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US intelligence report: Hezbollah operating in Europe with Impunity

US intelligence experts warn EU’s persistent refusal to include the Shiite militia in Europe’s terror watch-list will eventually render all their counter-terrorism efforts useless

By Yitzhak Benhorin


WASHINGTON – Despite continuous warnings by the United States and Israel, the European Union still refuses to include Hezbollah on its terror watch-list and as a result, the Shiite militia’s activities on the continent, both overt and covert, are increasing in a disconcerting rate.

According to a recent US intelligence report, thousands of Hezbollah members and supporters operate within the EU and raise money for its Beirut-based leadership.

According to the New York Times, despite the insistence of Washington and Jerusalem – which maintain that Hezbollah is backed by Iran – the European Union refuses to treat it as anything other than a Lebanese political and social movement. Continue Reading »

Wanted: Seeking ‘suicide bombers’ for Al-Qaeda

Global terror group recruiting new militants via radical Islamists’ message boards;  position requires candidates to prove ‘previous experience’

By Sagi Cohen


Global terror group al-Qaeda is in need of new recruits and like all other modern enterprises, if the buddy system fails – online message boards just might do the trick.

According to a Tuesday report in Yedioth Ahronoth, the terror group posted an employment opportunity in June, on a message board known as a restricted forum frequented by radical Islamists. The position offered – “suicide bomber.”

Scene of 2008 al-Qaeda attack in Islamabad – Photo: AP

The Arabic want-ad announced a Jihadist workshop meant for dedicated individuals interested in carrying out lone-gunmanstyle attacks and suicide bombings. Continue Reading »

IDF Releases Video: Terrorists Terminated

Israeli generals reveal that Ground Forces & Air Force engaged Sinai-Gaza terrorists in several clashes before wiping them out in 15 minutes.

By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu & Gil Ronen


IDF generals revealed Monday that soldiers and planes engaged Sunday night’s terrorists in several clashes before wiping them out in 15 minutes. On Monday, the IDF released a video recording of the elimination of the APC carrying the terrorists.

Some of the weapons carried by militants in infiltration attempt, August 6 2012 – Photo: IDF Spokesperson

Lt. Gen Gantz and Southern Command Major General Tal Russo toured the Kerem Shalom crossing area Monday morning, less than 24 hours after a gang of jihad terrorists carried out a well-planned attack on Egyptian soldiers, killing 16 of them and wounded several others, but failing in their second objective to kidnap and murder Israelis. Continue Reading »

Manchester : Anti-Jewish terror plot foiled

Dispute between husband & wife team leads police to discover plot to bomb Jewish sites in Manchester

Associated Press


A planned bomb attack on Jewish sites in the English city of Manchester was foiled when the husband-and-wife team behind the plot became embroiled in a domestic dispute, prosecutors said in a case that led to the wife’s conviction Thursday.

Al-Qaeda propaganda videos (archive) – Photo: AP

Prosecutor Bobbie Cheema told Manchester Crown Court that police were called when 33-year-old Mohammed Sajid Khan and his 38-year-old wife Shasta got into an argument at their home last July.

Shasta’s family was drawn into the squabble, and at one point the dispute got physical, with Mohammed assaulting his father-in-law. Continue Reading »

Bulgaria Suicide Terrorist Carried Phony American Documents

Officials report: Terror attack in Burgas was carried out by suicide bomber carrying phony American documents.

By David Lev



The terror attack in Bulgaria was carried out by a suicide bomber, Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov said Thursday morning, as authorities develop a picture of exactly how six Israelis were killed when a bus blew up at Sofia’s Sarafovo Airport.

Ambulance evacuates Israelis to a hospital

Ambulance evacuates Israelis to a hospital

An initial investigation, based on footage captured by surveillance cameras, indicated that the bomber was a Caucasian.

Earlier reports said that the bus had been blown up by an explosive device set off remotely. Continue Reading »

SEVEN dead in explosion on Israeli bus in Bulgaria

 Dozens injured after bomb explodes aboard Israeli tour bus at the Burgas Airport on 18th anniversary of Iran-sponsored bombing of Jewish center in Argentina; Bulgarian FM in touch with Liberman, headed to site.


Seven Israelis were killed and many injured when a bomb exploded on an Israeli tourist bus at the airport of the Bulgarian city of Burgas on Wednesday.

