Tag: Terrorism

Trump national security adviser wants to avoid term ‘radical Islamic terrorism’, sources say

Donald Trump’s new national security adviser has told staff at the White House he does not wish to use the term “radical Islamic terrorism” to describe the terrorist threat the US faces, according to multiple sources. HR McMaster, a respected army lieutenant general, struck notes more consistent with traditional counterterrorism analysts and espoused consensus foreign-policy […]

New York Times in Full Panic Mode Over Reports Trump May Designate Muslim Brotherhood

TEL AVIV – The New York Times this week continued its month-long campaign against designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization amid reports the Trump administration is debating the possibility of issuing an executive order making such a designation. Declaring the Brotherhood a terrorist organization would add the U.S. to the growing list of nations […]

Yemen Withdraws Permission for U.S. Antiterror Ground Missions

Angry at the civilian casualties incurred last month in the first commando raid authorized by President Trump, Yemen has withdrawn permission for the United States to run Special Operations ground missions against suspected terrorist groups in the country, according to American officials. Grisly photographs of children apparently killed in the crossfire of a 50-minute firefight […]

Mosul: Isis threatens to kill 350,000 children trapped in city if they try to leave

An estimated 350,000 children are currently trapped in siege-like conditions and risk execution under Isis in the next stage of conflict, aid agencies have warned. Half of the 750,000 trapped civilians in west Mosul are children who risk being killed by the terror-group if they try to flee, Save the Children reported. Those who remain […]

Obama-Appointed, Schumer-Allied Judge Blocks Trump on Deportations

Obama-appointed Federal Judge Ann Donnelly has blocked deportations of foreign nationals who have been detained at American airports in the last day. The legal maneuver follows an executive order issued by President Trump Friday calling for temporary visa restrictions on seven countries connected to radical Islamic terrorism. The suit had been filed by the ACLU on behalf […]

Fatah Gunman: We May Return to ‘Armed Struggle’ If U.S. Moves Israel Embassy to Jerusalem

A former Fatah terrorist told Breitbart Jerusalem that the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, Fatah’s so-called military wing, may return to “violence” if the United States follows up on its pledge to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Abu Mujahed, today an officer within the Palestinian Authority’s intelligence corps, said that Fatah operatives have […]

‘This was an attack against the State of Israel’

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel (Jewish Home) responded Wednesday morning to the deadly terror attack in Umm Al-Hiran which left police officer Erez Levy dead and a second officer wounded. “What happened in Hiran was a terror attack against the State of Israel,” said Ariel. “We won’t be deterred from enforcing law and order in the […]

4 Die in Jerusalem Attack as Palestinian Rams Truck Into Soldiers

JERUSALEM — A Palestinian driver plowed a truck into a group of Israeli soldiers as they were getting off a bus in Jerusalem on Sunday afternoon, killing four and injuring 17 others, according to the police and witnesses. The police called the episode an act of terrorism. Micky Rosenfeld, a police spokesman, said the attacker […]

TRUMP: Berlin Christmas market slaughter an ‘attack on humanity’

Outside his Florida estate Mar-a-Lago, President-elect Donald Trump told reporters that the attack on a Christmas market in Berlin was “an attack on humanity.” Trump had previously issued a statement on the Monday truck attack, which killed 12 people and injured dozens. ISIS claimed responsibility. When a reporter asked Trump about his previously stated plans to […]

Russia, Turkey and an Assassination

For the moment, the most important thing to say about Monday’s dramatic assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey by a lone gunman is that it has not ruptured relations between the two countries. It might have, given past tensions and Turkey’s dismay at Vladimir Putin’s role in the devastating civil war in Syria. Fortunately, the […]