Category: Persecution

Hamas calls for suicide bombings in Israeli buses

An Israeli police officer at the scene of a public bus bombing in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, Wednesday, March 5, 2003. A Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up aboard the crowded bus, killing at least 17 people and injuring dozens. (Ronen Lidor/ Flash90)

An Israeli police officer at the scene of a public bus bombing in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, Wednesday, March 5, 2003. A Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up aboard the crowded bus, killing at least 17 people and injuring dozens. (Ronen Lidor/ Flash90)

It isn’t an intifada until ‘the bus roof flies,’ music video says; adds attacks serve to ‘humble’ Netanyahu

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Netanyahu said worried Obama may go against Israel as term expires

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with US President Barack Obama in the White House on November 9, 2015 (Raphael Ahren/Times of Israel)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with US President Barack Obama in the White House on November 9, 2015 (Raphael Ahren/Times of Israel)

Top minister dismisses Army Radio report, which comes hours after similar claims by Channel 2 were denied by the State Department

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The Latest: Phoenix council replaces prayer with silence

FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2015 file photo, Chris Bridges holds a sign for The Satanic Temple during a protest outside of an all-day prayer rally headlined by Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal in Baton Rouge. The Phoenix council was poised Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, to consider whether a group that uses Satan in its name should be allowed to present the opening prayer during a future council meeting. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman, File)

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Israel’s Netanyahu warns Gaza militants against attacking

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. (Amir Cohen/Pool Photo via AP)

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Riding the ‘terror wave’ as it washes over the West Bank

Israeli security forces at the scene of a shooting attack at a checkpoint near the Beit El settlement in the West Bank on Sunday, January 31, 2016 (AFP / ABBAS MOMANI)

Israeli security forces at the scene of a shooting attack at a checkpoint near the Beit El settlement in the West Bank on Sunday, January 31, 2016 (AFP / ABBAS MOMANI)

Israelis want to stick to their routines while the Palestinian territories seethe, but things could get a lot worse before they get better

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