News and updates about Akko

Worker crushed to death in factory in northern Israel

65-year-old worker gets trapped in machine, is crushed to death in work accident in Akko.

Worker crushed to death in factory in northern Israel

Akko lynching victim undergoes complex head operation

Family asks public to pray for recovery of Elad Barzilai, teacher and father of four, undergoes head surgery months after Arab lynching.

Akko lynching victim undergoes complex head operation

Arab indicted for participating in violent riots

Arab Israeli, 18, admits to racist motives during interrogation.

Arab indicted for participating in violent riots

41-year-old Arab indicted for attempted murder during Akko riots

Victim Mordechai Katz would have been killed if group of Jews & police officer hadn't intervened.

41-year-old Arab indicted for attempted murder during Akko riots

Ensure Akko's Proud Jewish Future "We'll Never Flee in the Face of Terror"

The Jewish community in the northern coastal town of Akko has faced a horrific wave of terror. "Our presence here is as important as ever".

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Akko lynch victim spends Shabbat at home

Elad Barzilai, 37-year-old victim of Arab lynching, is allowed home for weekend visit, for the first time since he was attacked last month.

Akko lynch victim spends Shabbat at home

Man brutally beaten by Arab lynch mob released from hospital

37-year-old father of four from northern Israel who was beaten unconscious by Arab rioters last month is discharged from hospital.

Man brutally beaten by Arab lynch mob released from hospital

Avi Har-Even, Israeli rocket scientist, dies from injuries suffered during Arab riots

Avi Har-Even, winner of Israeli Defense Ministry Prize and former chief of Israel's space program, dies after being injured in arson attack.

84-year-old Israeli rocket scientist injured in Arab riots dies

Condition of Jewish man brutally beaten by Arab mob improves

Elad Barzilai, who was nearly beaten to death by Arab mob in northern Israel during rioting earlier this month, is released from ICU.

Condition of Jewish man brutally beaten by Arab mob improves

Jewish lynch victim from Akko still in serious condition

Akko teacher was trying to prevent his students from joining violence when Arab mob attacked him.

Jewish lynch victim from Akko still in serious condition

Pregnant Arab woman seriously injured in Lod violence

Doctors in Assaf Harofeh hospital successfully delivered her baby.

Pregnant Arab woman seriously injured in Lod violence

Education Minister Yoav Galant calls for vigilantes to face harsh punishments

Yoav Galant warns of 'anarchy' if citizens continue to take the law into their own hands.

Likud minister calls for harsh punishment for vigilantes

Watch: Residents of Jewish-Arab Akko asked about elections

Many of the city's residents seem more concerned over their personal wellbeing than the 4th round of elections in a 2-year span.

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Watch: Pedestrians run down while rescuing accident victims

Passersby come to aid of traffic accident victims in Akko - only to become victims themselves.

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An end to speeding tickets from cameras? Not so fast, say police

Israeli court throws out fines based on speed cameras. But police say they'll keep the cameras - and continue tracking offenders.

An end to speeding tickets from cameras? Not so fast, say police

Torah for everyone: Let's help Yeshivat Akko

Yeshivat Akko is launching a new track within the yeshiva for students with special needs.

Torah for everyone: Let's help Yeshivat Akkoplayer

The post that moved policemen

Police officers in northern Israel attend bat mitzvah celebration after guests fail to show up.

The post that moved policemen

Israeli Arab indicted for Akko car-ramming attack

Indictment filed against Arab from northern Israel who drove into Border Policeman, 2 soldiers and a civilian at the beginning of the month.

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'We blocked the terrorist's jeep'

Witness to Akko attack recounts harrowing moments as terrorist ran down soldiers, attempts by civilians and soldiers to stop the carnage.

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Hamas hails Akko terror attack as 'brave and heroic'

Terror group praises Israeli-Arab terrorist who ran down security personnel, 'he proved how determined the Palestinian people are'.

Hamas hails Akko terror attack as 'brave and heroic'

Police confirm: Akko ramming was terror

Israeli Arab hits Border Policeman, 2 soldiers in Akko. Police confirm incident was terror attack.

