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  • FBI: Radicalized individuals, Hezbollah are potential terror threats for Detroit-area Jews

    April 25, 2012 | 5:32 pm

    Hezbollah poses no specific threat to Jewish communities in metropolitan Detroit, the FBI’s head of counterterrorism in Michigan reportedly said at a suburban Detroit JCC.

    However, Assistant Special Agent Todd Mayberry told a security conference Tuesday at the Jewish Community...

  • Remember and thank

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    April 24, 2012 | 10:15 am

    Being the most painful day for the Israeli nation, the Israeli Memorial day marks for me, more than anything, solidarity and togetherness.

    In its 64 years of existence, Israel has been through more than ten wars and operations, and endless terror events. To this day, 22993 Israelis...

  • Italian convert to Islam arrested on terror charges

    April 24, 2012 | 10:13 am

    An Italian convert to Islam arrested for suspected links to terrorism was connected to a suspect who planned to bomb Milan’s main synagogue.

    Andrea Campione, 28, who worked in a picture frame factory, was arrested in the Adriatic seacoast town of Pesaro on Monday during an...

  • Barghouti admitted coordinating West Bank terror attacks, Israeli records say

    April 20, 2012 | 12:05 pm

    Marwan Barghouti, the longtime Palestinian prisoner, coordinated terrorist attacks in the West Bank before his arrest, according to Israeli records obtained by Haaretz.

    In 2002 Barghouti admitted to encouraging and aiding attacks on Israeli civilians and military personnel in the...

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  • Palestinian terrorists released in Shalit swap return to terror

    April 18, 2012 | 1:15 pm

    Israel’s Shin Bet security service highlighted two Palestinian terrorists released in the swap for Gilad Shalit who have resumed terrorist activity.

    One of the terrorists, who was deported to Gaza, wrote guidelines for future abductions, including “The captive should not be hidden...

  • Israeli troops foil Gaza terror attack

    March 27, 2012 | 10:36 am

    Israeli troops foiled a terror attack along the Gaza border.

    The military on Tuesday discovered and defused a powerful bomb planted next to the security fence, the IDF announced Tuesday evening.

    The bomb was meant to attack soldiers patrolling near the security fence separating...

  • Iran’s nuclear ambitions

    February 15, 2012 | 4:18 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran for attacks on Israeli embassy staff in Georgia and India on Monday Feb. 13 that wounded at least two people. “Iran is behind these attacks. It is the biggest exporter of terror in the world,” Netanyahu told members of his Likud...

  • Gaza rocket injures foreign worker in Israel

    November 6, 2011 | 7:18 pm

    Rockets fired from Gaza on southern Israel over the weekend injured a foreign worker.

    Two rockets fired at southern Israel on Saturday night landed near Ashkelon. A foreign worker from Thailand suffered shrapnel wounds in the attack.

    A rocket from Gaza had landed in the same area on Friday night. Following that strike, the Israeli Air Force a night later attacked an Islamic Jihad terrorist cell in southern Gaza preparing to launch a rocket into Israel, according to reports. The Israeli strike killed one of the cell members, Palestinian sources told reporters.

  • Rockets from Gaza shatter short-lived calm

    October 31, 2011 | 1:53 pm

    A rocket fired from Gaza landed in Ashkelon was the first since a barrage of rocket fire on southern Israel ended.

    Two mortars landed Monday afternoon in the western Negev shortly after the Kassam attack stopped at midnight.

    “There is no cease-fire, no negotiations and the IDF...

  • Third suspect arrested in mosque arson

    October 24, 2011 | 10:57 am

    A third suspect has been arrested in the arson attack on a mosque in an Israeli-Arab town.

    The suspect, reported to be a 17-year-old resident of Gush Etzion, was arrested Sunday in connection with the Oct. 2 attack on a mosque in the Upper Galilee Bedouin town of Tuba Zanghariya.

    ...
  • Noam Shalit faces terrorist victims’ families outside courtroom

    October 17, 2011 | 11:44 am

    Noam Shalit faced a bevy of protesters opposing the release of his son Gilat as he arrived at the Israeli Supreme Court in Jerusalem to urge the court to allow the prisoner exchange.

    Shalit was met with heckles from members of the families of those killed by some of the 1,027...

  • Israeli air strike kills chiefs of Gaza’s PRC group

    August 18, 2011 | 10:33 am

    An Israeli air strike killed the leader of an armed Palestinian faction, a top lieutenant and three other members in the southern Gaza Strip Thursday, the group said, hours after Israel blamed gunmen from the territory for cross-border attacks.

    The Popular Resistance Committees...

  • Musicians Kill Only Themselves

    By Susan Freudenheim

    July 25, 2011 | 9:10 pm

    I’d love to know if, in the long history of human evil, a great musician ever became a mass murderer. I ask this question because I’ve always had this crazy theory that when someone is busy and obsessed with creating and playing music, he or she doesn’t think about killing...

  • Obama relays condolences to Netanyahu, pledges support

    March 24, 2011 | 4:16 pm

    President Obama conveyed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu his condolences over recent terrorist attacks and reaffirmed “unwavering” commitment to Israel’s security.

