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Summaries of 2 articles by Daily Alert re: Hamas & Islamic Jihad in Gaza

By   /  August 30, 2019  /  Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Aug. 30, 2019 Hamas Arrests Nine Islamic Jihad Members Connected to Gaza Bombings Hamas security personnel on Thursday apprehended nine people linked to the two suicide bombings in Gaza City on Tuesday that killed three policemen. Palestinian sources in Gaza told i24News Arabic that “all of them are from the Islamic Jihad from Shuja’iya.” They include “a […]

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French Police Arrest Four over Lyon Package Bomb Blast (AFP via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  International, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 28, 2019 French Police Arrest Four over Lyon Package Bomb Blast (Agence France Presse) French police have arrested four people over a package bomb explosion in the heart of the city of Lyon last week that injured 13 people. According to Paris prosecutors, the suspected bomber is a 24-year-old Algerian computer student, who was arrested […]

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Hamas Detains Hundreds after Violently Suppressing Gaza Demonstrations – Amira Hass (Ha’aretz via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Mar. 18, 2019 Hamas Detains Hundreds after Violently Suppressing Gaza Demonstrations – Amira Hass Hamas security forces in Gaza violently suppressed demonstrations by hundreds of Palestinians on Thursday and Friday, protesting the deteriorating economic situation under its rule. An independent Palestinian source estimates that 500 people were held in detention on Saturday evening. Demonstrations were dispersed […]

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Hamas cracks down on Gaza protests over cost of living, by AP & Israel Hayom

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Mar. 15, 2019 Videos on social media show Hamas forces firing live rounds in the air, beating protesters and hauling them into police cars • Rights groups say Hamas arrested a dozen activists organizing rally in Jabaliya refugee camp under slogan “We want to live.” Click here for brief article

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Watchdog: Revolutionary Iran Jails 1.7 Million in 30 Years (AP-Washington Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  Human Rights, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 8, 2019 Watchdog: Revolutionary Iran Jails 1.7 Million in 30 Years (AP-Washington Post) Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said Thursday that Iranian authorities arrested, jailed and sometimes executed 1.7 million people around the capital Tehran alone in the first 30 years after the 1979 Islamic revolution, including at least 860 journalists. The group […]

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Iran Arrested 7,000 in Crackdown on Dissent during 2018 (BBC via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 28, 2019 Iran Arrested 7,000 in Crackdown on Dissent during 2018 (BBC News) Amnesty International says Iran arrested 7,000 people last year in a “shameless campaign of repression.” Hundreds were sentenced to prison or flogging. At least 26 protesters were killed and nine others died in custody. Five activists were charged with “corruption on earth” […]

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PA ARRESTS 44 PALESTINIANS FOR SELLING PROPERTIES TO JEWS, by Khaled Abu Toameh (J. Post)

By   /  December 24, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 23, 2018 The security force urged Palestinians to display caution with regards to real estate transactions and to inform about any suspicious deal of “transferring ownership over land to the occupation.” Click here for article

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A Dangerous Christmas for Iran’s Christians – Lela Gilbert (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 24, 2018  /  dhimmitude, double standards, Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 24, 2018 A Dangerous Christmas for Iran’s Christians – Lela Gilbert “Over 100 Christians have been arrested in Iran in the past week and nearly 150 in the past month, as part of the [Iranian] government’s attempt to ‘warn’ Christians against proselytizing over Christmas,” the Christian website World Watch Monitor reported earlier this month. The U.S. International […]

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Washington’s Silent War against Hezbollah in Latin America, by Joseph M. Humire (The Hill via M.E. Forum)

By   /  October 12, 2018  /  International, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Oct. 8, 2018 On July 11, 2018, the government of Argentina took its first action against Hezbollah by freezing the financial assets of 14 individuals belonging to the Barakat clan in South America. Last week, Brazilian Federal Police arrested the leader of this clan, Assad Ahmad Barakat, who was sanctioned by U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control […]

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Argentine authorities nab terror cell funneling ‎money to Hezbollah, BY SHLOMI DIAZ AND ISRAEL HAYOM STAFF (Israel Hayom via JNS)

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 23, 2018 Argentine police arrest 14 Lebanese nationals operating in the tri-border area of‎ Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay on suspicion of counterfeiting, arms ‎trafficking and terror financing • $10 million in assets seized • Suspects linked to the Iranian-backed group. Click here for article

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