Tag Archive for Embassy Attack

Jordan reopens Israel Embassy after receiving apology & compensation over embassy killing

A Jordanian gov’t official reported on Thursday that Israel has sent an official apology with a promise “to follow up legal proceedings against the guard” known as ‘Ziv’ who killed 2, sparking a tense diplomatic stand off since July 2017.

By i24NEWS

Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has officially apologized to Jordan over a July 2017 incident in which an Israeli security guard shot dead two people at the country’s embassy in Amman, a spokesman for the Jordanian government said on Thursday.

Israel’s PM Netanyahu embraces Ziv, a guard at the Israeli embassy in Jordan who fatally shot 2 locals after being attacked with a screwdriver.

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Jordan refuses Israeli ambassador’s return or to reopen Israel’s Embassy

Jordanian Media Affairs Minister says neither the Israeli envoy may return to Amman, nor the reopening of Israel’s embassy will happen until the security guard who killed two Jordanians is returned to stand trial for murder.



Jordan will not allow the reopening of the Israeli embassy in Amman or the return of Israel’s ambassador unless the Israeli security guard involved in the killing of two Jordanians in July is brought to trial, a Jordanian government minister said Thursday.

Jordanian Media Affairs Minister Mohammed Momani issued a press release to this effect, in which he added that Jordan’s position on the issue was very firm. Continue Reading »

Israel’s embassy in Jordan under lockdown after guard stabbed, then kills two


After the Israeli security guard was stabbed with a screwdriver at the Israeli embassy in Amman, the guard shot the 17 yr-old assailant and another man, as tensions over the Temple Mount continue to worsen.



An Israeli security officer at the Israeli embassy in Jordan was stabbed in the stomach in Amman by a man with a screwdriver moving furniture in one of the residences in the embassy compound Sunday night, as tensions over the Temple Mount spilled over to the east side of the Jordan River.

According to a Foreign Ministry statement, the guard shot the assailant – identified as Mohammed Zakaria al-Jawawdeh, 17– in self defense. Continue Reading »

Hezbollah chief says Mossad killed fugitive hiding inside Bulgaria’s Palestinian Embassy


Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah says the Mossad, with Saudi Arabia’s collaboration, successfully assassinated PFLP fugitive inside the Palestinian Embassy in Bulgaria, and “the Arab regimes don’t raise a finger.”

By Daniel Siryoti & Israel Hayom Staff


Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday accused Israel and its foreign intelligence agency, Mossad, of killing fugitive terrorist Omar Nayef Zayed in the Palestinian Embassy in Bulgaria in late February.

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah addresses a crowd via video on Sunday – Photo: AFP

“The Mossad assassinated him and the Arab regimes don’t raise a finger,” Nasrallah said in a speech broadcast via video link by Al-Manar, the Hezbollah-affiliated satellite television station. Continue Reading »

Did Palestinian Embassy in Bulgaria throw wanted PFLP terrorist out the window?


Omar Nayef Zayed, convicted in Israel of murdering student Eliyahu Amadi in 1986, escape prison & fled to Bulgaria, was found gravely wounded in the garden of the Palestinian embassy in Sofia, before dying of his wounds.

By Elior Levy, Itamar Eichner


Wanted terrorist Omar Nayef Zayed was found dead at the Palestinian embassy in Bulgaria, local media reported on Friday morning.

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) member Zayed, 51, was convicted along with two others of the murder of yeshiva student Eliyahu Amadi at Jerusalem’s Old City in 1986, when he was 22 years old.  Continue Reading »

Azerbaijan Jails 22 Islamic Radicals for Plotting Attacks Against US & Israeli Embassies

Azerbaijan jailed 22 Islamic terrorists on Tuesday for plotting attacks on US & Israeli embassies in collaboration with Iran.

By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu


Azerbaijan jailed 22 alleged Islamic radicals on Tuesday for plotting attacks on the U.S. and Israeli embassies in the ex-Soviet state in collaboration with neighboring Iran, a court in Baku said.

Elmar Mammadyarov, Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, addresses the 67th session of the United Nations

Elmar Mammadyarov, Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, addresses the 67th session of the United Nations – Reuters

Azerbaijan frequently has been named as a country from which Israeli planes could fly to attack Iran in an effort to curtail its nuclear development program. It has denied it has granted Israel privileges to use its bases and air space, despite good relations between the two countries. Continue Reading »