Baby of a mentally ill mother sold in illegal adoption

Court arrests suspects in years-old case involving kidnapped mother whose baby was taken for illegal adoption.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2019, 3:30 PM

'A road that shakes the heart and soul'

Hundreds gather at the Oz Vegaon reserve in Gush Etzion to commemorate the memory of Gil-ad, Eyal and Naftali.Hezki Baruch, 7/5/2019, 3:20 PM

Family of suspected rapist: We'll celebrate release with a feast

Prosecutors say evidence in rape of 7-year-old haredi girl still points to Mahmoud Katusa - even as his family celebrates his release.David Rosenberg, 6/25/2019, 12:11 PM

'Rapist who abducted child should be given the death penalty'

United Right leaders outraged over revelation that Arabs who aided in rape of 7-year-old girl remain free. 'They shouldn't even exist.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2019, 12:41 PM

Palestinian worker kidnapped, raped girl from school

Arab janitor from community school charged with kidnapping and raping young Israeli girl. But why haven't his accomplices been arrested?'David Rosenberg, 6/17/2019, 10:22 AM

Israeli who faked his abduction sentenced to 9 months in jail

Jerusalem District Court sentences Niv Asraf who staged his abduction, diverting security forces in Hevron area, to nine months prison.Ido Ben Porat, 1/23/2019, 10:33 AM

Gaza Fatah splinter group performs simulated IDF kidnapping

Live-fire military exercise by battalion included simulated kidnapping of Israeli soldier.Mordechai Sones, 1/20/2019, 9:18 AM

Will kidnapped Israeli Arab be released by PA?

MK Akram Hasson visits Ramallah, meets with senior PA officials in case of Issam Akeel, kidnapped by Palestinian Authority.Shimon Cohen, 12/25/2018, 10:55 PM

Watch: Teacher kidnapped in Israeli-Arab town

Police arrest 2 men suspected of involvement in kidnapping of teacher from school in Umm al-Fahm. Arrests extended until end of the month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/25/2018, 3:27 PM

Israel raids Palestinian Authority's Jerusalem offices

Israeli security forces conduct search in offices tied to PA's governor for Jerusalem district, following kidnapping of US citizen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2018, 6:41 PM

Stop the 'Jerusalem governor' immediately

Recently, the name of the PA's 'Jerusalem governor' has come up repeatedly in connection to the kidnapping of a J'lem resident by the PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/1/2018, 11:08 AM

'If it was a Jew kidnapped the country would be up in arms'

Knesset demands government bring back Arab Jerusalem resident kidnapped by PA for selling land to Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/29/2018, 3:26 PM

'Time for Israel to stand up for itself'

Zionist group blasts PA interference in Israeli sovereignty, after suspected kidnapping of Arab in sale of land to Jews in eastern J'lem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2018, 9:55 AM

Senior PA officials arrested in kidnapping of US citizen

PA's Jerusalem district governor and regional intelligence services director arrested after American citizen with Israeli ID kidnapped.David Rosenberg, 10/22/2018, 8:50 AM

Iranian security forces kidnapped on Pakistan border

At least 14 Iranian security personnel including Revolutionary Guards were kidnapped on border with Pakistan.Mordechai Sones, 10/16/2018, 7:26 PM

Arab boy kidnapped in central Israel

Israel Police arrest four suspected of involvement in kidnapping.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2018, 12:04 PM

'I was saved from kidnapping in Mexico'

Israeli woman describes attempt by Mexican cartel to kidnap her and her friend while staying at hotel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/10/2018, 8:50 AM

Community service for youths who staged kidnapping

6 months community service,$1,400 fine imposed on lead perpetrator, after fake kidnapping which led to massive search in 2015.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 6/24/2018, 10:49 AM

Argentine woman killed by suspected FARC rebels in Colombia

Woman kidnapped with Israeli tourists found dead in southern Colombia.AFP, 5/25/2018, 7:48 AM

AWOL IDF soldier faked his kidnapping

IDF scrambled forces after AWOL soldier calls his base and says he was kidnapped by terrorists. Report turned out to be prank call.Tzvi Lev, 4/5/2018, 3:40 PM

