IsraelNationalNews.com

In today's headlines:‏ תג בכותרות

Why is it forbidden to enter the tomb of Yehoshua ben Nun?

13 hassidim - mostly teens - who were arrested while praying at the tomb of Yehoshua Ben Nun, have been distanced from Judea-Samaria.Rachel Kaplan, 8/28/2016, 11:34 AM

Senior Likud minister calls to annex major Yesha blocs

MK Yisrael Katz calls on the government to annex not only Ma'ale Adumim but also Gush Etzion and Beitar Illit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/4/2016, 2:56 PM

Nine Israelis rescued after being attacked in Ramallah

Group of nine Israeli leftists who enter Ramallah intentionally attacked with firebombs and rocks, escape without injury.Ben Ariel, 6/29/2016, 11:14 PM

Arab MKs meet with Palestinian Authority PM

Rami Hamdallah discusses ways to strengthen support to the residents of eastern Jerusalem from Israeli ‘Judaization.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2016, 3:27 PM

Arab terrorists learn lucrative trade in Israeli jail

Two terrorists - Barghuti and Bibi - draw on their years in an Israeli prison canteen to launch PA's first food truck.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 3:16 PM

Ramallah conference calls for Egypt, Jordan to invade Israel

Thousands attend radical Islamist conference calling for Arab armies to 'free Palestine.'Dalit Halevi, 5/2/2016, 10:37 PM

Thursday: 2 Palestinians tried to stab IDF soldiers

Two terrorists tried to attack IDF soldiers near Ramallah, but were arrested before causing any harm. One terrorist was shot and wounded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2016, 9:01 PM

IDF confiscates terror funds in Ramallah; PA up in arms

Spokesman for PA prime minister condemns Israel for breaching Oslo Accords by raiding Area A - while PA itself doesn't abide by the Accords.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2016, 12:09 PM

PA reveals covert talks on full IDF withdrawal

Senior PA sources say they rejected Israeli proposal to pull out from Ramallah and Jericho, demand a withdrawal from all cities in region.Ari Yashar, 4/8/2016, 10:08 AM

Cabinet discusses unilateral withdrawals

Security Cabinet to receive report on formerly secret talks with PA to pull IDF from Ramallah and Jericho; 'this is a prize to terror.'Shimon Cohen, 4/6/2016, 10:47 AM

Trifecta: Arab without license drives stolen car to attack

23-year-old Ramallah Arab who supports Fatah arrested driving a stolen car without a license, admits he planned to run over soldiers.Uzi Baruch, 4/4/2016, 5:09 PM

Report: Israel blocks Indonesian foreign minister's visit to PA

Indonesian FM prevented from visiting Ramallah, after president calls on Muslim states to unite to fight Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2016, 2:37 PM

IDF reopens entrance to Ramallah

Following updated security assessment, authorities decide to lift the restrictions on the city of Ramallah.Kobi Finkler, 2/2/2016, 7:11 AM

Saudis refuse soccer match with Palestinians in Judea-Samaria

Saudis cite security concerns to FIFA, but Riyadh really fears playing near Ramallah would mean recognizing 'Israeli occupation.'Cynthia Blank, 11/4/2015, 3:47 PM

Violence over Temple Mount Spills into Ramallah

Arab mob attacks IDF soldiers near Ramallah while protesting against Israeli forces on Temple Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2015, 4:53 PM

Abbas Accused of Deliberately Trying to Weaken Gaza

Where's the money? Chairman of Palestinian parliament's Audit Committee says Abbas not sending money to where it's needed.Dalit Halevi, 6/28/2015, 2:12 PM

His Father was Lynched in Ramallah; Today He Protects Israelis

Roey Avrahami was just five when his father was lynched on live television in Ramallah - but his memory stayed with him for life.Tova Dvorin, 6/28/2015, 10:13 AM

Karma: Arab Terrorist Dies after IDF Jeep Flips On Top of Him

Palestinian terrorist attacks IDF jeep with explosive device - and ends up underneath it.Ari Soffer, 6/14/2015, 9:50 AM

Hamas Wins Election at University in Fatah Stronghold

Hamas student list takes large-margin win at Birzeit University near PA-center of Ramallah, in best estimate short of unity elections.Ari Yashar, 4/24/2015, 12:01 PM

