Ofra Junction terror-attack results in infant’s death

Israeli medical authorities announced the death of the infant that was delivered prematurely in an emergency cesarean section earlier this week, after his mother was shot and seriously wounded in the Ofra Junction terror-attack on Sunday. The infant’s extended family were joined by dozens of mourners, who gathered at the funeral, which was held last … Read more

Two deadly terror attacks plague Israel in in less than 24 hours

A series of terror attacks plagued Israel during the day, in which a number of Israeli soldiers and police officers were wounded in two separate incidents. The first incident occurred in the Old City of Jerusalem early this morning, when a 26 years-old Palestinian resident of the West Bank, stabbed and moderately wounded two border-police … Read more

Three IDF soldiers injured in Palestinian ramming-attack

Three IDF soldier were injured when a vehicle driven by a Palestinian man crashed into them. The IDF spokesperson’s unit released a statement, according to which the Palestinian intentionally rammed his vehicle into the troops, who were performing engineering work on a route between Beit Ummar and Al-Arroub, which is located adjacent to the Jewish … Read more

Iran: All terrorists must be “cleaned out” of Syria’s Idlib province

Syrian official met with visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for talks on bilateral relations and the ongoing efforts by the Assad regime to root-out all opposition and Islamist elements operating within the war-torn-country. Following a meeting with his Syrian counterpart Walid Al-Moualem, the Iranian top diplomat asserted that all terrorists must be “cleaned … Read more

Palestinian Authority resumes direct-payment to Palestinian terrorists

The Palestinian Authority has decided to return to direct-financing of security prisoners incarcerated in Israeli jails for terror related offences, as well as families of Palestinian assailants that have been killed during acts of terror against Israelis. The Western-backed Palestinian Authority stopped direct payments in 2014, when it decided to redirect the funds to a … Read more

U.S. puts Hamas leader on list of terrorists

The U.S. state department announced a decision, in which it designated Ismail Haniyeh, the leader of the Islamist Hamas organization, as a terrorist. The State Department stressed that ‘Haniyeh, along with two Islamist groups active in Egypt and one in the Palestinian territories, were listed as specially designated global terrorists.’ The Department also quoted U.S. … Read more

Israel’s parliament gives preliminary approval for death penalty to terrorists

The country’s parliament, the Knesset, gave preliminary approval for legislation that would make it easier for courts across the Jewish state to impose a death sentence on assailants convicted of murder in attacks classified as terrorism. Israeli military courts – which handle cases involving Palestinians in the West Bank – already have the power to … Read more

President Vladimir Putin: ‘defeat of terrorists in Syria imminent’

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn (L) and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gesture after delivering joint statements in Jerusalem June 6, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun - RTX39AGA

President Vladimir Putin declared that he had ground to believe that Moscow, along with Damascus, would soon defeat the terrorists that have plagued the war-torn-country of Syria. That said, President Putin emphasized that it was too early to celebrate victory because terrorist organizations have “deep roots.” The Russian President further stressed that the great mistrust … Read more

Palestinian prisoners declare a hunger strike

Palestinians take part in a protest in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners held by Israel, in the West Bank town of Bethlehem April 17, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad - RTS12MDW

Palestinians demonstrated across the Palestinian territories, in both the West Bank and Gaza Strip, in support of a hunger strike by hundreds of incarcerated Palestinians in Israeli jails. The Palestinian prisoners have several demands with two primary requests. The first directed at Israel, where they demand public telephones installed in their wards, as is the … Read more