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Watch: Protesters clash with PA forces over activist's death

Watch: Protesters clash with PA forces over activist's death

In a largely-unprecedented development, PA residents have clashed with security forces for over a week after a popular activist was killed.ILTV, 05/07/2021 21:41
UN urges PA to ensure safety of protesters

UN urges PA to ensure safety of protesters

UN human rights chief's call comes after security forces and supporters of chairman Mahmoud Abbas attacked demonstrators over the weekend.Elad Benari, 02/07/2021 05:07
PA report: Two security officers shot dead by Israeli troops

PA report: Two security officers shot dead by Israeli troops

PA sources: Two Palestinian Arab security personnel killed by gunfire from Israeli troops operating in Jenin. No injuries to Israeli forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 05:03
Efrat Mayor welcomes PA security cooperation announcement

Efrat Mayor welcomes PA security cooperation announcement

'Israel renewed commitment to past agreements that did not contribute to its security is a concept whose time has passed.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/11/2020 22:51
PA preparing for sovereignty move

PA preparing for sovereignty move

PA security forces reportedly hide illegal weapons fearing that in the event of an escalation, Israel will seize them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/06/2020 06:34
Samaria council head: 'Delinquent COGAT response indicates depth of failure'

Samaria council head: 'Delinquent COGAT response indicates depth of failure'

PA police officer orders Israelis to hand weapons to PA policemen. Samaria Council head: 'I won't let it pass.'Mordechai Sones, 04/05/2020 21:33
Jews detained after being fired at by PA 'policemen'

Jews detained after being fired at by PA 'policemen'

Palestinian Authority 'policemen' fire at Jewish hikers, try to shove them into a vehicle. Samaria leader: They are hikers, not criminals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/06/2019 15:48
IDF soldiers, PA security forces exchange fire in Shechem

IDF soldiers, PA security forces exchange fire in Shechem

PA officials say IDF forces surrounded building of Palestinian Preventive Security headquarters and exchanged fire with officers there.Ben Ariel, 11/06/2019 05:42
Abbas: Security coordination with Israel will continue

Abbas: Security coordination with Israel will continue

PA chairman pledges to continue security coordination with Israel despite US funding cuts to PA security forces.Elad Benari, 07/02/2019 04:04
US aid to PA security forces to end this week

US aid to PA security forces to end this week

PLO official confirms PA asked US to end funding for security services due to fear of lawsuits over support for terror.Elad Benari, 31/01/2019 01:08
PA security forces beat Hamas protesters with batons

PA security forces beat Hamas protesters with batons

PA security forces use violence against pro-Hamas protesters in Hevron and Shechem.Ben Ariel, Canada, 14/12/2018 21:00
'The terrorist's wife and father-in-law were arrested'

'The terrorist's wife and father-in-law were arrested'

Security forces operate in Jenin-area town to capture terrorist responsible for murdering father of six in January.Uzi Baruch, 03/02/2018 21:05
Israel holds drill simulating terror attack with mass casualties

Israel holds drill simulating terror attack with mass casualties

MDA joins IDF's Home Front Command, Health Ministry, fire department, security and emergency forces in comprehensive mass casualty drill.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/01/2018 14:59
PA government blasted for arresting activist

PA government blasted for arresting activist

Groups blast PA for arresting Issa Amro, detained after criticizing Abbas on Facebook.Elad Benari, 06/09/2017 04:34
PA activist detained after calling for Abbas to resign

PA activist detained after calling for Abbas to resign

Hevron activist Issa Amro arrested after Facebook post calling on PA chairman to resign.Elad Benari, 05/09/2017 04:04
Details of pre-planned terror attack in Jerusalem emerge

Details of pre-planned terror attack in Jerusalem emerge

Investigation shows ambush on security vehicles to be premeditated, Arab terrorist gets indicted.Ido Ben Porat, 17/08/2017 15:24
Following attacks on Rachel's Tomb, security wall revamped

Following attacks on Rachel's Tomb, security wall revamped

Terrorists throw firebombs, rocks, at Rachel's Tomb, security forces respond by extending security barrier upwards.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/07/2017 09:33
PA policeman acquitted of murdering Jew at Joseph's Tomb

PA policeman acquitted of murdering Jew at Joseph's Tomb

Military court rules PA security officer fired on car in which Israeli was killed, but no proof that the bullets he fired killed victim.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2017 21:07
Security forces bust weapons factory in Hevron

Security forces bust weapons factory in Hevron

Large-scale security operation leads to bust of largest homemade weapons factory in Judea and Samaria over the past year.Uzi Baruch, 12/01/2017 08:16
34 terror suspects nabbed in widespread operation

34 terror suspects nabbed in widespread operation

34 wanted terror suspects caught Monday night in a widespread operation coordinated by security forces in Judea and Samaria.Kobi Finkler, 03/01/2017 08:07
Preparations underway for Amona eviction

