Jerusalem Arab given 17 years in jail for Raanana stabbing

Central District Court charges terrorist with attempted murder, sentences him to 17 years in prison.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 10/2/2017, 12:02 PM

Watch: OJ Simpson released from prison

Former NFL superstar released on parole after 9 years in prison for hotel room heist.Gary Willig, 10/1/2017, 8:52 PM

Elor Azariya released for Rosh Hashanah

In unusual move, soldier convicted for shooting wounded terrorist to spend holiday with his family, then return to prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2017, 6:46 PM

Jailed soldier uses synagogue roof to escape

Prisoner climbs to roof of synagogue, jumps from roof top to roof top to escape military jail.David Rosenberg, 9/3/2017, 7:01 PM

Federal judge rules Idaho prisoners must be allowed kosher meals

Judge rules that state’s Department of Correction must provide certified kosher meals for prisoners in all Idaho prisons.JTA, 8/24/2017, 7:38 AM

'I don't believe I can redeem myself'

‘Son of Sam’ serial killer says he expects to die in jail, be redeemed by God.JTA, 8/11/2017, 12:53 PM

'I am proud of my son'

Elor Azariya's parents speak about their painful feelings following their son's entry into military prison this morning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2017, 9:43 PM

Will IDF court delay Azariya's prison term?

Army court hearts request by former IDF Sgt. Elor Azariya to delay his prison sentence while Chief of Staff weighs sentence reduction.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 8/8/2017, 9:39 AM

Plot to smuggle phones to terrorists foiled

Guards catch mother of Hamas terrorist attempting to smuggle cell phones to son imprisoned for attempted murder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2017, 10:02 PM

Scottish inmates claim to be Jewish to receive better food

Inmates believe kosher prison food superior to regular prison food after seeing episodes of Netflix series 'Orange is the New Black."JTA, 7/5/2017, 9:25 PM

Red Cross facilitates money to terrorists

Red Cross provides imprisoned terrorists with ability to appoint power of attorney and receive salaries directly to their bank accounts.Shimon Cohen, 6/28/2017, 8:58 AM

Taxi driver gets 18 months in prison for tax evasion

Taxi driver doesn't report taxes for seven years, gets 18 months in prison.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 6/5/2017, 1:40 PM

Terrorists end hunger strike after 40 days

Israeli authorities negotiate with hunger-striking terrorists, agree to allow families to visit twice a month.Orly Harari, 5/27/2017, 10:26 PM

Marwan Barghouti punished for NY Times article

The New York Times publishes op-ed written by terrorist leader - without mentioning he's a terrorist.Orly Harari, 4/17/2017, 9:16 PM

700 terrorists begin hunger strike

Marwan Barghouti leads hunger strike, most of the hunger-striking terrorists belong to Fatah, some are Hamas and 'lone wolf' terrorists.Orly Harari, 4/17/2017, 8:54 PM

The tears of prisoners at the seder table

Rabbi of the prison service tells Arutz Sheva about Passover in Israeli prisons. 'We explain to them that man is always in a test.'Ido ben Porat, 4/10/2017, 1:04 PM

Texas prison inmate drops kosher food lawsuit

Inmate drops suit against US prison system after winning right for observant Jewish inmates to receive kosher food.JTA, 4/5/2017, 6:48 PM

Israeli Arab sentenced to 2.5 years for running down policeman

Man from northern Israeli village of Abu Snan receives just 2.5 years in jail for intentionally running over police officer.Arutz Sheva Staff., 3/9/2017, 4:35 PM

Attempt to bribe guard to allow smuggling of phones to terrorist

Arab relatives indicted for attempting to bribe guard to allow smuggling of phones to terrorist serving 6 life sentences.Gary Willig, 2/12/2017, 8:35 PM

Elor Azariya released for short break

Soldier Elor Azariya released until Sunday under severely limiting conditions, as verdict in trial gets close.Eliran Aharon, 12/30/2016, 12:18 PM

