Although IDF soldiers are now allowed to neutralize terrorists throwing fire-bombs (Molotov cocktails) with live fire, an IDF spokesperson said the two incidents, on Friday & Saturday that left 2 protestors shot dead, will have the IDF investigating the shootings.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF, REUTERS
RAMALLAH – On Saturday, Amir Shehada, 19, died in a clash with security forces near the Yitzhar settlement, south of Nablus, the PA Health Ministry said.
Shehada was shot in the chest, according to ministry.
Palestinian demonstrators photographed in Hebron on March 9, 2018, hurling molotov cocktails at IDF soldiers during a protest against Trump’s Jerusalem decision. Continue Reading »
Dozens of rioters, called by Palestinian leadership to rebel against Trump’s Jerusalem recognition, hurled firebombs and stones at Israeli forces, requiring the soldiers to open fire, killing two.
By David Rosenberg
Two Arab men were shot and killed during violent riots Thursday, sources in the Palestinian Authority claimed.
Arab rioters clashed with Israeli security forces across Judea, Samaria, and along the Gaza-Israel border Thursday afternoon, with stone-throwers hurling firebombs and stones at security personnel.
Rioters attempt to extinguish fire caused as terrorist lit home-made firebomb [file] – YouTube screenshot
An IDF spokesperson said dozens of Arab rioters attacked Israeli soldiers along the frontier between Israel and the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »
• IDF reports soldiers responded with gunfire as Palestinians threw molotov cocktails at security forces.
• Palestinians report one teenager killed by gunfire, 3 others seriously wounded during skirmish with IDF soldiers.
By i24NEWS – AFP
Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager Thursday in the West Bank and seriously wounded three other Palestinians, the Palestinian health ministry said in a statement.
It did not give the circumstances, but said the shooting happened near the Jelazoun Palestinian refugee camp.
A general view taken on December 28, 2016 shows a partial view of the Israeli settlement of Givat Zeev near the West Bank city of Ramallah – Photo: AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP
An Israeli army spokeswoman said soldiers shot a number of Palestinians throwing petrol bombs at Beit El settlement, close to Jelazoun, but she could not confirm the death. Continue Reading »
• IDF tanks & fighter jets target Hamas sites in Gaza after rocket explodes in open area – causing no injuries.
• Palestinian neutralized while throwing Molotov cocktail Friday, ending in young terrorist’s death.
IDF tanks and fighter jets attacked Hamas targets in the northern Gaza Strip on Saturday. The attack was in response to a rocket fired on the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council, which surrounds Gaza.
Early Saturday morning, a rocket was reported to have fallen in an open area in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. No injuries or damage were reported. Continue Reading »
IDF soldiers on patrol protecting Jewish travelers from ambush get attacked by Palestinian terrorists throwing a Molotov Cocktail, leaving one arrested and one shot dead.
A Palestinian armed with a Molotov Cocktail was shot by the army, and a second was taken into custody in Halhul near Route 60 on Friday, the IDF said.
Palestinian terrorist throwing a firebomb at Israel Police ignites himself [illustrative] – Photo: Hazem Bader:AFP
Palestinian media said the man died of gunshot wounds.
An IDF unit carrying out a security mission in the area to protect Route 60 encountered the suspects, the army added. Continue Reading »
Israel Border Guard kills one of the rioters after responding with live fire at group of Arabs throwing Molotov cocktails at them in Arab neighborhood of Jerusalem.
By Matt Wanderman
A group of Arabs threw about ten Molotov cocktails at Border Police in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Ras al-Amud. Arab sources report that security forces returned fire and killed one rioter before the rest dispersed.
Firebomb (file) – Photo: Reuters
Walla! news identifies the dead terrorist as Ayman al-Abasi, a 17-year-old from Silwan. He previously spent a year and a half in an Israeli prison for his involvement in a 2012 stabbing in Ras al-Amud. Continue Reading »
IDF soldiers manage to shoot 19 yr-old terrorist as he was throwing lit firebomb at Israeli cars driving just north of Hevron.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
A 19-year-old Palestinian Arab terrorist was shot dead on Thursday by IDF forces according to Palestinian Authority (PA) medics, as he was in the process of hurling a firebomb at Israeli cars in Judea.
Arabs throw firebombs at IDF soldiers in Hevron (file) – Reuters
The medics identified the terrorist as Khaled Jawabrah from Al-Arub “refugee camp,” located north of the ancient city of Hevron, where Arab rioters were clashing with security forces. Continue Reading »
Vehicle overturns after being hit by firebomb, yet the driver was unharmed.
• IDF critically injured the Palestinian Arab who hurled the Molotov cocktail & his accomplice was detained after attempting to flee the scene.
Israeli security forces in the West Bank late Thursday shot and critically injured a Palestinian who hurled a Molotov cocktail at an Israeli vehicle, causing it to overturn, local media outlets reported.
The driver, however, reportedly emerged unharmed from the incident.
An accomplice of the Palestinian assailant was detained after attempting to flee the scene.
IDF braces for Palestinian ‘day of rage’
The Israeli army is on alert and is preparing for continued violent clashes in Jerusalem as Palestinians plan protests in the capital and the West Bank following afternoon prayers against the backdrop of tension on the Temple Mount. Continue Reading »
Five American tourists who accidentally drove into Arab controlled Hebron were attacked by stones-throwers and firebombed, before finally being ushered away by lone man before being extricated by Israeli forces; leaving two injured.
Five American tourists were on their way to visit the Cave of the Patriarchs, a Jewish holy site in the West Bank, when they got lost and entered a sector of the city of Hebron which is under Palestinian control. There were reports of clashes in the city in the aftermath of the event.
The car carrying the five came under attack from people throwing stones, and the car was fire-bombed. Continue Reading »
PM says no more tolerating rock & petrol-bomb attacks on roads to Jerusalem, calling for additional security measures, increase of MAGAV & police forces, and review of ‘open-fire’ orders.
By HERB KEINON
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened a special high-level security meeting on Wednesday where it was decided to increase security forces in Jerusalem and on Road 443 from the capital to Mod’in, and weigh new open-fire orders on those throwing rocks and fire-bombs.
The meeting, which included Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan, Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz, General Security Services (Shin Bet) head Yoram Cohen, and other security officials was called in light of a recent spike in terror incidents in the capital and on 443, which is one of the major roads to and from the capital. Continue Reading »
IDF troops shoot dead a Palestinian Arab teenager who was caught trying to firebomb Israeli vehicles by throwing a Molotov-cocktail as they drove by.
By Ben Ariel, Canada
Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian Arab teenager Friday during clashes with rock-throwing protesters near Ramallah, Palestinian medical officials and security sources told AFP.
Arab terrorist throws firebomb – Reuters
They named the dead youth as Orwa Hammad, 17, and said he was shot in the village of Silwad.
The IDF said that troops opened fire towards the teenager upon identifying that he was preparing to throw firebombs towards a local road. Continue Reading »