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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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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,…

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Shin Bet foiled 10 suicide bombings, 4 kidnappings in 2019, chief says

The Shin Bet security service foiled over 560 terror attacks in 2019, including 10 suicide bombings and four kidnappings, agency chief Nadav Argaman said Monday.

“The past year was filled with security challenges on all the fronts in which we operate. During it, we prevented upwards of 560 significant terror attacks, including 10 suicide…

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Tense weekend sees stabbing attacks, explosive balloons from Gaza Strip

(January 19, 2020 / Israel Hayom) An Israeli man was moderately wounded in a stabbing attack on Saturday in Kiryat Arba near Hebron in Judea and Samaria, the Israel Police reported.

Moshe Greenblatt, 22, was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. The Israel Defense Forces apprehended the suspect, a Palestinian, almost immediately.

Earlier on…

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Live Updates: Ukraine Gets ‘Important Data’ From U.S. on Iran Plane Crash

Ukraine and U.S. discuss plane disaster.

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine spoke with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday morning Washington time after he requested that the United States and other Western countries release the evidence that a Ukrainian passenger jet that crashed shortly after takeoff in Iran had been shot down.

Mr….

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Suspect arraigned after 5 stabbed during Monsey Hanukkah celebration

MONSEY, New York (WABC) — A knife-wielding man stormed into a rabbi’s home and stabbed five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City, an ambush the governor said Sunday was an act of domestic terrorism fueled by intolerance and a “cancer” of growing hatred in America.

Police tracked a fleeing…

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IAF strikes Hamas in the Gaza Strip, after rocket forces PM offstage

IDF fighter jets and helicopters attacked several Hamas terror targets in the Gaza Strip, including the organization’s military complexes, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said on Thursday. The attack was in response to rocket fire from Gaza at Israel on Wednesday night. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was holding an event in Ashkelon as the rocket…

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Danish police arrest 20 for radical Islamic terror plot

(December 12, 2019 / JNS) Danish police arrested approximately 20 individuals across the country on Wednesday in connection with what law-enforcement officials have said was a planned Islamic terrorist attack.

Eight of the suspects will have pre-trial hearings on Thursday, the AP reported.

Copenhagen Police Chief Inspector Joergen Bergen Skov…

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New rocket attack targets Iraq base housing US troops

BAGHDAD, Iraq — Two rockets were fired at a military base near Baghdad airport housing US troops, the 10th such attack since late October, the Iraqi army said on Thursday.

There were no casualties in the overnight attack, which follows one on the same base on Monday that wounded six members of Iraq’s elite US-trained counterterrorism force, two…

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Turkey to start testing Russian S-400 defense system – report

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish media says Turkey is poised to begin testing Russian-made S-400 air defense systems purchased from Moscow, despite threats of sanctions from the United States.

The Milliyet newspaper, which has close links to the government, said Monday that the military is planning to test the S-400s that are currently deployed at an…

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Four rockets fired at northern Israel from Syria

(November 19, 2019 / JNS) Four missiles were launched at Israel from Syria on Tuesday morning, according to the Israeli military.

The attack triggered sirens in the northern Golan and the Galilee region at 4:52 a.m., sending residents rushing to bomb shelters. Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system downed all four projectiles, according to the…