News and updates about Haifa

Five injured in car ramming in Haifa

The driver and car were located a short while after the incident. The circumstances of the incident are under investigation.

Five injured in car ramming in Haifa

Measles case reported near Haifa

Measles patient arrived in Israel on a flight to Bucharest, visited a Clalit after-hours clinic in Haifa, Health Ministry reports.

Measles case reported near Haifa

Biden's blooper:

'I expressly warned Israel not to attack Haifa'

US President Joe Biden appears to have mixed up the names of Haifa - a city in northern Israel - and Rafah - the southernmost city in Gaza.

'I expressly warned Israel not to attack Haifa'

Following backlash:

Hadash rep. won't serve as Deputy Mayor of Haifa

Haifa Mayor Yona Yahav cancels appointment of Hadash Party representative Raja Za'tara, who has spoken out in favor of Hamas, as his deputy.

Hadash rep. won't serve as Deputy Mayor of Haifa

Municipal elections:

These are the results in the runoff

The counting of the votes in the runoffs of the municipal elections has concluded. The voter turnout was 46.1%.

These are the results in the runoff

Escalation?

Suspicious aerial target shot down near Haifa

Residents of the Haifa area report hearing explosions after air raid sirens sounded near Kfar Hasidim; IDF reports successful aerial interception.

Suspicious aerial target shot down near Haifa

Haifa:

6-year-old girl dies after contracting flu

Rambam hospital says child's cause of death not known after she passes away in emergency room and tested positive for the flu.

6-year-old girl dies after contracting flu

Man attempted attack on Haifa refinery for Hamas

Police and ISA forces arrested the suspect before he was able to carry out a planned arson attack against the Haifa refinery and a police station.

Man attempted attack on Haifa refinery for Hamas

Haifa ax attack:

'I neutralized him quickly and safely'

The officer who stopped the ax-wielding terrorist this morning in Haifa recounts the incident.

'I neutralized him quickly and safely'

Haifa:

Man seriously wounded in combined terror attack

The terrorist, an Israeli Arab, at first carried out a ramming attack, injuring the man and hitting the fence of the Naval Base. Afterward, he exited the vehicle armed with an axe and was neutralized by a naval officer at the scene.

Man seriously wounded in combined terror attack

Street art in Haifa calls for release of hostages

Street artist Bentzi Brofman was at the Supernova festival the day before the massacre, since then, he has been drawing the victims.

Street art in Haifa calls for release of hostages

Mother under investigation after 2-year-old found walking alone

Bystanders call police after seeing baby walking alone on streets of Haifa.

Mother under investigation after 2-year-old found walking alone

Missing Person or Murderer:

Hostile confrontations in search for missing man near Haifa

Witnesses claim driver who fled the scene of a collision crashed as part of an attack against an Arab community.

Hostile confrontations in search for missing man near Haifa

Yom Kippur in Haifa:

'They cursed and yelled: 'You aren't welcome here'

Leader of Jewish outreach group recounts how anti-religion demonstrators prevented him from holding prayer service.

'They cursed and yelled: 'You aren't welcome here'

Left-wing protests: Netanyahu government is responsible for riot

Speakers at a left-wing protest claim the Netanyahu government could have prevented the Tel Aviv riot, but did not.

Left-wing protests: Netanyahu government is responsible for riot

Police arrest man who attacked supervisor with cutting board

Haifa police arrest Metronit employee suspected of seriously injuring supervisor while using cutting board as weapon.

Police arrest man who attacked supervisor with cutting board

In August: Rain falls near Haifa, waterspout viewed at sea

Local rainfall near Haifa, residents report waterspout rising from Mediterranean Sea.

In August: Rain falls near Haifa, waterspout viewed at sea

Body parts found inside Haifa apartment wall

Pieces of human body found wrapped in plastic during construction work on apartment.

Body parts found inside Haifa apartment wall

Watch:

Parents forget 3-year-old at train station

A security guard and the station manager at the train station in Haifa looked after the girl until her parents returned to get her.

Parents forget 3-year-old at train station

Body of missing man located near Haifa

Body of a man who had been gone for three weeks located near Haifa.

