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News and updates about Shechem

During activity in Shechem:

Home of Dee family murderer demolished

Meanwhile, unusual incident reported in which worshipers entered Joseph's Tomb without coordination with the IDF, and were safely removed from the city.

Home of Dee family murderer demolished

IDF operates in Shechem:

9 terrorists arrested at al-Najah University

The forces also detained several other suspects for questioning, as part of the IDF and Shin Bet efforts to foil activities of terror cells that consist of students from Hamas organizations in universities across Judea and Samaria.

9 terrorists arrested at  al-Najah University

Stabbing attack foiled:

IDF troops eliminate knife-wielding terrorist near Shechem

IDF troops operating in a military position near Shechem open fire towards terrorist who approached them with a knife. No soldiers injured.

IDF troops eliminate knife-wielding terrorist near Shechem

IDF clashes with terrorists in Shechem area, 5 terrorists killed

Terrorists open fire, throw explosives at IDF troops carrying out arrest operation in Tibas.

IDF clashes with terrorists in Shechem area, 5 terrorists killed

IDF soldiers rescue protected birds during raid

While searching for weapons, soldiers from the Paratroopers Brigade found a cage of protected goldfinches being kept illegally.

IDF soldiers rescue protected birds during raid

Mass protests over Palestinian funeral procession

Israelis demand that the procession for four Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli farmers yesterday not pass through Area C.

Mass protests over Palestinian funeral procession

Shechem:

Clashes break out before worshipers enter Joseph's Tomb

Clashes in Shechem between Palestinian Arabs and IDF soldiers who secured the entry of Jewish worshipers to Joseph's Tomb.

Clashes break out before worshipers enter Joseph's Tomb

Shechem:

Security forces arrest terrorist involved in shooting attacks

Israeli security forces arrest Lions' Den leader, terrorist Khaled Tubila, following his involvement in shooting attacks on Israelis.

Security forces arrest terrorist involved in shooting attacks

Nighttime operation in Shechem

PA reports: Leader of Lions' Den organization arrested

IDF soldiers surround home of Lions' Den leader until he surrenders. PA sources report clashes during the operation.

PA reports: Leader of Lions' Den organization arrested

Officer, three IDF soldiers injured by bomb near Joseph's Tomb

IDF officer and three soldiers injured by explosive device which detonated next to them as they secured worshipers entering Joseph's Tomb.

Officer, three IDF soldiers injured by bomb near Joseph's Tomb

Security forces destroy explosive laboratory in Balata Camp

IDF and Israel Border Police forces target explosive laboratory and explosive warehouse containing 15 ready-to-use explosive devices.

Security forces destroy explosive laboratory in Balata Camp

al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades:

IDF eliminated terrorist commander near Shechem

According to the terror organization, the IDF killed its commander in the al-Ein "refugee" camp, Amir Khalifa, in an operation near Shechem.

IDF eliminated terrorist commander near Shechem

Abbas spokesman:

'Elimination of terrorists was an act of murder'

Spokesman for PA chairman calls elimination of three Hamas terrorists near Shechem a "murder" and a "war crime".

'Elimination of terrorists was an act of murder'

Attempted attack near Shechem:

Soldiers fire at vehicle which tried to run them over

Palestinian Arabs report 18-year-old dead after soldiers fired at a vehicle that tried to run them over near the village of Sebastia.

Soldiers fire at vehicle which tried to run them over

Shechem:

Home of terrorist who murdered soldier Ido Baruch demolished

IDF troops demolish home of Kamal Juri, one week after demolishing home of the terrorist who carried out the attack together with Juri.

Home of terrorist who murdered soldier Ido Baruch demolished

Soldier fires live rounds to disperse Jewish protest

An IDF soldier was filmed firing live rounds from a handgun to disperse citizens protesting at Bayt Furik junction near Shechem.

Soldier fires live rounds to disperse Jewish protest

Shechem:

IDF demolishes home of terrorist who murdered soldier

During the operation, armed terrorists opened fire at the troops, who fired back. No injuries among the soldiers.

IDF demolishes home of terrorist who murdered soldier

Rise in roadside bombs:

IDF to reinforce bottoms of Jeeps

The move comes as a result of increased instances of bombs being placed by terrorists on routes frequented by the security forces.

