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Terror attack averted on Jerusalem light rail

Palestinian Arab carrying concealed knife captured at light rail train station.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2016, 11:23 AM

'We prevented a big attack today, thank God it ended like this'

Mayor Nir Barkat gives official thanks to security guards who thwarted terror attack in Jerusalem; 'Your alertness saved many lives today'.Shai Landesman, 7/17/2016, 2:58 PM

'We saw the bomb, I was sure I was going to die'

Witness who opened bag containing explosive device in aborted terror attack Sunday recalls harrowing moments when bombing was averted.David Rosenberg, 7/17/2016, 2:04 PM

Police: Bomber targeted Jerusalem light rail

Jerusalem District Commander Yoram HaLevy confirms bomber captured Sunday had planned to detonate explosives on Jerusalem light rail train.Eliran Aharon, 7/17/2016, 10:53 AM

Bombing attack averted in central Jerusalem

Potential bomber captured boarding Jerusalem light rail with explosive devices.Yedidya Ben-Or, 7/17/2016, 9:52 AM

A first: Suing stone-throwers for damage to trains

State prosecutor sues Arab stone-throwers for damage to Jerusalem light rail train.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 7/10/2016, 10:34 AM

Security guard sues Channel 10 over terror attack

Jerusalem Light Rail guard claims channel breached agreement by revealing his identity as the one who neutralized a terrorist.Shoshana Miskin, 5/1/2016, 7:51 PM

CityPass to shut down Light Rail in the event of snow

Blame game erupts between transport company and the government over failure to order proper equipment for a winter snowstorm.Tova Dvorin, 12/13/2015, 6:31 PM

11-year-old: 'I bought scissors and looked for Jews to stab'

Segments of investigation published, in which youngest terrorist - soon to be released - recalls light rail attack with 14-year-old cousin.Ari Yashar, 11/25/2015, 9:09 PM

14-year-old terrorist indicted for Jerusalem Light Rail attack

14-year-old terrorist, who along with his 11-year-old cousin stabbed a security guard, to face attempted murder charges.Shoshana Miskin, 11/19/2015, 1:05 PM

11-year-old stabber to go free after hospital treatment

Due to age, after top medical treatment young terrorist to just get 'special school' after stabbing guard on light rail with his cousin.Ari Yashar, 11/18/2015, 5:47 PM

Arabs sued for 23,368 shekel in damages to Jerusalem light rail

Jerusalem D.A. cracks down on rock-throwing in latest move to enforce anti-terror laws.Ido Ben-Porat, 11/17/2015, 12:07 PM

11-, 14-year-old terrorists admit stabbing guard for 'revenge'

14-year-old Muawiyyeh Alkam told police he stabbed Jerusalem security officer to 'avenge' terrorist cousin killed during stabbing.Tova Dvorin, 11/11/2015, 12:45 PM

Terrorists aged 11, 14 stab guard on Jerusalem light rail

Palestinian minors, aged 11 and 14, moderately wound security guard before being arrested by police.Tova Dvorin, 11/10/2015, 2:12 PM

Jerusalem Police on High Alert Around the Light Rail

Jerusalem police increase presence around the Light Rail following a warning about a potential terrorist attack.Netanel Katz, 9/1/2015, 11:45 PM

Jerusalem Light Rail on Strike

Employees, Histadrut accuse Light Rail management of 'bullying tactics'; Egged to increase bus service for the strike's duration.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 8/2/2015, 10:09 AM

'Man of the People'? Minister Benny Begin Forgoes Car for Train

Social media frenzy over Begin on Jerusalem light rail; minister reportedly rejects using private transport despite gov't car.Tova Dvorin, 5/22/2015, 9:21 AM

French Company Boycotts Jerusalem Light Rail Project

Utility giant foregoes project in Israeli capital 'to avoid political interpretation,' after it conducted a feasibility study.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2015, 8:59 PM

MKs: We Need a Giuliani in Jerusalem

Lawmakers Hotovely and Chetboun tour the Jerusalem Light Rail and find fear ruling the streets.Hezki Baruch, 11/9/2014, 5:09 PM

Bennett: Concrete Blocks at the Light Rail - Reward to Terrorism

Jewish Home chairman says it's time for deterrence, not self-defense, in response to terrorism.Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari, 11/6/2014, 2:42 AM

Deterrence? Concrete Blocks Placed at Light Rail Stations

Huge concrete slabs designed to deter future car attacks from terrorists. But is it enough?Yishai Karov, 11/5/2014, 10:25 PM

Palestinian Media Calls Terror Attack 'Car Accident'

Rampage in Jerusalem labeled an 'accident,' victims are 'settlers and soldiers' in Arab media.Tova Dvorin, 11/5/2014, 3:14 PM

