Tag Archive for Ramadan

Added Ramadan entry permits into Israel cancelled, IDF deploys more troops to West Bank


Entry permits for 83,000 Palestinians, (including the permits for 204 relatives of the captured terrorists) to visit Israel have been revoked, as IDF deploys 2 additional battalions to the West Bank after deadly Palestinian terrorist attack in Tel Aviv.

By News agencies


Israel on Thursday imposed a series of sweeping restrictions on Palestinian movement and deployed hundreds of additional troops to the West Bank in response to a terror attack that killed four Israelis and wounded 16 others in Tel Aviv.

The shooting, carried out by two West Bank Palestinians, targeted a crowded tourist and restaurant district in the heart of Tel Aviv and was among the deadliest and most brazen attacks in a nine-month wave of violence. Continue Reading »

Israel Rescinds Travel Permits to Gaza After Multiple Terrorist Attacks

West Bank Arabs no longer permitted to travel to Gaza after Hamas claimed responsibility for deadly drive-by shooting attack.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


Israel said Wednesday it was revoking permits for hundreds of Palestinian Arabs living in Judea and Samaria to visit relatives in Gaza after a series of terror attacks on Israelis – several of them fatal.

The announcement by COGAT, the agency that manages civilian affairs between Israel, the PA, and Gaza was the latest reversal to measures easing movement for Palestinians during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Earlier Tuesday, COGAT announced it would tighten access of Palestinian Arabs to the Temple Mount.
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After Deadly Terrorist Attacks Israel Canceled Some ‘Gestures’ For Ramadan

Residents of the Palestinian stabber’s village not issued visas to cross into Israel, and 500 permits allowing residents of the PA to fly abroad from Israel (not Jordan), were canceled.

By Kobi Finkler


Some of the “gestures,” or concessions, that Israel gave Palestinian Arabs for the month of Ramadan have been cancelled following the stabbing of a Border Policeman in Jerusalem Sunday, and the murder of a Jewish man in Samaria Friday.

Arabs invited from Gaza & PA territories pray during Ramadan at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount – Photo: Reuters

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon instructed the defense establishment to cancel entry permits into Israel for all residents of Sa’ir, the village near Hevron from which the stabber came.

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In Israel, and Around the World, Muslims Begin Ramadan

The month long fast of purification is when Muslims try to ‘quit lying, profanity & gossiping’, or for many others, it’s a way to just lose weight.

By Hassan Shaalan


The Muslim world is on Thursday celebrating the start of the month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast from early morning to night and pray for a whole month.

Shop stocked up for the holiday in Taybeh

Countless people around the world and Israel will consecrate the next month to the purification of the soul by avoiding food, drink, smoking, and sexual relations. In the Arab sector they point out that during Ramadan many will try to “quit lying, gossip and profanity.” Continue Reading »