Hamas’ cyber terror is a test case for other non-state players, report says

JERUSALEM, Israel — Iranian-backed Palestinian terror group Hamas, the de facto rulers of the impoverished Gaza Strip, is stepping up its cyber activities against Israel. And it’s time for Western nations, including the U.S., to take such threats more seriously, a report published recently by Washington-based think tank the Atlantic Council has found.  According to the … Read more

Explosions at Jerusalem bus stops leave teen dead, at least 14 injured

Explosions rocked two bus stops in Jerusalem while Israelis commuted during rush hour Wednesday morning, leaving a teen dead and at least 14 people injured. A 16-year-old boy killed in one of the blasts has been identified as Aryeh Shechopek, a Canadian citizen. “Heartbroken to confirm that a young Canadian lost his life in this … Read more

Deadly Gaza Strip house fire kills 21

A fire set off by stored gasoline in a residential building killed 21 people Thursday evening in a refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, the territory’s Hamas rulers said, in one of the deadliest incidents in recent years outside the violence stemming from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The blaze erupted on the third floor of … Read more