Tag Archive for stone throwers

Cleared for publication: IDF apprehended ‘block-throwing’ Palestinian terrorist

The 49 yr-old Palestinian terrorist who dropped a cinder block on the head of IDF soldier Amit Ben Yigal last month in Samaria was arrested by combined Israeli security forces according to a statement by an IDF spokesperson.

Arutz Sheva Staff


Israeli security forces captured an Arab terrorist responsible for killing an IDF soldier in Samaria last month.

Military censors have cleared for publication the arrest, which took place several weeks ago, of Nizmi Abu Bakr, a 49-year-old Palestinian Authority resident of the town of Ya’bad, west of Jenin, in northern Samaria.

Abu Bakr is suspected of dropping a block on 21-year-old IDF soldier Amit Ben Yigal from the roof of his building in Ya’bad, during an arrest operation on the night of May 12th. Continue Reading »

Palestinian children throw stones at Prince William

UNREPORTED in the West: After Prince William Duke of Cambridge finished this tour of the Jalazun refugee camp east of Ramallah, Palestinian children took to the streets to pelt him, and his convoy with stones.

By Israel Today Staff


Prince William’s visit was important for being the first (official visit) by a member of the British Royal Family since the founding of the State of Israel. But beside that fact, it was a rather uneventful stopover, as befitting the visit of an apolitical figure to a politically-charged region.

Except for once incident.

Seems that when Prince William went to visit with Palestinian and UN officials in Ramallah, his vehicle was stoned by Palestinian children. Continue Reading »

Palestinian stone thrower killed, photographer wounded in attempted ‘lynch’

In 2nd incident within 24hrs when Israeli shot at Palestinian stone throwers…

Having used an ambulance to block their path and feeling their lives were in danger when mob of Palestinians pelted their car with stones, husband kills one, and injured news photographer already at the scene.
– Wife of the shooter says frenzied mob encircled their car and tried to drag them out.

By Elisha Ben Kimon, Elior Levy, Yoav Zitun


A Palestinian man was killed on Thursday after an Israeli settler opened fire on a group of some 200 Palestinian rioters who were hurling rocks and stones at passing vehicles near Huwara in the West Bank. Continue Reading »

Palestinian parliament member caught throwing rocks at IDF soldiers


This, not being the first time Jamal Hawil, a senior official in the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades has created a provocation in Judea and Samaria, so he was once imprisoned by Israel.

By Erez Linn


Jamal Hawil, a Palestinian Authority member of parliament representing the Fatah party, has been caught on camera throwing rocks at IDF soldiers near Ramallah.

The images were apparently captured last weekend, ahead of the events marking Nakba Day and against the backdrop of a hunger strike by Palestinian security prisoners.

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Stone throwing instigator shot & killed by Israel Border Police near Bethlehem


Ma’an News Agency reports the 17 yr-old Palestinian stone thrower was shot 3 times in the chest during clashes with Border Police in the village of Tuqu.



Border Police officers shot and killed a Palestinian stone-thrower during clashes near Bethlehem in the West Bank on Monday.

“Hundreds of rioters hurled rocks at the security forces in the area,” an Israeli military spokeswoman said. “Due to the extent of the violence, border police fired 0.22 calibre rounds towards a main violent instigator, resulting in his death.”

Israel Police next to Palestinian Red Crescent ambulance – Photo: ABBAS MOMANI/AFP

According to the Ma’an News Agency, 17-year-old Qusay Hasna al-Umour was shot in the chest three times during clashes in the village of Tuqu. Continue Reading »

Palestinian terrorist killed after stabbing Soldier in Samaria


After an IDF unit cornered a group of Palestinian stone-throwers who had been targeting Israeli cars, a male Arab stabbed a soldier prompting his unit to neutralize the threat.

By Rachel Kaplan


And IDF soldier was wounded Wednesday afternoon in a terrorist stabbing attack outside of the town of Yitzhar in Samaria.

