West Bank

Soldier Who Killed Subdued Palestinian Charged With Manslaughter

04/18/2016 - 10:48

Jerusalem — The Israeli soldier who was captured on video shooting an already downed Palestinian assailant in the head was charged Monday with manslaughter.

The Israeli soldier who shot a Palestinian attacker in Hebron at a hearing at a military court near Kiryat Malachi. JTA

Video Of West Bank Shooting Roiling Israel

Arrest of soldier who shot incapacitated terror suspect sparks protests, petitions and political split.

03/29/2016 - 18:38
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Beit Shemesh, Israel — “Better a dead terrorist than a soldier dead!” shouted Amalia Bochbot through a megaphone at a demonstration at the entrance of this Israeli city.

A solidarity rally in Beit Shemesh on behalf of the Israeli soldier at the center of the controversial shooting. joshua Mitnick

4 Israeli Soldiers Injured In 2 West Bank Car-Ramming And Shooting Attacks

03/14/2016 - 15:01

Jerusalem — Four Israeli soldiers were injured in two car-ramming and shooting attacks in the West Bank.

Isreali forces stand guard at the scene where 3 Palestinians carried out 2 attacks, a shooting and a car ramming. Getty Images

Jerusalem Car Ramming-Shooting Attack Injures Palestinian Bystander

03/09/2016 - 11:13

Jerusalem — A Palestinian bystander was seriously injured when two Palestinian residents of eastern Jerusalem allegedly tried to run over and then shoot police officers and civilians at a Jerusalem light rail stop.

Israeli security at scene where a man was seriously injured when a Palestinian attacker drove his vehicle into pedestrians. JTA

Israeli Father Of 5 Attacked Outside His West Bank Home Saves His Children

03/02/2016 - 12:24

Jerusalem — A father of five who was attacked by two Palestinian teens said he managed to shove his assailants out of his West Bank home before they could hurt his family.

Roi Harel, an army reservist who lives in the West Bank settlement of Eli, being treated at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center. JTA

Israeli Man Killed, Another Seriously Injured In West Bank Supermarket Attack

02/18/2016 - 13:35

Jerusalem — An Israeli man was killed and a second seriously injured in a stabbing attack at a West Bank supermarket.

One of the knives used in a stabbing attack at a West Bank supermarket, Feb. 18, 2016. JTA

Israel’s Defense Minister Backs IDF Chief Of Staff’s Call For Restraint In West Bank

02/18/2016 - 13:01

Jerusalem — Israel’s defense minister backed statements by the Israel Defense Forces’ chief of staff on exercising military restraint in the West Bank.

Israel's Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon, Wikimedia Commons

Hebron Puts Bibi At Settlement Crossroads

Expansionist moves set against policy ‘ambivalence.’

01/27/2016 - 08:43
Contributing Editor

Tel Aviv — The abandoned stone building in the West Bank city of Hebron lies just steps from the Cave of the Patriarchs, a site holy to Muslims and Jews and infamous as a flashpoint of religiously inspired bloodshed.

Jewish settlers gather their belongings last week after being evacuated by Israeli security forces from two homes.

Hezbollah-Funded Terror Cell Discovered In West Bank

01/20/2016 - 12:49

Jerusalem — A Hezbollah-funded Palestinian terrorist cell from the West Bank city of Tulkarm was arrested for planning an attack in Israel.

Hezbollah flag. Wikimedia Commons

Arrest In Murder Of West Bank Mother Of 6

Palestinian teen nabbed after brazen attack; Netanyahu visits Otniel.

01/20/2016 - 09:02

Jerusalem — A Palestinian teen was arrested in the stabbing murder of Dafna Meir, an Israeli mother of six, in her West Bank home.

The husband and children of Dafna Meir grieving at her funeral in Jerusalem Tuesday, the day after her stabbing death.
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