Feb 25 '16 / EIPA Updates

Israel condemned a statement made by Iran’s ambassador in Lebanon in which he announced that Iran would give financial support to Palestinian terrorists and their families. “This is further proof of Iran’s deep involvement in encouraging terrorism against Israel. Following the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action with the world powers, Iran is allowing itself to be once again a central player in global …

Feb 8 '16 / EIPA Updates

‘The difference between us and our enemies is our values’, says Yair Lapid While two young Israelis convicted of murdering Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khedir in summer 2014 were sentenced to life and 21 years imprisonment respectively by a Jerusalem District Court, Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas hosted families of terrorists from Jerusalem, some of whom carried out deadly attacks against Jews. The meeting, which took …

Oct 29 '15 / EIPA Updates

In the context of the wave of anti-Israeli attacks by Palestinians, which as left 12 people dead, Israeli NGO Shurat Hadin, which works to fight terrorism on the legal front,  has submitted a lawsuit against Facebook in a New York court on behalf of 20,000 Israelis, over claims that it is facilitating incitement against Israelis and encouragement to harm them. Most of the Palestinian attackers who …

Aug 10 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israeli minister backs death penalty for Jewish terrorists, says Duma attack should not sully image of the West Bank settler population as a whole. An Israeli Minister said Sunday that he supports equal punishment for Jewish and Arab terrorists, including house demolitions and the death penalty. Education Minister Naftali Bennett, who leads the right-wing pro-settler Jewish Home party, answered in the affirmative when asked by the radio …

Aug 3 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon has instructed security forces to use administrative detention, arrest without an immediate trial, to detain the suspected arsonists who set fire to a house in Duma on Friday resulting in the death of Palestinian toddler Ali Saad Dawabsha. A senior security official said that there is no choice but to treat the Jewish extremists suspected of having committed a hate crime …

May 15 '15 / EIPA Updates

At least 50 Palestinians, including several children, were wounded in a blast that occurred inside a training camp in Gaza for terrorists of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’s so-called “military wing”. The health ministry spokesman in Gaza said five wounded are in a serious condition.. Witnesses said the blast took place in northern Gaza. A doctor in the enclave, Baker Abu Safia of Al-Awda Hospital, said 30 …

Apr 27 '15 / EIPA Updates

Four terrorists were killed by Israel army troops Sunday evening as they were trying to place a bomb along Israel’s border with Syria. “A short while ago, the IDF eliminated a terror cell attempting to place an explosive device against IDF forces on Israel’s border with Syria. They were en route to imminent attack on our forces. Our air force neutralized the threat. The IDF will …

Apr 14 '15 / EIPA Updates

The IDF, Shin Bet and Israel police have stopped a Hamas terror cell planning to fire at soldiers near Abus Dis during the Jewish festival of Purim. The news was cleared for publication on Tuesday. The members of the cell, who were arrested in early March, bought a car to be used in the attack, trained in shooting and collected intelligence on their target. The cell’s members …

Jan 28 '15 / Geen categorie

The BBC was branded ‘mad’ after one of its senior executives said the Charlie Hebdo killers should not be described as ‘terrorists’ as the term is too “loaded”. Tarik Kafala, the head of BBC Arabic, the largest of the BBC’s non-English language news services, said the term “terrorist” was seen as “value-laden” and should not be used to describe the actions of the men …

Jan 15 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan who blasted him this week for “daring” to attend an anti-terror solidarity march in Paris last Sunday. “I believe his shameful remarks must be repudiated by the international community, because the war against terror will only succeed if it’s guided by moral clarity,” Netanyahu’s office quoted him as saying. Netanyahu, as well as Turkish …

Nov 19 '14 / EIPA Updates

A BBC News presenter censored Israeli Economy Minister, Naftali Bennett, during a live interview on Tuesday when he held up a photo of a victim of the terror attack at the Har Nof Jerusalem synagogue. Five people, including four worshipers were killed, and at least seven wounded, in the attack at the Kehilat Yaakov synagogue in Israel’s capital Har Nof neighbourhood. Israeli Police said two Arab …

Jul 21 '14 / EIPA Updates

Ten Hamas terrorists infiltrated Israel Sunday morning through a terror tunnel, entering between the Erez checkpoint and the nearby community of Nir Am. An IDF observation unit spotted the two squads of terrorists and forces were alerted. One contingent was attacked by the IAF and eliminated. The other was met by ground forces. All ten terrorists were killed. An anti-tank rocket was fired at …

Jul 17 '14 / EIPA Updates

Israel’s army thwarted a large-scale infiltration attempt along the Gaza border, during which 13 armed Palestinians emerged from a tunnel on the Israeli side of the border at dawn Thursday, an IDF spokesperson said. The foiled attack could have had deadly and devastating consequences if carried out. No injuries were reported to IDF soldiers. The gunmen, the spokesperson said, emerged from the tunnel some 250 meters …

May 28 '14 / EIPA Updates

“There were so many things that I wanted to show you,” said Ayelet Riva, one of the two teenage daughters of Emmanuel and Miriam Riva, the Israeli couple killed in the attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, during the funeral of her parents Tuesday at the Kiryat Shaul cemetery in Tel Aviv on Tuesday afternoon. “How I would direct a school, have a family, and …