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Teen killed by Jerusalem light rail identified

19-year-old Tamar Fenigstein from Petah Tikva identified as the woman killed in light rail accident in Jerusalem.

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Terrorist convicted in J'lem light rail bomb plot

Ali Abu Hassan found guilty of trying to bomb light rail in 2016 with three pipe bombs.

Terrorist convicted in J'lem light rail bomb plot

PA blasts plan for light rail to Ma'aleh Adumim

PA Foreign Ministry criticizes Transportation Minister Katz’s plan to connect the Jerusalem light rail to Ma'aleh Adumim and other towns.

PA blasts plan for light rail to Ma'aleh Adumim

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.

Hamas: Jerusalem Light Rail bomber 'noble and humanitarian'

City plans shopping centers alongside haredim

Community leaders are concerned about the planned intrusion into their modest lifestyle. "A spiritual danger for our souls."

Jerusalem plans shopping, entertainment alongside haredim

Terror attack averted on Jerusalem light rail

Palestinian Arab carrying concealed knife captured at light rail train station.

Terror attack averted on Jerusalem light rail

'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'.

'We prevented a big attack today, thank God it ended like this'

'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.

'We saw the bomb, I was sure I was going to die'

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.

Police: Bomber targeted Jerusalem light rail

Bombing attack averted in central Jerusalem

Potential bomber captured boarding Jerusalem light rail with explosive devices.

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A first: Suing stone-throwers for damage to trains

State prosecutor sues Arab stone-throwers for damage to Jerusalem light rail train.

A first: Suing stone-throwers for damage to trains

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.

Security guard sues Channel 10 over terror attack

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.

CityPass to shut down Light Rail in the event of snow

'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.

11-year-old: 'I bought scissors and looked for Jews to stab'

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.

14-year-old terrorist indicted for Jerusalem Light Rail attack

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.

11-year-old stabber to go free after hospital treatment

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.

Arabs sued for 23,368 shekel in damages to Jerusalem light rail

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.

11-, 14-year-old terrorists admit stabbing guard for 'revenge'

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

Palestinian minors, aged 11 and 14, moderately wound security guard before being arrested by police.

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Jerusalem Police on High Alert Around Light Rail

Jerusalem police increase presence around the Light Rail following a warning about a potential terrorist attack.

Jerusalem Police on High Alert Around the Light Rail

Jerusalem Light Rail on Strike

Employees, Histadrut accuse Light Rail management of 'bullying tactics'; Egged to increase bus service for the strike's duration.

Jerusalem Light Rail on Strike

'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.

'Man of the People'? Minister Benny Begin Forgoes Car for Train

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.

French Company Boycotts Jerusalem Light Rail Project

MKs: We Need a Giuliani in Jerusalem

Lawmakers Hotovely and Chetboun tour the Jerusalem Light Rail and find fear ruling the streets.

MKs: We Need a Giuliani in Jerusalem

Bennett: Concrete Blocks Are Reward to Terrorism

Jewish Home chairman says it's time for deterrence, not self-defense, in response to terrorism.

Bennett: Concrete Blocks at the Light Rail - Reward to Terrorism

Concrete Blocks Placed at Light Rail Stations

Huge concrete slabs designed to deter future car attacks from terrorists. But is it enough?

Deterrence? Concrete Blocks Placed at Light Rail Stations

Palestinian Media: Terror Attack 'Car Accident'

Rampage in Jerusalem labeled an 'accident,' victims are 'settlers and soldiers' in Arab media.

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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.

Push to Reroute Jerusalem Light Rail Due to Violence

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.

Report: City Blew It on Light Rail Planning, Spending

Baby Murdered in Jerusalem Terror Attack

Hamas terrorist from Silwan runs over pedestrians leaving light rail; 8 injured. Infant dies of wounds.

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'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.

Call to Stop Jerusalem Light Rail Service in Arab Neighborhoods

Jerusalem: 40% of Light Rail Trains Damaged

Traffic disruptions throughout Jerusalem after stone throwing in Arab neighborhoods damaged 9 trains.

Jerusalem: 40% of Light Rail Trains Damaged

Arabs Throw Rocks at Jerusalem Light Rail

Arabs attack Light Rail with rocks, as "silent intifada" in the capital rages on.

Arabs Throw Rocks at 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.

Arab Rock Terror Limits Jerusalem Light Rail

Jerusalem Light Rail Back in Service After Rioting

Stations from Givat HaMivtar to Pisgat Ze'ev back in service as repairs continue.

Jerusalem Light Rail Back in Service After Rioting

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.

Jerusalem Blaze Contained; Firefighting to Continue Overnightplayer

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.

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Jerusalem Light Rail to Be Extended to Givat Shaul

Light Rail to be extended down Kanfei Nesharim St., provide access to industrial areas.

Jerusalem Light Rail to Be Extended to Givat Shaul

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.

Vicious Anti-Semitic Attack on Jerusalem Light Rail

Jerusalem Cleanup Still Underway

Transportation, schools, municipal services slowly return to normal; mayor Nir Barkat praises community efforts in storm's wake.

Jerusalem Cleanup Still Underway