A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Azerbaijan arrests terror suspects; bombs found hidden in radios in Bangkok

JTA February 22, 2012

Suspected terrorists with links to Iran and Hezbollah were arrested in Azerbaijan. The suspects are accused of planning terrorist attacks against foreigners in Baku, the nation's capital, the National Security Ministry said in an announcement Tuesday...

Thailand bombs meant to target Jews, police chief says

JTA February 16, 2012

Thailand's police chief said bombs that exploded in the capital earlier in the week were meant to target Israelis. "I can tell you that the target was specific and aimed at Israeli diplomatic staff," the national police chief, Gen. Prewpan Dhamapong,...

Iranian national believed responsible for Thai blasts

JTA February 14, 2012

JERUSALEM -- An Iranian national was seriously injured by a bomb he carried shortly after a house he rented in a residential neighborhood of Bangkok exploded. The man had thrown a hand grenade at police as they pursued him Tuesday following the home explosion,...

Israeli diplomat injured by car bomb in New Delhi

JTA February 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- An Israeli diplomat in New Delhi was injured by a car bomb, and a second bomb was disabled in a staff member's car at the Israeli embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia. Monday's attacks came the day after the February 12th anniversary of the assassination...

Bomb-making material found in Bangkok

JTA January 16, 2012

Bomb-making material was found in a shop near Bangkok amid warning of a possible attack on Israelis. Some 400 boxes of urea and ammonium nitrate hidden in boxes for electric fans were discovered Monday in a store about 30 miles south east of Bangkok....

Tha authorities arrest Lebanese man on Israeli tip

JTA January 13, 2012

Thai authorities working with Israel arrested a Lebanese man alleged to have plotted an bombing attack. "A Lebanese suspect from the Hezbollah group has been taken into custody by Thai officials and police are investigating further," Chalerm Yumbumrung,...

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