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  • Four Israeli troops hurt in Golan blast, Israel blames Syria

    March 18, 2014 | 8:51 am

    A roadside bomb wounded four Israeli soldiers patrolling the Golan Heights on Tuesday, and Israel retaliated with artillery fire on Syrian army positions, the army said.

    It was not clear who had planted the bomb in an area where the Syrian military, Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas...

  • Reversible Iran deal puts more pressure on final talks

    November 27, 2013 | 11:40 am

    By dropping earlier demands that Iran shut down an underground uranium enrichment plant and ship material out of the country as part of a preliminary deal, nuclear negotiators have kicked some of the toughest questions forward to talks for the next year.

    The curbs to its nuclear...

  • U.S. suckers on the loose

    By David Suissa

    November 20, 2013 | 3:38 pm

    When I see the earnest and eager John Kerry globe-trotting the world in his sharp business suits trying to convince mullahs not to build a nuclear bomb, I can’t help but have these politically incorrect thoughts that are loaded with stereotypes.

    The most obvious stereotype is...

  • Kenyan police search mall wreckage after militant attack

    September 25, 2013 | 10:02 am

    Bomb disposal experts and investigators searched through the wreckage of a Kenyan shopping mall on Wednesday after a four-day attack by Islamist militants that killed at least 72 people.

    President Uhuru Kenyatta declared three days of mourning after troops defeated the al...

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  • Hezbollah says it struck Israeli troops in Lebanon

    August 14, 2013 | 1:37 pm

    Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah claimed responsibility on Wednesday for explosions which wounded four Israeli soldiers who infiltrated into southern Lebanon last week.

    Nasrallah told Beirut-based Al-Mayadeen television that Hezbollah fighters planted bombs in an area...

  • On bombing Iran

    By David Suissa

    August 14, 2013 | 10:42 am

    “The Iranian regime supports violent extremists and challenges us across the region. It pursues a nuclear capability that could spark a dangerous arms race and raise the prospect of a transfer of nuclear know-how to terrorists. ... The danger from Iran is grave, it is real, and my...

  • Bulgaria confirms new evidence pointing to Hezbollah in Burgas attack

    July 17, 2013 | 4:06 pm

    Bulgaria’s interior minister confirmed that his country has new evidence that Hezbollah was responsible for the deadly 2012 terrorist attack on Israeli tourists on Bulgarian soil.

    Tsvetlin Yovchev said during a news briefing Wednesday, on the eve of the one-year anniversary of...

  • The best cure for fear? A little more trust

    July 10, 2013 | 1:13 pm

    In the wake of terrorist acts, or school shootings, or other horrific acts of violence, we feel duped. How could we have missed the signs? Or have been susceptible? We remind ourselves to be vigilant. Be suspicious. If you see something, say something. In other words, mistrust thy...

  • Bulgaria reveals new evidence on Hezbollah-Burgas link

    June 20, 2013 | 10:16 am

    Bulgaria claims it has previously undisclosed evidence that further implicates Hezbollah in a deadly terrorist attack last year on Bulgarian soil, JTA has learned.

    A Bulgarian representative to the European Union said Wednesday that investigators have discovered that a Hezbollah...

  • Bomb attacks kill more than 70 across Iraq

    May 20, 2013 | 12:47 pm

    More than 70 people were killed in a series of car bombings and suicide attacks targeting Shi'ite Muslims across Iraq on Monday, police and medics said, extending the worst sectarian violence since U.S. troops withdrew in December 2011.

    The attacks increased the number killed in...

  • Body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber buried

    May 9, 2013 | 11:34 am

    The body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried and is no longer in the city of Worcester, Massachusetts, where it had been held at a funeral home, the Worcester Police Department said on Thursday.

    The police did not disclose where the body had been...

  • Bomb threats called in to Houston synagogues

    May 2, 2013 | 9:32 am

    Two Houston synagogues received bomb threats.

    The bomb threats were called in to Congregation Beth Israel, a Reform synagogue, and Congregation Or Ami, a Conservative synagogue, on Wednesday afternoon.

    Both synagogues canceled Hebrew school classes for Thursday but said they...

  • Suspect charged with Boston Marathon bombing

    April 22, 2013 | 4:16 pm

    Prosecutors charged Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the Boston Marathon bombings in an impromptu hearing on Monday in his hospital room, accusing him of crimes that could carry the death penalty if he is convicted.

    Video taken by security cameras showed the 19-year-old ethnic Chechen...

  • Marathon bomb suspect eludes police, hunt shuts Boston down

    April 19, 2013 | 12:38 pm

    Black Hawk helicopters and heavily armed police descended on a Boston suburb Friday in a massive search for an ethnic Chechen suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings, hours after his brother was killed by police in a late-night shootout.

    The normally traffic-clogged streets of...

  • Boston suspect’s web page venerates Islam, Chechen independence

    April 19, 2013 | 9:03 am

    Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev posted links to Islamic websites and others calling for Chechen independence on what appears to be his page on a Russian language social networking site.

    Abusive comments in Russian and English were flooding onto Tsarnaev's page on VK, a...

