Egyptian sources revealed on Sunday that two months ago its intelligence forces arrested approximately two dozen terrorists who planned to attack Jews visiting the tomb of the revered 19th century Rabbi Yaakov Abhatzeira.
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The threat of a nuclear Iran has pushed Israel and the United States closer together, national security advisor Prof. Uzi Arad told the opening session of the 10th annual Herzliya Conference Sunday night.
Nag Hammadi – Upper Egypt. Eight Copts were killed leaving Church after Mass. Please watch this 4 minutes video!
Hamas threatened to attack Jews outside of Israel in retaliation for Israelâ€™s â€œchanging the rulesâ€ and allegedly assassinating a Hamas co-founder and senior terrorist who was eliminated more than a week ago in Dubai. It also suggested that Infrastructures Minister Uzi Landau used his recent visit to Dubai as a camouflage for the counterterrorist operation.
Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi hinted in an interview published Sunday that the Gaza pullout ("Disengagement") was a mistake, noting that it ended in "burned synagogues" and missiles being fired into Israel.
Fighting between Islamist insurgents and African Union peacekeepers continued on Friday killing at least 12 people in Somalia's capital, health services and witnesses said.
Obama's national security adviser: Teheran may use Hamas, Hizbullah as proxies.
Somalia's Islamist insurgents on Thursday banned video games, one of the last forms of entertainment left for local youth, arguing they were destroying the country's social fabric.
Threats and harassment are becoming increasingly commonplace for Jewish residents in MalmÃ¶ in southern Sweden, leading many Jews to leave the city out of fear for their safety.
The death toll from the swine flu pandemic has risen to at least 14,711, up 569 from a week ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday.