Baha Abu al-Ata

Israel planned to terminate other officials in the Islamic Jihad

Egyptian officials cited in "The New Arab" claimed that Israel violated its promise not to assassinate Baha Abu al-Ata. They further claimed that other members of the organization were targeted.

By YASSER OKBI/MAARIV
07/12/2019
Netanyahu visits the Shin Bet command center which carried out the operation against Bahaa Abu al-At
Netanyahu visits Shin Bet command center which targeted Abu al-Ata

The prime minister and the Shin Bet chief, Nadav Argaman, met with workers and employees from the operational, technological and intelligence units.

By TAL LEV RAM/MAARIV
15/11/2019
A Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant looks out of a vehicle during a military show marking the 32nd
Islamic Jihad adds new rocket to arsenal

"We announce the introduction of a new Buraq 120 for the first time for military service, a purely Palestinian jihadist industry," the group said in a statement.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
15/11/2019
Bennett starts new role in trial by fire

This Gaza round not viewed by defense establishment as opportunity to change Israeli policy, yet

15/11/2019
AN IRON DOME antimissile system is installed near the Israeli side of the border with Syria in the G
Israel, Islamic Jihad agree on ceasefire, IDF confirms

The ceasefire reportedly took effect at 5:30 a.m. Nonetheless, at around 6:00 a.m., rockets were fired from Gaza at Jewish communities on the border.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Naftali Bennett and IDF commanders
Netanyahu: Gaza terror leaders know Israel can target them anywhere

“We do not mean to escalate [the situation],” Netanyahu said, “but we will know how to…protect the state of Israel and its citizens.”

Police sappers inspect site of a rocket that landed on Road 4 in Israel
After 24 hours of rockets, U.S. politicians condemn Islamic Jihad

Vice President Mike Pence tweeted that the U.S. is standing by Israel.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF , OMRI NAHMIAS
13/11/2019
After a quiet night, a barrage of rockets strikes Israel

On Tuesday, Israel was pounded by close to 200 rockets following the predawn targeted killing of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) Leader Bahaa Abu Al-Ata at his home in the Gaza Strip.

Did Islamic Jihad try to shift Israel's attention away from the North?

Its Iranian-backed leader Abu al-Ata does what he wants, when he wants.

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