Body of missing man located near Haifa

Search for missing Haifa man enters fifth day

The Israel Dog Unit, a Samaria-based SAR organization, and volunteers from local kibbutzim are searcing through heat and rough terrain.

Search for missing Haifa man enters fifth day

Haifa:

Seven protesters against Jenin operation arrested

Police arrest seven people who waved PLO flags during a left-wing protest in Haifa against the operation in Jenin.

Seven protesters against Jenin operation arrested

Haredi MK:

'How do you expect people to go anywhere without buses?'

MK Moshe Roth insisted that the public transit to haredi communities in northern Israel must be improved.

'How do you expect people to go anywhere without buses?'

Watch: Haifa bus swerves onto sidewalk, smashes lampposts

13 hurt in bus accident

Watch: Haifa bus swerves onto sidewalk, smashes lampposts

Suspected of planning attack

Palestinian Arab caught on a bus in Haifa with ammunition

Suspect arrested near Grand Canyon Haifa Mall, transferred to investigation by the police and Shin Bet.

Palestinian Arab caught on a bus in Haifa with ammunition

Beginning in June: Direct flights from Haifa to Cyprus

First flight expected to take off on June 22, with route operating until after fall holidays.

Beginning in June: Direct flights from Haifa to Cyprus

IDU saves woman in Haifa

Volunteers from the Israel Dog Unit saved an elderly woman lost in the woods near Haifa this morning.

IDU saves woman in Haifa

Suspected murder in Haifa:

24-year-old woman shot dead at parking lot near her home

Magen David Adom paramedics who arrived at the scene pronounced her dead. Police launch investigation.

24-year-old woman shot dead at parking lot near her home

4 hurt in fires in Jerusalem and Haifa

3 residents pulled from burning building in Arnona neighborhood of Jerusalem, elderly woman pulled from buring building in Haifa.

4 hurt in fires in Jerusalem and Haifa

Mount Carmel:

Festive Rosh Chodesh prayers at Cave of Elijah the Prophet

Torah Core community of Haifa organizes music and prayers for local residents.

Festive Rosh Chodesh prayers at Cave of Elijah the Prophet

Families relieved:

Haifa terrorist won't be permitted to live in the city

Interior Minister decides that the terrorist will be subject to a restriction and will not be able to live in Haifa again.

Haifa terrorist won't be permitted to live in the city

Search for missing woman turns dangerous

A live grenade and a hostile suspect challenged searchers looking for a Haifa woman missing from her home.

Search for missing woman turns dangerous

Haifa:

Five detained after waving PLO flags during protest

Police say they ordered the demonstrators to remove the flags, but they refused to do so.

Five detained after waving PLO flags during protest

Hadash MK:

'Israel is massacring the Palestinians'

MK Ofer Cassif raises PLO flag during protest in Haifa, says the flag is a symbol of the "just struggle" of Palestinian Arabs.

'Israel is massacring the Palestinians'

One-year-old boy found living in a cage in northern Israel

Police search house in northern Israel for drugs, but make a much bigger bust - finding a young child locked in a cage.

One-year-old boy found living in a cage in northern Israel

Stuck in midair:

30 passengers stuck in Haifa cable car due to a power outage

Haifa cable cars suspend operations following a power outage caused by the stormy weather. 30 passengers rescued from the cars.

30 passengers stuck in Haifa cable car due to a power outage

Mother and son found dead in Haifa

Firefighters break into Haifa apartment, discover rotting bodies.

Mother and son found dead in Haifa

Lithium battery explodes, injuring 20

Fire investigator: Electric bicycle's lithium battery likely caused fire that injured 20 people.

Lithium battery explodes, injuring 20

Watch: Haifa Arabs protest IDF 'killings' in Judea, Samaria

Arab residents of Haifa call for an end to the 'Apartheid Regime' as terrorists continue clashing with security forces in areas like Jenin.

Watch: Haifa Arabs protest IDF 'killings' in Judea, Samaria

Woman chokes - and suffers cardiac arrest

Beitar Illit man and Haifa woman saved in separate incidents involving successful CPR - 15 minutes apart.

Woman chokes - and suffers cardiac arrest

US Ambassador to Israel visits Haifa, meets local leaders

Ambassador Tom Nides in Haifa: I cannot imagine a better place to inaugurate our new regional travel program.

US Ambassador to Israel visits Haifa, meets local leaders

Miracle in Haifa:

Bullet fired into haredi home, none injured

Shot apparently fired from nearby Arab neighborhood, not for the first time.

Bullet fired into haredi home, none injured

Bereaved families:

'We don't want to see the terrorist who killed our children'

Families of victims of 2003 Haifa suicide bombing turn to mayor, Defense Minister demanding terrorist not be permitted to live in Haifa.

'We don't want to see the terrorist who killed our children'

Huge blaze at Haifa industrial complex

Explosions heard after several buildings caught fire overnight.

Huge blaze at Haifa industrial complex

Woman found stabbed to death in Haifa

Man suspected of killing his wife in murder-suicide attempt, hospitalized in critical condition.

Woman found stabbed to death in Haifa

Iranian official threatens to raze Tel Aviv and Haifa

Commander of Iranian Army’s ground forces says Iran can raze Tel Aviv and Haifa if ordered to do so.

Iranian official threatens to raze Tel Aviv and Haifa

Canine patrols to be established in Israeli urban centers

With nearly twenty fresh graves throughout the country, a solution from rural Israel will be used to make the streets safe again.

Canine patrols to be established in Israeli urban centers

105-year-old woman successfully resuscitated after choking

'Saving the life of a 105-year-old woman is not something a person gets to be part of every day,' EMT says.

105-year-old woman successfully resuscitated after choking

Teen terrorist charged with carrying out Haifa stabbing attack

Indictment filed against 15-year-old female terrorist who stabbed an innocent passerby last month.

Teen terrorist charged with carrying out Haifa stabbing attack

Israeli-Arabs rally in Haifa to call for new Intifada

'Oh Intifada, raise your flames!' Dozens of Israeli-Arab protesters gather in northern Israeli city, calling for violence against Israel.

Israeli-Arabs rally in Haifa to call for new Intifada

Haifa stabbing victim released home

Victim suffered only superficial wounds, did not require surgery, hospital says.

Haifa stabbing victim released home

UAL leader refuses to call Haifa stabber 'terrorist'

Arab MK Mansour Abbas comments on recent acts of terror around Israel, but refuses to call them as such.

UAL leader refuses to call Haifa stabber 'terrorist'

Terrorist stabbing attack in Haifa

Teenage Arab girl stabs man in Haifa after father warns of her plans to carry out terror attack in the capital.

Terrorist stabbing attack in Haifa

Israel Dog Unit prepares for emergency in Haifa region

Over the past thirty-six hours, IDU volunteers have practiced both security and search and rescue work in and around Haifa.

Israel Dog Unit prepares for emergency in Haifa region

14-year-old girl collapses and dies on school trip

Haifa teen collapses on school trip to western Galilee, resuscitation efforts fail.

14-year-old girl collapses and dies on school trip

Israel Dog Unit locates woman in Haifa forest

A missing-person alert ended in tears yesterday after IDU volunteers found a woman's body in the forests around Haifa.

Israel Dog Unit locates woman in Haifa forest

PM Bennett visits Haifa naval bases

PM receives comprehensive briefing about naval operations from GOC Navy Vice Admiral Salma, tours submarine and missile corvette flotillas.

PM Bennett visits Haifa naval bases

Haifa shooting suspect, shot by security guard, dies

Suspect who was injured during Haifa nightclub shooting dies of his wounds.

Haifa shooting suspect, shot by security guard, dies

New details in helicopter crash: Officer returned to save crew

Investigation finds helicopter which crashed off Haifa coast suffered engine fire, attempted emergency landing.

New details in helicopter crash: Officer returned to save crew

Bennett: 'A difficult night for Israel, we lost our best sons'

Prime Minister Bennett eulogizes helicopter pilots killed in crash off the coast of Haifa: 'We lost our best sons in an accident at sea.'

Bennett: 'A difficult night for Israel, we lost our best sons'