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Hamas

Netanyahu hints Israel behind strikes on Iraq, says Iran not immune anywhere

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

KYIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday hinted that Israel was behind recent airstrikes on Iranian targets in Iraq, stressing that the Jewish state will continue to act militarily whenever and wherever there is a need to do so. “Iran has no immunity, anywhere,” he told reporters during a briefing in his Kyiv … Read More

Twenty Yitzher families asked to evacuate homes due to fire

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Some 20 families in the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar have been asked to temporarily evacuate their homes in light of a dangerous fire in the area on Thursday. Two structures have already been destroyed by the fire. Four fire engines are at the scene and more are on their way, according to a Fire … Read More

PA official: Iran helping Hamas rebuild West Bank terror network

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Behind the appalling terrorist attack in Gush Etzion last week that claimed the life of Dvir Sorek, the riots on the Temple Mount during the Tisha B’Av day of fasting, and the infiltration attempts from Gaza that could have ended tragically had they not been foiled at the last moment, is a guiding hand originating … Read More

Hamas threatens to rain barrages of ‘hundreds’ of rockets on Israel

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

(August 14, 2019 / Israel Hayom) The leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar, said on Tuesday that during the next round of fighting between Israel and Hamas the terrorist organization would rain “hundreds of rockets” on the Jewish state at a time. Hamas claimed in June to have overwhelmed Israel’s Iron Dome … Read More

Hamas: Killing of IDF soldier was response over West Bank annexation talks

Friday, August 9, 2019

Gaza-based terror organization Hamas hailed the stabbing to death of Israeli off-duty soldier Dvir (Yehuda) Sorek, 18, from Ofra settlement in the West Bank on Thursday. “The attack in Etzion is a powerful response to talks of annexing the occupied [West Bank],” Hamas said in an official statement. “This is a decision of our people … Read More

Backlash prompts mental health group to rethink canceling Israel confab

Thursday, August 8, 2019

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A European mental health association said it will rethink a decision to cancel a planned conference in Israel following widespread objections by academics worldwide. The European Network for Mental Health Service Evaluation, or Enmesh, had decided to scrap the gathering out of concern that it would cause pushback from pro-BDS groups. Instead … Read More

Saudi, U.S. officials express concern over threat to maritime traffic in Gulf

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Saudi Arabia Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih met U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Tuesday in Washington and said both sides expressed concern over threats targeting freedom of maritime traffic in the Arabian Gulf. “The meeting… dealt with the two countries’ concern over threats targeting freedom of maritime traffic in the Arabian Gulf. We affirmed our … Read More

Shin Bet foils Hamas terror plot against Israel and Palestinians

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

In the past few weeks, Hamas military cells which were working under the direction of the military wing of the terrorist group in Gaza were uncovered by the Shin Bet in the West Bank. The cells were planning on committing terrorist attacks against Israeli targets and Palestinian Authority targets. The planned attacks included kidnappings, stabbings, … Read More

Report: Israel believes Hamas, Iran agreed on Gaza front in case of northern war

Friday, August 2, 2019

Israeli intelligence officials believe Hamas and Iran have come to an agreement for the Gaza-based terror group to open a war front against Israel from the southern coastal Strip in the event of conflict breaking out with Iran’s allies on the Jewish state’s northern border, according to a report Wednesday. The Haaretz daily quoted a senior … Read More