Stun grenade thrown at home of Prison Service officer

Police search for suspects after shots fired at Prison Service officer's home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2019, 7:03 PM

Attempt to smuggle phones into prison foiled

8 phones, dozens of SIM cards seized from truck bringing food for terrorists at Ktzi'ot prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/24/2019, 5:42 PM

Israel allows Hamas terrorists to meet in prison

Terrorists responsible for deadly suicide bombings brought to Ramon Prison for meeting as Hamas prisoners threaten hunger strike.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2019, 10:07 PM

Smuggling of phones to terrorists in prison prevented

Fatah, PFLP terrorists caught attempting to smuggle 11 cell phones into Opher Prison in their bodies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2019, 11:50 AM

ISIS terrorist attacks Israeli prison guard

ISIS-affiliated prisoner attempts to stab guard after feigning illness in Ashkelon prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2019, 10:47 PM

2 suspects arrested for plot to smuggle drugs into prison

Undercover operation nabs suspects attempting to bribe guard to smuggle drugs into prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2019, 3:40 PM

Hunger striking terrorists believed to be secretly eating

Israel Prison Service that many of the hunger striking terrorist prisoners stored food in their cells and are secretly eating.Elad Benari, 4/11/2019, 2:06 AM

Imprisoned Hamas terrorists begin hunger strike

Prison Service considering force-feeding prisoners engaged in hunger strike over jamming of smuggled cell phones.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/8/2019, 6:56 PM

Israeli prison guards preparing for kidnappings, terror attacks

After terror attack inside Israeli prison, guards training for possible future attacks as Hamas protests continue.David Rosenberg, 4/3/2019, 11:07 AM

Prison guards suspected of trading bribes for favors

Israel Prison Service officers arrested on suspicion of providing inmates with perks in exchange for kickbacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2019, 11:07 AM

Jewish terrorist launches hunger strike over prison conditions

Admitted terrorist Yaakov Teitel begins hunger strike after being moved to solitary confinement.Gary Willig, 12/23/2018, 10:58 PM

Bomb explodes near home of prison intel officer

Explosive placed in vehicle near officer's home in central Israeli city of Elad. No injuries reported.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/13/2018, 8:04 AM

Attempt to smuggle NIS 20,000 worth of phones to terrorists

18-year-old Arab caught smuggling thousands of dollars worth of phones to terrorists serving time in Ofer Prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2018, 6:20 PM

Massive crackdown on organized crime amid threats to jailers

Israel's Prison Service calls in special forces amid mafia campaign to terrorize jailers. Scare campaign includes shooting, grenades.Tzvi Lev, 11/23/2018, 1:03 PM

No visits for terrorist children's author

IPS denies visits to murderer of Moshe Tamam for 2 months for writing book while in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2018, 4:43 PM

Attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison foiled

Prison Services intelligence foils attempt to smuggle cellular phones into prison, investigates terror connections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2018, 7:41 PM

Pensioners break into PMs office: 'This is war'

Retired police and prison workers protest near PM office decision to grant salary supplement only to IDF career soldiers and pensioners.Hezki Baruch, 9/5/2018, 4:31 PM

Benefits for terrorists in prison - against minister's wishes

Prison service grants benefits to terrorists for Muslim holidays - going against intended policy of Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 9:57 PM

Female soldier harassed by terrorist - silenced by officials

Guard says she was harassed by jailed terrorist, then silenced by prison authorities who warned her family would be 'sent back to Ethiopia'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2018, 10:53 PM

'Why should murderers in prison watch the World Cup?'

Father of terror victim says IPS may decide to ignore Internal Security Minister's directive to stop Hamas members from watching World Cup.Benny Toker, 5/28/2018, 5:16 PM

Rivlin examining 'special pardon' for 70th Independence day

President visits prisons, rehabilitation facilities. 'The power to pardon is a great privilege, but it is also a heavy responsibility.'Gary Willig, 9/28/2017, 3:38 PM

Olmert in trouble again

Justice Ministry to investigate former PM for writing book containing classified information while in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2017, 6:12 PM

PA: 80% of hunger strikers' demands were met

PA official claims Israel agreed to 80 percent of the demands of hunger striking terrorists.Elad Benari, 5/29/2017, 4:39 AM

Hunger-striking terrorists demand more TV

Hunger strikers demand access to minimum of 20 television channels and access to free university education.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2017, 9:21 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

Israeli prisons prepare for terrorist hunger strike

Hunger strike led by terrorist murderer Marwan Barghouti to begin tonight. 'Strike motivated by Barghouti's campaign for PA leadership.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2017, 3:34 PM

Hamas terrorists attack prison guards

In two separate incidents, Hamas terrorists attack prison guards with a screwdriver.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/2/2017, 12:04 AM

