Tag Archives: terrorism

IDF Spokesperson: Palestinian Terrorists Intentionally Fired at School Bus

I just got off the phone with an IDF Spokesperson who confirmed, via a special briefing for bloggers, that the bus which was hit by an anti-tank missile less than two hours ago in the Sha’ar Hanegev Region was clearly marked as a civilian vehicle (a school bus), and there was no way the Palestinian […]

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NY judge cites PLO offices in US as he allows lawsuits over Israel bombings to proceed

NY judge cites PLO offices in US as he allows lawsuits over Israel bombings to proceed – ‘A New York judge has concluded that he has jurisdiction to preside over litigation resulting from a lawsuit filed against the Palestine Liberation Organization by victims of bombings in Israel. Federal Judge George Daniels in Manhattan said in […]

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Elder of Ziyon: Miral, the Posters

You’ve by now heard of the bit of Hollywood-produced anti-Israel agitprop called Miral (if not, see here and here). The film is getting some very bad reviews (not based just off its political content), so it’s likely to die a quiet death, but Elder has done a series of spoof posters that I think make […]

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What Does a Terrorist Attack Really Sound Like?

The link or clip below is in Hebrew, but anyone listening to it will have a pretty good idea of what a terrorist attack sounds like, and what Israelis have to live with when Palestinian terrorists attempt to kill as many Israeli civilians as possible. The voice you hear is that of David Amoils calling […]

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First came the explosion…

First came the explosion. Then, more tellingly, the wail of the sirens. In the intervening gap of just under a minute, I stopped in my tracks, as did everyone else around. In perfect silence we listened together, hoping beyond hope that we’d heard something else. Although I’ve been living in Israel for five and a […]

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Terrorism Flourishes Because It Brings Public Relations’ and Political Gains

Why is terrorism against Israel increasing now? Throughout the region and especially for Hamas, Egypt’s revolution–which Islamists view as a victory for them–has emboldened radicals and terrorists. Hamas, which fired or allowed to be fired 50 mortar rounds at Israel, believes it now has a sympathetic government at its back, in Cairo. Moreover, there is […]

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That Didn’t Take Long

Approximately one hour after more than 30 people were injured and at least one was killed in a pipe bomb attack in Jerusalem, the Popular Resistance Committees issued a statement praising the attack. They weren’t alone in their praise of the attack. Just another example of how the social media can be used to foment […]

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1 Dead, Scores Injured in Jerusalem Bombing

First bombing, but not the first terror attack, in Jerusalem since 2004. The Jerusalem Post has been updating this story as it goes: …Thirty-nine people were injured in the attack. Three were injured seriously from the explosion itself, four moderately from shrapnel packed into the explosive device and the remainder in moderate to light condition. […]

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50 Mortars Fired Into Israel, 2 Injured

From the Jerusalem Post: Civilian areas in southern Israel were heavily shelled by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza on Saturday morning, when more than 50 mortars were fired at the regional councils of Sha’ar Hanegev, Eshkol and Sdot Hanegev. Two Israelis sustained light injuries by shrapnel and were transferred to Soroka Hospital in Beersheba. Hamas’s armed […]

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The Muslim Terrorist War against Israeli Families

The brutal murders of the Fogel family, including the beheading of a 3 month old baby, the stabbing a 3 year old twice in the heart, and the murder of both their parents, along with an 11 year old brother who was staying up late reading in bed, have shocked the world. But the Muslim […]

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Family of Five Found Stabbed to Death in Itamar, Israel

Always dangerous to rely on initial reports, but the JPost says police suspect a terrorist did it and is on the loose: Family of five found stabbed to death in Itamar settlement Five family members were found dead in their residence in the West Bank Itamar settlement Friday overnight. A number of settlement residents had […]

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Did Megrahi Blackmail Qadaffi?

Did Megrahi Blackmail Qadaffi? – ‘The most interesting news story of the morning comes from Libya, where it is claimed that Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, the Lockerbie bomber, secured his release by blackmailing Muammar Qadaffi, who in turn bribed England’s Labour government to let him go…’

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Saudi National Arrested in Texas on Weapon of Mass Destruction Charge

Saudi National Arrested in Texas on Weapon of Mass Destruction Charge – ‘A Saudi man has been arrested for allegedly attempting to make bombs for possible use on a series of US targets including the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush, the Department of Justice said Thursday. Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, 20, a Saudi […]

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Khadafy ordered Lockerbie bombing, says Libyan minister

Khadafy ordered Lockerbie bombing, says Libyan minister – ‘Libyan leader Moammar Khadafy personally ordered the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, which exploded over the Scottish town of Lockerbie in 1988, the former Libyan justice minister said in an interview Wednesday with Swedish newspaper Expressen. Expressen on Wednesday quoted Mustafa Abdel-Jalil as telling their correspondent […]

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Israeli minister summons Guardian’s Harriet Sherwood to protest publication of pro-terrorism letter

Yuli Edelstein, Israel’s Minister for Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs, on Thursday, instructed the Government Press Office (GPO) to summon the Guardian’s correspondent in Israel to protest a letter published in the paper which justified terrorism.  (See CiF posts, here, here, and here).

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Guardian Again Legitimizes Voices Openly Justifying Terrorism

In an earlier post, Tom Wilson asked if Guardian columnist Karma Nabulsi was implicitly calling for the Palestinians to reject negotiations and return to another violent intifada. However, the commentary (by Ted Honderich, a professor of philosophy at University College London) published in today’s Guardian “Letters” section, represents something more than merely an implicit justification […]

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