Tag Archive for terrorism

Palestinian terrorist killed by IDF tank after shooting at soldiers on Gaza border

After a single Arab terrorist from Hamas controlled Gaza opened fire on an Israeli army unit along the northern border with Israel, IDF Merkava tank eliminates the terrorist.

By David Rosenberg


A terrorist operating out of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip opened fire on IDF forces stationed along the Gaza border Monday morning, before being killed by Israeli tank fire.

The incident occurred along the border of the northern Gaza Strip, an IDF spokesperson said Monday, when a single terrorist opened fire on an Israeli army unit.

Earlier this month a Hamas snipper firing into Israel was eliminated by IDF tank-fire.

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US Senate bipartisan bill condemns Hamas, Hezbollah’s use of human shields

12 Republican and 3 Democrat senators are currently sponsoring a bill would impose concrete penalties against Hamas, Hezbollah and any group that exploits the use of human shields.

By i24NEWS


A bill introduced in the United States Senate last week would “impose concrete penalties” on terrorist groups that set up “their terrorist infrastructure among civilian populations,” singling out Hamas in Gaza and Hezbollah in Lebanon as the main perpetrators of the use of human shields.

Senators Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Joe Donnelly, D-Indiana, and 15 other lawmakers have sponsored the bill.

The Anti-Defamation League and AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, are lobbying Democrats and Republicans alike to sponsor what they are claiming is bipartisan legislation. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Shin Bet: Hamas suicide terror cell arrested, explosives destroyed

RELEASED FOR PUBLICATION: IDF security force consisting of reserve soldiers, along with the Shin Bet and Magav Border Police uncovered a Hamas terror cell centered in Abbas’ Palestinian Authority-controlled city of Shechem (Nablus) and arrested the cell’s members at the end of April.
– WATCH IDF video of arrest & detonation of captured explosives.

By David Rosenberg


A massive terror cell organized by the Hamas terrorist organization planned a series of suicide bombings and other terror attacks against Israeli civilians and security forces, the Shin Bet internal security agency revealed on Sunday.

According to the report Sunday, the terror cell began operation in October of last year, and included roughly two dozen terrorists, nearly all of them members of the Gaza-based Hamas terror organization. Continue Reading »

Norwegian Minister: ‘Europe now understands what Israelis live through’

In an interview with an Israeli news site, Norwegian Minister of Migration & Integration, Sylvi Listhaug, said, “We are now experiencing the fear that you have been experiencing in Israel for decades, and now many people understand the situation you live in. We see what is happening in Sweden, Britain and France.”

By Gary Willig


In 2015, Norway accepted approximately 30,000 immigrants from North Africa and the Middle East. Only 1,000 Muslim immigrants have entered Norway so far in 2017.

The dramatic decrease in immigration is the result of the immigration policies of Norwegian Minister of Migration and Integration Sylvi Listhaug. Continue Reading »

Israel security agency foils Turkey-Hamas funding mechanism


Israel’s Shin Bet security agency says that after exposing the mechanism that allowed for almost $200,000 to be transferred to agents in the West Bank, it will continue to “thwart this terrorist activity orchestrated by Hamas operatives abroad and in the Gaza Strip.”

By Lilach Shoval


A large-scale investigation recently uncovered a Hamas money transfer mechanism funneling cash from Hamas headquarters in Turkey and Gaza to operatives in the West Bank city of Hebron.

Israel Police investigators – Israel Police Spokesperson Dept.

The investigation, a cooperative effort between the Israel Defense Forces, the Shin Bet security agency and the Israel Police, was placed under gag order, lifted Thursday. Continue Reading »

Israeli Arab charity suspected of being front for foreign entities’ financing of terrorism


Israel’s Int’l Legal Forum produces evidence exposing the east Jerusalem-based Committee of Agricultural Work of diverting millions of dollars in foreign donations to the terrorist group, PFLP.

By Yair Altman


Israeli authorities are investigating possible donor fraud by an Arab association which allegedly posed as a nonprofit group while funding a Palestinian terrorist organization.

 A Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) rally in Gaza [Archive] - Photo: AP

A Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) rally in Gaza [Archive] – Photo: AP

Danon asks UN Security Council: Why no condemnation that PA supports & aids terror attacks?


Israeli Ambassador to UN exhibits photos of Palestinians celebrating following the deadly shooting attack, says to the Security Council, “The time has come for the in’l community to explicitly & unconditionally declare, that support for terror, or aid to terrorists, is unacceptable.”

By Shimon Cohen


Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, penned a letter to the UN Security Council, calling upon the body to demand the Palestinian Authority condemn the murder of Yosef Kirma and Levana Malichi in Jerusalem on Sunday.

Israel's envoy to the UN, Danny Danon - Press release photo

Israel’s envoy to the UN, Amb. Danny Danon – Press release photo

In his letter, Danon noted the numerous expressions of joy and celebrations by Arabs in Jerusalem and Judea and Samaria following the terror attack.
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Egyptian Foreign Minister tells students: ‘No connection between Israel and terrorism’


Egypt’s Foreign Minister was chastise in the Arabic media for answers he gave high school students visiting the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Cairo, saying, ‘Israel isn’t connected to terrorism,’ after being asked why attacks occur all over the Arab world, but not in Israel.

By Roi Kais


Egyptian Foreign Minister Samah Shoukry was speaking with Egyptian high school students at the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Cairo when he was asked why the Egyptian government doesn’t define Israeli and American actions in the Middle East as terrorism.

