Latest News Briefs (Page 5)


Watch: Israeli Police treat wounded Arab MK

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Arab boyfriend indicted in murder of Kibbutz resident

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Tehilla Nagar found dead in December near Kinneret, her Arab boyfriend was arrested shortly thereafter but identity hidden from public.


Erdan to Arab MKs: This blood is on your hands

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Minister Gilad Erdan attacked Arab MKs from the Arab Joint List following the terror attack this morning in the Negev.

"I am going today to honor Major Erez Levi on his final path. Erez was murdered while fulfilling his duty, and he was only 34."

Erdan added on Facebook: "I want to say now specifically to Ayman Odeh and other Joint List members who came to fan flames this morning: this blood is on your hands. I know that's a severe statement, but not as severe as your actions today."

"You are a disgrace to the State of Israel."


Arab Joint List members confront Police

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Members of the Arab Joint List who tried to enter the Um Al Hiran Bedouin village in the Negev confronted Police.

Earlier, riots resumed at the scene.


7 arrested in haredi protests in Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Demonstrators protest arrest of haredi women accused of draft dodging.


Suspected murderer of Tehilla Nagar is Arab boyfriend

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Raad Roshrosh, 27, of Marar village is the suspect in the murder of Tehilla Nagar, 31, from Kibbutz Ginosar, whose body was found near the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel about a month ago.

Roshrosh was Nagar's boyfriend and was arrested several hours after her body body was found.

Today, the northern district prosecutor submitted an indictment to the Nazareth district court against Roshrosh for murder and assault.


Confrontations resume in Bedouin village

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Confrontations have resumed between Police and residents of the Um Al Hiran Bedouin village in the Negev.

Police are using demonstration dispersal methods.


Iran, Syria sign gas and phone deal

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Iran signs gas deal with Syria, receives right to operate phosphate mines and create gas terminal.


'A very difficult incident for our security forces'

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan responds to this morning's terror attack in Negev Bedouin settlement.


Ambassador Shapiro: 'There were ups & downs. US and Israel are best friends'

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
The outgoing United States ambassador to Israel speaks to Arutz Sheva as he summarizes five years in office.


Former US Pres. George HW Bush hospitalized

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Former US President George HW has been hospitalized in Houston , CBS Houston affiliate KHOU television reported on Wednesday, citing his office chief of staff Jean Becker.

Bush, 92, was in stable condition and "doing fine," Jean Becker told the television station. Bush is expected to go home in a couple of days, Becker told KHOU.


Health Ministry: Don't buy coffee from cafes

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Health Ministry suspects coffee machines found in cafes and restaurants have high levels of lead, warns public to avoid using them.


Cleared: 1 killed in Negev terror attack was policeman

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

It has been cleared for publication that 1 killed in the terror attack this morning in the Negev was Policeman Erez Levi (34) z"l.

His family has been notified.

Details about the funeral will follow.


Palestinian Authority: We don't have any control over Gaza

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
PA leaders officially admit Gaza in sole hands of Hamas and PA has no authority.


Post attack, demolitions proceeding in Bedouin village

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Following the terror attack this morning in Um Al Hiran in the Negev, the demolition of illegal structures is proceeding as originally planned.

The proceedings are under control and Police are securing the area.


Arab man jumps fence, rapes Jewish girl in schoolyard

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Arab man jumps school fence to rape elementary girl, attempts to rape 40-year-old woman on roadside.


Erdan: Terrorist tried to maximize police death

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Minister of Interior Security Gilad Erdan called the terror attack in a Negev Bedouin village this morning "a difficult incident for our forces and for the State as a whole."

"A terrorist belonging to the Islamic movement sped towards our forces with intent to kill as many police as possible even before the evacuation," Erdan said, adding, "I hope that today will not signal an about-face in relations between Bedouins and State officials but if it does, MK Odeh made a big contribution in the matter."

"Negotiations took place over the course of weeks between State officials and residents. MK Odeh [was] not negotiating. He was there to inflame passions and incite to violence," Erdan elaborated.


MK Odeh: Police attacked me in Negev Bedouin village

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

MK Ayman Odeh, who was lightly wounded this morning in the Negev Bedouin village of Um Al Hiran where a terror attack took place and riots ensued, claimed: "Police attacked me with hits, rifles, brutally."

"But I'm less important. 2 were killed and that is the main thing as far as I'm concerned."


Police: Terrorist part of Islamic movement and educator

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Police reported following the terror attack in the Negev: "The terrorist belongs to the Islamic movement in the south and we are looking into see if the terrorist was influenced by ISIS."

"The terrorist was involved in education and had a negative and dangerous influence."


TERROR IN THE NEGEV 2 killed, MK wounded during demolition of illegal Bedouin home

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Terrorist with possible ties to ISIS rams car through group of security forces before being shot dead.


Light rail train runs over man protesting on tracks

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Extremist gets run over by Jerusalem's light rail train while protesting on tracks.


Confrontations in Bedouin village began after attack

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Police units arrived in Um Al hiran in the south in order to secure the area during police operations. As the units arrived in the area a vehicle driven by a terrorist from the Islamic movement intended to strike a number officers and carry out an attack. The officers responded and the terrorist was neutralized.

2 were killed as a result of the attack.

Police were in the area to prevent disturbances during house demolitions in the area. As a result of the incident there were riots that took place in the area that police responded to.