Elderly British couple kidnapped in South Africa

British foreign office confirms kidnapping by 'terrorists' in South Africa.AFP, 2/23/2018, 9:02 AM

Nigerian army rescues 76 kidnapped schoolgirls

Nigerian military rescues 76 schoolgirls out of 90 who were kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group.Ben Ariel, 2/22/2018, 12:57 AM

Plot to kidnap soldier to force release of terrorists

Terrorist planned to steal anesthetics from hospital where he worked to kidnap a soldier, then stabbed soldier to death in Arad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2017, 10:59 AM

Terrorist charged with plotting to kidnap MK Yehudah Glick

Hamas terror leader sought to kidnap and murder Likud Knesset member before plotting to kidnap Israeli over Hanukkah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2017, 4:17 PM

'Hamas can't be allowed to destroy Hanukkah'

MK Berko responds to foiled Hamas attempt to kidnap Jew on Hanukkah. 'They want to repeat Shalit deal' when 1,000 terrorists were freed.'Hezki Baruch, 12/13/2017, 4:51 PM

France: Girl disappears from family wedding

9-year-old girl disappears from wedding in French Alps, dogs lose scent in parking lot.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/30/2017, 1:53 PM

'I was really lucky'

South Carolina woman explains how she escaped kidnapping, says abductors didn't know how to use stick shift.Chana Roberts, 8/4/2017, 12:51 PM

Man reports suspected kidnapping - and gets arrested

Yitzhar resident thinks he sees kidnapping and reports to police. He wasn't expecting how police reacted.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 7/6/2017, 8:58 AM

Tennessee teacher kidnaps teen student

Teacher fired last week kidnaps 15-year-old girl, sources say teen's life is 'in imminent danger.'Chana Roberts, 3/20/2017, 1:57 PM

4 arrested for racially-motivated kidnapping, torture in Chicago

Watch: White teenager with mental disabilities kidnapped, tortured for over 24 hours as assailants broadcast the incident live.David Rosenberg, 1/5/2017, 1:31 PM

Kidnapped boy's body found 27 years later

Remains of child whose abduction 27 years ago captured national attention found, but statute of limitations may help killer evade justice.David Rosenberg, 9/4/2016, 11:30 AM

Report: ISIS agrees to free abducted Syrian cement workers

Syrian group says mediators have reached an agreement for the release of some 300 cement workers kidnapped by the ISIS.Arutz Sheva North America, 4/9/2016, 12:19 AM

Report: Father, son kidnapped on the way to shul

Pair kidnapped outside Chabad House in Venezuela on Saturday morning; two released after ransom paid.Tova Dvorin, 12/20/2015, 10:25 PM

Maccabee B-Ball Greats in Tribute Game for Slain Youths

Basketball pros from the “glory days” of Maccabee Tel Aviv took the court in a tribute to Eyal Yifrah, Gilad Sha'er and Naftali Frenkel.Yoni Kempinski, 7/30/2015, 8:13 AM

Israeli Escapes Kidnappers' Clutches - Thanks to His Hebrew

An Israeli businessman in Colombia managed to escape from kidnappers – by calling rescuers and speaking to them in Hebrew.Moshe Cohen, 7/20/2015, 8:52 PM

Hamas Reiterates Demands for Talks on Kidnapped Israelis

Senior Hamas official Mahmoud al-Zahar says as far as he is concerned the matter is 'closed' until Israeli frees dozens of terrorists.Dalit Halevi, 7/10/2015, 3:44 PM

Ethiopian Activists: IDF Just Let Mengistu Slip into Gaza

Sources in the Ethiopian community charge that racism played a major role in abduction of Avraham Mengistu and subsequent media silence.Yaakov Levi, 7/9/2015, 12:39 PM

Two Israeli Citizens Kidnapped by Hamas

An Israeli Arab and an Israeli of Ethiopian descent are both being held in Gaza.Koby Finkler, 7/9/2015, 9:24 AM

UN Employee Kidnapped in Iraq

A United Nations employee abducted northeast of Baghdad, says spokeswoman for the UN mission in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2015, 2:46 AM

Syria: Islamists Kidnap 300 Kurdish Civilians

Al-Nusra Front may be responsible for mass kidnapping in Idlib.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2015, 5:45 PM

Abduction? IDF Search for 22-Year-Old who Entered Arab Village

Jewish man went into a village near Hevron, but didn't come back. IDF says it is treating the case as an abduction. Large manhunt launched.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 4/2/2015, 8:44 PM

Is an Uprising against the 'Islamic State' Beginning in Syria?