Egyptian high student asking Foreign Minister Shoukry a question – Photo: Egyptian Foreign Minister

The student also inquired as to why attacks occur all over the Arab world, but not in Israel. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Legislative Architects on the ‘War on Terror’


In recent years, mainly due to the increase in Europe’s radical Islamic terrorism, Israeli jurists have become the world’s most in-demand lecturers in dealing with counter-terrorism legislation.

By Tova Tzimuki


Of all of Israel’s specialties, one field of exports is matchless, and global demand for it only continues to grow: the war on terror.

Last week, Deputy Attorney General Raz Nazari completed the drafting of a bill to combat terrorism. This task was remarkably complex, as the facts did not cease changing, the challenges and requirements kept being modified, and time and time again, Nazari had to update the wording to adapt to the current situation and the recent wave of terrorism. Continue Reading »

Cleared for Publication: ‘Jewish terror cell’ busted by Israel’s Shin bet


Although several of the arrested suspects’ identities, as well as other details, are still under a court-imposed gag order, Israel Security Agency broke up a cell of Jewish extremists who attacked Palestinians in 2015.

By Ido Ben-Porat


The Shin Bet security service announced it broke up a “Jewish terror” cell active in the Gush Talmonim area in southeastern Samaria.

Illustration – Photo: Thinkstock

According to the Shin Bet, the suspects in custody carried out unspecified attacks against Palestinian Arab targets during the latter half of 2015.

The security agency said intelligence gathered in the aftermath of the attacks suggested the existence of a terror cell active in the Jewish village of Nahliel in the Binyamin Region of Samaria, to the north of Jerusalem. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Knesset to propose Death Penalty legislation for convicted terrorists


The controversial proposal from former FM Avigdor Lieberman would enable courts to sentence convicted terrorists to death.

By David Rosenberg


The Ministerial Committee for Legislation is set to discuss on Sunday a controversial proposal from former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman that would enable courts to sentence convicted terrorists to death.

If passed, the legislation would enable military courts to sentence terrorists convicted of attacks “intended to kill citizens for political, national, religious, or ideological purposes.”

The law would also require only a majority, rather than a unanimous decision, to sentence terrorists to death. It would also prohibit reducing the sentence once it has been finalized. Continue Reading »

Report: Jordan thwarts Iranian-planned terror plot

Jordanian security forces reported to have  arrested foreigner possessing 45 kg of high-grade explosives in ‘most serious case in a decade’. 

By Roi Kais


The Jordanian newspaper Al Rai reported Monday morning that Jordanian security forces had foiled a terror plot by a member of an Iranian-backed group.

Joint training by Jordanian and US militaries (Archive Photo: Getty Images)
Joint training by Jordanian and US militaries – Archive Photo: Getty Images

According to the report, the suspect belongs to the Iranian Bayt al-Maqdis group – which is unrelated to the identically named Egyptian group has recently changed its moniker sworn allegiance to the Islamic State group.

The suspect reportedly holds Iraqi and Norwegian citizenship, was arrested in northern Jordan, and found to be in possession of large amounts of explosives. Continue Reading »

Intel Expert: Oil Industry Has Technology to Deal With Israel’s Tunnel Problem

IDF’s technology department creator says Israel’s land borders are vulnerable to terror-tunnel attacks, but the oil industry may have solutions.

By Yaakov Levi


Yossi Langosky, the IDF officer who established the technology department of the army’s Intelligence Unit, said Wednesday that all of Israel’s land borders – north, south, and east – were vulnerable to “tunnel attacks” by terrorists, similar to the ones conducted by Hamas before and during Operation Protective Edge last summer, according to NRG. The IDF can develop solutions to defend the country against such attacks – but it is going to take a revision of policy and outlook.

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Cleared for Publication: Israel Security Services Stymie Hamas Terrorism For Purim

After joint security operation, Israel Police arrest 2 Hamas terrorists that planned an attack against Jews during Israel’s Purim holiday.

By Yoav Zitun


The IDF, Shin Bet and Israel police stopped a Hamas terror cell planning to fire at soldiers near Abus Dis during Purim, it was cleared for publication on Tuesday.

Ma'an Nur al-Din Ahmad Shaer and Daud Raja Daud Adwan (Photo: Shin Bet)

Ma’an Nur al-Din Ahmad Shaer and Daud Raja Daud Adwan – Photo: Shin Bet

The members of the cell, who were arrested in early March, bought a car to be used in the attack, trained in shooting and collected intelligence on their target.

The two central members of the cell were leader Ma’an Nur al-Din Ahmad Shaer and Daud Raja Daud Adwan. Continue Reading »

Huckabee: Jihadists Want to Annihilate America After Israel


WATCH: Possible presidential candidate Mike Huckabee explains why Netanyahu ‘absolutely should’ address the U.S. Congress, saying Iran is ‘a global snake’ & Americans shouldn’t be afraid to hear what its closest ally has to say.

By Ari Soffer


Former Arkansas Governor and probable Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee pulled no punches at a Jerusalem press conference Sunday morning, throwing his weight firmly behind the decision to invite Prime Minister Netanyahu to address Congress and fiercely criticizing the Obama administration’s handling of Iran’s nuclear program.

Huckabee, who is a regular visitor to and vocal supporter of Israel, began by expressing his admiration for the Jewish state, saying that “no matter how many times I’ve been here over the last 42 years, I never get tired.  Continue Reading »