Terrorism

The US and Israel share the same values. Both our nations put a premium on life, liberty, and individual freedom. As such, Israel is among our closest allies in the world and the sole outpost of democracy in the Middle East. Yet both our nations are also engaged in the same fight against common enemies. The US and Israel should continue to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in the fight against those radical Islamic terrorists that seek the destruction of the West.

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Neo-Nazi Gunman Wears ‘Big Grin’ as Court Views Footage of Yom Kippur Attack on German Synagogue

The second day of the trial of a German neo-Nazi for a gun attack on a synagogue in the central city of Halle on Yom Kippur last year saw the defendant smiling widely as video footage of his outrage was broadcast on a screen in the courtroom.

German media outlets reported that the 29-year-old gunman, Stephan Balliet, wore a “big grin” as…

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Terrorist Who Killed US-Israeli Ari Fuld in West Bank Jailed for Life

A West Bank military court sentenced a Palestinian teenager to life in prison Tuesday for the murder of Israeli-American Ari Fuld in a 2018 stabbing terror attack at the West Bank’s Gush Etzion Junction.

The Judea Military Court also ordered 17-year-old Khalil Jabarin to pay NIS 1,250,000 ($365,128) to Fuld’s family as compensation.

The court…

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Netherlands Admits to Paying Terrorists Who Killed 17-Year-Old Israeli

The Netherlands paid part of the salaries of two terrorists involved in killing 17-year-old Rina Shnerb last year, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok and Development Minister Sigrid Kaag admitted to parliament on Tuesday.

The killers are members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a designated terrorist group in the EU, and…

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Israel: Shin Bet Thwarts Iran, Hezbollah-Backed Terrorism Plot in West Bank

10 operatives arrested over plot to attack Israelis, kidnap soldier to seek release of jailed terrorists

Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) thwarted a terrorist plot by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) group, the agency announced Tuesday.
A PFLP cell was planning to launch attacks in the West Bank, the agency revealed,…

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Palestinian Authority TV Honors Terrorists in Program-Filler Clips

The Palestinian Authority has launched a new series of filler clips, aired between programs on its official television station, which glorify terrorists who killed Israelis, Palestinian Media Watch reported on Monday.

Each clip, broadcast on PA-TV Live, begins with the text “Our prisoners,” and ends with a call for “Freedom for our prisoners.”

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IDF Soldier’s Killer Indicted for Intentionally Causing Death

Nizmi Abu Bakar, the suspected killer of Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Amit Ben Yigal, was indicted on Thursday by Israel’s Military Court for intentionally causing death.
Staff Sgt. Amit Ben Yigal, 21, was killed on the morning of May 12 when a brick was thrown at his head during an army operation in the village of Ya’bad, West of Jenin….

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New US State Department Report Highlights Iran’s Terror Footprint, From Gaza to Pakistan

Iran’s terror footprint extended across the Middle East from the Gaza Strip to Pakistan during 2019, the US State Department said on Wednesday, as it published its annual list of country-by-country reports on terrorism.

Examining the twin threats posed by Tehran-backed terrorist groups on Israel’s northern border with Lebanon and its southern…

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Israeli Officer Wounded in Terror Attack Near Jerusalem

A Israeli Border Police officer was lightly injured on Tuesday when a Palestinian driver attempted to run her over at a checkpoint linking the town of Abu Dis, a suburb of Jerusalem, and Bethlehem. The attacker was then shot dead by other officers on the scene.

“A short while ago near Jerusalem in the area of Abu Dis a suspect vehicle attempted…

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EU Pulls Funding for Palestinian NGO Refusing to Disavow Terror

The European Union has pulled funding from a Palestinian NGO after the organization refused to sign an anti-terror clause in the funding contract.

On Friday, the EU wrote to the BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights to inform them that €1.7 million in funding for a three-year project, titled ‘Mobilizing for Justice in…

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Gaza Rocket Strikes Southern Israel, IDF Retaliates Against Hamas Targets

Israel struck several Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip on Monday night after a rocket launched from the coastal enclave fell in Israeli territory, according to the Israel Defense Forces.

“In response to the rocket that was fired from Gaza into Israel earlier this evening, our fighter jets and tanks just targeted underground Hamas infrastructure…

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Terror Victim’s Family Sues Palestinian Authority for NIS 100 Million

The family of 13-year-old Hallel Ariel, killed in a violent terror attack in 2016, is suing the Palestinian Authority for NIS 100 million.

 Since the incident of the terror attack, Hallel’s parents, Rina and Amichai Ariel, have been involved in inter-state legal battles against the Palestinian Authority (PA). The NIS 100 million is the same…

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Soldier Seriously Injured in Terror Attack Near Hebron

A car ramming attack took place near Negohot near Hebron, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit confirmed.

The IDF initially reported the terrorist was shot and was in critical condition. One soldier has been seriously injured and is treated by military medics and Magen David Adom (MDA) paramedics, the MDA Spokesperson said.

The 21-year-old soldier was…

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PA Hiding Terrorist Salaries from Donor Countries in Financial Reports

Monthly budget documents prepared by the Palestinian Authority for 2020 show that it is attempting to hide the salaries it pays terrorists from international donors, making a sham of its commitment to financial transparency.

The PA receives hundreds of millions of dollars annually from donor countries around the world and is therefore obliged to…

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Israel Fumes After EU Says Palestinian Terror Supporters Can Still Get Funds

Israel reacted angrily Wednesday to a letter in which a senior European Union official assured the Palestinians that membership in or affinity to a terrorist organization does not automatically prevent a person from being eligible to participate in EU-funded programs.

While the European Union insists that no money goes to individuals pursuing…

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Palestinian Drives Car Into West Bank Checkpoint in Suspected Attack

A Palestinian crashed his car into a West Bank checkpoint on Wednesday evening in a suspected attack attempt.

The driver approached the Reihan checkpoint near the city of Jenin, and security officials signaled he should slow for a check.
Instead the man accelerated toward the checkpoint and drove his vehicle into a concrete block, officials said….

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Stabbing Attack in Kfar Saba, 62-Year-Old in Stable Condition

A 62-year-old woman was stabbed in a suspected terrorist attack in Kfar Saba next to the G Mall on Tuesday, just minutes before the national ceremony at Mount Herzl in memory of those who have fallen to terrorist attacks.

The victim was treated by Magen David Adom medics and paramedics at the scene and transferred to the trauma center at the Meir…

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Paris car-rammer says he was motivated by ‘plight’ of Palestinians

The man who committed a car-ramming attack near the French capital of Paris on Monday reportedly told police he was motivated by a pro-Palestinian ideology.

Two motorcycle policemen were seriously injured when they were deliberately struck by a speeding car in the northwestern Paris suburb of Colombes while they were enforcing a coronavirus…

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Israel Comes to Halt in Memory of Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism

Israelis stood in silence — many on the balconies of their homes due to coronavirus restrictions — on Monday night as a one-minute siren sounded nationwide to mark the start of the annual Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism.

A total of 23,816 soldiers have died defending Israel, while 3,153 civilians have lost their lives in…