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Israeli forces capture Hamas terrorist in Nablus operation

IDF soldiers from the Duvdevan unit arrested a Hamas operative in Nablus on Wednesday morning.

The operative was identified as Muhammad Saleh Hamdan. Hamdan has been arrested in the past by both Israeli and Palestinian authorities.

Read more: The Jerusalem Post

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US targets network supporting Iran’s drone, weapons programs

The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on four entities and three people in Iran and Turkey, accusing them of involvement in the procurement of equipment, including European-origin engines of drones, in support of Iran’s drone and weapons programs.
The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement the procurement network operates on behalf…

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Syria: Israel hits targets near Aleppo airport for second time this month

An Israeli missile strike on Wednesday hit targets in the vicinity of Aleppo International Airport, Syrian state media reported.

The Syrian Arab News Agency quoted a military source as saying that the attack caused “material damages” to the airport.

Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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Nasrallah: Silence on Meggido bombing is psychological warfare on Israel

Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah refused to comment on the details of the bombing attack near Megiddo in a speech on Wednesday, stating “our silence is part of the psychological media war with the enemy.”

“It is not our responsibility to answer what confuses the enemy, and sometimes our answer is in not commenting on the incident,”…

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Megiddo terrorist crossed Lebanese border into Israel using a ladder – report

The terrorist who carried out the Hezbollah bombing attack at the Megiddo junction in the North last week crossed the border into Israel by using a ladder, Army Radio reported on Tuesday.

Despite the report, the IDF spokesperson’s office refused to confirm the ladder theory early Tuesday afternoon, noting that the IDF had sent out an update on…

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Israeli foreign minister in London to press positions on Iranian threat

Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen landed in London on Tuesday for a visit aimed at pressing Jerusalem’s position on the Iranian threat and bolstering bilateral economic ties.

“I have just landed in the U.K. on an important visit. I will meet with my counterpart, British Foreign Secretary Cleverly, and discuss with him ways to prevent Iran…

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Shin Bet busts Gaza-directed terror cell planning shooting, bombing attacks

Four Palestinians from the West Bank who were allegedly recruited by a terror group in the Gaza Strip to carry out major attacks were detained in recent weeks, the Shin Bet security agency said Tuesday.

Two of the alleged cell members were recently detained over plans to carry out a “significant” shooting attack in Jerusalem in the coming days,…

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Security forces gear up for Ramadan as tensions remain high in Jerusalem, West Bank

Israeli security forces are once again gearing up for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which coincides with the Jewish holiday of Passover this year, with tension already high across the West Bank and in Jerusalem.

Police anticipate hundreds of thousands of visitors — mainly Palestinians — will come to Jerusalem during Ramadan, a month of…

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Tehran remains top threat for Israelis traveling abroad

The Israeli government has published its regular travel warning ahead of the spring holidays, with Iran remaining a top threat to Israeli tourists.

“Iran is still the main generator of global terrorism and continues its activities to promote harm to Israeli citizens around the world directly and through affiliates and proxy elements it…

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Palestinian Islamic Jihad accuses Israel of killing operative in Syria

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group has accused Israel of killing one of its operatives in Syria on Sunday morning.

Ali Ramzi al-Assad, 31, known in PIJ as “the engineer commander,” was killed in a northern Damascus suburb, according to Channel 12.

Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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Israeli, an ex-US Marine, badly wounded in West Bank shooting; terrorist caught

An Israeli man was shot and badly wounded in a terror attack while driving through the northern West Bank town of Huwara on Sunday, the military and medics said.

According to the Magen David Adom ambulance service, the man, in his 40s, was seriously hurt after sustaining gunshot wounds to his head and shoulder in the attack on the Route 60…

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Israeli man seriously wounded in Tel Aviv terrorist attack dies from wounds

Eshkar died at Ichilov Hospital after a week and a half of being hospitalized and fighting for his life

Or Eshkar, one of the Israeli men seriously wounded in the Tel Aviv terrorist shooting attack 11 days ago, has died from his wounds.
His death was announced on Monday afternoon by the Ichilov Tel Aviv Medical Center.
“Or came to us after…

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Terror experts worry Hezbollah may have bombed Israel without footprints

The Shin Bet and Israel Defense Forces suspect that the Palestinian terrorist Israeli forces shot and killed earlier this week after he planted a roadside bomb, which seriously wounded a man from the Israeli Arab village of Salem, was working for Hezbollah.

Days later, it is known that the attacker infiltrated northern Israel from Lebanon,…

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Poll indicates Democrats’ sympathies lie with Palestinians over Israel for 1st time

For the first time, a poll by Gallup found that Democrats are likelier to sympathize with Palestinians than with Israelis, though a majority of Democrats have a favorable view of Israel.

Asked, “In the Middle East situation, are your sympathies more with the Israelis or more with the Palestinians?” 49% of Democrats sympathized more with the…

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Berlin pumps cash into UNRWA despite teachers urging murder of Jews

The German government in March funneled €5 million ($5.27 million) into a school project in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, even as a report by Israeli NGOs shows Palestinian teaching materials “glorify terrorism, encourage martyrdom, demonize Israelis and incite antisemitism.”

Read more: Jewish News Syndicate

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Putin hosts Assad in Moscow as Russia, Iran and China conduct Navy drill

Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday as Russia is hosting the Syrian regime leader this week.

“Topical issues of further development of Russian-Syrian cooperation in the political, trade, economic and humanitarian spheres, as well as prospects for a comprehensive settlement of the situation in and around…

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UN nuclear watchdog: 2.5 tons of uranium missing from storage site in Libya

Some 2.5 tons of natural uranium stored in a site in war-torn Libya have gone missing, the United Nations nuclear watchdog said Thursday, raising safety and proliferation concerns.

Natural uranium can’t immediately be used for energy production or bomb fuel, as the enrichment process typically requires the metal to be converted into a gas, then…

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Hezbollah harassing northern residents with lasers; IDF responds with stink bombs

Operatives from Lebanon’s Hezbollah terror group have been harassing people in Israel by dazzling them with laser beams aimed over the border, prompting the military to counter with another assault on the senses.

For a while Hezbollah activists were aiming lasers at the Israeli border town of Metulla, targeting drivers and people walking…