Preparations underway for Amona eviction

Security forces begin to block roads near Amona ahead of the eviction of the residents, which is to take place in the coming days.Eliran Aharon, 18/12/2016 01:10
Three Israelis accidentally enter Ramallah

Three Israelis accidentally enter Ramallah

Three Israelis accidentally enter Ramallah; Arab and Israeli police rescue them.Chana Roberts, 10/12/2016 17:50
Palestinian social media praise Beit El attacker

Palestinian social media praise Beit El attacker

Palestinian social media praise Beit El attack by Palestinian policeman, call on other security personnel to follow suit.MEMRI, 03/11/2016 12:29
Did PA attempt to thwart terror attack?

Did PA attempt to thwart terror attack?

Father of Beit El terrorist claims PA security forces attempted to prevent his son from carrying out the attack, but praises his actions.Elad Benari, 02/11/2016 04:14
Hamas: More PA officers should carry out attacks

Hamas: More PA officers should carry out attacks

Hamas praises shooting attack near Beit El, says more PA officers should participate in the "intifada".Elad Benari, 01/11/2016 06:15
Palestinian Arabs arrested for visiting a sukkah

Palestinian Arabs arrested for visiting a sukkah

PA security forces arrests three Arabs who visited the sukkah of the mayor of Efrat.Orli Harari, 21/10/2016 01:42
Security forces seize weapons smuggled from Jordan

Security forces seize weapons smuggled from Jordan

Weapons in large numbers that were smuggled from Jordan into Israel seized during security operation. Two suspects arrested.Elad Benari, 19/07/2016 23:42
IDF touts security coordination's 'victory'

IDF touts security coordination's 'victory'

Security officials praise PA Security Forces taking more of the burden in policing their areas, even as PLO to discuss cutting coordination.Kobi Finkler, 04/05/2016 09:30
IDF Chief of Staff dismisses Talmudic 'slogan'

IDF Chief of Staff dismisses Talmudic 'slogan'

Eizenkot questioned by high-schooler on open-fire orders endangering soldiers' lives, goes on to pooh-pooh famed maxim of the Jewish sages.Ari Yashar, 17/02/2016 13:21
Oslo Accords? PA police raid Jerusalem suburb

Oslo Accords? PA police raid Jerusalem suburb

In open breach of the Accords, PA Security Forces conduct drug raid in Eizariya, classified as Area B under full Israeli security control.Dalit Halevi, 12/02/2016 09:14
Hamas urges PA police to conduct more attacks

Hamas urges PA police to conduct more attacks

After ex-bodyguard to PA Attorney General shoots 3 IDF soldiers, Hamas calls on rest of PA Security Forces to follow suit.Dalit Halevi, 01/02/2016 22:12
Massive PA torture exposed by Palestinians

Massive PA torture exposed by Palestinians

Palestinian human rights commission reveals cases of torture in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, with PA Security Forces taking part.Ari Yashar, 01/02/2016 20:25
PM blasts Abbas for not condemning Beit El attack

PM blasts Abbas for not condemning Beit El attack

Netanyahu: Abbas has failed to condemn Beit El attack even though it was carried out by one of his own men. The world must act.Ben Ariel, 01/02/2016 04:43
Bet El terrorist identified as PA police officer

Bet El terrorist identified as PA police officer

Amjad Sukri posted Facebook status hinting at his murderous intentions just hours before Sunday morning attack.Ari Soffer, 31/01/2016 13:30
Israel to ask PA for help finding Tel Aviv shooter

Israel to ask PA for help finding Tel Aviv shooter

A week later, police reportedly to ask PA to aid in manhunt of Nashat Milhem, as weapon dealers and former cell mates are being questioned.Ari Yashar, 08/01/2016 12:51
Ex-ISA head calls to investigate radical leftist

Ex-ISA head calls to investigate radical leftist

MK Dichter to ask attorney general to launch investigation, after Ezra Nawi caught admitting to having the PA execute Arabs.Hezki Baruch, 08/01/2016 09:28
Radical leftist gets PA to execute Palestinians

Radical leftist gets PA to execute Palestinians

Nationalist activists infiltrate, record Ezra Nawi admitting he gives PA names of Arabs who want to sell land to Jews, and PA 'kills them.'Ari Yashar, 07/01/2016 15:53
Report: 13 terrorists arrested at Rachel's Tomb

Report: 13 terrorists arrested at Rachel's Tomb

Security forces arrest Palestinians involved in terrorist activities in Judea and SamariaShoshana Miskin, 21/12/2015 10:36
Report: PA busts Islamic Jihad terrorist cell

