Who were the first terrorists in the Middle East?”
- Bombs in cafes: first used by Zionists in Palestine on 17 March 1937 in Jaffa (actually grenades)
- Bombs on buses: first used by Zionists in Palestine Aug. 20-September 1937
- Drive-by shootings with automatic weapons: IZL and LHI in 1937-38 and 1947-48 (Benny Morris,Righteous Victims, page 681)
- Bombs in market places: first used by Zionists on 6 July 1938 in Haifa. (delayed-action, electrically detonated)
- Bombing of a passenger ship: first used by the Zionists in Haifa on 25 November 1940, killing over 200 of their own fellows
- Bombing of hotels: first used by Zionists on 22 July 1946 against the British administration in the St David Hotel, Jerusalem (Menachem Begin went on to become prime minister of Israel).
- Suitcase bombing: first used by Zionists on 1 October 1946 against the British embassy in Rome
- Mining of ambulances: first used by Zionists on 31 October 1946 in Petah Tikvah
- Car-bomb: first used by Zionists against the British near Jaffa, 5 December 1946
- Letter bombs: first used by Zionists in June 1947 against members of the British government, 20 of them
- Parcel Bomb: first used by Zionists against the British in London, 3 September 1947
- Reprisal murder of hostages: first used by Zionists against the British in Netanya area on 29 July 1947
- Truck-bombs: first used by Zionists on 4 January 1948 in the centre of Jaffa, killing 26
- Aircraft hijacking: world-first by Israeli jets in December 1954 on a Syrian civilian airliner (random seizure of hostages to recover five spies) – 14 years before any Palestinian.