33 year old mother of 4 said after attacked while driving in Samaria, ‘There’s glass in my eyes and mouth.’
By Ari Yashar
Wednesday morning Arabs threw rocks at the car of a resident of Karnei Shomron as she drove on Highway 55 in Samaria.
The shattered windshield – Shomron Regional Council
The driver, a 33 year-old mother of 4, briefly lost control of her car as the rocks shattered her windshield, showering her with broken glass.
“There’s glass in my eyes and mouth,” said the woman, noting “they threw the stone to kill me.”
She called on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to respond harshly to “the increase in attacks that aim to cut off the lives of residents.” Continue Reading »
A supposed makeshift grenade was thrown at an Israeli bus transporting students to schools on Friday morning in the northern West Bank near the village of Yaabud, west of Jenin.
A Magen David Adom ambulance. – Photo: REUTER
No injuries or damage were reported.
Security forces were sweeping the area.
The IDF could not confirm the identity of the perpetrator.
“I hope now there will be an aggressive decision to bring attention to the area to prevent further attacks,” Army Radio quoted Shomron Regional Council head Gershon Mesika as saying. Continue Reading »
An attempted ambush by Arabs on a West Bank highway ended with quick thinking & a high-speed chase through the hills of Binyamin.
By Maayana Miskin
An Israeli couple’s routine drive home last week nearly ended in disaster when an Arab gang targeted them in a late-night ambush.
Yair Weiss and his wife were relaxed and happy as they set out from the town of Ofra, in the Binyamin region, to their home in the nearby town of Ateret. At around 11:30 p.m., as they approached Ateret, they noticed a car at the side of the road, but thought nothing of it. Continue Reading »
The number of IDF soldiers injured by rocks throwers soar, as they are not allowed to open fire.
A report by a political activist and reservist combat soldier claims the IDF has effectively capitulated in the face of Arab rock and firebomb attacks.
Writing in the web magazine Mida, Erez Tadmor says that in the past week, since the grave injury of Yaakov Zlatkin at the hands of an Arab mob, he has spoken with dozens of officers and soldiers who all said the same thing: The health and security of Jews who live in Judea and Samaria, as well as those of the soldiers who are supposed to guard them, have been left to the mercy of the enemy. Continue Reading »
Arabs throw a sharp rock or maybe a firebomb according to passengers, at the Jerusalem’s Light Rail. No one hurt.
Arabs threw either a firebomb or a sharp rock at a train of the Jerusalem Light Rail as it was passing through the Arab Beit Hanina neighborhood on Thursday evening. No one was hurt and the driver continued driving to the next station.
Jerusalem Light Rail – Photo: Israel & Stuff/PP
Rescue and police forces arrived at the scene and a senior officer determined that a sharp rock had been thrown at the train. Others officials said, however, that it was a firebomb that failed to ignite. Continue Reading »
Open roads policy means deadly terrorism in the Hevron Hills’ roads.
Dozens of Israelis from the town of Negohot in the Hevron Hills blocked roads Thursday in protest of terrorism. Residents of Negohot and other Hevron area Israeli towns say that Israel’s open roads policy puts their lives at risk.
Three years ago Israel began opening highways in Judea and Samaria (Shomron) to Arabs living under the Palestinian Authority. Previously, PA traffic had run along parallel PA roads, while access to Israeli roads was restricted due to terrorism fears.
Since then, residents say, the simple act of driving to school or work has been fraught with danger. Continue Reading »