Tag Archive for MAGAV

Palestinian arrested for murder of 19 yr-old woman found in Jerusalem forest

Israel Police statement read, “A joint investigation of the Israeli Police and the General Security Service (Shin Bet) led SWAT (MAGAV) and IDF forces to Ramallah, where a suspect was arrested in connection with the murder of Ori Ansbacher in the Ein Yael area in Jerusalem.”

By i24NEWS


Israeli police and security forces arrested a Palestinian man in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old woman from a West Bank settlement, whose lifeless body was found in the Jerusalem forest on Thursday night with multiple stab wounds.

The suspect, reportedly aged 30, was arrested in the city of Ramallah in the West Bank. Continue Reading »

Palestinian terrorist neutralized in stabbing attack, one Border Policeman injured

A 21yr-old Border Guard policeman was injured in the leg at the Tapuah junction knife attack, and evacuated to hospital for treatment.
– Terrorist eliminated.

By i24NEWS – AFP


A Palestinian teenager who tried to attack an Israeli border guard in the West Bank with a knife on Saturday was shot dead, an Israeli police spokeswoman said.

The knife used in the attack at Tapuah Junction, August 19, 2017 – Photo: Police Spokesperson

She said the 17-year-old attacker, whose identity was not disclosed, approached a group of border guards and pulled a knife from his bag to attack one of them, and another guard opened fire on him. Continue Reading »

Well Done! Israel Police inspect car’s trunk & find wannabe Palestinian Arab terrorist

Israel Border Police stop suspicious Arab driver at checkpoint on a road leading to Jerusalem, discover a 20-something yr-old Arab, Hevron resident, hiding in the car’s trunk who was attempting to exit PA territory and enter Israel without permits.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Border Police officers caught an Arab infiltrator attempting to cross into Jerusalem by hiding in the trunk of a car.

The incident occurred on Thursday night, when a 35-year-old Arab driver aroused Border Police officers’ suspicions when he tried to cross into Jerusalem via the a-Zaim security checkpoint.

The confiscated car – Photo: Israel Police spokesperson

The officers insisted on inspecting the car, and upon opening the trunk discovered an Arab Hevron resident in his 20s attempting to cross into pre-1967 Israel without the necessary permits. Continue Reading »

Anti-stabbing protective gear to be issued to Israel Border Police


Border Police (MAGAV) troops stationed in and around Jerusalem, Judea & Samaria will be issued new gear that will protect their necks from Palestinian knife-attacks.

By Shai Landesman


As stabbing attacks have once again grown more frequent over recent days, Border Police troops will soon be issued new special protective gear for their necks, the purpose of which will be to protect them from stabbings, according to a Channel 2 report.

Border Guard (MAGAV) unit in Jerusalem – Facebook page for Israel Police – משטרת ישראל

Troops stationed in “hot” areas, namely, Jerusalem and Judea & Samaria, will be issued the knife-proof gear. Continue Reading »

Israel Border Guard kills Palestinian, wounds another during search operation 


IDF: While the officers were uncovering an illicit weapons workshop, police opened fire on a suspicious vehicle with 3 young men driving at them.



An Israeli border policeman shot dead one Palestinian and wounded another in the West Bank on Wednesday when they drove towards officers, an army spokeswoman said.

Israeli border guards (MAGAV) patrol along Israel’s security-barrier in the Palestinian village of al-Ram – Photo: ABBAS MOMANI/AFP

The officers had been carrying out a search operation in Al-Ram, northeast of Jerusalem, during which they uncovered an arms workshop, when they spotted the vehicle coming towards them, the spokeswoman said. Continue Reading »

Israel security forces find illicit arms dealers, cache near Nablus, arrest terrorists

After confiscating weapon manufacturing equipment, makeshift guns, & ammunition, Israel arrests 2 from Abbas’ security forces, along with 2 other Palestinians for illicit arms dealing & manufacturing.

By Israel Hayom Staff


Israeli forces have arrested several Palestinians who were allegedly involved in illicit arms dealing and manufacturing.

A gun confiscated in the raid Sunday night  – Photo: Shin Bet security agency

The arrest raid, in the town of Urif near Nablus in Samaria, took place overnight Sunday and was carried out by the Israel Defense Forces’ elite Duvdevan unit and Nahal Brigade, with the help of the Israel Police and the Shin Bet security agency. Continue Reading »

Israel Border Guard Gets Tip, Arrests Palestinian weapons traffickers


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 »

Undercover IDF catch rioting ringleaders with Border Police covering their extraction


IDF Troops disguised as rioters photographed arresting Palestinian stone-throwing rioters, pulling their weapons and withdrawing with their suspects as Border Police move in to oversee safe withdrawal.

