Burgas bomber an Algerian-Swedish Islamist

By YITZHAK BENHORIN, YNET— Sweden denied Thursday reports in Bulgarian media suggesting that that Mehdi Ghezali, the suspected suicide bomber who executed the terror attack on Israeli tourists in Burgas, was a Swedish national. Bulgarian media named Ghezali as the terrorist saying he was an Algerian-Swedish Islamist who spent two years in Guantanamo Bay. “We…

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Terror attack kills 5 Israelis in Bulgaria

By SAMARA GREENBERG, inCONTEXT— Six people were killed and dozens injured Wednesday in a terror attack directed against Israeli tourists in the resort city of Burgas, Bulgaria. The explosion occurred shortly after Israeli tourists boarded a bus at the airport after arriving from Tel Aviv. They were to be driven by four buses to hotels…

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Anti-Semitism sweeping France

BY PETER MARTINO, GATESTONE— Early this month, the French weekly magazine Le Nouvel Observateur devoted a cover article and several other articles to the phenomenon of the rising anti-Semitism in France. The magazine referred to several incidents of anti-Jewish violence during the previous weeks. The Council of Jewish Institutions in France (CRIF) keeps track of…

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U.S. House Votes to Strengthen Ties with Israel

By RACHEL HIRSHFELD, ARUTZ7– The United States House of Representatives approved legislation late Tuesday afternoon by voice vote that reaffirms U.S. strategic and military ties with Israel. The bill restates the U.S. commitment to supply Israel with arms to defend itself, and pledges to fight anti-Israel resolutions at the United Nations, The Hill reported. The…

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