February 5, 1986 |
A bomb hidden in a garbage can exploded Tuesday, injuring three people, police said. Police said they detained 40 people for questioning after the blast in Ramat Gan, a Tel Aviv suburb. Police said three women waiting at a bus stand were hurt. All were hospitalized.
April 18, 2006 |
A Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a popular fast-food restaurant Monday, killing nine other people, injuring nearly 60 and greatly heightening hostilities between Israel and the new Hamas-dominated Palestinian government. It was the first such attack in Israel since Hamas took power nearly three weeks ago, and the Islamist group infuriated Israel by describing the bombing as a form of self-defense.
December 1, 1987 |
A young Palestinian woman from Jerusalem has been praised by Israeli police for defusing a bomb at a bus station, the daily newspaper Maariv reported Monday. The 22-year-old woman, whose name was not given, initially was suspected of having planted the bomb herself at the bus station in Hadera, north of Tel Aviv, several days ago.
April 22, 2010
Terror in all its forms Re: "Uneasy in Oklahoma," April 18 It is so important to commemorate this tragedy, to show the world how horrific and completely unacceptable terrorism is. Terrorism kills and maims innocent people. We can never say enough how wrong and condemnable terrorists are, with their twisted logic and sick, self-righteous beliefs. We need to remember the Oklahoma City bombing, the twin towers and the murders of Dr. George Tiller, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Kennedy, to name a few. We need to admonish and correct any leaders who support or give credence to acts of violence that target those we don't agree with.
August 31, 1997 |
An Israeli man wounded in the July 30 double suicide bombing in Jerusalem died Saturday, bringing the death toll in the attack to 17, including the two bombers. A spokesman for Jerusalem's Hadassah Hospital identified the victim as Ilia Gazruch, 73. "He was brought to the hospital unconscious and transferred to the intensive care unit, where he remained until this morning, when he died," spokesman Yossi Shoval said.
January 30, 2007 |
The United States said Monday that Israel probably violated an agreement on its use of U.S.-made cluster bombs in July's war with Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon. "There were likely violations," State Department spokesman Sean McCormack told reporters. The State Department said it had delivered a classified preliminary report to Congress on Monday. McCormack declined to say how Israel violated U.S. rules, contending that such information was classified.