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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

Ancient Hebrew Inscriptions Found in Galilee Synagogue

JNS.org - Two ancient Hebrew inscriptions dating back some 1,800 years were found in the courtyard of an ancient synagogue in the...

Leah Adler, Steven Spielberg’s Mother, Dies at Age 97

She was a concert pianist and a painter and most recently the owner of a kosher restaurant in Los Angeles...

Features

International Jewish Youth Convention’s Delicate Balancing Act On Refugee Debate

JNS.org -- In an ever-polarized American era, nonprofits often need to decide how to make...

International Conference of Jewish Teens About Vision and Resolve

JNS.org -- My interview with Aaron Mantell and Danielle Wadler, two teens from New York’s Long Island region, was drowned out by...

Donald Trump Should Buy a Suit From This Holocaust Survivor

Although it seems trivial to critique the clothing of a politician, GQ, Stephen Colbert and even a tailor from London all recently commented on President Donald Trump's...

World

Algemeiner Editor-in-Chief: All Hands on Deck Required for Fight Against An...

The fight against antisemitism in the US requires “all hands on deck,” the editor-in-chief of The Algemeiner said during an i24...

Israel

IDF Soldier Handed 18-Month Prison Sentence for Killing Neutralized Palesti...

JNS.org - Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Elor Azaria, convicted on manslaughter charges for shooting and killing an incapacitated terrorist...

Middle East

Israeli Military Chief: We Are Operating ‘Under the Radar’ to Keep Hezb...

The IDF is “operating under the radar to prevent Hezbollah from getting stronger,” Israel’s military chief told a key Knesset...

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