Terrorism

Gaza terrorists send two more rockets into Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, August 4, 2011

Two more Grad rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory on Wednesday evening.

One hit the entrance the Southern city of Ashkelon, the other an open area in the Lakhish region, not far from the border town of Sderot.

A Lakhist resident told Ynet that the rockets were frightening but that many residents did not have bomb shelters. "We have nowhere to go," she said.

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Crackpot conspiracies, inspired by a madman

By Mike Whine, July 28, 2011

After last week's horrific attack in Norway it was only a matter of time before the blogosphere began to fill with the accusations of the conspiracy theorists and the anti-Israel lobby. The former think they have discovered Anders Behring Breivik's true allegiances; the latter seek to gain capital from the Norwegian tragedy.

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Oslo massacre opens floodgates to conspiracy madness

By Jessica Elgot, July 28, 2011

In the wake of the Norwegian massacre, anti-Zionist activists have been spreading conspiracy theories that the Israeli government was behind the killings, with some calling it "state sponsored terrorism".

Far-left and Islamist groups, including Hizbollah, have referred to Anders Behring Breivik's apparent enthusiasm for Israel, despite the anti-Jewish rantings in his online "manifesto".

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Glenn Beck: Norway's Utoya camp like Hitler Youth

By Jennifer Lipman, July 26, 2011

Controversial right-wing pundit Glenn Beck has compared the victims of the Norway massacre to members of the Hitler Youth in the 1920s and 1930s.

Mr Beck, who last year was criticised for suggesting Holocaust survivor George Soros collaborated with the Nazis, made the comments on his popular radio programme.

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Melanie Phillips 'smeared' over Breivik's manifesto

By Jennifer Lipman, July 26, 2011

Journalist and commentator Melanie Phillips has criticised crude smear tactics after she was linked to the man behind the Norway massacre because he had quoted from her in his "manifesto".

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On this day: Israeli embassy bombed

By Jennifer Lipman, July 26, 2011

Fourteen people were injured when a car bomb was left next to the Israeli Embassy in Kensington.

The attack was followed by another, 24 hours later, at the head offices of the Joint Israel Appeal in Finchley. A further six people were injured in the second hit. Both buildings were left severely damaged, as were some nearby shops.

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Shambles: the Raed Salah case

By Marcus Dysch, July 21, 2011

The release on bail of Islamic political activist Raed Salah threatens the Home Office's revised counter-extremism strategy and puts the government at risk of ridicule, according to the Community Security Trust.

Sheikh Salah, the leader of the northern branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, was detained in London last month after allegedly flouting a ban - imposed by Home Secretary Theresa M

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Iran 'will help' bomb probe

By Jennifer Lipman, July 21, 2011

Iran has offered to aid the investigation into the deadly bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish centre, 17 years after the attack.

Argentinian prosecutors have long implicated Iran in the blast at the Jewish-Argentine Mutual Association (AMIA) centre, which destroyed the seven-floor building, leaving 85 dead and 300 injured.

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On this day: North Korea fined for terrorist attack

By Daniel Walters, July 21, 2011

Thirty-eight years on from the terrorist attack at Ben Gurion International airport in Israel – known at the time as the Lod Airport massacre - North Korea was finally fined nearly £200 million for supporting terrorists in an attack that killed 26 people.

The US Federal Court found North Korea guilty of aiding the terrorist's mission and of giving them material support.

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Prosor warns UN over Hamas and Gaza rockets

By Jennifer Lipman, July 20, 2011

The former Israeli ambassador to Britain, now serving as his country's envoy to the United Nations, has launched an attempt to highlight the recent onslaught of rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.

In a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Ron Prosor emphasised that the attacks were deliberately targeting Israeli civilians and represented "a serious danger to the population".

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