Tag Archive for Shin Bet

French diplomatic vehicle, 2 consulate staffers arrested for smuggling Hamas arms

With the cooperation of the French gov’t, Israel’s Shin Bet security operatives arrest a French driver and Palestinian guard, both employed by the French Consulate in Jerusalem, for smuggling automatic assault rifles and hand guns from Hamas in Gaza to terrorists in the West Bank using a vehicle with French diplomatic plates.

By Yoav Zitun, Itamar Eichner

 

Two employees of the French Consulate in east Jerusalem—a driver and his security guard—were arrested by Israeli authorities last month on suspicion of using a vehicle with diplomatic plates to smuggle weapons from Hamas in Gaza to the West Bank, the Shin Bet said Monday. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Shin Bet thwarts Temple Mount terrorist attack by Israeli Arabs

In an ISIS inspired terror-attack, 3 Arab citizens of Israel planned to open fire at one of the world’s holiest sites, Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

Three Arab citizens from the village of Um el-Fahm were indicted on Monday for plotting a terrorist attack on the Temple Mount in the name of Islamic State, the Shin Bet security agency announced.

The suspects, identified as 20-year-olds Muhammad Mas’ud Muhammad Jabarin and Imad Lutfi Muhammad Jabarin, as well as a minor, were arrested during January and February in a joint operation by the Shin Bet and the Israel Police

The attack was thwarted thanks to accurate intelligence information that enabled the security forces to arrest the members of the terrorist cell before they could obtain weapons and actualize their plans. Continue Reading »

Captured Hamas terrorist attempting to infiltrate spills all about Gaza terror-tunnels

Recently arrested while attempting to cross the border into Israel, the 23 yr-old Gaza terrorist divulged an abundance of crucial intel to the Shin Bet on Hamas’ tunnels; the terror-tunnels intended to launch surprise attacks on civilians inside Israel and those intended for combat with, or abduction of, IDF soldiers inside Gaza.

By Yoav Zitun

 

A Palestinian resident of Gaza has been indicted for serious security-related offense, after the Shin Bet solicited from him copious amounts of crucial information about the workings of Hamas terror tunnels.

Ahmed Magdi Muhamad Abid, 23, was arrested at the end of September this year by Israel while attempting to cross the border into Israeli territory. Continue Reading »

Israeli border technicians prevent smuggling tons of explosive materials into Gaza

Since the new joint project between Israel’s Crossing Authority, Shin Bet & Israel Police, the lab has identified substances which could be weaponized, literally preventing tons of explosive materials from reaching the Palestinian terror organizations in Gaza.

BY EYTAN HALON

 

An attempt to smuggle tons of explosive material into the Gaza Strip has been thwarted by the Israeli Ministry of Defense’s Crossing Authority, it was announced on Wednesday.

The attempt was foiled thanks to a new, advanced chemistry laboratory that was set up in recent weeks at Israel’s Kerem Shalom crossing with Gaza.

New security lab identifies chemicals and other dangerous materials before they are transferred to Gaza.

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IDF confiscates terror-money intended to rebuild terrorists’ home in night-time raid

IDF with Shin Bet security forces confiscated tens of thousands of shekels that were paid by terrorist organizations to the families of the terrorists who murdered 1st Sgt. Hadas Malka.

By Kobi Finkler

 

During the night, IDF forces operated in cooperation with Shin Bet security forces in the village of Deir Abu Mash’al in the Binyamin Regional Brigade.

1st Sgt. Hadas Malka ז”ל , Border Police fighter was killed in Jerusalem by Palestinian terrorists – Photo Courtesy of Family

During the operation, the forces confiscated tens of thousands of shekels that were paid by terrorist organizations to the families of the terrorists who murdered First Sergeant Hadas Malka in the attack on Damascus Gate last June. Continue Reading »

IDF confiscates illegal weapons, Hamas money stash in pre-dawn counter-terrorism raid

BUSTED: During joint pre-dawn operations, the IDF forces working with the Shin Bet internal security agency and Israel Border Police nab 10 wanted terrorists, uncover and confiscate an illegal weapons cache, along with tens of thousands of shekels funded by Hamas.

By David Rosenberg

 

Israeli security forces operating in Judea and Samaria overnight apprehended 14 suspects wanted in Israel for a variety of offenses, including 10 terrorists involved in attacks on Israeli civilians and security personnel.

Guns and amunition confiscated in Samaria – Photo: IDF spokesperson’s unit

The 14 suspects were nabbed in a series of joint pre-dawn operations Tuesday morning involving the IDF, Israel Police, Shin Bet internal security agency, and Border Police. Continue Reading »

Preemptive arrests nabs 5 Palestinians en route for terrorist-attack near Jerusalem

Israel averts deadly terror attack near Jerusalem Thursday with a joint operation involving the Shin Bet, Israel Police, and the  Border Guard’s special Yamam unit capturing the five Arab terrorist cell.

By David Rosenberg

 

Israeli authorities captured five terrorists on their way to commit a terror attack east of Jerusalem Thursday afternoon.

The five terrorists, all residents of the Hevron region in Judea, were arrested in al-Eizariya, a Palestinian Authority-controlled city just east of Jerusalem.

Shin Bet & Israel Police – Israel Police

The arrest was carried out by members of the Yamam special police force unit (top photo) of the Border Police in a joint operation with Israel Police. Continue Reading »

Israel security agency foils Turkey-Hamas funding mechanism

 

Israel’s Shin Bet security agency says that after exposing the mechanism that allowed for almost $200,000 to be transferred to agents in the West Bank, it will continue to “thwart this terrorist activity orchestrated by Hamas operatives abroad and in the Gaza Strip.”

