Mar 9 '16 / EIPA Updates

Three terror attacks hit the cities of Jaffa, Jerusalem and Petah Tikvah within an hour and a half on Tuesday afternoon and early evening, with one person murdered and 14 wounded. A 29-year-old American tourist, Taylor Force, from Lubbock, Texas, was murdered and eleven others were wounded, three of them seriously, in a terror attack at the Jaffa Port area early Tuesday evening. Force was a …

Feb 23 '16 / EIPA Updates

Israeli authorities recently foiled an attempt to smuggle commercial multicopter drones into the Gaza Strip. The drones were earmarked for use by “terrorist elements in Gaza” to gather intelligence on IDF movements, the Authority said. Crossings Authority inspectors, working together with the Shin Bet intelligence agency, stopped an Israeli truck carrying toys at the Kerem Shalom Crossing, where drones of various types and sizes carrying high quality …

Jan 11 '16 / EIPA Updates

Six members of a Hamas cell in Jerusalem and Hebron planning to kidnap and murder an Israeli civilian in order to exchange the body for Palestinian prisoners have been arrested, the IDF, Shin Bet and Israel Police announced. “This case reconfirms that Hamas still aspires to carry out serious terror attacks, even now, in order to further egg on the recent wave of terror into a …

Dec 15 '15 / EIPA Updates

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas declared that the current wave of violence, which has seen at least 21 Israelis killed, is a “justified popular uprising.” The violence which began at the start of October has consisted mainly of stabbings and vehicle attacks on Israelis. In the latest attack on Monda, a Palestinian man from East Jerusalem drove his car into a crowd of commuters at a …

Nov 23 '15 / EIPA Updates

A Palestinian terrorist on Sunday afternoon stabbed and killed a 21 year-old Israeli girl, Hadar Buchris, as she stood at a bus stop in the Gush Etzion junction, south of Jerusalem, in the West Bank. IDF forces who responded to Sunday’s attack immediately shot and killed the suspected stabber, identified as Atzam Tuabata, a 34-year-old resident of Beit Fajar, near Bethlehem in the West Bank. The victim, …

Nov 20 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged that ‘’there is no immunity for terrorists” after five people were killed Thursday in two separate atacks by Palestinian men, making it the most deadly day since the current wave of violence began at the start of October. The first incident took place at a busy office block in south Tel Aviv, where the assailant attempted to stab worshippers who …

Nov 16 '15 / EIPA Updates

“It is time for states to condemn terrorism against us like they condemn terrorism anywhere else in the world,” said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as he drew parallels between the massive attacks by Isis-linked terrorists that rocked Paris Friday and attacks against Israelis. The world that had rallied to condemn bloodshed in France must do so for Israel as well, he said at a weekly …

Nov 15 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israeli  Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Silvan Shalom said the six terror attacks that struck Paris Friday, in which at least 129 people were killed and 359 wounded, 99 of them very seriously,  “reminds us of what is happening here on a daily basis, unfortunately.” “For many years, most of the world believed that terrorism is only Israel’s problem,” he continued, recalling previous attacks in …

Nov 9 '15 / EIPA Updates

The wave of stabbing and vehicle attacks against Israelis continued Sunday as six Israelis were wounded in three separate incidents, while a fourth attack occurred early Monday morning. In the meantime, Sgt. Benjamin Yaakovovich, a 19-year old border guard, died of wounds sustained in a vehicle ramming attack at Hilhul Junction last week.  His family removed him from a respirator after he was confirmed as brain-dead …

Nov 4 '15 / EIPA Updates

“The move is discriminatory and does not in any way help the diplomatic process,”  By Yossi Lempkowicz At a time when Israel braces with a wave of daily Palestinian terror attacks against its population and as the Palestinian leadership refuses to hold direct talks with Israel, the European Union is set to publish next week new guidelines on the labeling of Israeli products produced over the pre-1967 …

