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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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…

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Woman, 62, Stabbed in Suspected Terror Attack in Central Israel

A Palestinian teenager stabbed an Israeli woman in the central Israeli town of Kfar Saba on Tuesday afternoon in what police called a terror attack before he was shot by a security guard.

The woman, 62, was in moderate-to-serious condition and received treatment on the scene before being taken to Kfar Saba’s Meir Medical Center, the Magen David…

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Palestinian Authority and Fatah Honor Munich Massacre Terrorists in Anniversary Posts

The Palestinian Authority (PA), and the PLO’s largest party, Fatah, on Thursday marked the anniversary of the “deaths as martyrs” of three terrorists who participated in the planning, kidnapping and murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics, according to a report released by the watchdog group Palestinian Media Watch.

In a…

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Court Rules PA Must Pay 500 Million to Families of Israeli Terror Victims

The Jerusalem District Court ruled on Friday that the Palestinian Authority must pay NIS 500 million ($142 million) to the families of those killed in Palestinian terrorist attacks, mostly during the Second Intifada (2000-2005).

Judge Moshe Drori ruled last July that the P.A. was liable for damages of up to NIS 1 billion ($284 million), since…

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Israeli Border Police Officer Wounded in Terror Attack Near Jerusalem

An Israeli Border Police officer sustained moderate wounds on Wednesday morning in a multi-stage terrorist attack at a checkpoint near Jerusalem.

According to police, the attacker, a Palestinian, rammed his van into the officer at a checkpoint near the town of Ma’aleh Adumim, then got out and attacked him with a pair of scissors. The terrorist…

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Rocket sirens sound in south for second time in 24 hours

Rocket sirens sounded in an Israeli town just north of the Gaza Strip on Thursday afternoon, sending hundreds of people rushing to bomb shelters.

The military said the alarms, which were heard in the community of Kibbutz Yad Mordechai in the Hof Ashkelon region of southern Israel, were not caused by a rocket launch.

The Israel Defense Forces did…

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Energy minister: Israel stopped ‘very serious’ cyber attack on power plant

Israel detected and prevented a “very serious cyber attack” on one of the country’s power plants, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Wednesday.Addressing the Cybertech Global Tel Aviv 2020 conference, Steinitz said the attempted attack was detected “a few months ago,” and represented one of only a few serious cyber attacks on Israeli energy…

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Two explosive balloons, apparently flown from Gaza, land in Israel

Two explosives-laden balloons, apparently launched from the Gaza Strip, landed in the Sha’ar Hanegev region on Sunday morning. One of the devices alighted in an agricultural field and the second in a greenhouse, according to the local regional council.
Police sappers arrived at the scene and neutralized the devices without casualties.
Local…

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Cyberattacks targeted world leaders’ planes as they flew into Israel last week

As Israel hosted dozens of world leaders last week for the World Holocaust Forum, the country’s cyber defense system fended off hundreds of cyberattacks targeting the country’s international airport and the planes of the world leaders.

Citing officials from the Airports Authority Cyber Division, Channel 12 reported Sunday that at least 800…

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ISIS: We need to conquer Israeli settlements, start targeting Jews

ISIS spokesperson Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi recorded to all the organization operatives, mainly those in Sinai and Syria, to begin conquering Israeli settlements, Kan reported on Monday.The message called on the operatives begin targeting Jews and to turn the conquered territories into fields of weapons and rocket experiments.Furthermore,…