Tag Archives: Samir Kuntar

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Eilat Hotel Bombing Foiled

Eilat Hotel Bombing Foiled

Today’s Top Stories 1. A pair of Israeli Arabs were indicted for planning a bombing at an Eilat hotel. The Jerusalem Post reports that the plot was foiled by alert hotel staff. One of the suspects wished to avenge the death of his childhood friend, Fadi Elon, who was killed while carrying out a stabbing

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European Union to Update Its Definition of Anti-Semitism

Today’s Top Stories 1. The EU’s anti-Semitism czar, Katharina von Schnurbein, discussed Europe’s efforts to formulate an updated definition of anti-Semitism with the Times of Israel. “The definition of anti-Semitism is very disputed, even among Jews themselves. The main dissent revolves around the question of manifestations against the State of Israel. We’re currently looking into

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Hamas Operative Quits Turkey

Today’s Top Stories 1. The Jerusalem Post reports that Hamas operative Salah Arouri left Turkey after Ankara came under “unprecedented American and Israeli pressure.” The source claimed that Hamas has advised its top officials to refrain from settling in one country on a permanent basis and to move between different countries.   Al-Arouri is now

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Samir Kuntar Assassination: The Fallout

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israeli media reports, Samir Kuntar was assassinated because of a major terror attack he was planning, not revenge for previous dirty deeds. According to YNet, Israel viewed Kuntar as a “ticking bomb,” and even Hezbollah viewed him as dangerous freelancer, keeping the arch-terrorist at arm’s length. Western sources believe Kuntar was

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Samir Kuntar Killed in Air Strike

Today’s Top Stories 1. May he rest in pieces: Hezbollah confirmed that arch-terrorist Samir Kuntar was killed in an air strike on a Damascus apartment building this morning. Four Israelis were killed in 1979 when Kuntar and three other terrorists infiltrated from Lebanon; during the attack, Kuntar killed four-year-old Einat Haran by smashing her head

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Stormy Visit Shaping Up for Bibi in London

Today’s Top Stories 1. Prime Minister Netanyahu arrived in London, for what’s already shaping up to be a stormy two-day visit. Around 300 Palestinian supporters demonstrated outside 10 Downing Street, and a petition calling for Netanyahu’s arrest for so-called “war crimes” has garnered 107,000 signatures. More at Reuters and the Financial Times (click via Google News). 2. Israel re-opened its embassy

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Samir Quntar: Was It Something I Said?

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