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A win and a loss in Israeli counter-terrorism

Yesterday Israel saw two dramatic terror incidents either thwarted or failed – both of which ended without incident but which had huge potential for disaster. The first incident was an attempted bombing of the Jerusalem Light Rail. The Times of … Continue reading

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Multiple terror attacks in Brussels – dozens dead and injured

A string of terror attacks took place this morning – and are possibly still under way – in Brussels, at the airport and at a metro station near the EU headquarters. BREAKING NEWS – BRUSSELS: At least 23 dead & … Continue reading

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France under attack

By now you will all have heard about the multiple terror attacks carried out in Paris on Friday night. The numbers involved are almost too shocking to contemplate, with 129 dead and hundreds injured, resembling more the figures that we … Continue reading

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The London 7/7 bomber’s connection to the Tel Aviv Mike’s Place bombers

Tomorrow, the 7th July, is the 10th anniversary of Britain’s equivalent of 9/11 – the 7/7 terrorist attacks on the London Underground and a red London bus on 7th July 2005, killing 52 people and injuring over 700 more. A … Continue reading

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The victims of the Bulgaria bus bombing

Israel released the names of the five Israeli victims of the bus bombing in Bulgaria: (photos from Ynetnews). The five Israelis killed in Wednesday’s terror attack in Burgas were named on Thursday evening as Amir Menashe, 27; Itzik Kolengi, 27; … Continue reading

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Bulgarian bus bomber was Swedish national – UPDATE

Note: It appears the bomber was not Mehdi Ghezali. See the bottom of this post for updates and more details as they come in. Bulgaria named the bomber of the Israeli tourist bus, who killed 7 people yesterday outside the … Continue reading

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