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A money exchanger holds a handful of Israeli shekels in the market place on June 12, 2015, Gaza City, Gaza.

NGO: No Protection for Israeli Banks with PA Ties in Terrorism Lawsuits

The Jerusalem Post reports: Shurat Hadin, an Israeli NGO that focuses on litigating terrorism cases, wrote a letter to Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon last Tuesday arguing that any Israeli banks that cooperate with the Palestinian Authority or its banks should not be protected against anti-terrorism lawsuits.

Iranian banks have started to be reconnected to the international payments system SWIFT, allowing the resumption of foreign transfers

U.S. Court: Iran Must Pay $9.4m To American Victims Of Terror

TEL AVIV – A landmark U.S. appeals court verdict found that Iran must pay almost $9.4 million to victims of a 1997 triple suicide bombing in Jerusalem, the Jerusalem Post reported. The Ninth Circuit Appellate Court found for the victims on Friday. Led by

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Facebook Caves on Israel Hate Page

In an email sent Wednesday afternoon obtained exclusively by this reporter, Facebook rescinded its initial decision that a page that incited hatred and violence against Israelis met “community standards.” “As you may have noticed, we have now taken down both those

Moshe 'Bogie' Ya'alon (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Israel Defense Minister: Terrorists ‘Use Our Law Against Us’

JERUSALEM, Israel — Israeli Minister of Defense Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon told legal scholars at a conference on the laws of war that terrorists who failed to destroy Israel were resorting to new methods, which included “using our law against us.”

Jerusalem light rail terror (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Breaking: Terror Attack Near Terror Conference in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM, Israel — Security officers shot and wounded a 35-year-old Arab man who attempted to carry out a terror attack at a light rail station steps away from where international legal experts had gathered for a conference on terrorism.

Hamas stops Palestinian children from entering Israel on peace trip

Col. Kemp: Media Encourage Terrorists to Use Human Shields in War

JERUSALEM, Israel — Col. Richard Kemp, former commander of British forces in Afghanistan, told a legal conference that the Western media have encouraged terrorists to use human shields in war by focusing attention on civilian casualties in such a way that Western military forces were effectively deterred from responding to terrorist attacks. He suggested that legal doctrines might need to be adjusted in order to remove the operational advantage human shields provide terrorists.

Shurat HaDin (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Terror Conference Kicks off in Jerusalem: ‘New Law of War’

JERUSALEM, Israel — As police scrambled to contain a possible terror attack on a Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas, legal scholars and activists gathered in Jerusalem for a conference on terrorism and its implications for the laws of war.