IDF to reinforce bottoms of Jeeps

Three terrorists dead in gun battle with IDF in Shechem

IDF soldiers reportedly entered Balata refugee camp to arrest wanted persons. During the operation, terrorists opened fire on the forces.

Three terrorists dead in gun battle with IDF in Shechem

Details from Shechem op.:

Kamikaze drones and officers disguised as women

Footage shows officers who eliminated terrorists in early morning raid dressed as women. Kamikaze drones reportedly used.

Kamikaze drones and officers disguised as women

Watch: Police helmet footage from arrest of Jerusalem shooter

Terrorist who shot 2 hasidim in their car in Shimon Hatzaddik neighborhood of Jerusalem arrested in Shechem.

Watch: Police helmet footage from arrest of Jerusalem shooter

Lions' Den executes suspected collaborator in Shechem

Zahir Al-A'lit admitted he collaborated with Israel and supplied intelligence that brought to the elimination of the Lions Den terrorists.

Lions' Den executes suspected collaborator in Shechem

Murderers still at large:

Jordan Valley terrorists' vehicle located in Shechem

The terrorists seemingly escaped to Shechem but have since left the city and are currently hiding somewhere in northern Samaria.

Jordan Valley terrorists' vehicle located in Shechem

Tourist attacked in Shechem:

'It definitely changes my mind about the Palestinians'

German tourist Jerald Hetzel, who was attacked by an Arab mob, recounts the terrifying moments: 'I didn't know if I would get out alive.'

'It definitely changes my mind about the Palestinians'

'Unity is our strength'

Ministers visit Joseph's Tomb

Among those visiting the holy site in Shechem overnight were Minister of Culture and Sport Miki Zohar and Heritage Minister Amichai Eliyahu.

Ministers visit Joseph's Tomb

Young Israeli 'settlers' are losing their minds? Who's to blame?

The reaction of some young Israelis to the murders at Huwara are illegal, but then so were Shimon and Levi in Shechem. Op-ed.

Young Israeli 'settlers' are losing their minds? Who's to blame?

The brave Israelis who live near Shechem

The geography of fear has been generous to Israel: from the border with Lebanon to the farthest south. Op-ed.

The brave Israelis who live near Shechem

Israeli mission in Geneva:

'UN High Commissioner turns blind eye to Palestinian terrorism'

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk condemns Israel after 7 terrorists killed in Shechem battle.

'UN High Commissioner turns blind eye to Palestinian terrorism'

Netanyahu commends IDF:

'Whoever tries to harm us will bear the responsibility'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about the IDF operation in Shechem and airstrikes in Gaza.

'Whoever tries to harm us will bear the responsibility'

Watch: Helmet footage from battles against terrorists in Shechem

IDF publishes further documentation of fierce battles during operation to arrest wanted terrorists in Shechem.

Watch: Helmet footage from battles against terrorists in Shechem

IDF soldier: There's a child behind the gunman, I'm not shooting

IDF publishes documentation from scene of gun battle in Shechem this morning.

IDF soldier: There's a child behind the gunman, I'm not shooting

Cleared for publication:

Terrorists who murdered Ido Baruch arrested

In joint operation in Shechem, IDF, Shin Bet and Border Police apprehend terrorists suspected of murdering Staff Sergeant Ido Baruch.

Terrorists who murdered Ido Baruch arrested

Op-ed:

Needed: A return to a Jewish presence in Jericho and Shechem

How could we forget Jericho and Shechem? How did we abandon them to another military force? Op-ed.

Needed: A return to a Jewish presence in Jericho and Shechem

No injuries

Shots fired towards military posts near Shechem

Shots fired from inside Shechem toward two military outposts near the city. IDF soldiers searching the area, no injuries reported.

Shots fired towards military posts near Shechem

Lions' Den terrorist group:

'We fired at MKs who visited Joseph's Tomb'

In official statement, Lions' Den claims responsibility for firing at IDF soldiers who were securing MKs visiting Joseph's Tomb in Shechem.

'We fired at MKs who visited Joseph's Tomb'

IDF opens roadblocks around Shechem

The roadblocks were placed last month as a response to the uptick in terrorist activity in the city.