Road sign to Kedumim and Yitzhar – Photo Hillel Maeir

Investigators say the attack occurred when a squad of Israeli soldiers pursued a group of Arab stone-throwers who had been targeting Israeli cars.

The stone-throwers, who were hurling rocks from within their car, fled on the ‘Gilad Road’, which connects Route 5 to Highway 60. Continue Reading »

IDF called to extricate unescorted Jews from stone-throwing Arabs at Joseph’s Tomb


An IDF extraction force was rushed to Joseph’s Tomb, that’s located within the Palestinian Authority, to extricate a group of religious Jews who were violently attacked by stone-throwing Arabs after an Israeli bus entered the restricted area without the proper permit or IDF coordination.

By Uzi Baruch


An IDF force was rushed to Joseph’s Tomb in Shechem (aka Nablus) yesterday, after an Israeli bus that entered the area of the Tomb without advance coordination was violently attacked by rioting Arabs.

The Arabs threw rocks at the bus, containing 60 Jews of the Breslov hassidic sect, as IDF forces quickly evacuated passengers from the scene. Continue Reading »

PA Official: Palestinian Kids Have Right to Stone Jews


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 »

WATCH: Undercover Border Guard Police arrest stone-throwers in Jerusalem


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 »

Israel’s Justice Minister seeks fines on parents of underage Palestinian attackers


Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked plans on placing responsibility on parents that encourage stone-throwing kids under the age of 12, by levying heavy fines to keep them from exploiting the children as a tool in the terror machine.

By Tova Tzimuki


Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked published on Thursday evening a legal memo that will introduce heavy fines for parents of stone-throwers under the age of 12. The aim of the memo is to give law enforcement agencies the tools to address criminal activities that are carried out by children who are under the age of criminal responsibility.

A Palestinian throwing stones in Silwan, East Jerusalem.

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Disguised as civilians, Israeli undercover unit arrests Palestinian stone-throwers


view videoWATCH: Undercover IDF forces from the elite “Duvdevan” unit arrest Palestinian stone-throwers in Beit El, on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah.



In a matter of seconds, the men wearing scarves over their faces and throwing stones along with a group of Palestinians pulled out their pistols, opened fire and blew their cover.

Undercover forces from the elite “Duvdevan” unit arrest stone-throwers in Beit El, on the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah, on October 7, 2015 – Photo: Abbas MOMANI/AFP

“Mustarabiin!” rang out among the crowd of about 100 Palestinians who had been hurling stones at Israeli soldiers for several hours at the Bet El checkpoint outside Ramallah. Continue Reading »

39 Palestinians arrested by Police for throwing rocks, firebombs over 48 hours




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 »

After making wrong turn, 5 American tourists viciously attacked by Palestinians


Five American tourists who accidentally drove into Arab controlled Hebron were attacked by stones-throwers and firebombed, before finally being ushered away by lone man before being extricated by Israeli forces; leaving two injured.

By i24news


Five American tourists were on their way to visit the Cave of the Patriarchs, a Jewish holy site in the West Bank, when they got lost and entered a sector of the city of Hebron which is under Palestinian control. There were reports of clashes in the city in the aftermath of the event.

The car carrying the five came under attack from people throwing stones, and the car was fire-bombed. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu: Jerusalem to reevaluate open-fire orders on hostiles throwing rocks & fire-bombs




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 Knesset approves harsher stone-throwing law: 10-20 years

New legislation sets 20-year sentence if intention is to cause harm, and 10-yrs for throwing at police when intention is to disrupt officers from completing duty. 

By Moran Azulay


Legislation to impose harsher sentences on stone-throwers passed the final hurdle on Monday night in the Knesset after it passed the second and third readings, making it into law.

Rioters in Kafr Kanna (Photo: AFP)
Rioters in Kafr Kanna – Photo: AFP

The bill, proposed by former justice minister Tzipi Livni and then promoted in this term by her successor Ayelet Shaked, passed with 69 in favor, including Zionist Union MKs, and 17 against. 

The new legislation is an amendment to the existing law, and serves to supplement and clarify it. Continue Reading »