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Carter Seeks Weakened Sanctions on Terror Groups

Ex-Peanut Farmer Jimmy Carter is spearheading an effort to convince the US gov’t to weaken sanctions on terrorist groups.

By Rina Tzvi


Former President Jimmy Carter is spearheading an effort to convince the United States to weaken sanctions on terrorist groups, The Hill reported.

Former President Jimmy Carter - Photo by AP

Former President Jimmy Carter – Photo: by AP

Carter and other foreign policy experts sent a petition to Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday, asking him to exempt peace groups from policies that make it a crime to offer negotiation training and humanitarian law classes to terror groups.

“The Secretary of State can, and should, exempt peacebuilding activities from this counterproductive application of the law,” says the petition, initiated by The Charity and Security Network, which, according to its website claims “to protect civil society’s ability to carry out peacebuilding projects, humanitarian aid, and development work effectively and in a manner consistent with human rights principles and democratic values.” Continue Reading »

Syrian-Palestinian terror group says units forming to fight for the Golan

Palestinian terror group, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC) said that after nearly 40 years of quiet on the Syria-Israel border, it was now preparing for new (terrorist) operations .

By Reuters



A militant Palestinian group in Damascus said it is forming combat units to try to recapture Israeli-occupied territory, in particular the Golan Heights, after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Hezbollah that they would support such operations.

The Golan Heights.

A picture taken from the Israeli side of the border shows a Syrian woman waking near the Syria-Israel boundary fence in the Golan Heights near the southern Syrian village of Ar Rafide, May 7, 2013.

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110 Jordanian MPs want pardon for Soldier who shot & killed 7 Jewish schoolgirls


110 Parliament members sign petition demanding Pardon for ex-soldier who shot & killed seven Israeli schoolgirls in 1997.

Former justice minister saying

‘He’s a hero’ 

Victims’ parents say they will fight against murderer’s release.

By Roi Kais


An overwhelming 110 members of the Jordanian House of Representatives signed a petition demanding a pardon for a Jordanian soldier who shot and killed seven Israeli schoolgirls in 1997.

שער "ידיעות אחרונות" למחרת הטבח (צילום: ארכיון ידיעות אחרונות)

Yedioth Aharnoth front page after the shooting – Photo: Yedioth Ahronoth archives

Ahmad Musa Mustafa Daqamseh shot the girls during a school fieldtrip in Naharayim, near the Israel-Jordan border, and is currently serving a life sentence. Continue Reading »

Two Life Terms for American-Israeli ‘Jewish Terrorist’

Jack Teitel , an American-Israeli was sentenced to 2 counts of life in prison for murder, & 3 counts for attempted murder.

By Maayana Miskin


Two Life Terms for American-Israeli ‘Jewish Terrorist’ Jack Teitel - Screenshot

Two Life Terms for American-Israeli ‘Jewish Terrorist’ Jack Teitel – Screenshot

Yaakov “Jack” Teitel, who has been dubbed “the Jewish terrorist,” was sentenced Tuesday to two life sentences plus 30 years in prison. Teitel was convicted on two counts of murder and three of attempted murder.

The American-born Teitel was also ordered to pay his victims 560,000 shekels in compensation.

Three months ago, the High Court ruled that Teitel bears full responsibility for his actions, and cannot claim insanity as a defense. Continue Reading »

Dramatic Terror Arrest by Yamam in Tel Aviv

Special Border Police & Shin Bet units rappelled from rooftop to snatch a terror suspect.

By Gil Ronen


Maariv reported Friday about a dramatic arrest operation in central Tel Aviv that netted a terror activist.

Special Yamam police and Shin Bet forces cooperated in the operation.

Intelligence regarding the presence in Tel Aviv of a terror activist reached the Shin Bet in the late evening hours Thursday. Large police forces sealed off central Tel Aviv.

The forces closed in on an apartment on the corner of Tchernichovsky and Rashi streets, near Dizengoff Center. At around midnight, Yamam forces rappelled from the building’s roof with drawn weapons and burst into one of the apartments, arresting the suspect.

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Contrary to Hamas declaration, Bulgarian gov’t denies inviting, meeting Hamas

Gov’t denies official meetings with Hamas legislators in 1st visit to EU country since its 2003 terrorist classification.



BERLIN – The Bulgarian government flatly rejected on Thursday meetings between official representatives of the government and Hamas. Vessela Tcherneva, the spokeswoman for the Bulgarian foreign ministry, told the Jerusalem Post that “the news about an official visit of Hamas is wrong and false” and no one has invited Hamas from the side of the government.”
Hamas spokesperson MUSHIR AL-MASRI

Hamas spokesperson MUSHIR AL-MASRI – Photo: REUTERS

She added that the Hamas representatives are “on a private visitation of a NGO” in Sofia.

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‘Jewish terrorist’ Yaakov Teitel convicted of 2 counts murder

Jerusalem District Court rules radical rightist was sane at time of the murders and finds Teitel guilty on 2 counts of murder & 2 counts of attempted murder.

By Aviel Magnezi


Yaakov “Jack” Teitel, notoriously known as the “Jewish Terrorist,” was convicted of the murder to two Palestinians and the attempted murder of two other people.

Jack TeitelThe conviction, rendered by the Jerusalem District Court on Wednesday, stated that Teitel was in full control of his faculties at the time of the murders, thus debunking the defense’s repeated claims that he was legally insane and therefore should not be held responsible of his actions. Continue Reading »

Ka’adat el-Jihad, Linked to Al-Qaeda Claims Responsibility for Burgas Terrorist Attack

A Muslim terrorist group Ka’adat el-Jihad,  an Al-Qaeda offshoot, has claimed responsibility for the murder of 5 Israelis in Burgas, Bulgaria.

