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Terrorism

Police, army say gun-smuggling attempt from Lebanon foiled

Friday, October 4, 2019

Police and military forces recently prevented a large number of weapons from being smuggled into Israel from Lebanon, authorities announced Thursday. The incident occurred on September 14, when lookouts spotted two suspects near the Lebanese border, close to the town of Metula. Units that rushed to the scene found two large bags with 39 different … Read More

Woman stabbed outside Modi’in in suspected terrorist attack

Thursday, September 26, 2019

(September 26, 2019 / JNS) A 22-year-old Israeli woman was stabbed by a 14-year-old Palestinian near the city of Modi’in on Wednesday in an apparent terrorist attack, Israeli media reported. The attack took place at the Maccabim Junction on Route 443. The woman, who was not named in the report, was taken in stable condition … Read More

Islamic Jihad seeking to build rockets in West Bank – report

Thursday, September 26, 2019

The Islamic Jihad terror group is seeking to set up rocket production capabilities in the heart of the West Bank, threatening to fire the projectiles at cities in central Israel, according to an Israeli television report. Channel 12 news on Wednesday showed photographs of makeshift rockets assembled in Tulkarem and reported that three Islamic Jihad … Read More

Two rockets explode near US embassy in Baghdad amid US-Iran tensions

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

BAGHDAD — Two rockets landed near the US embassy in Baghdad overnight, security sources told AFP early Tuesday, with foreign diplomats there reporting emergency sirens repeatedly going off. The latest attack within the walled-off Green Zone, which hosts foreign embassies and Iraqi government buildings, comes amid heightened tensions between Baghdad’s two main allies, Tehran and … Read More

IDF officer hit by rock while driving in West Bank, moderately hurt

Friday, September 20, 2019

An Israeli military officer on leave was moderately wounded Friday afternoon after being hit in the face with a rock while driving in the northern West Bank. The 23-year-old was hit when the rock flew through the windshield of his car near the settlement of Ma’aleh Shomron, west of Nablus. The officer’s father was with … Read More

Rockets fired at Israel fall in Gaza, injuring 7

Thursday, September 19, 2019

(September 19, 2019 / JNS) Seven people were injured in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday when three rockets fired at Israel from the coastal territory landed in the Hamas-controlled enclave. According to eyewitnesses, two of the rockets exploded near a house in Rafah city, while third fell in open territory near the Gaza-Israel border fence. … Read More

Gaza rockets fired at southern Israel for second day in a row

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Three rockets were fired toward Israeli communities north of the Gaza Strip on Wednesday afternoon, in the second such attack from the Palestinian enclave in as many days, the army said. One of the projectiles struck inside an Israeli community, causing light damage to a home. The other two appeared to have landed in open … Read More

ROCKET FIRED ON ISRAEL, LANDS WITHIN GAZA STRIP

Monday, September 9, 2019

IDF reports claim a rocket fell near the Gaza Security fence, on the Gazan side. No injuries or casualties reported. Gaza border communities were notified of a rocket attack on Sunday evening, though no rockets hit Israeli territory. Early unconfirmed reports suggest two rockets were fired from Rafah, one from Jabaliyah and one from Khan … Read More

CHILDREN FROM GAZA BORDER COMMUNITIES PROTEST TERROR IN SONG

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Children from Israeli communities bordering the Gaza Strip protested Palestinian terror attacks by describing their lives under fire in a spoof version of a Hebrew children’s song. As children throughout the country are getting ready to return to school after summer break, children in the area around the Gaza Strip are dealing with the rocket … Read More

Father and son wounded, daughter killed in West Bank terror attack

Friday, August 23, 2019

A teenage girl was killed and her father and brother were seriously injured on Friday in an explosion near a natural spring near the Israeli settlement of Dolev in the West Bank in what the military is calling a serious terror attack. IDF Spokesperson Brig.-Gen. Ronen Manelis called the attack “a serious terror attack” and … Read More