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The winning performance at a recent Palestinian youth dancing competition in Nablus called for violence against Israel and featured the lyrics “jihad is needed, pull the trigger,” the watchdog organization Palestinian Media Watch reported Monday. The event took place at the Yafa Cultural Center, which is funded by Germany, Norway, and the European...

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Israel has reportedly warned Hezbollah that it will harshly respond to any attack after reports that the Iran-backed terrorist group has obtained advanced weapons systems. The warning is thought to have been passed to the terrorist group via an unnamed Arab emissary, who spoke to the London-based Lebanese newspaper Al-Hayat on Sunday....

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Two rockets were fired from Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula into southern Israel on Monday morning. The Islamic State’s Sinai branch is likely to have been responsible for the attack. Nobody was injured and no damage was caused when the rockets landed in the Eshkol region of southern Israel. There were no rocket...

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Iran has sent “game-changing” weapons to its proxy group Hezbollah, which has been actively building tunnels and fortifications along Lebanon’s border with Israel, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) reported Wednesday, citing Lebanese media. Ibrahim al-Amin, chairman of the pro-Hezbollah newspaper Al-Akhbar, wrote in an editorial on January 24 that “a...

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A member of Hamas’ al-Qassam Brigades was killed on Monday when a tunnel he was digging caved in, The Times of Israel reported. Ahmad Asa’ad Shahada, 22, “met his lord as a martyr, God willing, after a tunnel of the resistance collapsed,” according to an announcement on the brigades’ website. Gaza’s...

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A Palestinian terrorist with multiple murder convictions has been elected as Hamas’ new political leader in the Gaza Strip, an official for the Islamist group confirmed on Monday. Yehya Sinwar, in his mid 50s, is known as an influential and unpredictable hardliner who rejects any reconciliation with Israel. He helped...

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Dozens of Hamas’ top fighters have defected to the Islamic State’s Sinai-based affiliate in recent years, though cooperation between the two terrorist groups remains strong, Avi Issacharoff reported Wednesday in The Times of Israel. Palestinian sources told Issacharoff that Abed al-Wahad Abu Aadara, the first known member of Hamas’ naval commando unit...

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An ISIS affiliate based in the Sinai Peninsula has claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s rocket attacks against Eilat and threatened to launch more in the future, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. Sinai Province, which has an estimated 800 to 1,000 members, said in a statement online, “A military squad fired a number...

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Hamas released a Hebrew-language animated music video on Tuesday night titled “Zionists, You Will Perish in Gaza,” which threatens to destroy Israel. The video features a barrage of rockets raining down on the Jewish state, Hamas militants blowing themselves up near Israeli soldiers, and Jews being shot in the head. The Jewish...

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Iron Dome batteries intercepted at least three rockets headed towards Eilat from the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, the Israel Defense Forces announced Wednesday. At least one other rocket was not intercepted and landed in a vacant field, the IDF said. No injuries were reported as a result of the rockets,...

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