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Hamas: Light Rail bomber 'noble and humanitarian'

Hamas: Light Rail bomber 'noble and humanitarian'

After security forces successfully arrested a Palestinian bomber in Jerusalem without any injuries, Hamas covers up his failed attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/08/2016 08:04
City plans shopping centers alongside haredim

City plans shopping centers alongside haredim

Community leaders are concerned about the planned intrusion into their modest lifestyle. "A spiritual danger for our souls."Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/08/2016 11:48
Terror attack averted on Jerusalem light rail

Terror attack averted on Jerusalem light rail

Palestinian Arab carrying concealed knife captured at light rail train station.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2016 11:23
'We prevented a big attack today'

'We prevented a big attack today'

Mayor Nir Barkat gives official thanks to security guards who thwarted terror attack in Jerusalem; 'Your alertness saved many lives today'.Shai Landesman, 17/07/2016 14:58
'I was sure I was going to die'

'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, 17/07/2016 14:04
Police: Bomber targeted Jerusalem light rail

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, 17/07/2016 10:53
Bombing attack averted in central Jerusalem

Bombing attack averted in central Jerusalem

Potential bomber captured boarding Jerusalem light rail with explosive devices.Yedidya Ben-Or, 17/07/2016 09:52
A first: Suing stone-throwers for damage to trains

A first: Suing stone-throwers for damage to trains

State prosecutor sues Arab stone-throwers for damage to Jerusalem light rail train.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 10/07/2016 10:34
Security guard sues Channel 10 over terror attack

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, 01/05/2016 19:51
CityPass to shut down Light Rail in snow

CityPass to shut down Light Rail in snow

Blame game erupts between transport company and the government over failure to order proper equipment for a winter snowstorm.Tova Dvorin, 13/12/2015 18:31
'I bought scissors and looked for Jews to stab'

'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, 25/11/2015 21:09
Teen terrorist indicted for Jerusalem stabbing

Teen terrorist indicted for Jerusalem stabbing

14-year-old terrorist, who along with his 11-year-old cousin stabbed a security guard, to face attempted murder charges.Shoshana Miskin, 19/11/2015 13:05
11-year-old stabber to go free after hospital

11-year-old stabber to go free after hospital

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, 18/11/2015 17:47
Arabs charged 23,368 in damages to J'lem train

Arabs charged 23,368 in damages to J'lem train

Jerusalem D.A. cracks down on rock-throwing in latest move to enforce anti-terror laws.Ido Ben-Porat, 17/11/2015 12:07
Young terrorists stabbed guard for 'revenge'

Young terrorists stabbed 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
11, 14-year-old terrorists stab man in Jerusalem

11, 14-year-old terrorists stab man in Jerusalem

Palestinian minors, aged 11 and 14, moderately wound security guard before being arrested by police.Tova Dvorin, 10/11/2015 14:12
Jerusalem Police on High Alert Around Light Rail

Jerusalem Police on High Alert Around Light Rail

Jerusalem police increase presence around the Light Rail following a warning about a potential terrorist attack.Netanel Katz, 01/09/2015 23:45
Jerusalem Light Rail on Strike

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, 02/08/2015 10:09
'Man of the People'? Benny Begin Spotted on Train

'Man of the People'? Benny Begin Spotted on Train

Social media frenzy over Begin on Jerusalem light rail; minister reportedly rejects using private transport despite gov't car.Tova Dvorin, 22/05/2015 09:21
French Company Boycotts J'lem Light Rail Project

French Company Boycotts J'lem Light Rail Project

Utility giant foregoes project in Israeli capital 'to avoid political interpretation,' after it conducted a feasibility study.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2015 20:59
MKs: We Need a Giuliani in Jerusalem

MKs: We Need a Giuliani in Jerusalem

Lawmakers Hotovely and Chetboun tour the Jerusalem Light Rail and find fear ruling the streets.Hezki Baruch, 09/11/2014 17:09
Bennett: Concrete Blocks Are Reward to Terrorism

