Two elderly women were stabbed and moderately injured in a terror attack at the Armon Hanatziv promenade in southern Jerusalem Tuesday morning. Police caught and arrested two masked Palestinians suspected of the attack.
[Times of Israel]
United States announces $50 million aid program for Gaza, to be used over five years for humanitarian aid and job creation.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders; the two discussed bilateral relations. The Belgian Foreign Minister again thanked the Prime Minister for Israel’s offer of assistance and cooperation following the Brussels terrorist attack. They also discussed the threat posed by radical Islam to the region and to Europe.
[Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs]
‘Support Israel — Leave Europe’ campaign encourages Brits to drop EU ties. A group of concerned British ex-pats and Israelis has launched a public campaign to encourage pro-Israel Britons to “vote leave” in the upcoming EU Referendum.
[The Jewish Press]
The 13-year old terrorist accused of two counts of attempted murder for his involvement in a pair of brutal stabbing attacks last October was convicted Tuesday morning by a Jerusalem court.
The son of Al Qaeda’s late founder Osama bin Laden has urged jihadists in Syria to unite, claiming that the fight in the war-torn country paves the way to “liberating Palestine.”