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  • Israel closing off West Bank in wake of Jerusalem bus bombing

    April 21, 2016 | 1:56 pm

    Israel is closing off the West Bank for the start of Passover amid fears of further terrorist attacks after a bus bombing in Jerusalem that wounded 20.

    The closure will begin Thursday night and last through Saturday night.

    Israel has “warnings, although not concrete” about...

  • Security ramped up in Jerusalem in aftermath of bombing

    April 19, 2016 | 1:23 pm

    Security has been increased throughout Jerusalem in the wake of the bus bombing on Monday that injured 21 people.

    “Extra police units and border police are patrolling public areas,” Israel Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld told the Times of Israel.

    Rosenfeld cited bus stations...

  • Turkey blames Kurdish militants for Ankara bomb; vows reprisals

    February 18, 2016 | 4:01 pm

    Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu blamed a Syrian Kurdish militia fighter working with Kurdish militants inside Turkey for a suicide car bombing that killed 28 people in the capital Ankara, and he vowed retaliation in both Syria and Iraq.

    A car laden with explosives...

  • Eager to widen fight beyond missiles, terrorists bomb Tel Aviv bus

    November 21, 2012 | 9:33 am

    They all thought it was a missile at first.

    In the split second between the sudden explosion and the smoke that enveloped their bodies and faces, they figured that a Hamas rocket, after a week of strikes and misses, had hit the center of Tel Aviv. Then they realized that the bus...

  • London’s Jews Carry on After Blasts

    By Daniella Peled

    July 14, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Rabbi Barry Marcus spent many years living in Israel, but he never came as close to a terrorist atrocity as he did in London this month.

    Marcus, the rabbi of the Central Synagogue on Great Portland Street, was cycling across Tavistock Square on the morning of July 7, when he heard...