Tag Archive for Ariel

Palestinian terrorist shot dead during knife-attack on female IDF soldier

Knife-wielding Palestinian male held at bay as female IDF soldier successfully fended off multiple stabbing attacks using the butt of her weapon, as force commander took open shot to neutralized him.

By Ynet, Reuters


IDF troops on Tuesday shot and killed a Palestinian attacker who attempted to stab soldiers at a junction near the West Bank settlement of Ariel. There were no Israeli casualties.

Israeli troops at a nearby military post “spotted an assailant who attempted to stab two IDF soldiers” stationed at the junction, the army said.

Corporal Lian Harush, fought the terrorist back.- Photo: IDF Spokesperson

“One of the soldiers blocked the assailant’s multiple stabbing attacks, and the commander of the troops who was at the scene fired towards the assailant and neutralized him,” the statement said. Continue Reading »

The Cameri Theater performs in Ariel but without 3 actors

The director of the Ariel theater, “We don’t want those who don’t want to come here.”

The Cameri said in its statement, “Those who are not interested are replaced by their colleagues.”



Three Cameri and Beit Lessin actors have been excused from performing in a play staged at a cultural center in the West Bank settlement of Ariel.

'Best Friends.'

Members of the cast of ‘Best Friends.’ – Photo by Courtesy Cameri

The cast members will be replaced by understudies for the performances of the play “Best Friends,” the theaters said in a statement.

The Cameri said in its statement that it respects the political views of its employees.  Continue Reading »

McDonald’s refuses to open a branch in Ariel mall

McDonald’s said that its refusal to operate in the West Bank “had always been the restaurant chain’s policy,”




 Israel has refused an offer to open a branch of its restaurant chain in a mall slated to be built in the West Bank settlement of Ariel, according to a report in the Calcalist newspaper.

The McDonald's Golden Arches.

The McDonald’s Golden Arches. – Photo: Reuters

Tzahi Nahmias, the realtor who is marketing the mall’s commercial space, told the paper that McDonald’s refused to open a branch because Ariel is located beyond the Green Line.

McDonald’s confirmed to that it did not intend to open in Ariel and said that its refusal to operate in the West Bank “had always been the restaurant chain’s policy,” according to the report.

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