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

US slaps new sanctions on Iran amid renewed rocket attacks in Iraq

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The State Department on Wednesday announced it is slapping new sanctions on Iran as renewed rocket attacks have been launched at U.S. forces in Iraq by what are believed to be Tehran-backed militias. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement that the sanctions will target nine entities and three individuals “who have engaged in activity … Read More

Pompeo chides Iran’s Khamenei as Tehran alleges coronavirus outbreak a bio-attack

Friday, March 13, 2020

Iran’s Supreme Leader claims there is ‘some evidence’ that coronavirus outbreak is in fact a bio-attack An allegation of human involvement behind the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic sparked a Twitter feud Friday between Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei and US State Secretary Mike Pompeo. Praising the Iranian military for taking on the COVID-19 outbreak in the … Read More

New US State Dept report blasts Iran’s Rouhani for antisemitism

Thursday, March 12, 2020

NEW YORK – The US State Department on Wednesday criticized Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for stoking an anti-Jewish conspiracy theory that suggests Jews control the West.“In May, President Rouhani implied Jewish control over various Western interests, saying that speeches by foreign officials criticizing Iran were ‘written by Zionists word for word.’ Cartoons in state-run media … Read More

US army translator accused of sharing secrets with Hezbollah

Thursday, March 5, 2020

A US army translator was recently arrested in a US army base in Iraq after being accused of giving highly sensitive classified information to a Lebanese citizen close to the Hezbollah terrorist group.The information that she is accused of transmitting allegedly contains, “sensitive national defense information, including the names of individuals helping the United States, to a … Read More

Far-right extremists killed at least 38 in US in 2019, ADL says

Thursday, February 27, 2020

White supremacists and other far-right extremists killed at least 38 people in the US in 2019, the sixth deadliest year for violence by all domestic extremists since 1970, according to a report issued Wednesday by a group that fights anti-Semitism. The Anti-Defamation League counted a total of 42 domestic extremism-related slayings last year. The gunman … Read More

Palestinian Islamic Jihad bombards South after clash near Gaza border

Monday, February 24, 2020

The IDF began attacking terror targets in the Gaza Strip in response to over 21 rockets were fired towards southern Israel communities on Sunday in several rocket barrages after Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) threatened to avenge the death of a terrorist by the IDF after he tried to plant explosives along the Gaza … Read More

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

ISIS

Incitement

Jordan conducts military maneuvers simulating war with Israel

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

(November 27, 2019 / MEMRI) The Jordanian Army conducted a series of military maneuvers this week simulating an attempted invasion of the kingdom, but which also appeared to be a message to Israel. The maneuvers, which took place on Nov. 25, 2019 in the presence of Jordan’s King Abdullah II, were named “Swords of Karameh,” … Read More

Firebomb thrown at police post on Temple Mount as fresh violence erupts

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

A firebomb was thrown at a police position on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem on Tuesday, prompting officers to make a number of arrests and close off access to the holy site, which has seen soaring tensions in recent weeks over a long-sealed area. The police had no comment on any injuries in the attack. “A … Read More

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