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Terrorism

2 Israeli Arabs indicted for allegedly planning ISIS-inspired terrorist attack

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Cleared for publication: Two Israeli-Arab residents of the northern city of Tamra have been arrested for allegedly planning an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack, the Shin Bet security agency said Thursday. Twenty-two-year-old medical student Amin Yassin and 28-year-old Ali al-Aroush, who had previously been arrested for alleged affiliation with the jihadi terrorist group, face charges of supporting … Read More

2 Israeli teens injured in car-ramming attack in West Bank

Friday, August 16, 2019

Two Israelis were hit by a car and injured on Friday while standing at a bus stop outside Elazar in the central West Bank, just south of Jerusalem, in what the military said was a terror attack. A 17-year-old teenager was very seriously wounded and a woman, 19, was moderately hurt, the Magen David Adom … Read More

Cop injured in Jerusalem stabbing attack; 2 assailants shot

Friday, August 16, 2019

Two teenage assailants stabbed a police officer, moderately injuring him, in a terror attack in Jerusalem’s Old City on Thursday, officials said. The assailants were shot by security forces at the scene. One of them was pronounced dead at the scene, the second was critically wounded and taken to the hospital, a police spokesperson said. … Read More

Fire sparked in southern Israel by Gaza balloon, as border tensions heat up

Monday, August 12, 2019

A balloon-borne incendiary device launched from the Gaza Strip sparked a fire in southern Israel Sunday, the local fire department said, amid rising tensions along the border. The blaze was quickly extinguished and did not spread, a spokesperson for the fire department said in a statement. “An investigator from the Ashkelon Station of the Fire … Read More

Arson balloon attacks on southern Israel resume

Friday, August 9, 2019

(August 8, 2019 / Israel Hayom) A fire that broke out on Wednesday in the Gaza-adjacent Simhoni forest was the result of an arson balloon flown over the Gaza border fence, an arson investigator from the Ashkelon Fire and Rescue Service determined on Wednesday. The incident marked the first fire in the area to be … Read More

Report: Terrorists behind 2001 Jerusalem bombing received over $900K

Friday, August 9, 2019

The terrorists behind the suicide bombing at a Sbarro pizzeria 18 years ago have received $910,823 from the Palestinian Authority, according to a Palestinian Media Watch report released on Thursday. The bombing in downtown Jerusalem killed 15 people, including two Americans, and wounded around 130 others. Follow Israel Hayom on Facebook and Twitter The family … Read More

Yemen officials: Al-Qaida kills at least 20 at military camp

Friday, August 2, 2019

Al-Qaida militants targeted a military camp in Yemen’s southern Abyan province, killing at least 20 troops and setting off hours-long clashes that lasted into early morning Friday, Yemeni officials and tribal leaders said. The attack began around midnight, with militants firing rocket propelled grenades at the camp belonging to members of a Yemeni force trained … Read More

Canada lists two neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Canada on Wednesday placed far-right organizations on its terror watch list for the first time, after intelligence services said they had raised their level of vigilance on two groups. Public Safety Canada published an update to its “Listed Terrorist Entities” that included the neo-Nazi group “Blood & Honour” and its armed branch, “Combat 18.” The … Read More

Balloon-borne device found near community in Gaza border region

Monday, June 17, 2019

A suspicious package attached to balloons was found Monday morning near a community close to the border with the Gaza Strip, the Eshkol Regional Council said. “A bunch of balloons attached to a package was found in an open area outside an Eshkol community,” the council said in a statement. Police sappers were alerted to … Read More

Fires break out in Gaza vicinity, acts of terror suspected

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Six fires broke out in Israel’s South on Tuesday, KAN reported, as incendiary balloons were believed to be the cause. No injuries were reported as a result of the fires, but damage was caused and fire fighters were working on extinguishing them. Israel has restricted the fishing zone off of the Gaza coast from 10 … Read More