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Watch: Akko ramming incident

Footage shows driver hit Border Policeman and 2 soldiers at two sites in Akko in a way that appears intentional.

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Murder-suicide suspected as mother, son found dead in Akko

Mother in northern Israeli town dead in apparent suicide, son's body found with signs of violence.

Murder-suicide suspected as mother, son found dead in Akko

Her grandmother hid their Judaism

Fleeing the violence of Ukraine, 211 new olim disembarked at Ben Gurion today. 'We knew we had Jewish roots but did not have the documents.'

Her grandmother hid their Judaism

Soldier who drew his weapon acted in self-defense

After Arabs tried to push him and a family member to their deaths, police confirm the soldier drew his gun in self-defense.

Police: Soldier who drew weapon in Akko acted in self-defense

Man arrested for defending from Arab attackers

After Arabs attack a group of tourists in Akko, one man was detained for pulling out his gun in defense.

Man arrested for defending tourists from Arab attackers

Tragedy at sea: Two drown in Mediterranean

Two dead in separate drowning incidents just minutes apart: A 73-year-old man drowned in Akko and a 70-year-old woman drowned in Haifa.

Tragedy at sea: Two drown in Mediterranean

Synagogue massacre averted, terror cell revealed

Three Israeli Arabs arrested over terror plots to carry out massacre at Akko synagogue, attacks in Jerusalem.

Synagogue massacre averted, terror cell revealed

Nationwide Security Boost Ahead of Holidays

Police prepare for clashes ahead of Eid Al-Adha, Yom Kippur falling out on same day - in both Jerusalem and integrated areas nationwide.

Nationwide Security Boost Ahead of Muslim, Jewish Holidays

Paint Factory Sinks in 30 Feet of Foam

Flame retardant foam leaks and fills Tambour factory in Akko raising fears of people getting trapped, for the third time in as many years.

Paint Factory Sinks in 30 Feet of Foam

Acid on Car of Imam who Condemned Synagogue Attack

Muslim extremists suspected in attack on sheikh who held interfaith meeting after attack on Jerusalem synagogue.

Acid Thrown on Car of Imam who Condemned Synagogue Attack

IS Flags Flown in Israeli-Arab Cities

Report exposes Arab citizens of Israel, Muslim and Christian, fly, photograph with, and parade with black flag of extremist Jihadist group.

IS Flags Flown in Israeli-Arab Cities

Police: Fatal Akko Gas Explosion was Deliberate

Three weeks after five people were killed in an Akko apartment building, police are ready to "definitively" blame criminals.

Police: Fatal Akko Gas Explosion was Deliberate

Zoabi Accuses Akko of Planning To Expel Arabs

Arab MK accuses the city of Akko of 'nationalistic policy of expulsion.'

Zoabi Accuses Akko of Planning To Expel Arabs

Akko: 5,000 Attend Funeral for Explosion Victims

Jews, Arabs unite at Akko gas explosion victims' funeral; investigations intensify into the possibility of foul play.

Over 5,000 Attend Funeral for Akko Gas Explosion Victims

Foul Play? Akko Explosion Fatalities Identified

Five members of two separate families, including eight-year-old boy, killed in blast police now suspect was the result of a local dispute.

Foul Play? Akko Gas Explosion Fatalities Identified

Eight Year Old is Fifth Victim in Akko Explosion

Police are investigating if gas canister that is believed to have caused the explosion was set off deliberately.

Eight Year Old is Fifth Victim in Akko Explosion

Two Dead in Akko Gas Tank Explosion

Two killed and ten others injured in an explosion in a residential building in Akko.

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MK Tibi Attacks 'Jewish Rulers' of Israel

Arab MK erupts during 'unity event', claiming 'discrimination' against Israeli Arabs and refusing to 'play nice' with the government.

MK Tibi Attacks 'Jewish Rulers' of Israel

Man, 80, Falls Into Pit; Rescued After 4 Hours

Elderly man fell into water cistern at Akko construction site; police communicate with him by phone, but he was unaware of exact location.

80 Year-Old Man Falls Into Pit, Rescued After 4 Hours