South Israel on high alert as threats grow

By Anshel Pfeffer, September 1, 2011

Israel's southern border has been on high alert since the beginning of the week following intelligence warnings of Gazan terror groups planning an attack from Sinai.


Tel Aviv nightclub attack sparks terror fears

By Anshel Pfeffer, September 1, 2011

The terror attack near a nightclub in south Tel Aviv last weekend was an isolated incident but security forces are worried that it is a harbinger of a wave of new attacks that will intensify towards the United Nations General Assembly vote on Palestinian independence at the end of the month.

Mohammed Sufan, a 20-year-old from the Kalkilya area, seemed to have acted without the backing of a terr


September 11: waking up a generation to terrorism

By Jennifer Lipman, August 31, 2011

It was Tuesday afternoon and school was out. It had been an odd day. We'd had some kind of 'skills workshop', with the positive outcome that I had no homework. My sister drove us home, music blaring.

As we pulled up, my mum was on the doorstep, a concerned expression on her face. "They've hit the Twin Towers," she said.


Jerusalem Post writer says Eilat terror 'justified'

By Jennifer Lipman, August 30, 2011

A longtime columnist for the Jerusalem Post has been sacked after he wrote that Palestinian terror was justified and that "the blood of Israeli victims" was ultimately on Israel's hands.

Larry Derfner made the comments on his personal blog and on Facebook in light of the triple terror attack on southern Israel last week, which left eight people dead.


Tel Aviv club attacker in police custody

By Jennifer Lipman, August 30, 2011

A Palestinian man is in police custody following a rampage on Saturday night at a Tel Aviv club which left eight people wounded, some of them severely.

Shortly after 1am outside the popular club Haoman 17, a man drove a stolen taxi through a police checkpoint. He then left the car and began stabbing partygoers and police.


Gaza terrorists fire more rockets into Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, August 23, 2011

Rockets were fired from inside the Gaza Strip into southern Israel last night, despite claims of a ceasefire from Hamas.

Four Qassam rockets landed in Israel on Monday night, with three exploding in the Hof Ashkelon area. One of the rockets sparked a blaze which firemen battled to control before it damaged nearby greenhouses.


'No ceasefire' yet between Israel, Hamas

By Jessica Elgot, August 22, 2011

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office has denied that any cease fire has been agreed with Hamas to stop operations in the Gaza Strip, following cross-border violence over the last five days.


Rockets hit southern Israel

By Robyn Rosen, August 19, 2011

More than 10 rockets have been fired at Ashkelon, Beersheva and Kiryat Gat after Palestinians mounted a series of terrorist attacks in southern Israel.


Anti-Israel protests planned after terror attack

By Marcus Dysch, August 19, 2011

Anti-Zionists plan to protest outside Israeli embassies in London and New York later today.

The demonstrations are said to be in response to the IDF’s retaliatory air strikes on Gaza yesterday, which followed the deadly terrorist attacks in southern Israel.

The protest is planned by groups including MPAC UK which claimed it was acting after Israel’s “assault” on Gaza.


Hamas: praise for Eilat attackers

By Jennifer Lipman, August 18, 2011

A Hamas leader has denied that the terrorist organisation was responsible for today's deadly triple attack on Israel this morning, but said that the attackers were worthy of praise.

At least five people are believed to have died after armed attackers targeted three separate sites in the south of Israel, near Eilat.