Report: PA busts Islamic Jihad terrorist cell

PA security services reportedly arrest members of an Islamic Jihad cell that planned to attack IDF soldiers in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 02/12/2015 06:14
Netanyahu: No plans to arm PA security forces

Netanyahu: No plans to arm PA security forces

Sources close to PM make clear that Israel is not planning to make any gestures to the PA at this time.Nitsan Keidar, 26/11/2015 00:15
IDF asks state to arm PA Security Forces

IDF asks state to arm PA Security Forces

Influx of weapons in Oslo were used by PA in terror war against Israel, but military again asking to arm PA forces, give more work permits.Kobi Finkler, 25/11/2015 20:01
Abbas's civil war? Fatah vs PA in Shechem

Abbas's civil war? Fatah vs PA in Shechem

In violent clashes, Fatah men armed with machine guns block traffic and strike at PA forces trying to control city.Dalit Halevy, 02/11/2015 09:37
Report: Israel Proposed PA Guard Temple Mount

Report: Israel Proposed PA Guard Temple Mount

Kuwaiti paper reports senior IDF source held covert meeting in Ramallah to have PA police stationed permanently on Mount.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/10/2015 12:06
PA Defended Joseph's Tomb? 'A Sad Media Ploy'

PA Defended Joseph's Tomb? 'A Sad Media Ploy'

Samaria leader tells Arutz Sheva why IDF hasn't returned holy site occupied by Arabs in 2000, and what PA's role in last night's arson is.Ari Yashar, 16/10/2015 11:01
Sa-Nur Protestors: Forces Used Violence

Sa-Nur Protestors: Forces Used Violence

Protestors at Sa-Nur said that some of the security forces involved in the evacuation of the site had acted in a violent manner.Yaakov Levi, 30/07/2015 07:45
PA Cracks Down on Hamas in Judea-Samaria

PA Cracks Down on Hamas in Judea-Samaria

PA security forces arrest 50 Hamas members and seize electronic equipment, days after unity govt. talks 'reach an impasse.'Ari Yashar, 03/07/2015 07:31
PA Police Stab Teen to Death in Shechem

PA Police Stab Teen to Death in Shechem

16 year-old dies as infighting between PA security forces and Fatah activists continues.Tova Dvorin, 25/05/2015 15:35
Islamic Jihad: PA Cracking Down on Us

Islamic Jihad: PA Cracking Down on Us

Islamic Jihad accuses PA security forces of arresting and harassing its members in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 04/05/2015 05:14
PA Internal Conflicts Erupt in Samaria Gunbattles

PA Internal Conflicts Erupt in Samaria Gunbattles

Clashes between PA's Security Forces and leading Fatah faction threaten to escalate with latest gunfights and assassination attempts.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 13/04/2015 09:03
Palestinian Police Expand Security Control

Palestinian Police Expand Security Control

Following deal with Israel, Palestinian police say they will launch armed patrols in towns near Jerusalem, under Israel's security control.Cynthia Blank, 09/04/2015 11:03
Hamas Accuses PA of Causing Violence in Gaza

Hamas Accuses PA of Causing Violence in Gaza

Hamas’s interior ministry claims PA security forces are behind a wave of violence in Gaza.Elad Benari, 15/03/2015 04:24
PA Arrests More Than 100 Hamas Members

PA Arrests More Than 100 Hamas Members

Hamas says PA security services have launched another crackdown on its members in Judea and Samaria, arresting 100.Ben Ariel, 09/03/2015 14:00
Mayor of Efrat: 'Additional Forces Not the Answer'

Mayor of Efrat: 'Additional Forces Not the Answer'

Tension and violence occurring throughout all of Israel. Mayor Revivi: Security will only be achieved when incitement is stopped.Benny Toker, Cynthia Blank, 13/11/2014 13:21
Relative Accomplice of Teens' Murderers Arrested

Relative Accomplice of Teens' Murderers Arrested

Fares Kawasmeh of Hamas-linked family arrested by PA forces for involvement; Hamas claims all he did was speak at 'victory rally.'Nir Har-Zahav, Ari Yashar, 09/09/2014 21:06
Teen Abduction Mastermind Still at Large in Gaza?

Teen Abduction Mastermind Still at Large in Gaza?

PA security says Kawasmeh brother expelled to Gaza in Shalit deal planned and funded the murder of the three Israeli teens.Ari Yashar, 10/08/2014 10:06
Watch: Dispersing a Protest, PA Style

Watch: Dispersing a Protest, PA Style

The PA claims Israel uses live ammunition to disperse protests, while its forces use the same tactic it accuses Israel of using.Dalit Halevi, 23/06/2014 00:13
Abbas Urged to Declare 'Jihad'

Abbas Urged to Declare 'Jihad'

Hamas and Islamic Jihad condemn PA Chairman over the continued cooperation between Israeli and PA security forces.Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 17/06/2014 04:42