Terrorism

The US and Israel share the same values. Both our nations put a premium on life, liberty, and individual freedom. As such, Israel is among our closest allies in the world and the sole outpost of democracy in the Middle East. Yet both our nations are also engaged in the same fight against common enemies. The US and Israel should continue to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in the fight against those radical Islamic terrorists that seek the destruction of the West.

Hamas

Devices found in missiles, Yemen drones link Iran to attacks

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A small instrument inside the drones that targeted the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry and those in the arsenal of Yemen’s Houthi rebels match components recovered in downed Iranian drones in Afghanistan and Iraq, two reports say. These gyroscopes have only been found inside drones manufactured by Iran, Conflict … Read More

3 Palestinian terrorists killed at Gaza border after attacking troops

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The IDF said its soldiers killed three Palestinian terrorists who crossed the Gaza security fence and threw an explosive device at troops on Tuesday. The army said troops fired on three suspects who crossed the security fence and “hurled a grenade or an explosive device” at the soldiers. There was no immediate comment from Gaza … Read More

Barkat asks US to sanction Turkey after report of Hamas assassination plot

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Likud MK Nir Barkat on Wednesday asked US Ambassador David Friedman for Washington to apply strict sanctions on Turkey in light of a newspaper report that said Turkish authorities are allowing Hamas terrorists to plan attacks on Israel from their territory, including a past plot to assassinate him. Barkat said in a statement that he … Read More

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after three rockets fired at Israel

Monday, December 9, 2019

(December 8, 2019 / JNS) Israeli aircraft struck military camps and a naval base belonging to Hamas in the Gaza Strip early Sunday, hours after three rockets were fired at Israel from the coastal enclave, according to an AP report. Israel announced on Saturday evening that its Iron Dome air-defense system had intercepted all three … Read More

Hamas set to renew Gaza border protests despite talks with Israel

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Hamas has called on the Gaza Strip residents to come out in droves for a demonstration against Israel on Friday as March of Return protests expected to be renewed after a three-week hiatus. On Tuesday, leaflets published by the terror group began circulationg among the residents of the coastal enclave. The leaflets appear to be … Read More

Eyeing economic benefits, Hamas wants deal with Israel, IDF believes

Monday, December 2, 2019

Hamas’s leadership in the Gaza Strip, under Yahya Sinwar and Ismail Haniyeh, is currently aiming for an arrangement that will ensure calm with Israel, in order to generate economic progress that will improve the situation in the Palestinian territory, Jerusalem believes. The Israel Defense Forces have assessed that senior figures in the terror group, the … Read More

Netanyahu, Knesset mark 25 years of peace between Israel and neighboring Jordan

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

(November 11, 2019 / JNS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday marked 25 years of a peace agreement between Israel and Jordan. “We have an outstanding interest in keeping the peace agreement due to the fact that we have our longest border with Jordan and given the short distance from the border to the … Read More

Hamas leader threatens to rain rockets on Tel Aviv ‘for six months’

Thursday, November 7, 2019

(November 5, 2019 / JNS) Yahya Sinwar, Hamas leader in Gaza, warned Israel on Monday that the terrorist organization could turn its cities into “ghost towns” and has enough rockets to fire on Tel Aviv “for six months in a row,” reported Ynet. “We have heard the threats Israeli leaders made towards us, but we … Read More

CN Traveler readers vote Israel one of 20 top countries

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Readers’ Choice Awards ranks Israel 15th on a list of countries to visit, and rates four Jerusalem hotels among the best in the Middle East. Israel ranks 15th in “Top 20 Countries in the World: Readers’ Choice Awards 2019,” released October 7 by Condé Nast Traveler. Some 600,000 readers submitted comments for the 2019 awards. … Read More

Iran ‘deserves credit’ for ‘building our strength’ says Hamas chief

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

(November 6, 2019 / JNS) Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip Yahya Sinwar admitted on Monday that the Islamic Republic of Iran was responsible for “building the strength” of the Palestinian terrorist organization by supplying it with both weapons and funding. Speaking to a youth gathering in Gaza, Sinwar said Iran deserved “the greatest credit … Read More

ISIS

London mayor consults with Israel on fighting urban terrorism

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

London Mayor Sadiq Kahn said he spoke with Israeli officials for advice on how to combat urban terrorism in the wake of terror attacks in London and Manchester. Kahn told the London-based Jewish News that his office and Metropolitan Police counter-terrorism officials had spoken with officials in Israel. “My office has been in contact with … Read More

ISIS claims responsibility for Manchester blast, as leaders condemn attack

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Islamic State claimed responsibility for Monday’s deadly attack at the Manchester Arena and said it was carried out with an explosive device planted at the concert, according to a statement the group posted on Telegram. “One of the soldiers of the Caliphate was able to place an explosive device within a gathering of the Crusaders … Read More

Israel’s annual Memorial Day remembers 23,544 fallen soldiers

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Israelis bowed their heads for a minute of silence as the siren wailed on Sunday evening to remember the men and women who died during active duty or were killed in terror attacks. The siren marked the official start of the annual Memorial Day, although several events were held earlier Sunday. Speaking earlier at a … Read More

Incitement

Ten Months On, Palestinian School Built With Belgian Aid Still Named After Terrorist Who Massacred 38 People

Ten Months On, Palestinian School Built With Belgian Aid Still Named After Terrorist Who Massacred 38 People

Friday, August 10, 2018

A Palestinian school built with support from Brussels still bears the name of a mass-murdering terrorist and continues to display a plaque with the Belgian flag. The elementary school in the West Bank was gifted to the Palestinian Authority in 2013 and subsequently renamed in honor of Dalal Mughrabi — a Palestinian nationalist who in 1978 helped massacre 38 … Read More

Bipartisan Bill to Counter Palestinian Textbooks That ‘Demonize Israel’ Introduced in Congress

Friday, June 15, 2018

Members of Congress have brought forward a bipartisan bill to review textbooks and other materials used in Palestinian schools that have been accused of promoting extremism. The Palestinian Authority Educational Curriculum Transparency Act — introduced in the House of Representatives on Thursday by Rep. David Young (R-Iowa) — calls on the US State Department to annually … Read More

Bill to punish Palestinians for pay-for-slay scheme heads to final vote

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A bill meant to discourage the Palestinian Authority from continuing to pay terrorists can go to a final vote, after the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee authorized it on Monday. The legislation requires the government to deduct the amount that the Palestinian Authority pays terrorists from the taxes and tariffs Israel collects for the … Read More

Abbas

Abbas says Jews’ behavior, not anti-Semitism, caused the Holocaust

Monday, April 30, 2018

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday said that the Holocaust was not caused by anti-Semitsm, but by the “social behavior” of the Jews, including money-lending. In a long and rambling at speech in Ramallah at a rare session of the Palestinian National Council, Abbas touched on a number of anti-Semitic conspiracy theories during what … Read More