$27,000 in illegal contraband seized

Border Police arrest Arabs smuggling hundreds of pounds of meat, hundreds of other goods into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/27/2018, 11:25 AM

Border Police find 6 phones in smuggler's body intended for jail

Israeli Border Police officers arrest same Arab for second time trying to cross security fence in Jerusalem area.Mordechai Sones, 5/24/2018, 12:07 PM

French consulate worker to be tried in Israel

France allows consulate worker who smuggled weapons from Gaza to Judea, Samaria, to be tried in Israel.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/19/2018, 7:57 PM

Report: Airport workers helped Georgians infiltrate Israel

Two airport workers are suspected of helping Georgians infiltrate Israel in exchange for thousands of dollars.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2017, 12:20 PM

Gaza: Authorities foil attempt to smuggle 1.5 tons of tobacco

Crossings Authority supervisors find tobacco hidden in bags of chicken vitamins.Kobi Finkler, 11/9/2017, 2:41 PM

Official who allowed uninspected PA eggs into Israel sentenced

Shai Moshe was bribed to allow shipments of unchecked eggs from Palestinian Authority to be brought into Israel on a weekly basis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2017, 2:57 PM

Suspicious car and a heavy bag: Arab caught smuggling weapons

IDF soldier says suspicious car had no license plates, trunk contained unusually heavy bag.Ido Ben Porat, 10/30/2017, 11:28 AM

Plot to smuggle cell phones to terrorists uncovered

Employees at canteen company paid thousands of shekels per device to smuggle phones to terrorists in drink containers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/1/2017, 5:07 PM

Hobby Lobby smuggling scandal exposed

Christian US company forefeits artifacts, pays $3 million after prosecutors accuse them of looting, theft, and smuggling.Chana Roberts, 7/7/2017, 11:25 AM

Russia: Earrings worth half million dollars confiscated

Israeli woman travels to Russia - and customs authorities confiscate her earrings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2017, 11:44 AM

The plan: Smuggle 9000 eggs over the fence

Border guards catch Arabs attempting to transfer 9,000 eggs over security fence and into arms of waiting Israeli accomplice.Ido Ben Porat, 6/17/2017, 9:57 PM

Security forces foil smuggling attempt

Israeli security officials discover Israeli Arabs attempting to smuggle pistol and magazines past checkpoint.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2017, 9:20 AM

Foiled: Huge smuggled shipment of cigars

Authorities foil attempt to smuggle huge quantities of cigars into Israel.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 5/8/2017, 3:12 PM

Tourist smuggles cigarettes 'to make easy money'

94 packets of cigarettes discovered in tourists' suitcases by customs officials at Ovda airport near Eilat.Ido Ben Porat, 4/25/2017, 10:45 AM

5 tons of tobacco brought to Israel as 'sawdust'

Arabs smuggle five tons of tobacco intended for sale in Palestinian Authority.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2017, 11:38 AM

Legion of Honour to Prof. Justus Rosenberg, 96, for saving Jews

Jewish but Aryan-looking Rosenberg joined anti-fascist network aiming to save Jews, helped smuggle 2000 out of France.AFP, 4/1/2017, 10:28 PM

Sharks spotted - in Jerusalem?

Police uncover sharks smuggled into Old City of Jerusalem after spotting suspicious tail sticking out of box.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2017, 9:49 AM

'Glass cups' turn out to be smuggled cigars

Authorities arrest three suspects for involvement in smuggling illegal cigars into Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2017, 1:47 PM

Two Arabs suspected of massive purchase in Eilat to avoid VAT

Arabs go on 3-day shopping spree in duty-free Eilat, buy 450 Similac cans for total of 35,000 NIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/20/2017, 12:38 PM

2 tons of tobacco smuggled in pots

Nitzana customs authorities find 200,000 NIS worth of tobacco hidden in pots imported by the Palestinian Authority.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 2/26/2017, 10:48 AM

Israeli authorities foil ancient Roman coin smuggling attempt

Customs authorities foil attempt to smuggle 53 historical coins dating from Roman period.Ido Ben Porat, 2/19/2017, 3:21 PM

