The Palestinian media did not report that the young Palestinian man, who was shot and killed by IDF soldiers near the Jewish town of Modi’in Illit in Judea, was throwing stones at fast-moving cars with an accomplice.
A Palestinian was shot and killed after throwing stones near the Hashmonaim Checkpoint located near the settlement of Modi’in Illit on Sunday night.
Map of Israel showing location of Modi’in Illit in southern Samaria, Israel.
An IDF spokesperson announced that Israeli forces had thwarted an attempted terrorist attack near the N’ilin Junction on Sunday night. The soldiers identified a number of suspects throwing stones towards Israeli vehicles and fired at them, hitting and killing one of the suspects and injuring another who escaped from the scene. Continue Reading »
Three boys and a father sustained injuries when a large number of Palestinians surrounded the group of children on a bar mitzvah hike in Samaria; pelting them with rocks, causing a guard to protect the children by opening fire.
By Efrat Forsher, Daniel Siryoti, Lilach Shoval and Israel Hayom Staff
A Jewish hiker shot and killed a Palestinian in a grave incident on Thursday, as the shooter accompanied a group of children on a hike in Samaria marking one of the hikers’ bar mitzvah celebration.
A large number of Palestinians surrounded the group of hikers, approaching them and throwing rocks. Continue Reading »
After confessing to have beaten an Arab suspect for throwing rocks, the case against Breaking the Silence (a left-wing NGO) spokesman has been closed following a joint Police & IDF investigation, when the alleged victim refuted the story, proving it was fabricated for the sole purpose of slandering the IDF and delegitimizing Israel.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The Deputy State Prosecutor decided in coordination with the State Attorney to close the investigation against Breaking the Silence spokesman Dean Issacharof.
The investigation was opened after Issacharoff said in a video that he had beaten an Arab during his military service in Hevron. Continue Reading »
Palestinian gov’t official condemns jail terms in Israel for minors who stone Jews, insisting that it’s a right of every Palestinian child.
By Israel Today Staff
Earlier this month, Israel’s Knesset enacted a minimum prison term for minors who throw stones and firebombs at vehicles. An outraged Palestinian Authority called the measure “punitive and racist.”
Palestinian prepare for terror attack, dropping huge stones on passing cars.
Stoning attacks in Israel go largely unreported, but on average there are several such incidents every day. The perpetrators are usually Palestinian Arab youth, and their victims are almost always Israeli Jewish motorists. Continue Reading »
Arab onlookers film undercover agents within crowd of stone-throwers detain and arrest hooligans. – Mayor of Jenin tells Ynet that PA security forces thwarted 3 knife-attacks at the Jalamah checkpoint.
Roi Yanovsky, Elior Levy
Undercover Border Police troops arrested on Tuesday five Palestinians aged 13-25 who were throwing stones at police and Border Police forces in Jerusalem’s Ras al-Amud neighborhood.
Video footage obtained by Ynet shows the Palestinian youth hurling the stones at security forces, and several seconds later captures the Border Police detective, in civilian clothes, catch them in the act.
The stone throwers have been gathering at schools in the neighborhood, from where many stone-throwing incidents occur both before and after the school day. Continue Reading »
Twenty-seven Palestinian suspects accused of throwing rocks and firebombs at officers in flashpoint Arab neighborhoods of east Jerusalem were arrested during an overnight police sweep that started late Saturday night, police said on Sunday.
The crackdown brought the total number of arrests over the trailing 48 hours to 39, according to the police.
Youth holds stone as Palestinians clash with IDF in the West Bank. – Photo: REUTERS
From Friday to Saturday afternoon, 12 Palestinians were arrested for attacking Border Police officers with firebombs in Jebl Mukaber, and rioting in Shuafat, Isawiya, Wadi Joz and Ras el-Amud. Continue Reading »
Vehicle overturns after being hit by firebomb, yet the driver was unharmed. • IDF critically injured the Palestinian Arab who hurled the Molotov cocktail & his accomplice was detained after attempting to flee the scene.
Israeli security forces in the West Bank late Thursday shot and critically injured a Palestinian who hurled a Molotov cocktail at an Israeli vehicle, causing it to overturn, local media outlets reported.
The driver, however, reportedly emerged unharmed from the incident.
An accomplice of the Palestinian assailant was detained after attempting to flee the scene.
IDF braces for Palestinian ‘day of rage’
The Israeli army is on alert and is preparing for continued violent clashes in Jerusalem as Palestinians plan protests in the capital and the West Bank following afternoon prayers against the backdrop of tension on the Temple Mount. Continue Reading »
Israel’s Deputy Defense Minister insists deporting convicted violent assailants and their families will create an immediate deterrence with parents no longer allowing their children to throw rocks.
By Hezki Ezra
The IDF could intervene in future rock-throwing attacks, Deputy Defense Minister MK Rabbi Eli Ben-Dahan stated Wednesday, in the event the Israel Police needs reinforcements.
“If the police think it needs help then I have no doubt the army would be happy to lend a hand and help,” Ben-Dahan stated to reporters as he left the funeral of rock attack victim Alexander Levlovitz, 64.
“While we celebrated Rosh Hashanah, our Arab neighbors threw rocks and killed Jews,” he continued. Continue Reading »
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 »
Israel’s Police Commissioner candidate, Brig. Gen. Gal Hirsch wrote on his Facebook account after being hospitalized himself by ‘rock-throwers’, that Arabs that throw rocks are terrorists and should be treated as such.
By Arutz Sheva staff
The incoming police commissioner, Brig. Gen. (res.) Gal Hirsch, appears to have a well-formed opinion regarding Arab rock attacks and the proper way to deal with them.
Gal Hirsch’s car after it had been crushed by a boulder that was dropped on it – Facebook
Two months ago, when Binyamin Regiment Commander Israel Shomer aimed lethal fire at an Arab who had thrown rocks at his vehicle, Hirsch wrote: “Following the incident this morning with the Binyamin Regiment Commander – I am including several photographs as a reminder – rocks and boulders are weapons like any other weapon, and they kill.
IDF reports: Following warning shots into the air, IDF Commander shot Palestinian dead after his vehicle was being ambushed in the West Bank.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
In response to being pelted with stones, a brigade commander in the IDF’s Judea and Samaria Division shot and killed a Palestinian on Friday morning.
Smashed windshield of IDF vehicle. – Photo courtesy: IDF SPOKESMAN’S UNIT
Palestinian rioters began throwing stones at Col. Israel Shomer’s vehicle and in response, after firing warning shots he opened fire and killed one of them. The victim was identified as a seventeen-year-old named Muhammad al-Casba. Continue Reading »
This bill offers sentence of 10 years even if thrower’s ‘intent’ was not proven, and sentences for throwing rocks at security personnel, police or police vehicles will be even heavier.
By Gil Ronen
The Ministerial Committee for Legislation approved on Sunday the first bill submitted by Minister Ayelet Shaked, stiffening the punishments and penalties meted out to individuals convicted of rock throwing.
The Committee decided to bring the “continuity principle” to bear on the bill, which was originally submitted by former Justice Minister Tzipi Livni in the previous government, but passed only in the first reading. The continuity principle means that the bill will not have to be brought to a first reading again, and will advance immediately to the second and third readings. Continue Reading »
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