  • In the wake of Boston Marathon bombings, Israeli Independence Day fetes are toned down

    April 16, 2013 | 9:49 am

    Israeli Independence Day celebrations in Boston were muted and security was increased in the wake of bombings that left three dead and dozens injured at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

    Mike Rosenberg, director of community relations at Maimonides, a Jewish day school in...

  • Israeli man arrested at N.J. airport for making bomb claim

    March 19, 2013 | 6:21 am

    An Israeli man was arrested in a New Jersey airport after claiming he had a bomb in his suitcase.

    Evan Hess, 44, of Tel Aviv, made the claim to airline officials at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday in an attempt to have the suitcase removed from his connecting flight to Miami. The flight was oversold and did not have seats for Hess and his family.

    Security officials searched the plane for explosives, delaying the flight by three hours.

    Police arrested Hess in the terminal while he was seeking another connecting flight.

  • U.N. report may show slower growth in Iran nuclear stockpile

    February 20, 2013 | 10:58 am

    A U.N. nuclear watchdog report due this week is expected to reveal a slowdown in the growth of Iran's stockpile of higher-grade enriched uranium as it is using some of the material to make reactor fuel, diplomats said on Wednesday.

    If confirmed in the quarterly report, the...

  • Suicide bomber kills guard at U.S. embassy in Turkey

    February 1, 2013 | 2:35 pm

    A far-leftist suicide bomber killed a Turkish security guard at the U.S. embassy in Ankara on Friday, officials said, blowing open an entrance and sending debris flying through the air.

    The attacker detonated explosives strapped to his body after entering an embassy gatehouse....

  • Tel Aviv bus bomb mastermind indicted

    January 2, 2013 | 9:49 am

    Israel's military prosecutor filed an indictment against the head of a Palestinian terrorist cell who organized the bombing of a bus in Tel Aviv.

    Ahmad Salah Ahmad Musa, 25, was charged Wednesday with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, dealing in weapons and materials for war,...

  • Alleged Tel Aviv bus bomber charged

    December 19, 2012 | 9:37 am

    An 18-year-old Palestinian man was indicted for allegedly leaving a bomb on a Tel Aviv bus that left more than 20 Israelis wounded when it detonated.

    Mohammed Mafarja was charged Wednesday in Tel Aviv District Court with planting the bomb on the No. 142 bus in central Tel Aviv...

  • As Iran achieves nuclear weapons capability, a red line is passed

    November 21, 2012 | 11:23 am

    The debate about red lines on Iran appears to be over.

    With its massive increase of operative centrifuges at a secured uranium enrichment site, Iran appears to have moved beyond the question of whether capability to build a nuclear weapon or actual acquisition of a nuclear weapon...

  • Israeli soldiers injured in Gaza border blast

    November 6, 2012 | 10:20 am

    Three Israeli soldiers were wounded in an explosion while patrolling the Gaza border.

    The Israel Defense Forces said it believes that an explosive device planted near the security fence and detonated remotely was the cause of Tuesday morning's blast.

    One soldier was moderately...

  • Israel to limit cluster bombs in possible war with Hezbollah

    October 29, 2012 | 10:52 am

    Israel would use a lot fewer cluster munitions in any future war with Hezbollah than it did in their 2006 conflict, even though it would go into southern Lebanon earlier and harder, a senior Israeli military officer said on Monday.

    The disclosure confirms Israel already has...

  • Jordan foils al Qaeda plot, arrests 11 militants, state TV says

    October 22, 2012 | 10:07 am

    Jordan has foiled a plot by an al Qaeda-linked cell to bomb its shopping centers and assassinate Western diplomats, state television said on Sunday, thwarting an attempt to destabilize the key U.S. ally.

    Security forces had detained 11 suspects, all Jordanians, in connection with...

  • Israelis possibly targeted by bomb-makers in Cyprus

    October 19, 2012 | 10:03 am

    Cypriot authorities discovered a small amount of explosives that may have been intended for use against Israeli targets. 

    A Cypriot tabloid, Alithia, reported on Thursday that agents of Cypriot security services had discovered 100 grams of explosives at the port in Limassol,...

  • Biden, Ryan spar on Iran

    October 12, 2012 | 9:43 am

    Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan clashed over Iran’s nuclear program during their televised debate.

    Ryan assailed President Obama’s approach to the issue in Thursday night's vice presidential debate at Centre College in Danville,...

  • Netanyahu’s other bomb

    By Rob Eshman

    October 3, 2012 | 11:37 am

    When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pulled out a cartoon drawing of a bomb during his speech to the 67th United Nations General Assembly Debate on Sept. 27, the world laughed. But I didn’t.

    I thought he was one bomb cartoon short.

    Netanyahu’s Wile E. Coyote-worthy...

  • Iran may still be years away from any nuclear-armed missile

    October 2, 2012 | 9:09 am

    Iran already has enough low-enriched uranium for several atomic bombs if refined to a high degree but it may still be a few years away from being able to build a nuclear-armed missile if it decided to go down that path.

    Israel's warning last week that Iran will be on the brink of...

  • When Bibi didn’t meet Barack—a story of comity?

    September 28, 2012 | 11:33 am

    President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not meet, but they ended up sounding not so far apart.

    Netanyahu’s address to the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday in many ways echoed Obama’s speech there on Tuesday, with both ratcheting up the heat on Iran over...

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