Abbas Risks ICC Declaring Gaza is Not His

PA gambit at the ICC might backfire if the court declares Ramallah has no grounds to file complaints for Gaza.Gedalyah Reback, 3/26/2015, 9:51 PM

French Experts Say Arafat Died of Natural Causes

Despite ongoing accusations Israel poisoned the Palestinian leader, French and Russian experts say no foul play in Yasser Arafat's death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2015, 10:34 PM

PA Disregards Oslo by Arresting Israeli Arab from Jerusalem

In blatant breach of Oslo Accords, PA arrests Arab citizen of Israel and tries him; his brother tells Arutz Sheva 'our contact was cut off.'Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/12/2015, 6:42 PM

NYC Councillor: Proud to Wear My Kippah in Ramallah

Jewish NYC councilor recalls how PA security told him to remove his kippa – and why he refused. 'We shouldn't be ashamed of who we are.'Gil Ronen, 3/1/2015, 4:19 PM

Rivlin Meets Canadian FM Baird

Baird thanked Rivlin for a warm welcome – quite the opposite of what he experienced just a few hours earlier, on a visit to Ramallah.Yaakov Levi, 1/18/2015, 6:56 PM

Terrorist Who Stabbed Officers in Jerusalem Arrested in Ramallah

Arab terrorist who wounded two officers in Old City arrested week later in PA home turf; two soldiers wounded during the arrest by mob.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 1/2/2015, 8:23 AM

Former Meretz MK Pays Condolence Visit for Ziad Abu Ein

Meretz ex-MK and candidate, ex-Peace Now leader Mossi Raz visits terrorist turned PA minister's home, vows 'end of occupation.'Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 12/16/2014, 9:22 PM

Tensions High as Palestinians Gather for Abu Ein Funeral

Thousands of Palestinian Arabs gather in Ramallah, call for revenge, after PA official dies of heart attack; IDF calls in reinforcements.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2014, 12:58 PM

Suspected 'Price Tag' Revenge Attack Near Ramallah

According to reports, extremists knocked on door before pouring lighter fluid and setting Palestinian house on fire.Cynthia Blank, 11/23/2014, 10:19 AM

IDF Officer Loses Two Fingers in Fireworks Attack

Injury from fireworks lobbed by rioters highlights growing - and dangerous - phenomenon; IDF now allowed to open fire.Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 11/17/2014, 7:55 PM

Sweden Says No Plans to Open Ramallah Embassy

Despite recognizing 'state of Palestine,' Swedish foreign minister says her country will continue to liaise with PA via Jerusalem consulate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/17/2014, 5:20 PM

Police Call Center Saves Family From Ramallah Lynch

After abject failure in murder of three teens, police emergency line manages to rescue family from potentially lethal wrong turn.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 10/14/2014, 11:12 PM

UN Chief Slams 'Settlement Building' Despite Freeze

UN chief visiting Ramallah criticizes 'provocations' at Temple Mount, hitting out at Israeli police - not Arab rioters.Ari Yashar, 10/13/2014, 1:07 PM

Secret Israel-PA Communication Channel Revealed

Covert talks to 'change reality on ground in Gaza' with PA unity government held in parallel to official Cairo truce talks.Ari Yashar, 10/1/2014, 9:35 AM

IDF Central Commander Alon Discriminates Against Jews?

Jewish teen arrested breaching distancing order from Judea home; Arab woman in Ramallah suspected of terror let off for same breach.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 9/19/2014, 11:46 AM

Arab Rioter Shot Dead Trying to Kill IDF Soldiers

In violent riots against IDF forces who were north of Ramallah to arrest a Hamas terrorist, 22-year-old killed as he tries to throw a bomb.Ari Yashar, 9/10/2014, 9:38 AM

Hamas 'Victory Rally' in Abbas's Home Turf of Ramallah

Thousands join celebrations for supposed 'victory' in Gaza op. featuring speeches from Hamas leaders in Gaza, amid jockeying with PA.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 8/31/2014, 10:25 AM

Hundreds Join Pro-Hamas Demonstration in Ramallah

'Day of Rage' in Israel Monday finds parallel in PA, as demonstrators insist Hamas is the 'only way' to actualize Palestinians' demands.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 7/22/2014, 2:36 PM

Watch: Dispersing a Protest, PA Style

The PA claims Israel uses live ammunition to disperse protests, while its forces use the same tactic it accuses Israel of using.Dalit Halevi, 6/23/2014, 12:13 AM