Israeli security discovers two PA Arabs trying to smuggle birds

Israeli security forces discover two PA Arabs attempting to smuggle birds into Israel by strapping them into their pants legs.Chana Roberts, 1/22/2017, 10:31 AM

Drama at the airport on the way to Eilat

Security discovers metal pipe shaped like grenade during screening. Traveler on way to Eilat taken for questioning.Reut Hadar, 1/9/2017, 5:56 PM

Smuggling cell hides cameras inside washing machines

Security forces nab smuggling ring passing dual-use equipment to Hamas' military wing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/9/2017, 2:43 PM

Watch: Foiled attempt to smuggle cell phones to terrorists

After Arab MK questioned over alleged smuggling of cell phones to jailed Hamas terrorists, prison officials foil new smuggling attempt.Ido Ben Porat, 12/19/2016, 11:21 AM

Gazan fisherman indicted for smuggling terror equipment

Indictment filed against Gazan fisherman for smuggling diving equipment to Hamas.Shlomo Pyotrokovsky, 11/6/2016, 1:43 PM

Hezbollah collaborators arrested in Northern Galilee

A number of Galilee residents have been arrested on suspicion of collaborating with Hizbullah to smuggle explosive devices into Israel.Yoel Domb, 10/6/2016, 2:24 PM

Gaza vehicle-smugglers ring exposed

Security forces arrest smugglers involved in transporting off-road vehicles into Gaza for Hamas use.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/14/2016, 12:17 PM

From Hamas to Hevron: $50,000

Security forces arrested a man yesterday, who took advantage of his commercial permit to smuggle money from Hamas in Gaza to Hevron.Kobi Finkler, 9/1/2016, 8:00 PM

Driver smuggled antiquities in Norwegian Ambassador's car

Norwegian Ambassador's chauffeur arrested in attempt to smuggle 10 kg of artifacts across the border in official car.Ari Soffer, 6/6/2016, 1:49 PM

Jordanian diplomat caught smuggling into Israel

Jordan embassy member nabbed sneaking gold bars and smartphones through border, just 1 month after EU representative did same.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/6/2016, 6:05 PM

Gaza drone smuggling scheme thwarted

Transfer Authority and ISA agents seize tens of drones bound for Gaza terror groups.Kobi Finkler, 2/21/2016, 1:44 PM

The Israel Navy vet looking to solve Europe's smuggling problem

Drugs, people, weapons all smuggled daily through Europe via its 'back door' - the ocean. An IDF veteran is leading the fightback.Joe Dyke, 2/11/2016, 2:51 PM

EU representative in Israel caught smuggling gold, drugs

Gold bars and jewelry, hundreds of smartphones, and steroids all worth $2.5 million found in car of EU diplomat entering from Jordan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/4/2016, 4:38 PM

Inside customs' 'Intifada warehouse'

Israeli customs have seized hundreds of thousands of knives, explosives, military equipment, terror materials - all for Gaza and the PA.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2015, 9:38 PM

Busted: 'soybean oil' shipment to Gaza was actually rocket fuel

450 liters of TDI engine fuel disguised as the natural product caught by security forces - enough for dozens of rockets.Kobi Finkler, 11/16/2015, 4:36 PM

Meat smuggling attempt foiled at Tulkarm checkpoint

Driver from Tulkarm discovered with 100 kilograms of beef inside his tractor.Yedidyah Ben-Or, 11/15/2015, 12:13 PM

Officials Nab Gaza-Bound Material for Hundreds of Rockets

Tax and Customs Authority workers successfully prevented 15 tons of sulfuric acid from being smuggled into Gaza.Yaakov Levi, 9/24/2015, 1:38 PM

Israel Nabs Rocket Building Materials Smuggled to Gaza

Fiberglass cylinders for long-range rockets found in 'clothing' shipment, week after fiberglass unearthed in Gazan 'school supplies.'Yedidya Ben-Or, 8/17/2015, 10:01 AM

Israeli Indicted for Smuggling Rocket Parts to Gaza

Israeli from religious moshav accused of sneaking rocket-building materials and explosives in to Gazan friend over course of two years.Ari Yashar, 7/30/2015, 6:36 PM

