With 32 successful interceptions yesterday, the new ‘Lahav Or’ system uses laser bursts to explode incendiary and/or explosive terror-balloons launched by Palestinian terrorists from Gaza.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The IDF’s new ‘Lahav Or’ laser system located and intercepted 32 incendiary and explosive balloons which were launched from the Gaza Strip at Israel yesterday, including one interception which caused the balloon to explode in midair.
‘Lahav Or’ system uses lasers to intercept incendiary and explosive balloons – Screenshot: Israel Police Spokesperson Division
This is the first system of its kind in the world, developed under the leadership of the Israel Border Police and physicists from Optidefense, a firm which specializes in electro-optics and lasers. Continue Reading »
WATCH: Innovative Light-Blade laser utilizes a low-powered defensive system, making it suitable to operate in urban environments such as public airports without the risk of blinding or injuring anyone in the area.
By DONNA RACHEL EDMUNDS
A laser-based defense system capable of taking out attack drones even in urban environments has been developed by Israeli experts, who hope to roll out the system for a range of security uses, including at airports.
The system was developed by Prof. Amiel Ishaaya at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev after incendiary balloons started being launched into Israel in 2018, setting fire to farmland and causing widespread damage. Continue Reading »
Riots erupt in the Al-Amari refugee camp after after a Palestinian terrorist was neutralized by gunfire while attempting to carry out a ramming attack against undercover Border Police officers during a counter-terrorism raid.
– Israeli security personnel were unscathed.
By Israel Hayom Staff
A Palestinian man in his 20s suspected of attempting to perpetrate a car ramming attack against Border Police forces operation near Ramallah Wednesday night was shot and evacuated to a hospital in serious condition.
Overnight Wednesday, special Border Police forces raided the Al-Amari refugee camp near Ramallah, where they arrested two fugitives suspected of involvement in terrorist activity. Continue Reading »
In a joint nighttime operation, the IDF, Border Police, & Shabak arrest 18 wanted Arab terrorists and seal illegal Palestinian media outlets that incite and/or support terrorist attacks on Israelis.
By Ido Ben Porat
Israeli security forces on Tuesday night raided eight Arab media outlets responsible for broadcasting incitement and encouraging terrorism.
The operation was carried out by IDF, Shabak (Israel Security Agency), and the Civil Administration, and included the closing of illegal and inciting media outlets, as well as the confiscation of documents and equipment.
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IDF soldiers during Tuesday night’s operation to close inciting, illegal Arab media outlets. – Photo: IDF spokesperson’s Unit.
BUSTED: During joint pre-dawn operations, the IDF forces working with the Shin Bet internal security agency and Israel Border Police nab 10 wanted terrorists, uncover and confiscate an illegal weapons cache, along with tens of thousands of shekels funded by Hamas.
By David Rosenberg
Israeli security forces operating in Judea and Samaria overnight apprehended 14 suspects wanted in Israel for a variety of offenses, including 10 terrorists involved in attacks on Israeli civilians and security personnel.
Guns and amunition confiscated in Samaria – Photo: IDF spokesperson’s unit
The 14 suspects were nabbed in a series of joint pre-dawn operations Tuesday morning involving the IDF, Israel Police, Shin Bet internal security agency, and Border Police. Continue Reading »
Israeli-made Woundclot, successfully field tested by Border Police, stops bleeding in 40 seconds and was found effective in stopping blood flow from bleeding artery or stomach.
• Police, military forces worldwide express interest in the life-saving bandage.
By Itsik Saban
Israel’s Border Police are making preparations to equip their medics, commanders and team leaders operating in the Jerusalem area with Israeli-made Woundclot hemostatic bandages, which help save lives by making the blood flowing from wounds clot faster. The bandages dissolve within seven days.
New bandage stops the bleeding, allowing the seriously wounded more time to be evacuated to hospital.
Border Police medics tested the bandages during the recent wave of terrorist attacks in Jerusalem, and they proved efficient in stopping bleeding quickly and keeping victims alive while they were being transferred to hospitals for further treatment. Continue Reading »
Border Police officer in hospital after being wounded by young Palestinian terrorist in Jerusalem’s Old City, “I shot a few bullets at him, and neutralized him.”
By Roi Yanovsky
“Suddenly the terrorist jumped on me with the knife. I shot a few bullets at him and neutralized him,” the Border Police officer who was wounded in the stabbing attack in Jerusalem on Saturday recounted later that day.
Master Sgt. A’s leg was lightly wounded in the attack that also injured two other young men. The attacker, 17-year-old Ahmad Jazal from the Nablus area in the West Bank, was shot dead by A. Continue Reading »
Ma’an News Agency reports the 17 yr-old Palestinian stone thrower was shot 3 times in the chest during clashes with Border Police in the village of Tuqu.
BY JPOST.COM STAFF, ANNA AHRONHEIM
Border Police officers shot and killed a Palestinian stone-thrower during clashes near Bethlehem in the West Bank on Monday.
