Tag Archive for terrorists

EU censures Israel for advancing death penalty for terrorists bill in Knesset

Hours after the Knesset passed first vote in favor of a bill alleviating requirements for imposing death penalty on convicted terrorist murderers, the European Union jumps to criticize Israel’s legislative decision as ‘inhuman’ punishment.’

By David Rosenberg


The European Union slammed Israel Wednesday, hours after a bill aimed at encouraging prosecutors to seek the death penalty for terrorist murderers passed its first hurdle in the Knesset.

The Knesset, located in Jerusalem, capital of Israel – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

The Knesset voted 52 to 49 Wednesday in favor of a bill pushed by Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman’s Yisrael Beytenu party which would ease the conditions under which terrorists convicted of murder could be sentenced to death. Continue Reading »

Watch: Israel Police Uncover Terrorists’ Weapons Cache

view videoIsrael Police, IDF and special forces bust terrorist network throughout Palestinian areas of Judea-Samaria, recovering large weapon cache hidden in most unusual places.

By Uzi Baruch


Undercover police agents of the Judea-Samaria police have busted 23 Palestinian Arab suspects over the past few months, the Israel Police released for publication Wednesday, on charges of arms smuggling, weapons manufacturing, and drug trafficking.

Israel Police Uncover Terrorists’ Weapons Cache – Screenshot: Courtesy Israel Police

Over the past 36 hours, the police conducted an extensive arrest operation in which police, the IDF, the Border Police, and special forces acted to arrest the suspects in Arab villages across Samaria (Shomron), Binyamin, and Hevron. Continue Reading »

Cleared for Publication: Hamas Terror-Cell in West Bank Arrested

REPORTED: The 11-man Palestinian group apprehended in Hebron had organized to carry out a wide range of terrorist attacks against Israeli civilians, including suicide bombings.

By Itay Blumenthal


A joint Shin Bet-IDF operation last month led to the arrests of an 11-man Hamas cell in Hebron, which had been planning to carry out terror attacks inside Israel. The news of the operation was announced Monday by the Shin Bet after a gag order was lifted.

Weapons recovered by Israeli security forces in Hebron. – Photo: Shin Bet Spokesman

The Shin Bet named key figures in the cell as Saheib Maamun Saltan, 20, a Hamas activist from Hebron, and his cousin, 28-year-old Salam Abbas Saltan, who has in recent years both been jailed and held in administrative detention in Israel. Continue Reading »

Israel Arrests 7 Galilee Arabs for Establishing Local ISIS Chapter


Gag order lifted: Key suspect proclaimed himself commander of “ISIS Palestine” in local chapter of the Islamic State group.
• Members were trained to butcher sheep to “harden their hearts.”

By Israel Hayom Staff


Seven residents of the Galilee were arrested in December and charged with establishing a local chapter of the Islamic State group, Israeli media reported on Sunday, as the courts lifted a gag order on the case. The seven, all Israeli Arabs, have been charged with affiliation with a terrorist organization and contact with a foreign agent.
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Facebook page: Until teens’ return, terrorist to be shot hourly

So far the identity of who established the page remains unknown, which was created the day after the abduction of the 3 Jewish teens.


A Facebook page that calls on Israel to execute a Palestinian murderer every hour until three kidnapped Israeli teens are returned has garnered more than 19,000 likes.

Facebook page calling on Israel to execute a Palestinian every hour. – Photo: FACEBOOK

There is no indication of who established the page, which was created on June 13, one day after the abduction of the three teens in the West Bank. But according to statistics provided by Facebook under People Talking About This, the most popular age group for those who liked the page is 18 to 24 and the most popular location is Jerusalem.

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Saudi Arabia blacklists Muslim Brotherhood & Hezbollah as terrorist groups


The Islamic Kingdom also deemed 2 other groups and encourages their Saudi fighters in Syria to return home.

By and News Agencies



Saudi Arabia on Friday declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group, Al Arabiya News Channel reported.


Hezbollah fighters.- Photo: AP

The kingdom also included Lebanon-based Shi’ite group Hezbollah on its terrorism list along with the Syria-based Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the Nusra Front, an Al Qaida branch operating in Syria and Lebanon that was created in 2012.

According to the report, hundreds of Saudi fighters are believed to be members of ISIS and the Nusra Front in Syria. Continue Reading »

Canada thwarts al-Qaida-inspired terror plot to bomb event on Canada Day

Canadian Police arrest two locals; say no connection of foreign link to planned terrorist attack.




SURREY, British Columbia – Canadian police said on Tuesday they foiled an al-Qaida-inspired plot to detonate three pressure-cooker bombs during Monday’s Canada Day holiday outside the parliament building in the Pacific coast city of Victoria, arresting a Canadian man and woman and seizing their home-made explosive devices.
Canadian flag at Parliament in Ottawa [file photo]

Canadian flag at Parliament in Ottawa [file photo] – Photo: REUTERS

Police said there was no evidence to suggest a foreign link to the planned attack, which targeted public celebrations outside the parliament building in Victoria, capital of the province of British Columbia.

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Hamas & Hezbollah run NY smuggling ring evading $80 million in taxes

The New York state Attorney General’s Report: NYPD bust cigarette-smuggling ring funneling $Millions to terrorist groups.



New York law enforcement late Wednesday busted a smuggling ring, consisting of suspected members of Hamas and Hezbollah, that has been funneling millions of dollars of funds to terrorist organizations from the sale of tax-free cigarettes, the New York Daily News reported citing local law enforcement officials.

Woman smokes a cigarette

Woman smokes a cigarette – Photo: Daniel Munoz/Reuters

According to the report, The New York state attorney general and the New York Police Department (NYPD) arrested 16 members of the group.