South Dakota Jewish inmate sues over kosher violations

Jewish inmate in a South Dakota prison files lawsuit alleging that he received food that violated his kosher dietary restrictions.JTA, 9/21/2016, 3:27 AM

Watch: Masada unit storms Nafha Prison

After receiving intelligence of a planned attack from prison, the Matzada unit rushed to the scene.Yoni Kempinski, 8/4/2016, 7:28 PM

'No terrorist will walk free'

Knesset passes law which will allow Israeli authorities to sentence terrorists as young as 12 to prison time.Rachel Kaplan, 8/3/2016, 4:21 PM

Shaul family to prevent visit to jailed terrorists

Parents of fallen soldier Oron Shaul are expected to physically block the visitation of families of terrorists at Nafcha Prison.Tal Polon, 7/11/2016, 8:07 AM

New York man tried to kill Muslims with X-rays

Eric Feight sentenced to 8 years in prison for trying to build what he thought was a mobile x-ray device to kill Muslims.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2015, 8:14 PM

IPS Begins Preparations for Olmert Prison Sentence

Israeli Prison Service debating possible locations, whether Olmert can have a cellmate.Ido Ben-Porat, 3/30/2015, 10:58 PM

Arab Prisoner Threatens 'ISIS Will Conquer Israel'

Arab woman inmate charged for husband's 'honor killing' screams 'I am ISIS' on Yom Kippur in 'joke.'Nir Har-Zahav, 10/7/2014, 2:29 PM

PA Uses Name Change to Dodge International Criticism

Scheme to retain foreign aid confirmed, after PA spokesman praises move to 'provide political and legal cover.'Tova Dvorin and Ari Yashar, 6/25/2014, 6:45 PM

Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Journalists to Jail

Egyptian court sentences three Al-Jazeera journalists to jail terms from seven to 10 years. World condemns the verdict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2014, 3:14 AM

Cabinet Decides to Harshen Hamas Jail Conditions

Internal security minister given a freer hand by Security Cabinet to take away frills of prison life for jailed Hamas terrorists.Hezki Baruch, Ari Yashar, 6/17/2014, 3:55 PM

Israeli in Indian Prison After Forgetting Bullet in Backpack

Steve Silvenchev is one of several Israelis who are or have been in prison abroad for the 'crime' of forgetting to clean out a backpack.Yosef Berger, 4/17/2014, 12:40 PM

Are British Prisons A 'Terrorist Breeding Ground'?

UK up in arms after survey reveals Islamists radicalizing prisoners from the inside, Al Qaeda literature found in cells.Tova Dvorin, 3/30/2014, 11:48 AM

Jonathan Pollard Released from Hospital - and Back to His Cell

Israeli agent returns to prison cell, but still in excruciating pain, according to wife Esther.Tova Dvorin, 3/10/2014, 8:50 PM

Tel Aviv Bus Bomber Gets 25-Year Prison Sentence

Judge: 'no leniency' for Muhammad Faraj, Hamas terrorist responsible for the November 2012 #142 bus bombing in Tel Aviv.Tova Dvorin, 3/10/2014, 1:17 PM

Arab Terrorists Sentenced Over Temple Mount Firebombing

Shua'fat residents sentenced to prison time for firebombing Mount, wounding police officer.Tova Dvorin, 2/25/2014, 3:59 PM

Mysteries Remain Over Rimonim Prison Shooting

Attorney says convicted murderer Samuel Sheinbein was sending 'cries for help' for weeks; wounded officers, prisoner recovering.Tova Dvorin, 2/24/2014, 7:29 PM

Israeli Arab Sentenced to Prison for Joining Al Qaeda in Syria

Taibe resident Abdel Qader Altlitha sentenced to 15-month prison sentence for joining Al-Nusra Front in Syria.Tova Dvorin, 2/10/2014, 10:56 PM

Syria: Rebels Release Inmates in Prison Attack

Thousands of inmates are released following suicide bomb on Aleppo prison; clashes continue.Tova Dvorin, 2/7/2014, 10:26 AM