“Hundreds of rioters hurled rocks at the security forces in the area,” an Israeli military spokeswoman said. “Due to the extent of the violence, border police fired 0.22 calibre rounds towards a main violent instigator, resulting in his death.”
Israel Police next to Palestinian Red Crescent ambulance – Photo: ABBAS MOMANI/AFP
According to the Ma’an News Agency, 17-year-old Qusay Hasna al-Umour was shot in the chest three times during clashes in the village of Tuqu. Continue Reading »
Unlike the Arab Archbishop’s boss, Greek Orthodox Patriarch Theophilos III, who openly praised Israel’s protection of Christians, Atallah Hanna reveled around ‘hijacked’ Palestinian Christmas tree in East Jerusalem.
Israel Today Staff
A Christmas tree featuring photos of dozens of Palestinian terrorists killed while attacking Israeli Jews has been erected in eastern Jerusalem.
Until the past weekend, the tree had attracted many visitors, both Muslims and Christians. Among them was Archbishop of Sebastia Theodosios, better known as Atallah Hanna.
Theophilos with visitors by the 2016 martyr’s Christmas tree in eastern Jerusalem. – Screenshot Israel TV2 News
Channel 2 News reported that Hanna told those gathered at the tree that it constituted a “Christmas message [from] the heart of Palestine – we are one nation defending one issue…standing firm and remaining in the Holy Land.” Continue Reading »
In 3 overnight multi-agency operations across Judea and Samaria, the IDF, Border Police, Israel Police, and Shin Bet security agency, apprehended 9 wanted terrorists, while seizing firearms & cash used to promote terrorism.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
A joint overnight operation of the IDF, Border Police, and Judea and Samaria District police netted nine wanted terrorists and a large illegal weapon stash.
Four of the suspects arrested in the raids were wanted for past terror attacks targeting Israeli civilians and security forces.
Cache of weapon parts uncovered – IDF Spokesperson’s Unit
According to an IDF spokesperson, the suspects included three members of the Islamic Jihad terror group and two members of Hamas. Continue Reading »
MAGAV Police officers find 2 knives in handbag of female Palestinian, who planned to carry out a vicious stabbing attack at Hebron’s holy site, the Cave of the Patriarchs.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Israeli security forces thwarted a potential stabbing by a female Palestinian planning an attack at the Cave of the Patriarchs on Tuesday morning.
Potential stabbing by female Palestinian terrorist thwarted at Cave of the Patriarchs. – Photo courtesy: Israel National Police
Border Police officers at the revered West Bank site found two knives in the woman’s possession during searches of her bag after she aroused their suspicion. Continue Reading »
20 yr-old Molotov cocktail throwing Ali Atef Shuyukhi was killed as he and other masked Palestinian rioters attacked, endangering Israeli forces in Silwan.
By Elior Levy, Roi Yanovsky
A Palestinian man was killed in clashes that broke out between Israeli Police and Border Police in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan on Tuesday night, during the Yom Kippur fast.
Palestinian throws firebomb at Jews – illustrative file photo
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Ali Atef Shuyukhi, 20, was shot dead in the clashes, which lasted for a few hours. He was released from Israeli prison a few months ago after serving a year-and-a-half-long sentence.The
After IDF soldiers fire warning shots, Palestinian kite returns to Gaza side of the border.
• In a routine check, Border Police prevent a Palestinian headed to commit a terrorist attack on security forces.
• PM Netanyahu sends message to Israel’s enemies: Every “drizzle” of rocket fire onto Israel will be met with a deluge.
By Lilach Shoval, Shlomo Cesana, Efrat Forsher, and Israel Hayom Staff
Israeli soldiers on duty on the Israel-Gaza Strip border spotted something unusual in the sky on Saturday morning, and discovered a kite equipped with a camera coming toward them from the direction of Gaza. Continue Reading »
Israel Border Guard nab three Palestinian weapons traffickers, intercept M-16 assault rifle before being sold.
By Uzi Baruch
Israeli Border Police nabbed a Palestinian weapons trafficking gang red-handed Saturday night, seizing an automatic assault rifle in the process.
M-16 with sound-depressor, seized by Border Police – Photo courtesy: Israel Police
The three suspects were arrested at Tapuach Junction in Samaria, after security forces received a tip off.
At around 10 p.m. Border Police officers at the junction identified the suspects’ vehicle, and immediately detained them for questioning.
Upon inspecting their vehicle police discovered an M-16 assault rifle hidden in three pieces, apparently ready to be sold. Continue Reading »
Shooting attack by two Palestinian terrorists thwarted outside the Damascus Gate when Border Police officers responded, killing both before hurting anyone.
By Uzi Baruch
Two Arab terrorists on Sunday night opened fire on Border Police officers at the Damascus Gate of Jerusalem’s Old City.
Site of Damascus Gate attack (file) – Photo: Heiki Ezra
The two were eliminated by the security forces, and fortunately were unable to inflict any wounds.
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Police officers are searching the area and are looking into suspicions that the terrorists hid explosives nearby before the attack.
Earlier on Sunday evening, terrorists from the village of Jilazun opened fire at homes in the nearby town of Beit El in Binyamin.