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Terrorism

Rocket attacks make May Israel’s deadliest month in two years

Monday, June 10, 2019

(JTA) — Rockets attacks from Gaza made May Israel’s deadliest month in almost two years, tripling the number of terrorists attacks over April’s tally. The increase to 449 incidents in May over April’s 126 incidents owes to the launching of hundreds of rockets last month from Gaza into Israel, the Israel Security Agency said in its … Read More

Report: Gaza terrorist groups replenish rocket arsenal

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Hamas and Islamic Jihad have been able to replenish their rocket supplies to levels reached just before the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The last cease-fire between the Gaza Strip-based terrorist groups and Israel was reached in May. According to the report, rocket stockpiles in Gaza are now back up … Read More

Two hurt, one seriously, in stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City

Friday, May 31, 2019

At least two people were injured, one of them seriously, in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City on Friday morning, officials said. “Around 6:20 a.m., the assailant entered through the Damascus Gate. He stabbed a man inside and began running from the scene. Along the way, he saw [a 16-year-old boy] and stabbed him … Read More

FLAMING GAZA BALLOONS THREATEN TO IGNITE VIOLENCE

Friday, May 24, 2019

laming Gaza balloons ignited fires throughout the South on Thursday, threatening to break the fragile informal truce between Israel and Hamas in advance of anticipated border riots on Friday. Under the terms of the truce believed to be in play between the IDF and Hamas, the weekly Gaza border riots must remain peaceful. The organizers … Read More

Hackers interrupt Eurovision broadcast with fake IDF missile warning

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

(May 15, 2019 / JNS)Hackers interrupted the Eurovision Song Contest broadcast on the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (Kan) website Tuesday, streaming a fake Israel Defense Forces video message warning all viewers near the contest venue to immediately seek shelter. The two-minute video was only played in Israel, and appeared as an IDF message telling anyone … Read More

Islamic Jihad admits baby, pregnant woman killed by their own rockets

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

The Islamic Jihad, one of the terror organizations responsible for the recent wave of attacks against Israel, admitted that the baby that was killed in Gaza during the latest escalation died as a result of a misfired rocket, TPS reported on Monday. “A leak from the heroes of the [Islamic Jihad’s] Sarayat al-Quds (Jerusalem Brigades) … Read More

3,150 civilians killed in hostile acts since Israel’s founding

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Since Israel declared its independence 3,150 civilians have been killed in acts of war, according to a statement from Israel’s National Insurance organization (Bituach Leumi). The number includes the four Israelis killed in rocket attacks over the past weekend, in a flare-up of violence between Israel and the terror groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad. 13 … Read More

Islamic Jihad denies firing rocket after Israel limits Gaza fishing zone

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group on Tuesday denied firing a rocket toward Israel on Monday night that prompted the military to scale back a recently expanded fishing zone in the Gaza Strip. “The Al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Islamic Jihad movement, has not announced that it shot a rocket toward the occupation,” … Read More

Man charged for posting plans on Facebook to kill Jews in mass shooting

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

(JTA) — A Washington state man was charged with two felonies for posting plans on Facebook to commit a mass shooting against Jewish targets and selfies of Nazi salutes. Dakota Reed, 20, was arrested in December, weeks after the Anti-Defamation League tipped off the FBI about social media posts threatening to kill Jews praying in … Read More