A day after deputy head of Deir Ezzor province found beheaded, more members of ISIS religious police force abducted.Cynthia Blank, 1/8/2015, 7:41 AM

Libya: Kidnapped Coptic Christians Released

A local leader says 13 Coptic Christian workers from Egypt have been freed after being seized in Libya by "people smugglers".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 5:43 AM

Two Italian Women Kidnapped in Syria Appear in Online Video

Two women identifying themselves as Italian aid workers kidnapped in Syria urge their government to seek their release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2015, 3:42 AM

Man Kidnaps Daughter from Sweden to Bethlehem

An eastern Jerusalem resident arrested for kidnapping his daughter, 3, from her mother in Sweden and bringing the child to Bethlehem.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 1/1/2015, 1:25 PM

Canada 'Aware' of Reports that Citizen Was Kidnapped

Canada says it is "aware of reports" that Israeli-Canadian Gill Rosenberg may have been kidnapped by ISIS.Ben Ariel, 12/1/2014, 6:46 AM

Report: Muslims Attempt to Kidnap Jewish Child in Djerba

Three men attempted to kidnap the 12-year-old boy on the eve of the holiday of Sukkot.Moshe Cohen, 10/12/2014, 4:43 PM

ISIS Releases New Video of Kidnapped Journalist

“Islamic State” releases a third video of John Cantlie, in which he criticizes Obama's strategy in Iraq and Syria.Ben Ariel, 9/30/2014, 5:15 AM

Algeria: IS Splinter Group Kidnaps French Citizen

French man appears in a video and claims he was kidnapped by an Algeria-based “Islamic State” splinter group, the Caliphate Soldiers.Ben Ariel, 9/23/2014, 1:14 AM

Family of Kidnapped British Man Asks IS to Release Him

The family of British hostage Alan Henning makes a dramatic appeal for his release.Ben Ariel, 9/21/2014, 3:52 AM

Kidnapped Fijian Peacekeepers to be Released Soon

Fiji says 45 UN peacekeepers taken hostage by Al-Qaeda-linked rebels in the Golan Heights will be released soon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2014, 3:15 AM

UN Chief Condemns Kidnapping of Peacekeepers in Golan

Ban Ki-moon calls for the immediate release of 43 peacekeepers who were kidnapped by Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 8/29/2014, 5:12 AM

U.S. Accuses Al-Nusra of Kidnapping UN Peacekeepers

The United States accuses the Al-Qaeda-affiliate Al-Nusra Front of detaining 43 members of the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 8/29/2014, 4:44 AM

White House Condemns 'Barbaric' Breach of Truce by Hamas

US slams breach of Gaza truce in which IDF soldier feared abducted; talks over long-term ceasefire suspended.Ari Soffer, 8/1/2014, 3:36 PM

Suspected Arab Abduction Attempt Foiled near Jerusalem

15-year-old girl escapes two Arab teens who tried to convince her to board car near Abu Gosh, police track down and investigate them.Yedidya Ben-Or, Ari Yashar, 7/8/2014, 6:52 PM

Nigeria: 60 Women and Girls Escape Boko Haram Captivity

More than 60 women and girls abducted last month by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria escape their captors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2014, 4:12 AM

Murdered Arab Youth's Parents 'Gave Contradicting Statements'

Doubts raised over allegations Mohammed Khader killed by Jews in 'revenge' attack; father said 'Arabs' tried to kidnap younger son earlier.Yaakov Levi, 7/3/2014, 3:13 PM