With over 1,000 security personnel, Israel Policemen, Border Police Guard, IDF Special Units and others searched throughout the night for the gunman that opened fire into Tel Aviv nigh-spots, killing 3 and injuring at least 15 more.
The gunman who opened fire at a bar in Israel’s central city Tel Aviv on Thursday night was shot and killed by Israeli security forces early Friday morning after a manhunt throughout the city.
Aftermath of Palestinian terror attack at Tel Aviv cafe. – Screenshot: Israel Police documentary film
Israel’s internal security agency Shin Bet said officers found the man hiding near a mosque in Jaffa, south of Tel Aviv, and killed the man in an ensuing gunfight. Continue Reading »
Tensions in the country are running high following two previous Palestinian terror attacks in the past week; the first in Be’er Sheva in which four people were killed, and the second in Hadera, in which two others were murdered.
At least five people were killed and another was critically wounded in a suspected terror attack in the city of Bnei Brak, just east of Tel Aviv.
Police said the gunman was a 27-year-old Palestinian Diaa Hamarsha, an Islamic Jihad military operative, from Jenin area in the West Bank. He was jailed in an Israeli prison in the past and worked in Bnei Brak illegally. Continue Reading »
The hurt woman sustained moderate to serious wounds and was taken to hospital for treatment; the 19 yer-old Palestinian assailant was shot and seriously wounded at the scene.
By Raanan Ben Tzur, Hagar Kochavi
A woman was moderately to seriously wounded in a suspected terror attack in Kfar Sava as Israel marked Memorial Day for its fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism.
The 62-year-old woman was stabbed by a 19-year-old Palestinian assailant wearing a mask at around 1pm outside a shopping mall on Galgalei ha-Plada Street in the central city
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The shot terrorist is watched at the scene of the terror attack in Kfar Sava by armed police as paramedics work to stop the bleeding of the 62-year-old woman.
Palestinian terror groups vowed revenge, firing multiple salvos of rockets at southern Israeli towns, after the corpse of neutralized terrorist was filmed being recovered & returned to Israel by IDF bulldozer.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Over 25 rockets were fired towards southern Israel communities in multiple rocket barrages on Sunday evening after Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) threatened to avenge the death of a terrorist by the Israeli military after he tried to plant explosives along the Gaza border fence.
Several explosions, likely interceptions, were heard across southern Israel after sirens blared in cities of Ashkelon, Sderot and dozens of communities bordering the Hamas-run coastal enclave. Continue Reading »
Responsible for the murder of 17-year-old Israeli, Rina Shnerb earlier this year, Khalida Jarrar, a senior official in the terrorist organization Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was named by the Shin Bet as the head of a 50-strong terrorist cell based in territory governed by the PA.
By Elior Levi, Elisha Ben Kimon
For years now, the Israeli defense establishment has been following Khalida Jarrar, a senior official in the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).
Last week, she was named by the Shin Bet security service as the head of a large terror cell in the West Bank, responsible for, among other attacks, the murder of 17-year-old Rina Shnerb earlier this year. Continue Reading »
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, said the decision to honor the mass-murderer of Jews, Dalal Mughrabi, was justified since she is a “symbol for the humanistic struggle” against Israel.
– Netanyahu’s spokesperson: “there’s nothing humanistic about you, or her.”
BY JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Fatah, the party of PA President Mahmoud Abbas, said that the decision to name a summer camp after Dalal Mughrabi is justified since she is a “symbol for the humanistic struggle” against Israel.
Mughrabi was killed in 1978 after she led eleven Palestinian and Lebanese militants in a killing and hijacking spree within Israel that claimed the lives of 38 Israelis, 13 of them children. Continue Reading »
Palestinians post on Twitter their celebration of Sunday morning’s terror attack in Ariel, killing Gal Keidan, 19, the father of 12, 47 year-old Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger, and injuring one other.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Palestinians distributed sweets in the southern Gaza Strip on Sunday morning following the terror attacks in Ariel, according to a video tweeted by the Palestinian Information Center, an Arabic news site, on Sunday.
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In an uncharacteristic move for the most pro-Israel administration, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appears to be working hard to obstruct an October law that would compensate families of American victims of Palestinian terrorism, according to web-based political journalism website Talking Points Memo.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
If the Trump administration is viewed as one of the most pro-Israel administrations ever, why would it reportedly bend over backward to block a new law that would advance compensating the families of American victims of Palestinian terrorism from the Second Intifada?
