earlier on … Read More

Live Updates: Ukraine Gets ‘Important Data’ From U.S. on Iran Plane Crash

Friday, January 10, 2020

Ukraine and U.S. discuss plane disaster. President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine spoke with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday morning Washington time after he requested that the United States and other Western countries release the evidence that a Ukrainian passenger jet that crashed shortly after takeoff in Iran had been shot down. Mr. Zelensky … Read More

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