Tag Archive for Arab riots

IDF responds to armed rioters on Gaza fence, 5 Palestinians killed, 35 wounded


After giving warnings, IDF forces open fire killing at least 5 Gazans, wounding 35, when some 400 Palestinians riot near Gaza border fence with Israel. 

By Elior Levy, Yoav Zitun


IDF troops killed five Palestinians on Friday afternoon, after firing live rounds at violent riots near the northern border of the Gaza Strip. 

Israeli troops reportedly fired at the Palestinians after they approached the no-go buffer zone enforced on the Gaza side of the northern border fence. Thirty-five others were wounded in the incident. 

Photo: Reuters

Ahmed Al Harbawi (19) from Nuseirat refugee camp and Houssam Dola (20) were named as two of the deceased Palestinians according to medical sources inside Gaza. Continue Reading »

IDF, Arab Rioters Clash After Funeral of Female Terrorist Shot Dead Attacking Soldier


The clashes followed the funeral of 18 yr-old female terrorist who died after being shot by the IDF at a checkpoint on Tuesday as she tried to stab an Israeli soldier.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Clashes broke out Wednesday between Palestinian youths and Israeli forces in Hevron following the funeral of a female terrorist shot dead after trying to stab a soldier.

Around 50 rioters threw stones at soldiers, who responded with stun grenades and tear gas in the flashpoint city, cite of Judaism’s second holiest site, the Tomb of the Patriarchs, and where some 500 Israeli Jews live under heavy guard surrounded by largely hostile Palestinians. Continue Reading »

Arabs attack Jerusalem police on Temple Mount for 3rd straight day




Rioting broke out Tuesday for a third straight day at the Temple Mount as police came to secure the contested Jerusalem holy site for Jewish visitors on the second day of Rosh Hashana.

When Israeli security forces entered the plaza of the site dozens of  masked Palestinian youth met them with a barrage of stones, blocks, and firecrackers, police said.

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King Abdullah II of Jordan threatens Israel on Jerusalem ‘provocation’


view videoKing Abdullah II told journalists that Jordan will be forced “to take actions” over Israel’s “provocation” on the Temple Mount should it continue.

By i24news


Jordan’s king warned Israel on Monday that any further “provocation” in Jerusalem where Israeli police have clashed with Muslims at Al-Aqsa mosque would damage ties between the two countries.

“Any more provocation in Jerusalem will affect the relationship between Jordan and Israel” which have a 1994 peace accord but which has custodian rights over the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, said King Abdullah II following a second day of clashes at the flashpoint holy site in east Jerusalem. Continue Reading »

Arab League Threatens Israel with ICC Action Over “Judaization” of Al-Aqsa


Arab League FM threatens to take int’l legal actions to prevent Israeli activity on the Temple Mount, including going to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

By Ben Ariel, Canada


The Arab League on Sunday warned against the “Judaization of the Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israel” and called for action against the Jewish state, Channel 2 News reported.

The condemnation came after masked Muslim rioters hurled rocks and fireworks at police on the Temple Mount, as well as firebombs near two entrances to the site.

Jerusalem District Police and Border Police were forced to respond with riot dispersal measures. Continue Reading »

Arabs Riot on Temple Mount on Rosh Hashanah Eve


Palestinian hooligans barricaded themselves inside the Al Aqsa Mosque, where they threw stones & firecrackers at police forces in hopes of disrupting Jewish visitors for Rosh Hashanah.
• Israel Police confiscated several pipe bombs Saturday night in an East Jerusalem apartment.

By Roi Yanovsky, Elior Levy


Palestinians barricaded themselves Sunday morning, just before Rosh Hashanah, inside the mosque on the Temple Mount. Police forces broke into the compound and confiscated some of the equipment brought there by the Palestinians.

The rioters threw fireworks and stones at the police as they entered the site. Border Police forces then blocked entry to the Temple Mount. Continue Reading »

Jewish Woman Arrested in Jerusalem for Responding: ‘Mohammed is a Pig’

view videoArrested Jewish woman was eventually vindicated by presiding judge after a video showed (paid) gang of Muslim women following Jewish group & shouting: ‘Itbach al-Yahud’ (trans: ‘slaughter the Jews’).

By Tova Dvorin


A young Jewish woman was arrested Friday night, after she was recorded stating insults about the Muslim prophet Mohammed during a clash with Arab women on the Temple Mount.

Female Islamist activists on Temple Mount

Female Islamist activists on Temple Mount – Reuters

The Arab women, apparently part of the “Morabiton,” a gang of Muslim women who get paid by Islamist groups to disturb and harass Jews that visit the site, were shouting “Allahu Akhbar” repeatedly at the group of Jews making their way to the Mount, and could be seen actively trying to get physically close to the group. Continue Reading »

Fatah Ringleader Shot Dead While Attacking IDF

Large group of Palestinian rioters in Judea hurl rocks & firebombs at the IDF, wounding a soldier, which prompted a response leaving the riot leader dead.

By Ari Yashar


An Arab rioter attacking IDF forces was reportedly shot dead on Tuesday morning at the Dheisheh “refugee camp” located outside of Bethlehem, in Judea.

The 19-year-old rioter, named as Jihad al-Jafari, was killed overnight during clashes targeting the IDF, according to Palestinian Arab medics who spoke to AFP.

