Shin Bet Chief: Israel Foiled 400 Terrorist Attacks in 2017

Israeli rescuers remove a body from the scene of a shooting attack in East Jerusalem's Salahedin street following on March 8, 2016. A Palestinian shot and seriously wounded two Israeli police officers in Jerusalem before being shot dead,
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The Algemeiner reports: Nadav Argaman, director of Israel’s Shin Bet, said the security agency has foiled some 400 attempted terrorist attacks this year.

“The calm we are experiencing right now is deceptive,” Argaman said Sunday.

“Hamas is trying with all its might to orchestrate terrorist attacks in Judea and Samaria in an effort to destabilize the Palestinian Authority,” he explained. “The reality in Gaza, meanwhile, is more challenging than ever.”

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