Israel launches West Bank crackdown after Palestinian attacks

Friday, December 14, 2018

Israel’s military launched a West Bank manhunt Thursday, setting up checkpoints and blocking roads, after a Palestinian gunman killed two Israeli soldiers at a bus stop outside a West Bank settlement and sped away. The shooting added to a deadly week that claimed seven lives, including an Israeli newborn, a 60-year-old Palestinian businessman and three … Read More

2 soldiers killed in West Bank terror shooting; civilian, serviceman hurt

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Two Israeli soldiers were killed and two people were injured — a serviceman critically and a civilian woman seriously — in a terrorist shooting attack in the central West Bank Thursday, close to where another terror attack occurred earlier in the week, officials said. The perpetrators fled the scene of the attack, which occurred at … Read More

Assailant stabs and wounds two police officers in Jerusalem’s Old City

Thursday, December 13, 2018

An assailant stabbed two police officers in Jerusalem’s Old City early Thursday morning, according to the Police Spokesperson’s Unit. The two police were wounded. One, a 21-year-old male, was lightly wounded and the other, a 20-year-old female, is in moderate condition, according to Magen David Adom.The woman was rushed to Hadassah Ein Kerem medical center.  Read … Read More

Three IDF soldiers injured in car-ramming attack in Gush Etzion

Monday, November 26, 2018

Three IDF soldiers were injured in a suspected car-ramming attack at the Gush Etzion junction in the West Bank south of Jerusalem, the IDF confirmed on Monday. The military said the troops were hit while they were engaged in construction work on a road between Beit Umar and El-Aroub.Magen David Adom paramedics said two people … Read More

Israel ‘forced into military action,’ White House says

Monday, November 12, 2018

WASHINGTON — Hamas is “forcing” Israel into military action in Gaza with its rocket and mortar firings, US President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, Jason Greenblatt, warned on Monday. Writing on Twitter, Greenblatt, who is leading an effort to jumpstart peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians, said that the world “has grown tired of Hamas’ violence … Read More

Soldier critically hurt as more than 300 rockets, shells from Gaza pummel south

Monday, November 12, 2018

Fresh fighting erupted on the Gaza border Monday afternoon, with dozens of projectiles fired by terrorists in the Strip striking southern Israel, as well as an anti-tank missile attack on an Israeli bus near the border that seriously injured a soldier, officials said. According to the Israel Defense Forces, more than 300 projectiles were fired at … Read More

Video shows bus hit by missile minutes after soldiers disembarked

Monday, November 12, 2018

Hamas published a video early Tuesday showing a civilians bus carrying Israeli troops being hit by an anti-tank missile and erupting into flames, reportedly moments after dozens of soldiers had disembarked the vehicle. The afternoon attack on the bus traveling near the Gaza border set off a massive flareup of violence that has seen more … Read More

Iron Dome intercepts salvo of rockets fired at southern Israel from Gaza

Friday, October 26, 2018

Palestinian terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired a salvo of rockets into southern Israel late Friday, with the Iron Dome system reportedly intercepting most of the inbound projectiles. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage. Sirens blared in several communities near the Gaza Strip sending thousands of Israelis running for bomb shelters after a … Read More

In dramatic sign of warming ties, Netanyahu makes secret visit to Oman

Friday, October 26, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a secret visit to the Gulf nation of Oman on Friday — the first by an Israeli leader in over two decades, and a sign of warming ties between the Jewish state and the Sunni Arab world. On Friday afternoon, his office surprisingly announced that Netanyahu and his wife Sara had … Read More