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12 soldiers wounded, 1 seriously, in suspected terror car-ramming in Jerusalem

Thursday, February 6, 2020

At least 12 soldiers were wounded, including one seriously, in a suspected car-ramming terror attack in Jerusalem early Thursday morning, police and medics said. The incident occurred shortly before 2 a.m. on Jerusalem’s David Remez Street near the First Station, a popular entertainment hub. Police said the driver of the vehicle fled the scene and … Read More

Police officer lightly hurt in shooting attack in Jerusalem’s Old City

Thursday, February 6, 2020

A Border Police officer was lightly injured in an shooting attack in the Old City of Jerusalem, police said, amid growing tension in the capital and the West Bank. The assailant was shot by other officers at the scene, but his condition was not immediately known The incident occurred outside the Temple Mount, between the … Read More

Hamas hails Jerusalem attack, Jenin clashes as ‘practical response’ to Trump peace plan

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas hailed a car-ramming in Jerusalem that wounded 12 Israeli troops overnight Wednesday as a “practical response” to US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan. In a statement, Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem said the attack was part of the “resistance operation” but stopped short of claiming responsibility. “The resistance acts throughout … Read More

Palestinians fire 2 mortars into Israel; IDF hits targets in southern Gaza

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired two mortar shells at southern Israel on Wednesday night, the military said, amid growing tensions in the enclave. The projectiles apparently struck an open field in southern Israel. No damage or injuries were reported. Shortly after midnight, Israeli aircraft responded by hitting Hamas tunnel infrastructure in southern Gaza, … Read More

Police sappers called in Ashkelon as suspected balloon-borne bomb found

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Police sappers were scrambled in the coastal city of Ashkelon on Thursday after a suspected explosive device was found tied to a bunch of balloons. Police called on the public to alert authorities to any suspicious-looking objects and refrain from approaching them. The past week has seen near-daily rocket and mortar attacks and dozens of … Read More

Record number of anti-Semitic incidents logged in Britain, again

Thursday, February 6, 2020

The number of anti-Semitic incidents logged in Britain last year hit record levels yet again amid accusations the opposition Labour Party had failed to tackle the issue within its ranks, a Jewish advisory body said on Thursday. The Community Security Trust (CST), which advises Britain’s estimated 280,000 Jews on security matters, said there had been … Read More

Report: Iran trains Shia militia proxies in Iraq to wage war on US

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Iranian proxies in Iraq are training  for war against the US and will continue to fire rockets at US forces in Iraq until the US leaves, a new report says. Iranian-backed militias such as Asaib Ah al-Haq, Kataib Hezbollah and the Badr Organization have also been using “extreme measures to quell protesters, including opening fire … Read More

12 pro-Iran fighters said killed in Syria strikes attributed to Israel

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Twelve pro-Iranian fighters were killed in strikes against several targets near Damascus in the predawn hours of Thursday morning, which Syrian state media blamed on Israel, according to a Britain-based monitoring group. Syrian state news agency SANA claimed the country’s air defenses downed a number of missiles during the strikes. Defense analysts routinely dismiss such … Read More

Kindergarten staffers scramble kids to escape suspected Gaza balloon bomb

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

In a video posted to social media, staff at a kindergarten in the south of the country rushed children to safety on Wednesday as they spotted a suspected bomb-carrying balloon from the Gaza Strip floating toward their play area. The footage, which was reportedly filmed in an unnamed community near the city of Kiryat Gat, … Read More

Khamenei calls for Palestinian jihad on Israel after Trump peace plan

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Palestinians start a war against Israel, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said in response to the Trump administration’s peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians in a tweet on Wednesday.The “remedy” for the plan is “bold resistance by the Palestinian nation and groups in order to force out the Zionist enemy and the US through … Read More