GAZA (Reuters) – Hamas security forces allowed a rare rally on Monday by rival jihadist Salafi activists in the Gaza Strip in support of Islamic State and the deadly attacks by three Islamist gunmen in France.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – An Israeli helicopter strike in Syria killed a commander from Lebanon’s Hezbollah and the son of the group’s late military leader Imad Moughniyah, Hezbollah said, in a major blow that could lead to reprisal attacks.
Argue about the limits of free speech, the definition of “true” Islam, whether terrorists are lunatics or rational, or the social and political repercussions of terrorism as much as you’d like. The truth is that such debates are irrelevant to the core security problem: There is a growing and energetic movement of radical Muslims dedicated to killing as many people as they can and imposing their will on the rest.
JERUSALEM—In the next war with Hezbollah, the Lebanese-based militia will likely attempt sending large ground forces across the border to seize villages inside Israel, according to the outgoing head of Israel’s Military Intelligence research division, Brig. Gen. Itai Brun.
Conspiracy theorist radio host Alex Jones endorsed Sen. Rand Paul’s likely presidential bid during his radio program on Thursday.
JERUSALEM—Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan “a neighborhood bully” whose constant criticism of Israel fanned the flames of anti-Semitism in the Middle East and Europe.
President Barack Obama didn’t join world leaders in Paris on Sunday for a march honoring terror victims, but he is playing host at the White House on Monday to French basketball player Tony Parker, who was once pictured doing a Nazi salute with a notorious anti-Semite.