Arab driver arrested after Israeli border personnel discovered 4 pipe bombs in his car at a Security Checkpoint from the W.Bank. That incident followed an earlier shooting by IDF when a Palestinian terrorist attacked Checkpoint soldiers with a knife.
By Ido Ben-Porat
Security guards at the Trans-Samaria Crossing identified on Sunday night four pipe bombs in the car of an Arab with Israeli citizenship who was on his way back from Judea and Samaria.
IDF vehicle at security checkpoint (Archive) – Photo: United Hatzalah
The vehicle was inspected and a police sapper was called to the scene to neutralize the bombs. Continue Reading »
Arab father & son arrested after Israel Police & K-9 unit discover rifles with ammo and explosives, concealed in their home adjacent to the Jerusalem District Court.
By Oranit Etzer
Two Arab terrorists, father and son, were arrested on Tuesday afternoon after explosives and weapons were discovered in their home in Jerusalem.
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Their home is located adjacent to the Jerusalem District Court on Salah al-Din Road not far from Hebrew University’s Mount Scopus Campus; just last Monday a firebomb was thrown at the court in an attempt to burn it down.
Police detectives searched the home aided by Border Patrol officers and a canine unit, and found hidden in the house explosives, improvised rifles and ammunition.
Cleared for release: Police arrested 2 Palestinian Arabs who brought explosive materials to Jerusalem, and the minor that assembled the 13 pipe-bombs for Temple Mount riots.
By Uzi Baruch
Three Arabs were arrested in a joint operation by the Israel Police and the Israel Security Agency (ISA or Shin Bet), it was cleared for publication Friday, for preparing a weapons cache to use against security forces on the Temple Mount.
13 homemade ‘Pipe bombs’ – Photo courtesy: Israel Police Spokesperson’s Unit
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The Jerusalem District Attorney filed an indictment against the three – two adults and one minor from the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Jabel Mukaber – in the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court.
Is Al-Aqsa really as sacred as described, if the Palestinians use it to store rocks to incite violence, and is the filth & destruction caused worth repelling the ‘filthy infidels’?
By Tsvi Sadan
The latest Temple Mount rioting during Rosh Hashanah has demonstrated once again that Muslim holy places are regularly used in service to militant Islam.
The cinder blocks and rocks piled up inside the Al Aqsa Mosque (Islam’s third holiest site) that turned prayer carpets into filthy rugs are a vivid reminder of the stark differences between the Muslim and Christian concepts of the sacred. From a Muslim point of view, dirty carpets are a small price to pay in the heroic effort to protect the holy place from the much greater filth of infidels. Continue Reading »
PM Netanyahu points fingers at Turkey, Islamic Movement in Israel, Palestinian Authority and Hamas for causing current incitement on Temple Mount.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday addressed tensions in Jerusalem in recent weeks which have included rioting on the Temple Mount and an uptick in stone-throwing and Molotov cocktail attacks in the capital.
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Speaking at the weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said that he was “obligated to preserve the status quo at the Temple Mount,” in response to charges from the Palestinians and Arab states that Israel was escalating tensions at the holy site. Continue Reading »
Arab League FM threatens to take int’l legal actions to prevent Israeli activity on the Temple Mount, including going to the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
By Ben Ariel, Canada
The Arab League on Sunday warned against the “Judaization of the Al-Aqsa Mosque by Israel” and called for action against the Jewish state, Channel 2 News reported.
The condemnation came after masked Muslim rioters hurled rocks and fireworks at police on the Temple Mount, as well as firebombs near two entrances to the site.
Jerusalem District Police and Border Police were forced to respond with riot dispersal measures. Continue Reading »
Palestinian hooligans barricaded themselves inside the Al Aqsa Mosque, where they threw stones & firecrackers at police forces in hopes of disrupting Jewish visitors for Rosh Hashanah.
• Israel Police confiscated several pipe bombs Saturday night in an East Jerusalem apartment.
By Roi Yanovsky, Elior Levy
Palestinians barricaded themselves Sunday morning, just before Rosh Hashanah, inside the mosque on the Temple Mount. Police forces broke into the compound and confiscated some of the equipment brought there by the Palestinians.
The rioters threw fireworks and stones at the police as they entered the site. Border Police forces then blocked entry to the Temple Mount. Continue Reading »
With no casualties to Israeli security forces, Arab male shot in leg and neutralized near Bethlehem when terrorist attacked.
By Matt Wanderman
Security forces were carrying out an operation in the Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem when they were attacked by a man holding a pipe bomb.
The soldiers shot the terrorist in the leg without sustaining any casualties themselves.
The bomb was neutralized by explosives experts on the scene.
The terrorist is considered lightly wounded and is now being held at a nearby checkpoint. He is being treated for his wound and will be sent to a hospital for further treatment before being taken in for interrogation. Continue Reading »
The pipe-bomb was discovered during a routine check around a Border Police Guard (MAGAV) station; “We are aware of attempts by terrorists to hurt security forces & that is why we perform checks like this.”
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Border Police thwarted a terror attempt near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron after discovering an explosive around their guard station.
IDF soldiers visit Cave of the Patriarchs. – Photo: REUTERS
On Wednesday night, Border Police performed a search of the area around the guard station, located very close to the famous holy site where both Jews and Muslims pray. During the search, they found the explosive device, a pipe bomb. Continue Reading »
Police uninjured in bombing attack in Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem. After giving chase, 3 pipe bombs were discovered in Palestinian’s car, then neutralized by police sapper.
By Ido Ben Porat, Gil Ronen
Muslim Arab terrorists hurled a pipe bomb at about 1 a.m., Tuesday night at a Border Police vehicle that was driving on the military road next to the security barrier at Abu Dis, just east of Jerusalem.
No one was reported hurt in the ambush, which led policemen – along with another Border Police team that was operating nearby – to catch the perpetrators.
At the University Junction in Abu Dis, the teams noticed three cars driving wildly. Continue Reading »