By Elior Levy


A video that emerged online Friday depicts the moments in which a group of “mistaravim” – Israeli security forces who go undercover as Palestinian rioters – apprehended a suspect for

The video captured an incident that occurred on Friday at around noon in northern Bethlehem. It opens with the point at which the Israeli troops reveal themselves while dozens of rioters flee the scene for fear of arrest. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu: Jerusalem to reevaluate open-fire orders on hostiles throwing rocks & fire-bombs




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 »

Gaza Terrorists Fire Rockets At Israel, Only To Have Them All Explode In Gaza


Still no reports from Hamas of damage or deaths as failed rocket fire towards Israel Tuesday morning falls short, landing in the terrorist enclave, although ‘Color Red’ sirens were activated in Israel’s Hof Ashkelon region.

By Elad Benari


Sirens were heard on Tuesday morning, around 5:20 a.m. local time, in the Hof Ashkelon area of southern Israel.

The IDF said that the sirens were a result of a failed attempt to fire rockets from Gaza. Security forces were combing the area nonetheless to determine whether any rockets were fired, it said.

The failed rocket fire came hours after a fighter from the Yamam counterterrorist unit was moderately wounded during an operation to arrest wanted terrorists in Jenin. Continue Reading »

68 Israel Border Policemen shed 565 kilograms in ‘healthy lifestyle’ boot camp for overweight cops

68 overweight Border Police trainees underwent a ‘healthy lifestyle’ physical education course with each participant assigned a personal trainer & dietician to ensure they completed boot camp as proper warriors.

By Omri Efraim


Sixty-eight overweight Border Police soldiers who recently joined the IDF lost a total 565 kilograms as a result of a highly successful special diet program adapted to each individual soldier.

Border police trainees in weight loss programBorder police trainees in weight loss program

Hundreds of Border Police soldiers from the March 15 recruitment cycle stood excitedly on the roll call ground of the force’s training base, waiting to receive their warrior pins at the end of their grueling training. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Israel Border Police catch 120 Palestinians illegally entering Israel

view videoSome among those MAGAV detained were found to have criminal records while others investigated posed serious security threats.



Israeli Border Police (MAGAV) overnight stopped and apprehended 120 Palestinians attempting to illegally cross into Israel from the West Bank.

Border Police capture 120 Palestinians attempting to illegally cross into Israel – Photo courtesy: Israel Police

In the early hours between Tuesday and Wednesday, authorities were alerted to the large movement of potential infiltrators near Oranit, a settlement straddling the Green Line, northeast of Rosh Ha’ayin.

Border Police, with the help of volunteers, were able to track down the would-be trespassers before they reached the security fence, after which they were taken for interrogation, where it was discovered that a number of them are suspected of being security threats, or have a criminal record. Continue Reading »

Nocturnal Predator Receives Medical Attention in Israel Before Release



During a patrol of the West Bank security barrier near Jenin on Saturday, Border Police forces came across an injured female owl that could not take off and immediately took action.

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Israel Border Policeman Shoots Terrorist After Being Stabbed In Jerusalem

view videoThe Arab terrorist, an 18 yr-old resident of the West Bank, was left in critical condition after being shot by his victim, also in critical condition



An Israel Border Police officer is in critical condition after being stabbed Sunday at Damascus Gate, outside the Old City in Jerusalem, Israel Police reported Sunday.

Israel Border Police officer stabbed outside Damascus Gate – Screenshot: J’lemPost

The terrorist, an 18-year-old resident of the West Bank, was shot at the scene and is in critical condition.

Paramedics provided treatment at the scene and evacuated the injured officer, who is approximately 20 years old, to Shaare Zedek Medical Center. Continue Reading »

Arab Terrorist Shot While Hurling Explosive Device at Israel Border Police

Terrorist dead after being shot as he targeted Magav force with an improvised explosive device, as they were conducting a routine arrest in Jenin.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


An Arab terrorist was killed while attacking Israeli forces in Jenin located in northern Shomron (Samaria) early Wednesday, medical and security sources said.

Magav Police in Hevron - Photo courtesy: IP Spokesperson's Division

Magav Police in Hevron – Photo courtesy: IP Spokesperson’s Division

A statement from the police said a Border Patrol force was in Jenin to conduct arrests of terror suspects, reports AFP.

“Upon leaving the camp, the force identified a suspect trying to throw an explosive device at them,” it said. Continue Reading »