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Sbarro bombing mastermind Ahlam Tamimi feels persecuted by U.S. extradition attempt

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 6:00pm 3/25/2017 at 6:00pm

We have documented extensively the ghoulish pleasure Ahlam Tamimi took in murdering children at the Sbarro Pizzeria in Jerusalem in 2001, including great joy when she found out that more children were killed than she previously knew.

Ahlam was released by Israel in October 2011 as part of the Gilad Shalit prisoner...

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Jordanian High Court rejects U.S. extradition request for Ahlam Tamimi

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 10:00pm 3/20/2017 at 10:00pm

We reported last week on the unsealing of a criminal complaint against Ahlam al-Tamimi, the mastermind of the 2001 Sbarro Pizzeria suicide bombing in Jerusalem, 

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Report: Jordan unlikely to extradite Ahlam Tamimi, the Savage of Sbarro pizzeria bombing

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 17, 2017 at 10:00am 3/17/2017 at 10:00am

We reported a few days ago on the unsealing of a criminal complaint against Ahlam al-Tamimi, the mastermind of the 2001 Sbarro Pizzeria suicide bombing in Jerusalem, U.S. to seek extradition of Ahlam Tamimi, the Savage of Sbarro Pizzeria bombing.

The Sbarro bombing killed fifteen people, including two American citizens. Ahlam’s only regret,...

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U.S. to seek extradition of Ahlam Tamimi, the Savage of Sbarro Pizzeria bombing (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 4:00pm 3/14/2017 at 4:00pm

The 2001 Sbarro Pizzeria suicide bombing in Jerusalem for me has been one of the place markers in the history of terrorism, one of those reference points which changed everything.

Other such “before and after” points, to me, are the 1972 Munich Massacre of Israeli athletes (1972); the bombing of the Beirut...

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Jordan Executes 15 People, 10 For Terrorism

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 1:00pm 3/4/2017 at 1:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC4LatHE3uo

In 2014, ISIS shot down and captured a Jordanian pilot, and they later locked him in a cage, burned him alive, and posted the video for the world to see.  In resp...

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Israel, Jordan Sign $10 Billion Gas Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 10:00am 9/28/2016 at 10:00am

Companies in Israel’s natural gas field has signed a $10 billion agreement with Jordan to supply the country with gas, thus pushing Israel into a natural gas powerhouse. The Wall Street Journal reported:

Noble Energy Inc. of Houston and its partners in the Leviathan gas field will supply Amman-based National Electric Power...

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Jordanian writer assassinated for sharing cartoon ‘offensive’ to Islam

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 25, 2016 at 7:30pm 9/25/2016 at 7:30pm
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A prominent Jordanian writer named Nahed Hattar was facing charges in Amman for sharing a cartoon on Facebook which was deemed offensive to Islam. He was killed outside the courthouse this weekend.

Al Jazeera reports:

Jordan: Nahed Hattar shot dead ahead of cartoon trial

A gunman has shot dead prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar...

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Jerusalem Reunited 1967: Three Israeli Soldiers, One Iconic Photo

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 7:00pm 6/4/2016 at 7:00pm

Tomorrow (June 5) is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).

The newest addition to the Jewish calendar, it’s held on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar—six weeks after...

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Temple Mount, Passover 2016: Muslims Riot, Harass Visitors

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 10:30am 5/1/2016 at 10:30am

This past week, during the intermediate days of Passover (Chol Hamoed), nearly 900 Israeli Jews, roughly 100 to 300 per day, ascended Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

Thousands of tourists also visited the sacred place over the course of the week.

The site is the place of the two Jewish Temples in antiquity. It’s considered...

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Ben Carson heads to refugee camp In Jordan

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2015 at 2:30pm 11/28/2015 at 2:30pm

Amidst growing concerns of his lack of knowledge of foreign policy, Dr. Ben Carson headed on Friday to Jordan to visit a refugee camp in Jordan.

From ABC News

“Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson has traveled to a refugee camp in Jordan on a “fact finding and information gathering mission.”

Is this a smart move by the campaign?

Carson is...

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Jewish Day of Mourning Greeted by Palestinian Riots on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 27, 2015 at 8:30am 7/27/2015 at 8:30am

Yesterday July 26, 2015, Jews worldwide marked Tisha B’Av, an annual fast and day of mourning that commemorates the destruction of the first and second Temples.

The 37-acre Temple Mount compound (roughly about the size of 15 football stadiums) in Jerusalem’s walled Old City, where the Temples once stood, is Judaism’s most...

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Is Jordan’s response to ISIS “proportionate”? (asks no one)

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 8:55pm 2/8/2015 at 8:55pm

Hey, remember when Hamas was lobbing thousands of missiles at Israeli cities, trying to kidnap people, and killing when they got lucky?

Of course you remember it. It has happened every couple of years since Hamas took over Gaza.

And before that, the Palestinians strapped bombs on their loved ones and sent them...

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Jordanian pilot captured by ISIS burned alive (UPDATE: Jordan executes Jihadists)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 11:44am 2/3/2015 at 11:44am

Jordanian pilot Moath al-Ksasbah was captured by ISIS after his plane either had technical problems or was shot down.

Jordan was unable to secure his release, as negotiations over releasing an ISIS suicide bomber held in Jordan in exchange broke down when ISIS could not offer proof the pilot was still live.

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Jordanian TV commentators fight over Syria – literally

http://youtu.be/R2tzx9sd6vc
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 5:21pm 5/7/2014 at 5:21pm
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Via Times of Israel:

A heated discussion between two Jordanian journalists about the civil war in Syria developed into a brawl as the two demolished the studio in which they were being interviewed, forcing staff to step in and separate the two…

The journalists appeared earlier this week on Jordanian TV’s current events...

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