An IDF spokesperson noted that the troops were assaulted by a group of Arab rioters hurling rocks, firebombs and other incendiary devices, and that in the onslaught a soldier was wounded.

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Arab Youths Riot in Haifa, Shouting ‘Slaughter the Jews’

The neighborhood of Hadar in Haifa came under assault as young Arabs boys hurled anti-Semitic epithets while attacking Jewish pedestrians with sticks & rocks.

By Chaim Lev, Ari Yashar


Several young Arab assailants armed with rubber straps, sticks and rocks entered the Hadar neighborhood in Haifa on Sunday, where they began beating passersby with the sticks and shouting “slaughter the Jew” in Arabic.

According to one of the testimonies from the attack, at around 11 p.m. the Arab youths arrived at Michael Street in the neighborhood and started threatening haredi residents on the street, with the sticks in their hands.

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Israel’s Security Minister Introduces Law to Ban ‘Rock-throwing’ Islamist Gangs from Entering Temple Mount

Minister Aharonovich advances bill in the Knesset to ban Hamas affiliated Islamist organizations that attack police and harass Jews, on Judaism’s holiest site.

By Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar


Internal Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich (Yisrael Beytenu) is advancing a new bill to declare the groups of Muslim extremists coordinating unrest on the Temple Mount in order to block Jewish visits as illegal gatherings.

Arab rioters at Temple Mount (file)

Arab rioters at Temple Mount (file) – Reuters

The new bill was revealed on Wednesday by Haaretz, and targets the organized gatherings of Muslim men and women in recent years on the Mount, the holiest site in Judaism, who curse and shout at Jewish visitors and assault police with rocks and fireworks. Continue Reading »

Sister of ‘Synagogue Butcher’ is Employee at Jerusalem’s City Hall

Following the deadly synagogue attack, Jerusalem municipality grants terrorist’s sister’s request to take several days leave, saying employee is ‘outstanding social worker’.

By Noam ‘Dabul’ Dvir


Two cousins were responsible for the deadliest terror attack in Jerusalem in six years. It was revealed Thursday that the sister of one of the terrorists was an employee at Jerusalem’s city hall.

Security forces in Jabel Mukaber. (Photo: Mohammed Shinawi)

Security forces in Jabel Mukaber. – Photo: Mohammed Shinawi

The sister took several days off work following the horrific attack. Jerusalem municipality issued a statement on the employee. “She is an outstanding social worker who deals with disadvantaged populations. We have no evidence that she has expressed any support whatsoever for her relatives’ actions,” it said. Continue Reading »

Why is Islamic Movement in Israel not outlawed & its leader not imprisoned for incitement?

A bill in the Knesset to blacklist the Islamic Movement in Israel, which was behind Jerusalem rioting and lauded ‘3rd Intifada’, is up for approval by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.

By Tova Dvorin


Yisrael Beytenu MK Alex Miller’s bill to blacklist the Islamic Movement in Israel will be reviewed by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday, and if passed, would strike a major blow against Islamists blamed for the continued Arab rioting in Jerusalem and elsewhere.

The Islamic Movement’s northern branch, headed by Sheikh Raed Salah, was named by Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz as the prime culprit behind the rise of Arab rioting in Jerusalem and in northern Israel last week. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu will seek to strip citizenship from those calling for Israel’s destruction


Israel’s Prime Minister calls for tougher stand on terror and incitement against Israel, as tension rises in Jerusalem & Kafr Kanna
• Labor MK Moshe Mizrahi: I am calling on the Arab Knesset Members to “avoid adding fuel to the fire.”

By Shlomo Cesana, Mati Tuchfeld & Edna Adato


Following the police shooting in Kafr Kanna on Friday and the ensuing riots, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken a tough stance on Israelis calling for the destruction of the state.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – Photo: Edi Israel

“Israel is a country of law and order. We will not tolerate disturbances and riots.

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Arab town in Galilee begins riots & protests after police shoot knife-wielding man


Riots & rock-throwing begins when 22 yr-old Arab man succumbs to his gunshot wounds after police shot him during attempted stabbing attack.



The Arab town of Kafr Kana in the Lower Galilee declared a general strike on Saturday morning following the death of a local man whom police shot after he apparently tried to attack them with a knife, Israel Radio reported.


Israeli Police. – Photo: ISRAEL POLICE

Dozens of youth in the area were hurled stones at police forces while others torched tires as patrol vehicles were positioned at the town’s entrances in attempt to prevent disturbances, according to the radio station.

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Jordanians protest peace with Israel across the country

All across Jordan, streets flooded with locals demonstrating their opposition to the increased violence by Israeli security forces in Jerusalem. Head of Muslim Brotherhood: ‘Why keep embassy of Jews? Demolish it with them inside.’

By Reuters



Several thousand protesters took to the streets of Jordanian cities on Friday, calling on the government to scrap its peace deal with Israel following escalating violence at the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem.

Mass riots in East Jerusalem (Photo: Mohammed Shinawi)

Mass riots in East Jerusalem – Photo: Mohammed Shinawi

“Death to Israel,” crowds chanted in several cities, with activists demanding that Israel’s embassy in Amman be closed.

“Why are you keeping the embassy of the Jews? Continue Reading »