Ofra Junction terror-attack results in infant’s death

Israeli medical authorities announced the death of the infant that was delivered prematurely in an emergency cesarean section earlier this week, after his mother was shot and seriously wounded in the Ofra Junction terror-attack on Sunday. The infant’s extended family were joined by dozens of mourners, who gathered at the funeral, which was held last … Read more

Two deadly terror attacks plague Israel in in less than 24 hours

A series of terror attacks plagued Israel during the day, in which a number of Israeli soldiers and police officers were wounded in two separate incidents. The first incident occurred in the Old City of Jerusalem early this morning, when a 26 years-old Palestinian resident of the West Bank, stabbed and moderately wounded two border-police … Read more

Manhunt for the Barkan industrial zone terrorist continues in high-gear

The manhunt for Ashraf Na’alwa, the terrorist from Sunday’s shooting attack at the Barkan industrial zone, remains in high gear. Two IDF brigades and a battalion are conducting the manhunt, with assistance from Border Police forces, the Israeli Security Services and special forces. The troops have reportedly been instructed to regard Na’alwa as “armed and … Read more

Palestinian assailant fatally stabs American-Israeli man in a West Bank shopping center

A Palestinian Islamist fatally stabbed a 45-year-old man yesterday at a shopping center, near the West Bank settlement of Gush Etzion. The victim of the terror-attack was identified as Ari Fuld, a bi-national American-Israeli father of four, from the Jewish settlement of Efrat. After being attacked by the assailant, who was identified as 16-year-old Khalil … Read more

Number of Palestinian attacks against Israelis on the rise in the West Bank

A Palestinian man tried to run over Israelis standing at a bus stop at the entrance to the West Bank settlement of Kochav Yaakov. No injuries were reported. Police said that soldiers stationed at the scene opened fire and killed the attacker. Palestinian sources identified the assailant as Hussein Salaam Abu Ghosh, whose cousin and … Read more

Sweden’s top diplomat calls for investigation of Israeli ‘extrajudicial killings’

After linking the terror attacks in Paris to “Palestinian despair” and after arguing that shooting a terrorist who is rushing at a civilian or a soldier with a drawn knife could be considered a war crime, Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom, in a meeting yesterday (12.01.16) in the parliament in Stockholm, called to launch an … Read more