Oct 14 '15 / EIPA Updates

Below is a review of the major terror attacks. The list does not include attacks thwarted by the security forces or the many instances of rock throwing and Molotov cocktails that did not result in very severe injuries.   13 Sept. Jerusalem: rock attack at a car, on Erev Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year), resulted in death of driver, Alexander Levlovitz. Four Palestinian youths arrested.   1.Oct. Near Nablus …

Oct 13 '15 / EIPA Updates

Amid sharp spike in terror attacks Tuesday emanating from East Jerusalem, Mayor calls for closure on city’s Arab neighborhoods The Israeli security cabinet convenes Tuesday afternoon at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem to discuss new security measures after a series of terror attacks left three people dead and several more injured in the morning in a major escalation of ongoing violence. Police officials will …

Oct 13 '15 / EIPA Updates

One person was killed and over 20 people were wounded in four terror attacks in Jerusalem and Ra’anana, near Tel Aviv, on Tuesday morning. One person was killed and 17 others critically and seriously wounded in two simultaneous attacks in Jerusalem’s East Talpiot and Geula neighborhoods. Sixteen were wounded in a shooting attack at a bus in East Talpiot, a neighborhood also known as Armon HaNetziv. Stabbing …

Oct 8 '15 / EIPA Updates

An outrageous new video encouraging Palestinians to launch knife attacks and kill Israelis was posted by Hamas on social media Tuesday. The dramatization, which called on Palestinians to begin a new “intifada” and “free Al-Aqsa” ( Jerusalem), came in a week in which Palestinians attacked multiple Jewish Israelis, including a deadly stabbing spree in Jerusalem Saturday night killing two rabbis. After after Israel’s Foreign Ministry complained that the video glorifies and …

Feb 23 '15 / EIPA Updates

A joint operation of Shin Bet, Israel’s Security Agency) and the Israel Defense Force (IDF) last month led to the arrests of an 11-man Hamas cell in Hebron, which had been planning to carry out terror attacks inside Israel, including a suicide bombing, the Shin Bet announced. The central suspects in the terrorist activity are Sahaib Mamun Saltan, 20, from Hebron, and his cousin Salam …

Jan 30 '15 / EIPA Updates

Ansar Bait al-Maqdis, which took responsibility for the attacks, also targets Israel Islamist terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula, which borders Israel, launched one of their most deadly attacks on Egyptian army and police positions, killing at least 27 security personnel. Firstly, a bomb exploded at a military base and headquarters in northern Sinai. Later, a roadside bomb in Suez City killed a police officer, an …

Jan 19 '15 / EIPA Updates

Expert: Hezbollah’s firepower of 150,000 projectiles exceeds all European armies combined While the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) would not comment, an Israeli security source, quoted by confirmed media reports that an Israeli helicopter fired two missiles at ground targets in the Syrian Golan Heights near the town of Quneitra. According to the Lebanese media, Jihad Mughniyeh, Hezbollah’s commander of the Syrian Golan sector and the son …

Jan 9 '15 / EIPA Updates

“Not all Muslims are terrorists, but almost all terrorists are Muslims,” wrote Abdulrahman al-Rashed, the former general manager of the Al-Arabiya television news channel in the important Arabic newspaper Asharq al-Awsat. This is, in brief, Europe’s big dilemma. Millions of Muslims have nothing to do with terror but, according to surveys, hundreds of thousands support jihad, suicide bombings and even the Islamic State. Thousands …

Dec 13 '14 / EIPA Updates

Seven people, including a family of five with young children, were lightly wounded in the West Bank Friday afternoon when a Palestinian man hurled acid into their car, before being shot and seriously wounded. The attack occurred near a checkpoint between Beitar Illit, in theGush Etzion area, where the family is from, and the Palestinian village of Husan, southwest of Jerusalem. The family had stopped …

Nov 28 '14 / EIPA Updates

Israel’s Shin Bet domestic intelligence agency has announced that it had thwarted a Hamas cell from carrying out large scale terror attacks in Jerusalem and from kidnapping Israelis. Around 30 people were arrested after the cell apparently attempted to carry out a double bombing near a West Bank settlement. The explosives failed to detonate but the incident alerted the Shin Bet which then uncovered bomb-making equipment …