Global Jihad

IDF Upgrades Security Along Southern Border, Fearing Islamic State Attacks

The IDF recently decided to invest millions of shekels in the security of the Israel-Egypt border, including purchasing new vehicles for Border Police undercover commandos patrolling the border fence, in order to close a gap opened in recent years with drug-smuggling gangs in the Sinai Peninsula.

Israeli soldiers from the Golani Brigade take part in a military training exercise in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights near the border with Syria on January 19, 2015. Iran confirmed today that a general of its elite Revolutionary Guards died in an Israeli strike on Syria that also killed six members …

Israeli Seriously Wounded in Berlin Attack, Wife Missing

An Israeli citizen was seriously injured, and his wife declared missing, after a truck plowed into a busy Christmas market in Berlin on Monday killing 12 people in what German authorities are calling “a probable terrorist attack.”

Security and rescue workers tend to the scene after a lorry truck ploughed through a Christmas market on December 19, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. At least two people have died as police investigate the attack and whether it is linked to a terrorist plot.

Truck Terror Attack in Berlin Mimics Palestinian Car-Ramming Tactics

TEL AVIV – With German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying Monday’s deadly Berlin Christmas market massacre was a terrorist attack, Europe has once again been rocked by an assailant who seems to have taken a page out of the Palestinian jihadist playbook of vehicular terrorism.

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Canada, UK Tourists Hid in Jordan Castle During Gun Fight

Tourists from Canada, Britain and Malaysia were hiding inside a Crusader castle during armed clashes between Jordan troops and gunmen at the site, Jordan’s interior minister said Monday, denying initial report that foreigners had been held hostage.

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Bombing on Road Leading to Giza Pyramids Kills Six

A bombing on a main Cairo road leading to the Giza pyramids killed six police and wounded another three on Friday, the deadliest attack on security forces in the capital in more than six months.

An Egyptian riot policeman stands guard on top of a vehicle protesters during a demonstration against a controversial deal to hand two islands in the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia on April 15, 2016 outside the Journalists' Syndicate in central Cairo. Outside the Journalists' Syndicate in central Cairo, about 200 …

Israel Helping Paraguay Fight Iran-Backed Hezbollah

Israel is helping Paraguay take actions against Hezbollah in the Tri-Border area with Argentina and Brazil, the Foreign Ministry acknowledged on Wednesday while announcing the opening of the new embassy in Asuncion.

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Turkey Says Islamic State Has Lost All Territory Along Syria Border

Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels expelled the Islamic State group from the last strip of territory it controlled along the Syrian-Turkish border on Sunday, effectively sealing the extremists’ self-styled caliphate off from the outside world, Turkey’s prime minister and a Syrian opposition group reported.

Turkish soldiers stand in a Turkish army tank driving back to Turkey from the Syrian-Turkish border town of Jarabulus on September 2, 2016 in the Turkish-Syrian border town of Karkamis

Islamic State Voice of Global Jihad Killed in Syria

Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, the official spokesman for the Islamic State (IS) group who gained notoriety for his frequent calls for jihad, has been killed in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo, the militant group’s media outlet announced Tuesday.

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Israelis Crack Secret Message App Used by Islamic State Terrorists

An Israeli cyber-intelligence company claims to have penetrated a private messaging forum used by Islamic State to plan and inspire attacks against “extremely specific” western targets, including American military bases in the Middle East.

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