Olmert asks for early release

Former Prime Minister submits application to the Prison Service asking for a reduction of his sentence in the Holyland affair.Ben Ariel, 8/25/2016, 6:28 AM

'Olmert is taking advantage of the law'

Prison service changes its guidelines after claiming former PM Ehud Olmert is 'taking advantage of law allowing unlimited lawyer visits.'Ido Ben-Porat, 6/4/2016, 11:04 PM

Meir Ettinger: Prison guard is abusing me

Ettinger’s lawyer calls to suspend officer for ‘harsh abuse’ including false complaints. Prison response: Ettinger threatened to kill guard.Ido Ben Porat, Shoshana Miskin, 4/7/2016, 9:45 PM

Ex-president Katzav put on prison suicide watch

After being denied parole, concerns over former president Katzav's emotional state prompt 24-hour suicide watch.David Rosenberg, 4/7/2016, 10:26 AM

Police use fake prison to scare Jewish suspects

Israel Prison Service uses Acre Prison for mind games. Jewish suspects forced to watch 'stabbing,' not knowing it's fake.Matt Wanderman, 3/29/2016, 10:33 AM

Hunger-striking Hamas terrorist's health failing

Mohammed al-Qiq's wife says if her husband loses consciousness, she believes doctors in Israeli prison will force-feed him.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2016, 7:29 PM

State Attorney refuses order to free Duma suspect?

Honenu legal aid group says parents of suspect told by prison they got 'order from above' to breach court order, in 'illegal arrest.'Nitsan Keidar, 12/29/2015, 7:41 PM

New low: Duma suspects denied clean underwear

Attorney reveals prison breaches court order, preventing suspect's wife from bringing him underwear in 'simple abuse.'Ido Ben-Porat, 12/11/2015, 2:18 PM

Convicted murderer escapes, captured

Yaron Sankar, who was convicted of two murders, escapes hospitalization, but is caught two hours later.Reut Hadar, 11/16/2015, 3:52 AM

Israel Paid for Hunger Striker's Hospital Stay

With two hospital stays in nearly a month, Mohammad Allan has cost Israel close to $26,000.Cynthia Blank, 8/20/2015, 11:02 AM

Sexual Abuse Rabbi is 'Cursing' Prison Guards

Guards complain after Rabbi Ezra Sheinberg - in detention over case on sexual abuse of 11 women - places a 'kfeida' curse on them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2015, 10:33 AM

Prisoners Planning Hunger Strike for More TV

Israel Prison Service on alert for strike being planned for July; prisoners to demand more TV channels, canteen budget.Tova Dvorin, 6/17/2015, 5:41 PM

'Jewish Terrorist' to be Released After 13 Years

Committee decides to release Shlomi Dvir, last jailed member of 'Bat Ayin Underground' which planned revenge attacks against Arabs.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 5/26/2015, 5:36 PM

Erdan's Plans: Revamp the Israel Police, Fight BDS

Details of agreement between PM and Internal Security, Strategic Affairs Min. Gilad Erdan emerge. Erdan: this is a challenge, opportunity.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2015, 10:11 AM

PA Terrorist Completes Master's in Jail

Maslama Thabet, who murdered 2 Israelis, receives degree in Israeli Studies from Al-Quds Open University.Hillel Fendel, 4/8/2015, 11:25 PM

Barghouti Sentenced to Isolation for Incitement

Smuggled letter calling for 'armed resistance' earns arch-terrorist one week of solitary confinement.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 11/12/2014, 3:19 PM

Jail Official Reveals Fear Drives Terrorist Perks

Former prison service head reveals terrorists given TVs, libraries, no overcrowding - out of fear of riots.Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 6/20/2014, 12:49 PM

'Harsh' Prison Conditions? No World Cup on TV

Prison Services officials reveal 'harsh' conditions may include no TV in cells, binge food buying or free newspapers.Ari Yashar, 6/18/2014, 3:23 PM

Rabbi Describes Yom Kippur in Prison

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

Hunger Strike Over for Prisoners

Four Jordanian prisoners serving in Israeli penitentiaries ended their hunger strike for "ill treatment and bad conditions."Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/12/2013, 5:35 PM

Israel to Free Hunger-Striking Terrorist

Israeli officials have agreed to release a convicted terrorist from prison early in the face of a 103-day hunger strike.Gabe Kahn, 7/23/2012, 8:47 PM

Katsav Incarceration a 'Black Day for Israel'

Former Israel Prison Service chief Shlomo Twizer: a former president's imprisonment is a 'black day,' recommends 'kid gloves' for Katsav.Gabe Kahn., 12/6/2011, 10:03 PM