The already-tense situation on the Temple Mount came within a hair’s-breadth of exploding into a full-blown religious war on Tuesday when a Palestinian threw a firebomb at a police post.
A “sharp increase” in Palestinian violence has been seen in the past few months at the Israel borders, including two deadly terror attacks in the Barkan Industrial Park and Gush Etzion, as well as attempted stabbings at Israel Defense Forces soldiers, according to a report released this week by the Ministry of Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy.
A 32-year-old Israeli reserve duty IDF soldier was stabbed by a Palestinian terrorist at a bus stop near the Samaria Regional Brigade base. A 26-year-old woman was lightly wounded by shrapnel during the IDF response to the attack. The soldier is in a moderate condition with stab wounds to the head, hand, and back.
Minister of Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy Gilad Erdan revealed a map of the network of ties between 42 of the most prominent Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) organizations in the world and their ties with terrorist organizations Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). Dubbed the “Network of Hate,” the… Read more »