Jailed Terrorist's Wife Has Son With Smuggled Sperm

Case is first of its kind in Gaza, although Judea and Samaria Arab prisoners have smuggled out sperm to have kids in past.Ari Yashar, 1/11/2014, 8:19 PM

Bangladesh: Newspaper Editor Jailed for Trying to Visit Israel

Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury's set to add fuel to criticism over Bangladeshi government's human rights record.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 1/9/2014, 12:30 PM

Human Rights Watch: Kuwait Wrong For Imprisoning Shiite Tweeter

Man, 23, sentenced to 10 years for religious insults; Human Rights Watch: Release him immediately.Tova Dvorin, 10/29/2013, 3:53 PM

Rabbi Describes Yom Kippur in Prison

Rabbi Yekutiel Vizner describes heart-rending prayers of prisoners.Maayana Miskin, 9/15/2013, 8:17 AM

Hareidi Extremists Publish Guide to Military Prison

Booklet urges hareidi youth to risk prison rather than enlist. ‘This isn’t a Soviet state – yet.’Maayana Miskin, 9/13/2013, 11:51 AM

Hamas Rocket-Maker Goes on Hunger Strike

Dirrar Abu-Sisi, captured in the Ukraine in an apparent Mossad operation, accused of helping Hamas develop its rocket capabilities.Ari Soffer, 8/23/2013, 9:03 AM

Report: Israel Held a Second ‘Prisoner X’

A second man was reportedly being held in the same top-security conditions as former spy.Maayana Miskin, 7/9/2013, 8:43 AM

Samaria ‘Spies’ Accompanied to Jail with Song, Dancing

Jewish men who warned others of impending home demolitions are sent to jail.Maayana Miskin, 6/19/2013, 12:41 PM

Cuban Spy Released By US Urges Talks with Havana

US and Cuba should hold serious talks on release of imprisoned American, said Cuban spy released from American prison.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/2/2013, 10:22 PM

Israeli Bedouin Imprisoned in Egypt Begins Hunger Strike

An Israeli Bedouin who has been imprisoned in Egypt for more than 12 years on spying charges has begun an open-ended hunger strike.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/24/2013, 5:29 PM

Three Saudis Imprisoned for Plotting to Kill Americans

An anti-terror court has sentenced three Saudis to six years in prison each for plotting to kill Americans. Arutz Sheva staff, 4/23/2013, 9:07 AM

Terrorist Prisoner Stabs Guard

A terrorist serving time in Israel for attempted murder stabbed a guard in the neck.Maayana Miskin, 4/21/2013, 12:56 PM

Israel Responds to UNICEF Report, Cites ‘Ongoing Cooperation’

Israel responded Wednesday to a UNICEF report claiming its prison service “systematically” mistreats Palestinian Authority Arab “children.”Chana Ya'ar, 3/6/2013, 2:50 PM

UN Claims Israel Mistreats PA Arab 'Children'

A United Nations agency is claiming that Israel “systematically” mistreats Palestinian Authority Arab minors.Chana Ya'ar, 3/6/2013, 2:34 PM

Zygier Arrested for Crime Far 'More Serious' Than Believed

Zygier not “only” arrested for relaying classified information, but for a crime far more serious, said former Australian Foreign Minister.Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/19/2013, 11:06 AM

WTC Terrorist Serving Life Term Sues to End Solitary Confinement

A convicted terrorist serving a life sentence has reportedly filed a lawsuit arguing he should be released from solitary confinement.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/18/2013, 5:22 PM

Australia to Investigate 'Prisoner X' Affair

Canberra said it is seeking answers from Israel over 2010 death of Australian known as "Prisoner X" in a Tel Aviv prison as part of probe.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/17/2013, 3:26 PM

Peres: Yigal Amir will Rot in Jail

President Peres visits prisoners, says one prisoner in particular will never be forgiven. Maayana Miskin, 2/12/2013, 4:42 PM

Israeli Killer Flees to Syria

An Israeli-Arab serving a 25-year sentence for murder has fled to war-torn Syria. Two relatives arrested.Maayana Miskin, 2/5/2013, 6:05 PM