The bus was carrying Israeli tourists who landed in Bulgaria at a 4:45 p.m.

Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman spoke with his Bulgarian counterpart  Nikolay Mladenov in relation to the explosion.

Smoke rising from Burgas airport terminal following bus explosion, July 18, 2012.

Smoke rising from Burgas airport terminal following bus explosion, July 18, 2012.

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2 terrorists nabbed near Tapuach Junction

Two Palestinian teens arrested by Border Guard officers found in possession of five pipe bombs; explosives defused safely


A terror attack was thwarted Saturday following the arrest of two Palestinian teens by Border Guard and police officers, near the Tapuach Junctionin the West Bank.

The two, both 17, took a taxi to the junction and upon arrival began walking towards the checkpoint.

Their behavior aroused the suspicion of Border Guard and police officers stationed at the checkpoint, who called on them to stop for a routine search. The teens attempted to flee and the officers initiated suspect-arrest protocol, eventually apprehending them. Continue Reading »

Shin Bet nabs terror cell behind W. Bank shootings

Members of the terrorist cell included Palestinian Red Crescent workers, Hamas affiliates and an Olympic soccer player; 13 people arrested total for string of shooting attacks near Ramallah.


Palestinian Red Crescent ambulances [file] - By Baz Ratner / Reuters

Palestinian Red Crescent ambulances file - By Baz Ratner / Reuters

The Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) announced Monday that it uncovered and arrested a terrorist cell that was behind a series of shootings in the Ramallah area.The shootings, including one on January 20 near the West Bank town of Amari, caused damage to vehicles but no injuries.

Among those arrested for being part of the cell were employees of the Palestinian Red Crescent in Ramallah.

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Palestinian Authority Arab Stabs Soldier

A Ramallah area Arab stabbed and lightly wounded an IDF soldier Monday night during a counter-terrorist operation. The combat unit shot and wounded three terrorists.


The wounded soldier received first aid at the scene, east of the Palestinian Authority’s headquarters in Ramallah, adjacent to the Jewish community of Beit El and several miles north of Jerusalem.

The IDF was conducting a maneuver in a Ramallah area village when a gang attacked. It was not clear if the terrorists had planned an ambush or acted spontaneously during the IDF operation for arresting suspects. The wounded terrorists were treated at an Israeli hospital, under guard of security personnel. Continue Reading »

FBI — Most Wanted Terrorists

The alleged terrorists on this list have been indicted by sitting Federal Grand Juries in various jurisdictions in the United States for the crimes reflected on their wanted posters. Evidence was gathered and presented to the Grand Juries, which led to their being charged. The indictments currently listed on the posters allow them to be arrested and brought to justice. Future indictments may be handed down as various investigations proceed in connection to other terrorist incidents, for example, the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

The Rewards for Justice program, administered by the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security, offers rewards for information leading to the arrest of many of these terrorists.

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More Palestinian detainees decalre hunger strike

22 administrative prisoners joined Hanaa Shalbi in hunger strike. Detainees leaders threaten to join the protest. Prison Services: Situation under control

Hana Shalabi, a member of the Islamic Jihad terrorist group, stopped taking food after Israeli troops seized her in the West Bank on February 16. Recently about 22 additional detainees joined the protest over Sahlbi’s detention by refusing food. Four of them have been striking for more than three weeks.

The new retaliation in protest might be just the tip of the iceberg as the leaders of Palestinian organizations called on detainees to join the strike by the end of the month if Shalabi is not released. Continue Reading »

New Radars Cut Gaza Infiltrations by 70-80%

Radars scan an entire section of the border, tracking multiple targets simultaneously without rotating.

New radars in use on the border with Gaza have helped the IDF cut the rate of infiltrations by 70-80%, the IDF Website says.

The new radars, “Baron” and “Baroness”, employ a revolutionary new scanning technology. The IDF Website reports that they are equipped with a wide-view scanner, which makes it unnecessary for them to rotate like traditional radars, thus eliminating blind spots. The new radar can scan a section of the border and track multiple targets simultaneously, without leaving any area vulnerable.

IDF radar operators - Photo By IDF website

IDF radar operators - Photo By IDF website

The radar is also sensitive to objects moving at low speeds.

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