The ring had infiltrated the market with the sales of over one million cartons of tax-free cigarettes smuggled from Southern states, where they were bought at cheaper prices, legal authorities were reported as saying .

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Court: Kenya Finds 2 Iranians Guilty of Plotting Terror Attacks Against Israelis

The 2 Iranians were found guilty by a Kenyan court on Thursday for possessing a military strength chemical explosive allegedly for use in bomb attacks against Israeli targets.

By Arutz Sheva staff


Two Iranians were found guilty by a Kenyan court Thursday for possessing explosives allegedly for use in bomb attacks.

Ahmed Mohammed and Sayed Mansour, who were arrested last June, were found guilty of possessing 15 kilos (33 pounds) of the powerful explosive RDX. The court said they had suspected links to a terror network planning bombings in Mombasa and Nairobi, the AFP news agency reported.

The men, who have both denied all charges, are said to have hidden the explosives in the port city of Mombasa. Continue Reading »

Bosnia: 2 Iranian diplomats expelled for violating diplomatic rules

Bosnian Minister of Security declares 2 Iranian embassy secretaries “persona non grata” and must exit country.  

Israeli intelligence officials had tracked  them in Thailand, Georgia & India – all the places where Israeli citizens have been attacked in the past year.



The government of Bosnia ordered two Iranian diplomats to leave the Balkan country by the end of the month because they violated diplomatic protocol.

Police investigate site of blast in Bangkok

Police investigate site of blast in Bangkok – Photo: REUTERS

A Serbian-language paper in Sarajevo, Voice of Serbia, reported on Friday that Bosnia’s Security Ministry sent a request to the Foreign Ministry to expel the second- and third-ranking diplomats at the Iranian Embassy in Sarajevo. Continue Reading »

Report: Once again, Shi’ite terrorist network targeting Israelis overseas

NSC counter-terrorism bureau warns ahead of the Passover holiday that Iranian Quds Force & their proxy the Hezbollah, are plotting attacks against Israelis/Jews.

A global Shi’ite terrorism network made up of Iranian Quds Force operatives and Hezbollah continues to target Israelis overseas, the National Security Council’s counterterrorism bureau warned on Wednesday, ahead of the Passover vacation season.

Iran revolutionary guards

Iran revolutionary guards – Photo: Raheb Homavandi/Reuters

Twenty-seven countries have been designated by the bureau as being under a travel alert of varying severity.

The Sinai Peninsula is designated as a place with a very high, concrete threat level, and the bureau is urging Israelis to stay away from the area due to a plethora of intelligence leads pointing to kidnapping plots and terrorist threats.

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Hamas Calls on Terrorists to Kidnap IDF Soldiers

Addressing a rally in Khan Younis, al-Bardawil takes advantage of the rioting in Judea & Samaria, urged the kidnapping of Israeli soldiers.

By Elad Benari


The Hamas terror group, taking advantage of the rioting in Judea and Samaria, is calling on terrorists to kidnap IDF soldiers.

According to the Iranian Fars agency, senior Hamas leader Salah al-Bardawil urged terrorists participating in a rally in Gaza in protest of the death of a terrorist in Israeli custody to kidnap Israeli soldiers.

PFLPHamas organized two huge rallies in Khan Younis and Rafah in southern Gaza to protest the death of 30-year-old Arafat Jaradat in the Meggido prison, according to Fars. Continue Reading »

Nigeria Nabs Iran-Backed Terror Call Targeting Americans, Israelis & Jews

The Iranian sponsors requested that the terrorists identify & gather intel on  prominent hotels frequented by Americans & Israelis, and to provide specific details on the following targets: Zim Shipping Company & the Jewish Cultural Centre (Chabad) in Lagos.

By David Lev


Nigerian investigators have uncovered a plot by terrorists to attack Israeli and American tourists and businesspeople visiting the country. The group was also responsible for murdering a former top military official. Among their targets was a Chabad House, officials said.

NigeriaThe gang of three terrorists were arrested Wednesday night, among them the leader of the group. A fourth suspect is being sought. Continue Reading »

Aqsa Martyrs terrorists demand PA pay raises…or else.

The Aqsa Martyrs Brigade gunmen, who had been pardoned from Israeli prisons, say the NIS 1,500 that each receives from the PA is not enough & may hunger-strike until pensions are increased.


Former members of Fatah’s armed wing, Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, demanded Sunday that the Palestinian Authority raise their salaries.
Palestinian gunmen from Al-Aqsa brigades of Fatah

Palestinian gunmen from Al-Aqsa brigades of Fatah
Photo: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

The gunmen, who had been pardoned by Israel, said that the NIS 1,500 that each one of them receives from the PA was not enough.

They threatened to launch protests in the West Bank if the PA government did not increase their salaries.

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UN ‘Concerned’ For Imprisoned Hunger Striking Arab Terrorists

A UN official has voiced concern over the health & well-being of hunger-striking Palestinian Authority terrorist prisoners.

By Elad Benari


A United Nations official on Wednesday expressed concern about the well-being of Palestinian Authority Arab terrorist detainees in Israeli prisons and in particular about the condition of hunger striker Samer Issawi, AFP reports.

A UN statement quoted in the report said that Humanitarian Coordinator James W. Rawley met in Ramallah with the PA’s prisoner affairs minister, Issa Qaraqe.

During the meeting, Rawley “expressed the United Nations’ continued concern about Palestinian detainees in Israeli custody,” according to the statement.

“They discussed the situation of four Palestinian detainees currently on hunger strike and, in particular, the critical health condition of one Palestinian detainee, Samer Issawi, who has been on hunger strike for more than 200 days,” it said, according to AFP. Continue Reading »