Tag Archive for terror arrest

Palestinian arrested for murder of 19 yr-old woman found in Jerusalem forest

Israel Police statement read, “A joint investigation of the Israeli Police and the General Security Service (Shin Bet) led SWAT (MAGAV) and IDF forces to Ramallah, where a suspect was arrested in connection with the murder of Ori Ansbacher in the Ein Yael area in Jerusalem.”

By i24NEWS


Israeli police and security forces arrested a Palestinian man in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old woman from a West Bank settlement, whose lifeless body was found in the Jerusalem forest on Thursday night with multiple stab wounds.

The suspect, reportedly aged 30, was arrested in the city of Ramallah in the West Bank. Continue Reading »

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 »

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 »

IDF makes late night arrest of senior West Bank Hamas parliamentarian


Muhammed Abu Tir, one of the most senior Hamas leaders in Judea and Samaria, was arrested at his home in the middle of the night by the IDF over his participation in terror financing.

By Elad Benari


The IDF arrested a Hamas member of the Palestinian parliament at his home near Ramallah overnight, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club said on Friday, according to AFP.

Muhammed Abu Tir, 65, was arrested only two months after he was released from a previous 17-month sentence, the group said.

Female IDF Capt. takes Hamas leader into custody – IDF Screenshot

Abu Tir is from eastern Jerusalem which he represents on the Palestinian Legislative Council. Continue Reading »

FBI arrest 2 Hezbollah trained terrorists planning attack on Israeli targets


The US Department of Justice announced arrests and indictments against two Hezbollah agents, one a resident of New York and another, a resident of Michigan, who sought out venues for terror-attacks in New York and in Panama.

By AP, Ynet


US federal authorities said they’ve interrupted efforts to identify potential terrorism targets in New York City and Panama, including US and Israeli embassies, by arresting a man in Michigan and another in New York.Court papers unsealed Thursday charge the two men with providing support to a terrorist organization.

One of the suspects, Ali Kourani, conducted surveillance of potential targets in America, including military and law enforcement facilities in New York City.-

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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 »

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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In overnight sting, Israeli security forces arrest 19 wanted Palestinians


In addition to the 19 wanted Palestinians arrested on assorted terrorism charges during the overnight operation to uncover illegal weapons manufacturing workshops, a number of pistols, weapons parts, cartridges & ammunition were seized.

By i24news


The Israeli Defense Forces in cooperation with the Shin Bet security service arrested 19 wanted Palestinians overnight in the West Bank and uncovered three weapons manufacturing workshops.

Israeli forces carry arrested 19 wanted Palestinian overnight in the West Bank, September 26, 2016. – Photo: IDF’s Spokesperson’s Unit

According to a statement from the IDF, two of the workshops were discovered in the northern West Bank city of Jenin and the third in Dahriya in the south. Continue Reading »

UN to Israel: Release our employee who illegally siphoned aid money to Hamas

The United Nations sent Israel a formal demand that United Nations Development Programme employee who was arrested for redirecting Gaza humanitarian aid money to Hamas military projects, be released.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


The UN’s Office of Legal Affairs (OLA) sent a letter to Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon, requesting the release of Waheed Al-Bursh, an UNDP worker who was arrested in July for assisting the Hamas terror organization, claiming he should receive diplomatic immunity.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

“Israel operates according to the law, and we continue to do so in this case as well,” said Ambassador Danon in response to the letter. 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 »

Israeli Arab arrested for transferring funds for Hamas agents in West Bank

Malik Khatib from Kafr Kanna was indited for transferring funds from Hamas militants in Gaza to Palestinians in the West Bank and driving illegals from Gaza to Israel.

By Hassan Shaalan & Yoav Zitun


An indictment was filed Tuesday morning in the Nazareth District Court against Malik Khatib, 31, a dentist from the village of Kafr Kanna in northern Israel on suspicion he made contact with a Hamas agent and transferred funds to Hamas in Ramallah. He was also charged with illegal transportation and fraud under the Income Tax Ordinance.

Malik Khatib in court Tuesday. – Photo: Mohammad Shinawi


At his court hearing Tuesday, Khatib said: “I have no connection to Hamas, I have no connection to any of the allegations – everything is a lie. Continue Reading »

Palestinian Gov’t Official Indicted Under Multiple Terrorism Charges

Israeli military court charges Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jerrar with 12 counts including supporting terrorism & being a member of an illegal terror organization.


Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jerrar was charged with 12 counts by a Israeli military court in connection to her membership with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, according to a report released Friday by Amnesty International.

Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar. – Photo: REUTERS

Jerrar, who has been detained by Israeli authorities since April 2, had the charges brought against her Wednesday. Charges included membership of an illegal organization, participation in protests, and incitement to kidnap Israeli soldiers, according to Palestinian news agency Ma’an

Earlier this month, IDF soldiers arrested Jarrar during a pre-dawn raid on her home in Ramallah for violating an injunction issued last August ordering her to remain in the Jericho area. Continue Reading »

Israel arrested senior Hamas officials in West Bank anti-terror sweep

In one of the largest raids since ‘Operation Brother’s Keeper’, Israel arrests included senior Hamas officials, who have already served sentences in Israeli prisons, but are now suspected of currently planning Hamas-funded terror attacks against Israel.

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Cleared for Publication: Hamas Terror-Cell in West Bank Arrested

REPORTED: The 11-man Palestinian group apprehended in Hebron had organized to carry out a wide range of terrorist attacks against Israeli civilians, including suicide bombings.

By Itay Blumenthal


A joint Shin Bet-IDF operation last month led to the arrests of an 11-man Hamas cell in Hebron, which had been planning to carry out terror attacks inside Israel. The news of the operation was announced Monday by the Shin Bet after a gag order was lifted.

Weapons recovered by Israeli security forces in Hebron. – Photo: Shin Bet Spokesman

The Shin Bet named key figures in the cell as Saheib Maamun Saltan, 20, a Hamas activist from Hebron, and his cousin, 28-year-old Salam Abbas Saltan, who has in recent years both been jailed and held in administrative detention in Israel. Continue Reading »

Ten Arab Terrorists Arrested During ‘Christmas Eve’ Operation

A special operation bust in Nablus exposes illegal weapons cache and extensive terror cell, with additional arrests near Beit El & Hevron.

By Uzi Baruch


A total of ten Palestinian Arab terrorists were arrested overnight Wednesday/Thursday, after a special operation by the Samaria Brigade and the Duvdevan Unit of the IDF in Shechem (Nablus) exposed a weapons cache.

Security forces seized 2 pistols and several cartridges, an Uzi submachine gun, improvised weapons, ammunition, at least one Kalashnikov rifle and one M16, and 8 pipe bombs.

In addition, they confiscated funds set aside for more terror attacks, and arrested seven suspects.

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