    “President Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu today to convey his condolences over the...

  • Jerusalem bomb casualty was British tourist

    March 24, 2011 | 11:12 am

    The lone casualty in the bombing at a bus stop in central Jerusalem was a British woman studying at Hebrew University.

    Mary Jean Gardner, 59, had been in Israel since January, the Jewish Chronicle reported.

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague called Wednesday’s attack a...

  • Israeli Air Force strikes Gaza targets in response to rocket fire on south

    March 23, 2011 | 8:38 pm

    The Israeli Air Force struck targets in the Gaza Strip in the early hours of Thursday, a day after Palestinian militants fired about a dozen rockets and mortars across the border.

    Hamas, which controls the Strip, said the Israeli airstrike targeted smuggling tunnels along the...

  • Netanyahu: Israel will react firmly to recent Palestinian violence [VIDEO]

    March 23, 2011 | 3:30 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that Israel will react firmly, responsibly and wisely to a recent wave of Palestinian violence.

    “The government, the Israel Defense Forces, and the Israeli public has an iron will to defend the country and its citizens,” Netanyahu...

  • New violence suggests end of calm between Israel and militant Palestinians

    March 23, 2011 | 10:32 am

    Violence between Israel and militant Palestinians rose sharply this week with a bombing in central Jerusalem and a dramatic increase in rocket attacks on southern Israel.

    In a terrorist attack on Wednesday afternoon, a bomb planted near a telephone pole exploded near Jerusalem’s...

  • Palestinian terror cell indicted for American woman’s murder

    January 26, 2011 | 10:01 am

    Members of a Palestinian terror cell were indicted for the murder of an American tourist in a forest near Jerusalem.

    Four Palestinians from villages near Hebron were indicted Wednesday in Jerusalem District Court for the murder of Christine Logan, 40, also identified by some media...

  • Egypt on alert for Hamas terrorists

    September 20, 2010 | 2:56 pm

    Egypt was on high security alert after receiving information that Hamas terrorists were planning to infiltrate into the Sinai and launch rockets at Israel.

    Reports received by Egyptian security services suggested that the rockets either had been smuggled into Egypt or would be set...

  • PA subpoena for reporter’s testimony shelved

    March 17, 2010 | 1:36 pm

    A federal magistrate ruled that the Palestinian Authority cannot force a reporter from The Atlantic magazine to testify in a terror-related lawsuit, Politico reported.

    Jeffrey Goldberg, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, was subpoenaed recently by the Palestinian Authority...

  • The makings of Najibullah Zazi

    By Brad A. Greenberg

    September 26, 2009 | 3:01 pm

    The New York Times has an in-depth profile today of Najibullah Zazi, the former coffee cart vendor arrested this week for allegedly planning terrorist acts in the United States. Here’s

    In many ways, Flushing must have seemed like another planet to a teenager raised in tribal...

  • The CNN-NPR-NY Times Middle East Conspiracy

    By Marty Kaplan

    January 14, 2009 | 1:10 pm

    Have you noticed that when people complain about bias in the media, it’s always bias against their own point of view and never bias in favor of their side?

    When press accounts confirm your interpretation of events, they’re fair, accurate and objective. When the upshot of a news...

  • Death, fear and fighting take toll on both sides of Gaza border

    January 7, 2009 | 7:14 pm

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    Damage to a home in Sderot from a Qassam rocket. Photo by The Media Line

    The body, wrapped only in a flag, is lowered into the ground as family members throw themselves toward the grave, screaming in anguish. At that moment, their world has ended.

    For the hundreds standing around...

  • The Gaza Question

    By Steve Greenberg

    January 5, 2009 | 11:54 pm

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  • The Gaza Question

    By Steve Greenberg

    January 5, 2009 | 11:54 pm

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  • Necessary tactics in ‘War on Terror’

    January 5, 2009 | 7:13 pm

    I recently heard novelist Vince Flynn, author of spy thrillers, speak at YULA High School, discussing such issues as the war on terror. During his speech, he gave everyone an interesting point to consider.

    He asked: While watching "24" or reading his books, when Jack Bauer or Mitch...

  • Eyeless in Gaza

    By Marty Kaplan

    January 5, 2009 | 4:24 pm

    First I saw a young protester telling a CNN reporter in Trafalgar Square, "Every single day, as soon as we turn on the TV, we see children there die in the hospitals, adults dying, children dying on the floor. Why, why, why? Why do children have to die? Why do innocent children have...
  • Gaza outcomes

    By Rob Eshman

    December 31, 2008 | 3:42 pm

    If you're like me, you don't like to see dead children.

    The initial images from Israel's retaliatory strikes against the Hamas government in Gaza aren't pretty. One that keeps reappearing is of a terrified, bleeding Palestinian girl, maybe 7 years old, clutching her father's arm as...

  • How we fight

    By David Suissa

    December 31, 2008 | 3:37 pm

    Am I dreaming?

    Did Israel actually trick our terrorist enemy into complacency before catching it off guard? Did we use the six-month cease-fire with Hamas to beef up our intelligence and plan a blitzkrieg counterattack in response to the incessant bombing of Israeli civilians?

    Did...

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