PA Police 'Assault' Hamas Members in Ramallah

'Unity' on the rocks as PA security forces beat Hamas protesters, prominent official. Banks closed in Gaza, blocking PA employee wages.Ari Yashar, 6/10/2014, 4:39 PM

Revoke NGO Status of Defense of Children International

Defence of Children International needs to have NGO license removed, staff deported for faking the next Mohammed al-Durah incident. Lee Kaplan, 5/24/2014, 9:46 PM

Two Journalists Attacked while Covering Arab Riot

Two journalists for Walla! website surrounded and hit by angry mob while covering a violent riot near Ramallah.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/16/2014, 8:28 PM

Psagot Couple Narrowly Escape Shooting Incident

Psagot couple describe as "a great miracle" the fact that shots fired from Ramallah at their home didn't hit them.Ido Ben Porat and Elad Benari, 5/8/2014, 1:12 AM

'The PA Has Done Everything in Its Power For a Peace Agreement'

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas meets with Zahava Gal-On Monday in battle against 'Israeli extremism.'Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 3/3/2014, 8:36 PM

Questions, But Few Answers as Israeli Students Meet Abbas

Left-wing students, activists meet Mahmoud Abbas at PA HQ to push for Palestinian state. But some questions left unanswered.Hezki Baruch, Ari Soffer, 2/17/2014, 10:36 AM

Two States for Two Peoples - And Don't You Dare Say Otherwise

Analysis: Unprecedented meeting between Israeli students and PA President reveals an awkward aversion to inconvenient truths.Ari Soffer, Ramallah, 2/16/2014, 9:00 PM

PA Official Glorifies Teenage Terrorist in Live PA TV Broadcast

In official ceremony broadcasted live, Ramallah governor lauds teenage suicide bomber as 'brave hero.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2014, 6:19 PM

Details of 2000 Ramallah Lynch of IDF Soldiers Revealed

Transcripts from the interrogations of terrorists who killed Yossi Avrahami and Vadim Nurzhitz released, show utter barbarism.Tova Dvorin, 12/24/2013, 1:55 PM

MK Chetboun: Why Are Israeli Students Meeting Abbas?

MK criticizes Student Union for planning to go to Ramallah. "Even the President of Guatemala isn't meeting Abbas," he notes.Elad Benari, 12/11/2013, 5:12 AM

Report: IDF Kills Palestinian Arab Rioter in Ramallah

Palestinian Authority medical sources say rioter shot dead by IDF forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/7/2013, 6:41 PM

Canadian Businessman's Father Arrested for 'Insulting Abbas'

Mohammed Al Sabawi held for nine hours after calling for PA Chairman's downfall. 'Hurt his feelings and he'll arrest you'.Ari Soffer, 12/4/2013, 9:13 PM

Abbas Threatens to 'Take Action' Against Israel if Talks Fail

Ahead of Kerry's visit, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas threatens to take unilateral action via international bodies if negotiations fail.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 12/3/2013, 4:10 PM

Ramallah Prepares to Celebrate Terrorist Release

Thousands gather in Ramallah as the terrorists released by Israel make their way home.Elad Benari, 10/30/2013, 12:43 AM

11 MKs Visit Ramallah, Right: 'Trip Rewards Terror'

A trip made Monday by 11 MKs to Mahmoud Abbas' presidential palace in Ramallah has been slammed as rewarding terrorism.Adam Ross, 10/8/2013, 8:34 PM

Two Arabs with Rifles Arrested in Hevron

IDF forces intensively combing the city for suspects in the murder of 1st Sgt. Gal Kobi Hy”d.Gil Ronen, 9/23/2013, 10:04 AM

Samaria Council to Livni: 'Stop Negotiating With Murderers'

Shomron Residents Council calls on Justice Minister Tzipi Livni to "stop negotiations with the murderers of children from Ramallah."Kochava Rozenbaum, 9/11/2013, 11:05 PM

Hundreds March in Ramallah Against Peace Talks

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine organizes march in Ramallah against the peace negotiations with Israel.Elad Benari, 9/8/2013, 5:21 AM

Fatah: 'Without Blood Palestine Will Not Return'

Fatah's official Facebook page pays homage to the female suicide bombers who are described as the "stars glittering in the sky"Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/30/2013, 3:43 AM