Bennett: Concrete Blocks Are Reward to Terrorism

Jewish Home chairman says it's time for deterrence, not self-defense, in response to terrorism.Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari, 06/11/2014 02:42
Concrete Blocks Placed at Light Rail Stations

Concrete Blocks Placed at Light Rail Stations

Huge concrete slabs designed to deter future car attacks from terrorists. But is it enough?Yishai Karov, 05/11/2014 22:25
Palestinian Media: Terror Attack 'Car Accident'

Palestinian Media: Terror Attack 'Car Accident'

Rampage in Jerusalem labeled an 'accident,' victims are 'settlers and soldiers' in Arab media.Tova Dvorin, 05/11/2014 15:14
Push to Reroute J'lem Light Rail Due to Violence

Push to Reroute J'lem 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, 03/11/2014 23:03
Report: City Blew It on Light Rail Planning

Report: City Blew It on Light Rail Planning

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, 29/10/2014 19:38
Baby Murdered in Jerusalem Terror Attack

Baby Murdered in Jerusalem Terror Attack

Hamas terrorist from Silwan runs over pedestrians leaving light rail; 8 injured. Infant dies of wounds.Tova Dvorin, 22/10/2014 22:32
'Stop Light Rail Service in Arab Neighborhoods'

'Stop 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, 17/10/2014 08:59
Jerusalem: 40% of Light Rail Trains Damaged

Jerusalem: 40% of Light Rail Trains Damaged

Traffic disruptions throughout Jerusalem after stone throwing in Arab neighborhoods damaged 9 trains.Uzi Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 12/10/2014 11:40
Arabs Throw Rocks at Jerusalem Light Rail

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, 12/10/2014 03:29
Arab Rock Terror Limits Jerusalem Light Rail

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, 07/09/2014 09:05
Jerusalem Light Rail Back in Service After Rioting

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, 13/07/2014 08:51
J'lem Blaze Contained; Firefighting to Continue

J'lem Blaze Contained; Firefighting to Continue

Brushfire closes traffic near Ein Kerem; residents asked to evacuate due to smoke; Yad V'shem, Hadassah hospital close.Yishai Karov, Tova Dvorin, 25/06/2014 23:01
Laugh Mob Infects Jerusalem Light Train

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, 04/03/2014 08:14
Jerusalem Light Rail to Be Extended to Givat Shaul

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, 16/02/2014 12:17
Vicious Anti-Semitic Attack on J'lem Light Rail

Vicious Anti-Semitic Attack on J'lem Light Rail

25-year-old woman struck in the head by Arab attackers in unprovoked assault; victim laments lack of security.Ari Soffer, 08/01/2014 22:45
Jerusalem Cleanup Still Underway

Jerusalem Cleanup Still Underway

Transportation, schools, municipal services slowly return to normal; mayor Nir Barkat praises community efforts in storm's wake.Tova Dvorin, 16/12/2013 20:39
Ben Gvir: Arab's Claims of Being Attacked a 'Spin'

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, 05/03/2013 04:12
Man Tries to Break Up Brawl, then Blamed by Police

Man Tries to Break Up Brawl, then Blamed by Police

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, 04/03/2013 03:15
Light Rail Stabber Gets 13 Years

Light Rail Stabber Gets 13 Years

Muhammad Shuman of Beit Hanina stabbed a female soldier in March, 2012.Gil Ronen, 24/01/2013 16:50
Arabs Target Jerusalem Light Rail

Arabs Target Jerusalem Light Rail

Arabs throw a firebomb or a sharp rock at the Jerusalem Light Rail. No one hurt.Elad Benari, 23/11/2012 00:41
Arab Tries to Stab Security Guard on Light Rail

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, 06/06/2012 23:58
Jerusalem Arabs Attack the Light Rail

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, 24/05/2012 17:36
Soldier Wounded in Light Rail Stabbing Attack

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, 15/03/2012 11:02
Jerusalem Light Rail Faces New Delay

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, 14/08/2011 20:02