West Bank

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
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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.

US Ambassador To Israel Blasts ‘2 Standards’ Of Law In West Bank

01/19/2016 - 10:36

Tel Aviv — The U.S. ambassador to Israel slammed the Israeli legal system in the West Bank, saying, “Too much Israeli vigilantism in the West Bank goes on unchecked.”

Dan Shapiro being sworn in as the 19th United States Ambassador to Israel, Julu 8, 2015. JTA

3 Israelis Injured, 3 Assailants Killed In 3 Attacks In West Bank

12/24/2015 - 11:04

Three Israelis were injured and three of their assailants killed in three separate terror attacks in the West Bank.

Jewish Teens Found Guilty In Murder Of Palestinian Teen Who Was Burned To Death

11/29/2015 - 19:00

Jerusalem — Two Jewish teens were found guilty of the murder of a Palestinian teen who was burned to death in the Jerusalem forest.

Police escorting Yosef Haim Ben-David, one of the three Jewish suspects in the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir. JTA

Hundreds Gather At Israel Memorial Service For Ezra Schwartz

Schwartz had been creating garden to honor other yeshiva students killed last year in same area.

11/21/2015 - 19:00

Hundreds of people gathered at Ben Gurion Airport to pay tribute to Ezra Schwartz, the American student killed last week in a terror attack.

Ezra Schwartz' friends from home mourn him in Israel. JTA

US Yeshiva Student Among 5 Dead In Palestinian Terror Attacks

11/18/2015 - 19:00

Jerusalem — Three people were killed in a shooting attack in the West Bank, including an American yeshiva student, hours after two Jewish men were stabbed to death in Tel Aviv at a prayer service.

Israeli security forces and rescue personnel at the scene of a drive-by shooting near the West Bank settlement of Alon Shvut.JTA
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