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Terrorism

Two soldiers wounded in West Bank car-ramming; 2 attackers killed

Monday, March 4, 2019

Two Israeli soldiers were wounded in a predawn car-ramming attack in the northern West Bank on Monday, one of them seriously, the army said. The force opened fire on the three occupants of the vehicle, killing two and wounding the third. The ramming occurred at approximately 3:30 a.m. near the village of N’ima, northwest of … Read More

Islamic Jihad claims new missiles can reach Netanya

Monday, February 25, 2019

The Gaza-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror said Sunday evening that with the help of Iran it has developed a new missile capable of striking cities beyond Netanya. In a documentary broadcast on Iran’s Al-Alam television, a spokesperson known as Abu Hamza claimed the group possesses “precision” rockets and missiles with destructive power that “only God … Read More

Corbyn expressed understanding for suicide bombers in 2009

Friday, February 22, 2019

A video has been unearthed showing UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn apparently expressing understanding for how Palestinian suicide bombers commit their acts of terrorism during a debate at Cambridge University. During his comments, discovered by UK-based freelance journalist Iggy Ostanin and posted on Twitter, Corbyn recalls how Palestinian youths had told him of people … Read More

Incendiary airborne device sparks fires in Gaza border communities

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Two fires broke out on Tuesday in the Kissufim forest in the Eshkol Regional Council, near the Israeli border with Gaza, due to incendiary airborne device tied to a balloon launched from Gaza. This is the first fire in five months sparked by incendiary balloon flown from Gaza. Firefighting forces that were called to the … Read More

Shin Bet: Murder of Israeli teen Ori Ansbacher was a terror attack

Monday, February 11, 2019

The Shin Bet security service announced Sunday that the brutal murder of 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher was a nationalistically motivated terror attack. The intelligence agency, which is running the investigation with assistance from the Israel Police, had held off on announcing a terror motive, despite proclamations to that effect from right-wing lawmakers and pundits that began … Read More

Brutal murder of 19-year-old girl shocks Jerusalem

Friday, February 8, 2019

The young woman who was found dead in Ein Yael in Jerusalem on Thursday was 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher from Tekoa in Gush Etzion, Maariv reported on Friday, as the gag order on the investigation was lifted. Ansbacher was a volunteer in the Yeelim youth center at Ein Yael, which is located in the Emek Refaim … Read More

Dozens of Hamas, PFLP members hold senior positions in pro-BDS NGOs

Monday, February 4, 2019

There are more than 100 links between the internationally-designated terrorist organizations Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) with NGOs promoting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, some of which receive funding from European states and philanthropic funds, a new report by the Strategic Affairs Ministry has found. More … Read More

Palestinian Authority paid NIS 502m to terrorist prisoners – report

Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Palestinian Authority spent at least NIS 502 million in payments to terrorist prisoners in 2018, according to a report released Thursday by the Israeli research institute Palestinian Media Watch. PMW has provided the Defense Ministry with its calculations ahead of a first-time implementation of the Stern Law, an Israeli law that was approved in … Read More

Israel launches West Bank crackdown after Palestinian attacks

Friday, December 14, 2018

Israel’s military launched a West Bank manhunt Thursday, setting up checkpoints and blocking roads, after a Palestinian gunman killed two Israeli soldiers at a bus stop outside a West Bank settlement and sped away. The shooting added to a deadly week that claimed seven lives, including an Israeli newborn, a 60-year-old Palestinian businessman and three … Read More