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  • State Dept. designates Gaza-based council a terrorist group

    August 19, 2014 | 2:40 pm

    The U.S. State Department designated a Gaza-based jihadist umbrella group as a terrorist organization.

    The designation for the Mujahidin Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem, which has claimed responsibility for numerous attacks on Israel since the group’s founding in 2012,...

  • Group tied to al-Qaida says it fired on Eilat

    August 13, 2013 | 10:20 am

    A jihadist group affiliated with al-Qaida claimed responsibility for a rocket attack on Eilat.

    The Iron Dome anti-missile system intercepted the rocket fired early Tuesday morning by the Mujahideen Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem, which operates in Gaza and the Sinai...