Jun 2 '15 / EIPA Updates

“This arrest is further evidence of deep Iranian involvement in international terrorism,” said Israel after an Hezbollah operative was arrested last week in Larnaca, Cyprus in possession of 420 boxes of ammonium nitrate, a massive quantity of explosive material, along with $10,000. Cypriot police suspect that the man was planning an attack on Israeli interests on the Mediterranean island. The 26-year-old man, who is Lebanese-born and has …

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 …

Oct 27 '14 / EIPA Updates

Following a terror attack on Friday that killed at least 30 Egyptian soldiers in the northern Sinai Peninsula, Egyptian authorities declared a state of emergency in the area, closed down the Rafah crossing from Gaza and cancelled scheduled indirect cease-fire talks between Israel and Hamas. Egypt closed its borders to a high-ranking Hamas delegation on Sunday, accusing Palestinians of involvement in the deadly suicide car …