Push to Reroute Jerusalem Light Rail Due to Violence

Former mayoral candidate furious after proposal to reroute rail stricken from agenda, says 90K people should have access to transport.Tova Dvorin, 11/3/2014, 11:03 PM

Report: City Blew It on Light Rail Planning, Spending

The Jerusalem light rail is a victim of increased rock attacks - and its passengers, the taxpayers, victims of poor planning, a report said.Moshe Cohen, 10/29/2014, 7:38 PM

Baby Murdered in Jerusalem Terror Attack

Hamas terrorist from Silwan runs over pedestrians leaving light rail; 8 injured. Infant dies of wounds.Tova Dvorin, 10/22/2014, 10:32 PM

Call to Stop Jerusalem Light Rail Service in Arab Neighborhoods

Former Jerusalem District Police Cmdr. says Jerusalem's 'silent intifada' could be quelled by shuttering flashpoint public transport sites.Uzi Baruch, 10/17/2014, 8:59 AM

Jerusalem: 40% of Light Rail Trains Damaged

Traffic disruptions throughout Jerusalem after stone throwing in Arab neighborhoods damaged 9 trains.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 10/12/2014, 11:40 AM

Arabs Throw Rocks at Jerusalem Light Rail

Arabs attack Light Rail with rocks, as "silent intifada" in the capital rages on.Uzi Baruch and Ben Ariel, 10/12/2014, 3:29 AM

Arab Rock Terror Limits Jerusalem Light Rail

A mere 16 out of 23 trains remain operational due to repeated rock attacks, leading to lessened frequency of transport for the capital.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 9/7/2014, 9:05 AM

Jerusalem Light Rail Back in Service After Rioting

Stations from Givat HaMivtar to Pisgat Ze'ev back in service as repairs continue.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 7/13/2014, 8:51 AM

Jerusalem Blaze Contained; Firefighting to Continue Overnight

Brushfire closes traffic near Ein Kerem; residents asked to evacuate due to smoke; Yad V'shem, Hadassah hospital close.Yishai Karov, Tova Dvorin, 6/25/2014, 11:01 PM

Laugh Mob Infects Jerusalem Light Train

In honor of the month of Adar and the holiday of Purim, laughter is spread on the light train. Only one person kept a straight face.Gil Ronen, 3/4/2014, 8:14 AM

Jerusalem Light Rail to Be Extended to Givat Shaul

Light Rail to be extended down Kanfei Nesharim St., provide access to industrial areas.Tova Dvorin, 2/16/2014, 12:17 PM

Vicious Anti-Semitic Attack on Jerusalem Light Rail

25-year-old woman struck in the head by Arab attackers in unprovoked assault; victim laments lack of security.Ari Soffer, 1/8/2014, 10:45 PM

Jerusalem Cleanup Still Underway

Transportation, schools, municipal services slowly return to normal; mayor Nir Barkat praises community efforts in storm's wake.Tova Dvorin, 12/16/2013, 8:39 PM

Ben Gvir: Arab's Claims of Being Attacked a 'Spin'

Police arrest two girls on suspicion of attacking an Arab woman in Jerusalem. Their attorney: This is a leftist spin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/5/2013, 4:12 AM

Man Tries to Break Up Jewish-Arab Brawl, Blamed by Police for It

A man who tried to separate a fight between Jewish women and an Arab woman accused by police of having taken an active part in the fight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2013, 3:15 AM

Light Rail Stabber Gets 13 Years

Muhammad Shuman of Beit Hanina stabbed a female soldier in March, 2012.Gil Ronen, 1/24/2013, 4:50 PM

Arabs Target Jerusalem Light Rail

Arabs throw a firebomb or a sharp rock at the Jerusalem Light Rail. No one hurt.Elad Benari, 11/23/2012, 12:41 AM

Arab Tries to Stab Security Guard on Light Rail

Arab man tries to stab a security guard with scissors at the Jerusalem Light Rail’s station in the French Hill neighborhood.Elad Benari, 6/6/2012, 11:58 PM

Jerusalem Arabs Attack the Light Rail

Passengers on the Jerusalem Light Rail were targeted Thursday by Arabs in the Beit Hanina neighborhood.Chana Ya'ar, 5/24/2012, 5:36 PM

Soldier Wounded in Light Rail Stabbing Attack

In the first major terror attack reported on Jerusalem's light rail, a female soldier was stabbed by an Arab, who fled the sceneDavid Lev, 3/15/2012, 11:02 AM

Jerusalem Light Rail Faces New Delay

The long-awaited Jerusalem light rail train is delayed by another month. Opening pushed off to September 14.Maayana Miskin, 8/14/2011, 8:02 PM