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

Incitement

Op-ed in official PA daily calls US peace envoy a ‘mongoloid’

Monday, March 4, 2019

An opinion piece published in the Palestinian Authority’s official newspaper called US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace envoy a “mongoloid,” a pejorative term for someone who has Down syndrome, drawing a sharp rebuke from the American ambassador to Israel. The column by Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, which appeared in Sunday’s edition of Al-Hayat Al-Jadida, railed … Read More

Rejecting Israeli ‘piracy,’ Abbas says payments to ‘martyrs’ will continue

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Israel’s decision to deduct welfare payments to Palestinian security prisoners and their families from tax and tariff revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority is an act of piracy, PA President Mahmoud Abbas said on Wednesday. Speaking during a meeting of Palestinian leaders in Ramallah, Abbas said that the PA will refuse to … Read More

19 Palestinians arrested in fresh Temple Mount clashes

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Palestinian worshipers clashed with Israeli police on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount on Tuesday, trying to force their way into an area of the flash-point holy compound that has been closed for years. Police said 19 Palestinians were arrested. The incident follows a similar confrontation on Monday in which Palestinians tried to break the gate that Israel … Read More

Anti-Israel content exposed in UN agency’s school textbooks, as lawmakers decry ‘systematic hatred’

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Israel warns Syrian forces not to retaliate; former member of Israel’s special-op counter terrorism unit, Aaron Cohen, reacts. A newly declassified report is shedding light on anti-Israel material found in U.S.-funded textbooks used by the United Nations’ Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA) in Palestinian schools — while faulting the State Department for leaving out key information … Read More

Blood money, not benevolence: The PLO’s Justification of ‘pay for slay’

Sunday, January 6, 2019

On Dec. 9, 2018 , Shira Ish-ran was shot in the abdomen by a Palestinian terrorist. She was pregnant, and she required an emergency cesarean section to save her life. Tragically, her baby, delivered prematurely, died. Palestinian Authority law mandates “salaries” for terrorists such as the one who shot Mrs. Ish-ran if he is caught … Read More