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

Rare protest against ‘Hamas murderers’ erupts in Gaza

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

A rare public anti-Hamas protest took place in Gaza following the death of a 28-year-old man who’d been thrown from the window of his own home by the terror group’s security services. Three Hamas police officers arrived at the home of Anan Abu Jameh in the city of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza last Friday. … Read More

‘We’ll turn Israeli cities into ghost towns,’ Hamas leader warns

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

If Blue and White leader Benny Gantz “dares” to order a “foolish operation” against the resistance movement in the Gaza Strip, he will “rue the day he was born,” leader of the Hamas in Gaza Yahya Sinwar declared on Monday. Sinwar was speaking in response to remarks Gantz made about a possible military response to … Read More

Israel pounds Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket barrage

Monday, November 4, 2019

(November 3, 2019 / JNS) Israeli fighter jets struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip early Saturday after Palestinian terrorists fired a barrage of rockets at Israel from the coastal enclave. The Israeli strikes targeted training compounds, weapons manufacturing and storage sites, and underground infrastructure, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The IDF said it … Read More

Hamas’ cat and mouse game over terrorist funding

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Hamas is trying to thwart efforts to crack down on the funding it receives to sponsor terrorist activity by spreading the money around and using regular bank transactions to hide in plain sight, says an IDF intelligence officer who monitors terrorist funding in the West Bank. “Most of the money transfers to Hamas are done … Read More

US lawmakers call out Twitter for allowing Hamas and Hezbollah on the platform

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Four members of the US House of Representatives have called out Twitter for allowing Hamas and Hezbollah to maintain a presence on its social media platform. Reps. Josh Gottheimer, Tom Reed and Max Rose of New York and Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania wrote in a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday that they … Read More

Jewish group planting ‘trees of life’ to honor synagogue shooting victims

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Jewish organization United With Israel is inviting people to sponsor the planting of more than 20 different fruit trees in Israel in memory of the 12 victims of the synagogue shootings in Pittsburgh and Poway, California. “Join us in planting 12,000 trees of life! Make the land even more beautiful in their memory,” it … Read More

Pro-Israel organizations increasingly alarmed over conflagration in Syria

Friday, October 18, 2019

(October 17, 2019 / JNS) The sudden decision of U.S. President Donald Trump last week to withdraw its forces from northern Syria, effectively taking them out of the country and putting them elsewhere in the Mideast, led to an immediate invasion by Turkish forces marked by violence. Rallies have taken place in Israel and Europe … Read More

Syria troops fighting Turkish forces alongside Kurds, says monitor

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The Syrian army deployed alongside Kurdish forces on the front line in northern Syria Wednesday but their newfound cooperation saw no let-up in the week-old Turkish invasion, a monitor said. In a rare scene in Syria’s eight-year-old civil war, government troops and Kurdish fighters were “fighting together” against Turkey’s Syrian proxies northeast … Read More

ISIS

Incitement

Think tank: Abbas allocates $330 million to pay terrorists, ‘martyrs,’ inmates

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Palestinian Authority has allocated more than NIS 1.24 billion ($330 million) for payments related to security prisoners and so-called “martyrs” in its 2018 budget, according to a new report published by a Jerusalem-based research institute. The funds include salaries and stipends for convicted terrorists and their families, though the exact figures for the terrorists … Read More

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