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Posts Tagged: Jabhat al-Nusra

January 30, 2017 7:19 am
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New Study Emphasizes Islamism as Terrorist Foreign Fighters’ Main Motivation

Some prominent public figures and officials often claim that Islam has nothing to do with the jihadist terrorist violence spreading throughout the world. A recent...

January 30, 2017 7:11 am
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US Special Forces Host Islamist Who Urged Support for Radical Faction

The US Special Forces Command hosted Mouaz Moustafa -- an American Islamist who urged US policymakers to embrace the Islamic Front in 2013 -- at their Tampa headquarters on Thursday, according to a post on Mustafa's...

August 12, 2016 3:46 am
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Syrian Terrorist Group Rebrands to Ensure Survival

Jabhat al-Nusra's July 28 announcement of its new name and avatar, the Fateh al-Sham Front ("The Victory in Al-Sham Front"), does not mean that the terrorist group...

May 5, 2016 6:37 am
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Leader of Syrian Islamist Group Threatens Kurds

A radio transmission between the commander of an Islamist brigade with ties to the US-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) and a Kurdish man contained a chilling message, threatening to...

April 28, 2016 7:07 am
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Dutch Intelligence: Competition Could Fuel Jihadi Plots

The Netherlands' Intelligence Service (AIVD) is predicting a "large scale, spectacular attack in Europe or the US." And, they say, it could happen very soon. AIVD's report on 2015,...

February 24, 2016 5:33 am
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IDF Racing to Restructure for New Middle East Warfare

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) is in a race against time, and their race is also relevant to how other Western powers will deal with the...

October 26, 2015 3:15 pm
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Competing Jihadists Place 2 Million Euro Bounty on Hezbollah Chief’s Head

The leader of an Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria placed a two-million-euro bounty on the head of Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah in the latest edition of Al-Risalah,...

October 2, 2015 3:50 pm
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Islamic State Reportedly Gains Ground Near Israeli Golan Heights

JNS.org - The Islamic State terror group is reportedly making gains in the Golan Heights region near the Israeli-Syrian border as rebel groups operating in the...

July 29, 2015 11:39 am
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Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Calls Israel a ‘Cancerous Tumor’ to be Destroyed

JNS.org - In an address on Tuesday, Hezbollah terrorist chief Hassan Nasrallah said that Israel is a “cancerous tumor” that needs to be “wiped out.” According to...

July 8, 2015 4:30 pm
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Report: Hezbollah Fighters Are Deserting Their Posts Amid Offensive in Syria

Hezbollah fighters in Syria and their allies on the ground have apparently been deserting their posts, Saudi news outlet Al Arabiya reported on Wednesday citing recordings from the...

January 29, 2015 11:54 am
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Israeli Arab Arrested for Joining Syria Al-Qaida Group, Was Urged to Attack Jewish State

Jerusalem Post - Security forces arrested an Israeli Arab resident of Kfar Yassif on suspicion of fighting with radical rebels in Syria, including Jabhat Al-Nusra,...

November 18, 2014 12:25 pm
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Al Qaeda Group Spokesman Rejects Islamic State Alliance Rumors

A Jabhat al-Nusra spokesman tells the blog Syria Direct that rumors of an alliance between his Al Qaeda affiliate and the Islamic State are false. Western...

November 16, 2014 12:21 pm
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Al-Qaeda Linked Groups Make Gains in Syria, Challenging U.S. Efforts There

Gains by al-Qaeda linked Jabhat al-Nusra in northwestern Syria threaten to leave the U.S. with few options on the ground in that region. Jabhat al-Nusra recently attacked...

October 31, 2014 5:36 pm
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Hezbollah Reportedly Under Severe Strain From Syrian Civil War

JNS.org - The Lebanese terror group Hezbollah has come under severe strain from its involvement in the Syrian civil war and from increasing attacks...

Culture

Hundreds of Liquor Bottles Belonging to WWI-Era British Troops Unearthed in Israel

JNS.org - Among several other discoveries, hundreds of liquor bottles belonging to British soldiers from...

Israeli Music Icon Idan Raichel Jams With Students at Chicago Cultural Center

Israeli music icon Idan Raichel turned what was supposed to be a lesson...

Clues About Life of Jesus Revealed in Israeli Artifacts Warehouse

JNS.org - Ahead of Easter, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has opened up a 54,000-square-foot warehouse dubbed the “Ali Baba cave,”...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

York U Evacuated After Bomb Threat Targeting Jewish Campus Community Discov...

A written bomb threat targeting the Jewish community at Canada’s York University prompted the evacuation of campus buildings on Wednesday,...

Israel

Israel Air Force to Host 7 Nations in Largest-Ever ‘Battle Lab’

JNS.org - The Israel Air Force (IAF) this fall will host combat pilots and support crews from seven countries — including the US, Greece, Poland, France, Germany, India and Italy —...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Attempts to Present New ‘Moderate Image’

JNS.org - In response to its international isolation, the Palestinian terror group Hamas has undertaken a new political program in an attempt to present a “more moderate image,” aiming to improve...

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