Two killed during terror attack in Bedouin village

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The number of killed during a terror attack in the Bedouin village Um Al Hiran in the Negev rose to 2.

Apparently a car-ramming terror attempt transpired as Police forces evacuated houses in the village.


MK Odeh wounded during evacuation of Bedouin village

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

MK Ayman Odeh (Arab Joint List) was wounded this morning during the evacuation of Bedouin village Um Al Hiran in the Negev in southern Israel.

He was sent to Soroka Medical Center in Beer Sheva with light wounds, after apparently being hit in the head with a rubber bullet.


Fatah, Hamas, and Islamic Jihad agree to unity gov.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Fatah, Hamas, and Islamic Jihad agreed last night to the establishment of a unity government.

After 3 days in Moscow under the auspices of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, the factions announced that they will hold parliamentary elections.

Hamas and Fatah have established joint governments twice in recent years, but both times the governments collapsed.


IDF forces secure prayers at Joseph's tomb

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Last night, prayers were held at Joseph's Tomb in Shechem in Samaria, in coordination with IDF forces aided by Border Police and Police of the Judea/Samaria District.

The forces secured the prayers of some 1,000 people.

During entry, a number of violent incidents towards security forces took place.

Prayers proceeded as planned. Nobody was wounded.


Member of German far-right party calls for end to Nazi guilt

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Bjoern Hoecke, a prominent member of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party, on Tuesday called for an end to the country's decades-long tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past, The Associated Press reports.

Speaking to party supporters in Dresden, Hoecke said Germany needs to perform a "180-degree turn" when it comes to remembering its past and added that the Berlin memorial to the millions of Jews killed in the Holocaust is a "monument of shame."


Truck driver killed in crash on Route 443

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

A 40-year-old truck driver was killed on Wednesday morning after he lost control of his gas truck, swerved off the road and crashed into trees. The accident took place on Route 443, near the Gimzo junction.

Magen David Adom paramedics who were called to the scene pronounced him dead. Firefighters are at the scene to take care of a gas leak caused by the crash. Route 443 has been closed to traffic in and around the Gimzo junction due to the accident.


Neo-Nazi blogger resigns over revelation his wife is Jewish

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Founder of the popular right-wing blog The Right Stuff resigned over the revelation that his wife is Jewish.


PA official: Resolution 2334 was 'pro-peace'

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The Palestinian Authority (PA)’s envoy to the United Nations insisted on Tuesday that Resolution 2334 passed last month by the UN Security Council was “pro-peace”.

The envoy, Riyad Mansour, made the comments in the first meeting of the Security Council since the passing of the resolution which condemned Israel’s presence in Judea, Samaria, and eastern Jerusalem.


Mexican Jews launch hotline for life-threatening situations

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Mexican Jews launch 24-hour hotline for callers seeking support in cases of attempted suicide, domestic violence and other emergencies.


North Korea to Obama: Concentrate on packing

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

North Korea on Tuesday urged outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama to concentrate on packing rather than focusing on North Korea’s human rights record, CNN reports.

The state-owned North Korean press agency KCNA slammed additional sanctions filed by the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), calling the move a "hostile policy" and the "last-ditch efforts" of an administration "whose days are numbered."


Rome road race to commemorate the Holocaust

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Road race passing sites of Holocaust and Jewish remembrance in Rome to highlight Italy events International Holocaust Memorial Day.


EU wants to 'explain' Iran deal to Trump

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The European Union has informally contacted the incoming Trump administration in the United States to clarify a “misunderstanding” about the Iran nuclear deal, an EU diplomatic source said Tuesday, according to the AFP news agency.

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has blasted the agreement as “one of the dumbest deals I have ever seen” and vowing to “rip it up” as president.


Club supporting German right-wing creates ad with WWII fighter

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
A club supporting Germany's Alternative for Deutschland party uses World War II resistance heroine to pump up support.


Abbas warns Trump: Moving the embassy is a provocation

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday warned incoming President Donald Trump that moving the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would be a “provocation that would harm the peace process”.

"We hope he will not move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, because Jerusalem from the perspective of Israel is a united city, and this is not true and is not valid, and therefore moving the embassy would thwart any future progress and will harm the peace process,” Abbas said at a meeting of the PA parliament in Ramallah.


Jewish Democrat resigns from golf club over Obama membership

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Democratic activist resigns from mostly Jewish golf club in Maryland following a contentious debate over whether to admit Obama.


Trump's UN ambassador blasts world body's anti-Israel bias

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, will blast the global body over its treatment of Israel at her Senate confirmation hearing, according to prepared testimony seen by Reuters on Tuesday.

"Nowhere has the UN’s failure been more consistent and more outrageous than in its bias against our close ally Israel," Haley will say in the opening remarks for her appearance on Wednesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.


Israel rearrests terrorist freed after a hunger strike

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Israeli forces have rearrested a Palestinian Authority Arab journalist who was freed from prison last year after an extended hunger strike, his family and Israeli officials told the AFP news agency on Tuesday.

The journalist, Mohammed al-Qiq, was detained Sunday night at a checkpoint near Ramallah on his way back from a demonstration against Israel's refusal to return the bodies of terrorists, his wife Fayha Shalash told AFP.


Jewish human services agencies merge to create umbrella group

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Associations of Jewish human services agencies merge to create a new umbrella organization.

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