Last week, Matt Lee of Talking Points Memo reported that the Trump administration, led by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, is working hard to repeal, delay or amend an October law on the issue. Continue Reading »
US national security advisor unveiled updated counterterrorism strategy targeting not just the Sunni ideologies espoused by ISIS, but also Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, along with Iran, the “world’s central banker of international terrorism,” who sponsors global terrorist groups such as Hezbollah & Hamas.
By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser on Thursday unveiled the administration’s long-awaited counterterrorism strategy, delivering it with harsh words for Iran.
Calling Iran the “world’s central banker of international terrorism,” John Bolton said the strategy will rely on traditional military action to fight terrorists, but also seek increased emphasis on non-military means to battle not only Islamic State militants but those backed by Iran and other groups. Continue Reading »
Fuld, a fierce pro-Israel activist on social media & his personal website, believed the truth would win over the lies & propaganda used against Judaism’s connection to the Land of Israel.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Ari Fuld, an Israeli-American national murdered on Sunday by a Palestinian terrorist in Gush Etzion, was a well-known social media personality and Israel advocate.
Fuld was stabbed in the back. Despite his severe injuries, he chased after the attacker and shot him before collapsing.
Fuld will be laid to rest Sunday night at 11:30 p.m., according to the Efrat municipality.
“I want to send my sincerest condolences to the Fuld family, to the residents of Efrat and all of Gush Etzion over the shocking murder of Ari Fuld,” said President of Israel Reuven Rivlin. Continue Reading »
Following Norwegian Foreign Minister’s lead that ended Norway’s financing of Palestinian schools, Belgium ends cooperation with the PA education ministry after their refusal to change school’s name glorifying Palestinian terrorist who massacred 38 Israeli civilians, 13 of them children.
Belgium’s Education Ministry announced Friday it would suspend its relations with the Palestinian Authority’s education ministry after it neglected to adhere to demands from Brussels to change the name of a school honoring a Palestinian terrorist, according to a report from Joods Actueel Jewish newspaper.
The move reportedly followed several appeals from Brussels to the PA to change the name of a Belgian-funded school named for Dalal Mughrabi located in the West Bank city of Hebron. Continue Reading »
In an unprecedented ruling, the Jerusalem District Court finds the Palestinian Authority directly facilitated the suicide bombing that killed Gadi and Tzipi Shemesh, who were murdered more than 16 years ago as they were on their way home from a pregnancy test.
By Yael Friedson
The Jerusalem District Court ruled on Thursday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is directly responsible for the deaths of Gadi and Tzipi Shemesh, who were murdered in a suicide attack on Jerusalem’s King George Street in March 2002.
The court’s decision was part of a tort suit filed by the victims’ orphan daughters and other family members. Continue Reading »
UNREPORTED in the West: After Prince William Duke of Cambridge finished this tour of the Jalazun refugee camp east of Ramallah, Palestinian children took to the streets to pelt him, and his convoy with stones.
By Israel Today Staff
Prince William’s visit was important for being the first (official visit) by a member of the British Royal Family since the founding of the State of Israel. But beside that fact, it was a rather uneventful stopover, as befitting the visit of an apolitical figure to a politically-charged region.
Except for once incident.
Seems that when Prince William went to visit with Palestinian and UN officials in Ramallah, his vehicle was stoned by Palestinian children. Continue Reading »
UNRWA, the only UN refugee agency dedicated to only the Palestinians, and the only agency paying full health, education and other services for Palestinian descendants, two & three generations on, receives a £38.5 million ($51M) boost from the UK, with other Western countries asked to pick up the slack.
The United Kingdom announced on Tuesday that it would provide £38.5 million in advanced aid to UNRWA after the Palestinian refugee agency was flung into a severe financial crisis due to the US decision to cutback $250 million in funding this year.
“The UK will deliver financial support to UNRWA earlier than originally planned, releasing £38.5m to the Agency which includes £10 million on top of the £28.5 million package of support announced by Minister Burt at the Extraordinary Ministerial Conference on UNRWA in Rome in March.” Continue Reading »
After Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and other countries cut extravagant donations to UN Relief and Works Agency, claiming UNRWA is responsible for exacerbating & maintaining, rather than solving the problem, UN envoy Nikolay Mladenov tells Security Council that the UN’s Palestinian agency has ‘an unprecedented shortfall of over $250 million.
– WATCH Video: Why Are There Still Palestinian Refugees?
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees is “weeks away from painful cuts” to its emergency assistance for Gaza and refugees elsewhere because of an unprecedented gap in its budget of more than $250 million, the UN Mideast envoy said Tuesday. Continue Reading »