By Maayana Miskin


The Muslim terrorist group  claimed responsibility Saturday for a terrorist bombing in Burgas, Bulgaria. The bombing in Bulgaria last week killed five Israelis, one a pregnant woman.

Scene of Burgas attack

Scene of Burgas attack

The Lebanese paper El-Nashra reported that the group, which has ties to Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility in an email to the Arab press.

The email also reportedly bragged that the entire month of Ramadan will be a month of “holy war” and violence. “This is a month of war against the Jews and their American helpers, the enemies of Allah,” it stated. Continue Reading »

Bulgaria Police on the Lookout for Another Suspect

The Bulgarian police are holding a manhunt for another suspect they believe assisted the terrorist who carried out the terrorist attack in Burgas.

By Elad Benari, Canada


Bulgarian police are conducting a manhunt for another suspect who is believed to have assisted the terrorist who carried out the attack in Burgas which killed five Israelis and a Bulgarian citizen on Wednesday.

Bus destroyed in Burgas attack

Tourist Bus destroyed in Burgas attack
Photo: Reuters

According to a report in NRG-Ma’ariv, local security forces suspect that the suspect may be in possession of another bomb.

The report said that due to the suspicion that the suspect may have more explosives, extra security was placed in hotels in Burgas where Israelis are known to be staying. Continue Reading »

Hezbollah terrorists stick to the same formula

All of the Hezbollah’s targets have met the same criteria in Georgia, Azerbaijan, Thailand, and most recently, Kenya and Cyprus. All of these countries are easy to enter & exit.

By Yoav Limor

Israel’s official spokespeople were unanimous on Thursday: Hezbollah is responsible for the terror attack in Bulgaria. These resolute words were meant not only to pin responsibility on the terror organization, but to try to dissuade it from future attacks.

What led Israel to this conclusion was its accumulated expertise, experience, circumstantial evidence and a smidgen of intelligence. Israel’s conclusion, based on its experience in recent years relentlessly pursuing terrorists on many continents and in many countries, is that the terrorists employed the same methods that they use almost every time.

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Terrorist Arrested in Cyprus Who May Have Targeted Israelis

A man detained a week ago on suspicion of planning a terror attack in Cyprus may have targeted Israeli interests.

By Elad Benari, Canada


Cyprus authorities have detained a man on suspicion of being involved in planning a terrorist attack on the east Mediterranean island, a police spokesman said Friday.

The Associated Press quoted spokesman Andreas Angelides as having said that police have “an individual in custody on possible charges pertaining to terrorism laws.”

Angelides declined to identify the suspect, the level of his involvement in the plot and what the intended target would have been. He said disclosure of any details about the case could compromise an ongoing investigation. Continue Reading »

IAF Strikes Terror Targets in Gaza

IAF aircraft strike terror targets in Gaza, in response to Friday’s shooting incident which resulted in the death of one soldier.


IAF aircraft struck three weapons manufacturing sites in central Gaza on Saturday night, as well as two terror tunnels, one in northern Gaza and one in the south.

According to a statement by the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, direct hits at the targets were identified. All Israeli planes returned safely to their base.

The attack came in response to the shootout between IDF troops and a Gaza terrorist on Friday morning. 21-year-old Golani Brigade soldier Netanel Moshiashvili was killed in the incident. Continue Reading »

‘Lebanese-Style’ Terror Ambush Near Hevron

Sophisticated roadside explosive targets civilians who escape unhurt miraculously. Israeli press ignores the story.

Two Jewish civilians were targeted by a sophisticated Arab roadside bomb Wednesday night near Hevron but escaped unhurt miraculously. The serious incident was hardly reported at all in the press, which was busy counting the number of blows dealt to anarchists who tried to block a major thoroughfare.

Combat soldiers in live-fire drill

Combat soldiers in live-fire drill - Israel news photo: IDF spokesman

Chaim Siton, a resident of Avigail in southern Mount Hevron, was driving home with a friend on the dark and largely deserted road, when he saw a piece of black fabric waving in the wind and thought it was a dog running toward the road. Continue Reading »

Barghouti calls on Palestinians to launch popular resistance against Israel

Imprisoned Fatah commander issues unusual missive calling on Palestinians to sever economic and security coordination with Israel and urging an economic and diplomatic boycott.

Former Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti, who is jailed in Israel, published an unusual message on Monday in which he called on the Palestinian public to launch a widespread resistance against Israel.

Barghouti made the remarks ahead of Land Day on Friday, when thousands of people are expected to protest along Israel’s borders to mark the deaths of six Israeli Arabs in March 1976 and protest the Israeli government’s land policies.

The imprisoned Fatah commander, who is serving five life sentences in an Israeli jail, sent the missive from Hadarim prison and called on Palestinians to undertake a popular resistance against Israel. Continue Reading »

Another ‘Fogel Copycat’ Attack Foiled

An Arab woman with large knife arrested near fence of Emanuel, one day after two terrorists tried to enter Elon Moreh.

The latest terror trend among Arabs in Samaria may be an effort to copy the horrific slaughter in Itamar a year ago, in which five members of a single family were murdered with a knife.

Police from the Samaria Region arrested an Arab woman near the perimeter fence of the city of Emanuel Tuesday morning. She was carrying a large knife.

The woman, 32, was identified by a military force near the village of Imtin, next to Emanuel, located in central Samaria and near the city of Ariel and the communities of Karnei and Ginot Shomron. Continue Reading »