By Lilach Shoval

 

A large-scale investigation recently uncovered a Hamas money transfer mechanism funneling cash from Hamas headquarters in Turkey and Gaza to operatives in the West Bank city of Hebron.

Israel Police investigators – Israel Police Spokesperson Dept.

The investigation, a cooperative effort between the Israel Defense Forces, the Shin Bet security agency and the Israel Police, was placed under gag order, lifted Thursday. Continue Reading »

Israel Security Forces Arrest Hamas Parliamentarian

 

In an overnight joint operation, Israel’s security service Shin Bet, and IDF special forces arrest 3 Hamas members, one a legislator in the West Bank parliament.

By Elior Levy and Itay Blumental

 

The IDF and the Shin Bet arrested overnight Tuesday a Hamas legislator in the West Bank parliament, Ahmed Atun, who resides in the city of Al-Bireh, north of Jerusalem. Two other wanted individuals in the West Bank were also arrested in the process.

Atun is one of four Hamas members of parliament who were stripped of their residency in east Jerusalem and expelled in the last decade, the others being Muhammad Abu Tir, Khaled Abu Arafeh, and Muhammad Totah. Continue Reading »

Hamas Legislator Arrested By IDF

 

Israel’s Shin Bet has confirmed that the IDF arrest was carried out on Thursday morning just outside of Hebron, and will be followed up by a thorough investigation of the Hamas-affiliated lawmaker, Samir Halaika.

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The IDF arrested Hamas lawmaker Samir Halaika early Thursday morning in her home in a Palestinian village outside of Hebron, the Shin Bet confirmed.

On Monday morning, the IDF arrested two other Hamas lawmakers, Khaled Tafish and Anwar Zaboun.

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Joint Security Force Bust Palestinian Weapon-Smuggling Network

 

Ending the months-long operation by the Israel Police, Shin Bet and the IDF, 9 men are arrested in Nablus, finally dismantling a vast smuggling network that used mail-ordered combat equipment to supply terrorist cells in Gaza & the West Bank.

By Yoav Zitun

 

An operation to bring down a weapon parts and combat accessories smuggling network was finished Tuesday night as the IDF, Shin Bet, Israel Police and customs stormed the last operating shop in Nablus, seizing illegally smuggled equipment and arresting the shop owner.

Seized M-16 magazines – Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

The smuggling network ran by ordering the equipment online from undisclosed countries to the Ashdod port by ship, and from there, sending it by mail or some other legitimate delivery system to a recipient in either Balata or Casbah refugee camps in Nablus. Continue Reading »

Israel security forces nab 9 terrorists, confiscating weapons and terror funds in night-raids

 

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

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 »

Cleared for publication: Israeli Arab from Jerusalem arrested on terrorism charges

 

The arrested suspect, who was involved in a number of previous terror-related attacks, was planning to carry out multiple shooting attacks against Israeli security personnel & civilians in the Jewish Capital.
• His Facebook page revealed he supports Hamas and frequently incited against Israel.

By Alexander J. Apfel

 

An Israeli resident living in the Ras al-Amud neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem was arrested three weeks ago on suspicion of planning to carry out multiple acts of terrorism in Israel, it was cleared for publication Thursday afternoon.

Ras al-Amud neighborhood in eastern Jerusalem - Photo: Wikipedia Commons

Ras al-Amud neighborhood of eastern Jerusalem – Photo: Wikipedia Commons

The resident, identified as Muhammad Mussa Muhammad Abassi, was arrested as part of a joint operation between the Shin Bet and the Police Central Unit, said a press release issued by the Shin Bet.

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Israel Security Services arrests 3 Arab Israelis for trying to join ISIS

 

Following IDF forces’ discovery of a tunnel between the West Bank and Israel proper, intended for smuggling weapons to carry out attacks, the 3 Israeli-Arabs were arrested.
– 2 of the arrested Arab males had previously attempted to enter Syria to join ISIS.

By Gilad Morag

 

Three Israeli-Arabs from Taybe were arrested in September on suspicion of supporting ISIS in a joint operation between the Israel Police and the Shin Bet.

2 of the three, Ibrahim Yusuf and Amir Jabara - Israel Security Services

2 of the three, Ibrahim Yusuf and Amir Jabara – Israel Security Services

Amongst other things, members of the group are suspected of trying to set fire to the local soccer stadium in order to prevent a concert scheduled for Eid al-Adha during a performance by one of the winners of Arab Idol which was to occur in Taybe. Continue Reading »

Israel Security closes another Palestinian radio station for incitement to violence

 

Israel Defense Forces, Shin Bet and Israel Police detain five employees of ‘Alsanabel’ station for publicly inciting listeners to violence, after closing the radio station and seizing its technical equipment.

By i24news

 

Israeli security forces carried out an overnight operation to shut down a Palestinians radio station near the city of Hebron for broadcasting incitement against Israel, Israeli media reports said Wednesday.

IDF soldiers remove broadcasting equipment as they close the al-Sabanel radio station in Dura for incitement to violence on August 31, 2016. – Photo courtesy: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

Armed with an order from Central Command, the IDF, Israel Police, and members of the Shin Bet raided the offices of the “Alsanabel” station, based out of the small town of Dora, just southwest of Hebron. Continue Reading »