Rocket Materials Smuggled to Gaza Nabbed at Border

Lifted gag order reveals numerous attempts to smuggle in materials needed to rearm ahead of next terror war.Yedidya Ben-Or, 5/4/2015, 9:57 AM

Hamas International Terror-Financing Smuggling Ring Nabbed

Three-man cell including lawyers arrested bringing money from Gaza to Hevron via Jordan to strengthen Judea-Samaria terror infrastructure.Kobi Finkler, Ari Yashar, 4/28/2015, 5:35 PM

Smuggled Weapons-Making Coal Seized En Route to Gaza

Israel captures 18 tons of metallurgical coke on its way to Gaza - the coal is used to produce weapons as part of terror re-arming.Shlomo Pyotrkovsky, Ari Yashar, 4/20/2015, 11:55 AM

Terrorism-Bound Advanced Technology Seized at Gaza Border

Infrared and remote-control cameras among a shipment foiled at border, marking over 100 smuggling attempts foiled since start of 2015.Kobi Finkler, Ari Yashar, 4/6/2015, 12:50 PM

How Hamas Smuggled Military Goods From Israel During War

3 Israeli businessmen just tip of iceberg as operatives funneled thousands of tons of materials into Hamas's war machine.Ari Yashar, 3/2/2015, 4:34 PM

PA Negligence and Sheep Smuggling Cause Brucellosis Outbreak

Sheep disease skyrockets among Judea-Samaria Arabs due to PA not giving vaccines, and rampant smuggling from Israel.Ari Yashar, 2/24/2015, 11:40 AM

Week After Tel Aviv Stabbing, Jew Smuggles Arabs Into Israel

Arab illegals have committed numerous high profile terror attacks - still, Jew from haredi city tries to smuggle three in his car trunk.Ari Yashar, 1/27/2015, 10:42 PM

France Returns Artifacts Stolen from Egypt

250 artifacts from as far back as 2000 BCE returned to Nile state, latest in long spate of French artifact smuggling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2014, 12:45 PM

New iPhones Set to Land in Israel

Israelis seeking the latest and greatest in iPhone technology now have a date to look forward to.Moshe Cohen, 10/13/2014, 8:57 PM

Customs Seizes 100 iPhone 6's at Airport

Barely out on the market, the iPhone 6 is a hot commodity - among smugglers, who are trying to bring them into Israel unnoticed.Moshe Cohen, 10/5/2014, 4:56 PM

'Thousands' Sneaked Out of Gaza During Operation Protective Edge

Wrecked smuggling ship kills 100 Gazans en route to Italy, part of a mass exodus fleeing the Hamas enclave in recent months.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2014, 5:45 PM

UK: Woman Arrested for Smuggling Money to Syria Cries 'Racism'

Nawal Massad, charged with smuggling thousands of dollars to Syrian rebels, says she was arrested because of her ethnicity and religion.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2014, 1:44 PM

Authorities Confiscate 51,840 PA Eggs

Authorities stopped a truck carrying tens of thousands of eggs from Palestinian Authority-controlled areas of Judea and Samaria into Israel.Yosef Berger, 5/12/2014, 9:22 PM

Egypt Foils Attempt to Smuggle Jewish Artefacts Out the Country

Egyptian authorities say artefacts, including 11 Torah cases, are more than a century old.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2014, 8:25 PM

Navy Vessels Destroy Smuggling Ships Bound for Gaza

Palestinian Arabs claimed the ships were carrying cigarettes - but cigarettes don't explode from gunfire.Tova Dvorin and AFP, 3/26/2014, 12:42 PM

Alert Soldiers at Egyptian Border Foil Mega-Bomb Attack

Alert soldiers foil a massive bomb attack on Israelis by discovering a huge bomb terrorists were smuggling across the Egyptian border.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/21/2012, 11:43 AM

Four Killed in Two Gaza Smuggling Tunnels

Four Arabs were killed Saturday in an explosion and the subsequent collapse of two Egypt-Gaza smuggling tunnels, often used by terrorists. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/25/2011, 10:59 AM