PMW REPORT: Palestinian autocrat Mahmoud Abbas himself received relatives of terrorist prisoners at his office to honor and promote imprisoned terrorists as one of the PA’s main concerns.
The current hunger strike held by imprisoned Palestinian terrorists gave the Palestinian Authority (PA) another opportunity to promote one of its female role models, Um Nasser Abu Hmeid, reports Palestinian Media Watch.
Latifa Abu Hmeid (her proper name) is famous in the PA for being the mother of four imprisoned terrorists, all of whom are serving life sentences. She has joined the hunger strike in solidarity with her sons and the other imprisoned terrorists. 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 »
UN official blasts Israel’s self-defense procedures against knife-wielding Palestinian terrorists, questioning Israel’s use of live fire to neutralize armed Arab terrorists in the commission of deadly stabbing attacks.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The United Nations special rapporteur to Judea, Samaria, and Gaza said on Thursday he was “very concerned” by Israel’s use of live fire in dealing with Arab terrorists during stabbing attacks.
Michael Lynk, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories – Screenshot: UN Web TV
“Lethal force is supposed to be used as a last resort and only when there is a legitimate threat to a security officer’s life,” Michael Lynk, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in Judea, Samaria, and Gaza, told AFP. Continue Reading »
In an attempted vehicular terrorist attack Sunday night, the Palestinian driver was neutralize while attempting to run over Border Guard police in the Shuafat refugee camp in Jerusalem, leaving the passengers to be arrested afterwards.
By Roi Yanovsky and Elior Levy
A Palestinian vehicle leaving the Shuafat refugee camp in east Jerusalem attempted to run over Police and Border Police forces Sunday night in an attempted terrorist attack. There were no injuries to Israeli forces.
Vehicle used in the attack
Police said the vehicle approached them at high speed, trying to hit them. Forces began the accepted procedure to stop a suspicious vehicle, but the driver refused to slow down. Continue Reading »
Palestinian terrorists, Muhammed Muhamra & Khalid Muhamra’s homes were destroyed after the Supreme Court rejected family’s petitions, saying: Destroying the homes of terrorists “significantly contributes to deterrence at this time.”
By Lilach Shoval, AP and Israel Hayom Staff
The Israeli military, in cooperation with the Civil Administration in Judea and Samaria, demolished the homes of the two Palestinian terrorists behind the deadly attack at Tel Aviv’s Sarona Market in June.
The two Palestinian terrorists behind the deadly attack at Tel Aviv’s Sarona Market, and their accomplice – Photo: Yossi Zeliger
The military says the West Bank homes of cousins Muhammed Muhamra and Khalid Muhamra were demolished early Thursday. Continue Reading »
Trump characterized the American commitment to Israel’s security as “of paramount importance,” after condemning the actions of the “uncivilized world.”
By MICHAEL WILNER
Washington – Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday condemned an attack on civilians in Tel Aviv as an act of terror backed by the “uncivilized world,” warning that as president, extremist militant organizations such as Hamas will find “no refuge” on his watch.
In a statement, Trump said he awaits details of the event, which involved at least three Palestinian perpetrators shooting nine Israeli civilians in a popular Tel Aviv market. Four victims have died. Continue Reading »
Defense Minister Liberman tells IDF to stop handing over dead terrorists to the PA for burial, while the National Security Council is to submit plans for creating a cemetery for terrorists.
By Hezki Baruch
Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman instructed the IDF Thursday to desist from its policy of handing over terrorists’ bodies to the Palestinian Authority for burial.
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Celebratory funeral in eastern Jerusalem – Photo: Reuters
His instruction was given despite the recommendation of the IDF and the Israel Security Agency (ISA or Shin Bet) to return terrorists’ bodies, because not doing so could cause Arab anger and violence.
IDF forces shoot & subdue one Palestinian terrorist at West Bank checkpoint near Jerusalem, the 2nd fled the scene but was eventually nabbed by security forces.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Two female terrorists attempted to stab an IDF soldier stationed at a military checkpoint near the Palestinian village of Beit Ur al-Tahta in the West Bank on Thursday night, the military reported.
MDA ambulance – Photo: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST
The assailants failed to carry out the attempted attack. Security forces shot and subdued one of the attackers. She was wounded in moderate-to-serious condition, according to initial reports.
The second assistant fled the scene but was later apprehended without being fired upon. Continue Reading »
Palestinian terrorist was shot to death while attacking IDF with an ax, then later, two suspicious 12 yr-old Palestinian boys in Jerusalem were found carrying knives and a meat clever, confessed of their plans to carry out an attack on Jews.
By Elisha Ben Kimon, Elior Levy, Yoav Zitun
Two attempted terrorist attacks were thwarted in the Gush Etzion region and in Jerusalem on Thursday.
The first occurred when an ax-wielding terrorist suddenly emerged from behind a bush near an IDF security pillbox opposite the Al-Arroub refugee camp in Gush Etzion and charged at a nearby group of IDF soldiers from the Kfir Brigade. Continue Reading »
Israel’s Attorney General suggests relocating terrorists’ families within Judea & Samaria, arguing that expulsions to Syria or Gaza, proposed by Transportation Minister Israel Katz, violate int’l law and may expose Israel to charges at the ICC.
By Tova Tzimuki & Itamar Eichner
After expressing his stance that the expulsion of the families of terrorists to Gaza or to Syria contravenes international law and would expose Israel to the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Attorney General Avcihai Mandelblit has decided to allow the government to expel families within the West Bank.
Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – Photo: Marc Israel Sellem
Mandelblit is expected to inform Prime Minister Netanyahu that the expulsion of families from one city to another within the West Bank will be allowed, but only in cases where it can be shown that the family knew in advance of their relative’s intentions. Continue Reading »
Israel’s PM Netanyahu sent the Attorney General a request that his office conduct a legal review, including procedures needed to undertake, so that Palestinian terrorists’ families can be exiled to Gaza.
A bill proposing to deport families of Palestinians who carried out terror attacks to the Gaza Strip took another step forward on Wednesday after being submitted to the Knesset by Transport Minister Yisrael Katz of the Likud, the Times of Israel reports.
Transport Minister (Likud) Yisrael Katz – Photo: GPO
The proposed law is intended to serve as a deterrent to quell lone-wolf terror attacks against Israelis. Continue Reading »
After fighting back 2 Palestinian terrorists who attacked him with clubs outside his front door, Roi Harel alerted the IDF who tracked down and subsequently neutralized the 2 terrorists who infiltrated a Jewish community in the West Bank.
By Elisha Ben Kimon
Two terrorists infiltrated the settlement of Eli in the West Bank early Wednesday morning, and attacked a local resident at his doorstep with clubs. They ran away but were killed by security forces soon after.
Roi Harel, lightly wounded in attack in the settlement of Eli – Photo: Eli Mandelbaum
Roi Harel recounted the incident: “I was stepping out of the house, going to reserve duty, at around 5:00am,” Harel told Ynet. 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.
Firefight ends with 2 Palestinian terrorists shot dead by IDF reserve soldiers who came under fire with teenaged terrorists just after their unit arrived to respond to a rock-throwing incident near Jenin.
By Ari Soffer
IDF forces killed two terrorists in Samaria on Sunday morning, after coming under fire while on patrol.
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According to the army, IDF forces were fired upon while patrolling near the Jewish village of Hinanit, close to Jenin in northern Samaria, as they went to respond to reports of a rock-throwing attack.
When forces reached the site of the incident one of the terrorists ambushed them and opened fire.