IDF opens roadblocks around Shechem

Members of Lions' Den turn themselves in

Four members of Lions’ Den terrorist organization, including its second-in-command, turn themselves in to Palestinian Authority.

Members of Lions' Den turn themselves in

Arab MK: Terrorists eliminated in Shechem are our martyrs

MK Aida Touma-Sliman causes uproar after issuing statement of condolences for terrorists eliminated during IDF operation.

Arab MK: Terrorists eliminated in Shechem are our martyrs

Watch: Footage of raid on 'Lions Den' headquarters

5 terrorists, including a leader of the Lions Den terrorist organization, were killed in the raid in Shechem.

Watch: Footage of raid on 'Lions Den' headquarters

Lions' Den Crackdown

Terror groups vow to avenge terrorists killed in IDF raid

Fifth terrorist wounded during IDF raid on Lions' Den safehouse dies. Palestinian Authority warns Israel 'will face the consequences.'

Terror groups vow to avenge terrorists killed in IDF raid

At least four terrorists dead

IDF destroys 'Lions Den' infrastructure in Shechem

Palestinian Arabs report four dead and 19 wounded in gunfire exchange between security forces and terrorists in Shechem.

IDF destroys 'Lions Den' infrastructure in Shechem

PA reports:

Terrorist killed in mysterious explosion in Shechem

PA reports say senior member of Lion’s Den terrorist cell killed in motorcycle explosion. Organization blames Israel, threatens response.

Terrorist killed in mysterious explosion in Shechem

Second suspect arrested in connection with attack on soldiers

Police announce arrest of second suspect in attack on IDF commander and his soldiers by Jews near Shechem.

Second suspect arrested in connection with attack on soldiers

Unusual incident near Shechem:

Jews attack battalion commander and his troops

IDF force which acted to disperse rioters in the Huwara area violently attacked by several Jewish residents.

Jews attack battalion commander and his troops

Despite terrorists' threats:

Small group of worshipers enter Joseph's Tomb

After originally rescinding his approval due to security concerns, Defense Minister allows small group to enter holy site.

Small group of worshipers enter Joseph's Tomb

Samaria Terror Wave

IDF closes most exits from Shechem

The move comes after a local terrorist organization took responsibility for the attack in which a soldier was killed

IDF closes most exits from Shechem

2 Jewish women, 2 children detained in Shechem

PA security forces to release family which accidentally drove into Shechem to the IDF.

2 Jewish women, 2 children detained in Shechem

In response to shooting attack

Samaria residents to block entrance to Shechem

Samaria local council chairman Yossi Dagan demands the government launch a military offensive in response to recent rise in terror attacks

Samaria residents to block entrance to Shechem

Terrorist from squad who fired at Samaria town eliminated

Soldiers from the Golani Brigade identify armed terrorists on a motorcycle and in a car in Shechem area, open fire and eliminate one.

Terrorist from squad who fired at Samaria town eliminated

Shooting Attack in Samaria:

'They made a wrong turn and ended up at Joseph’s Tomb'

Israeli men attacked in Shechem arrived there by accident, says father of one of the victims. 'Luckily it didn't end any worse."

'They made a wrong turn and ended up at Joseph’s Tomb'

After gun fight with IDF, wanted terrorists surrender

Two terrorists wanted for series of shooting attacks surrender to Israeli forces following siege, gun battle in Samaria.

After gun fight with IDF, wanted terrorists surrender

Watch: IDF's helmet-cam video from Nablus shootout

A day after killing wanted terrorist Ibrahim Al-Nablusi, Israel releasing rare footage from the early morning raid in which he was killed.

Watch: IDF's helmet-cam video from Nablus shootout

Abbas sends condolences to families of eliminated terrorists

PA chairman calls families of the terrorists who were eliminated in IDF operation in Shechem.

Abbas sends condolences to families of eliminated terrorists

Watch: IDF firefight with terrorists in Shechem

IDF publishes rare documentation from helmet cameras of soldiers of fight in which terrorist Ibrahim al-Nablusi was killed.

Watch: IDF firefight with terrorists in Shechem

Abbas pays condolence call to families of eliminated terrorists

PA chairman calls parents of eliminated terrorists to mourn the death of their sons who attacked IDF soldiers.

Abbas pays condolence call to families of eliminated terrorists

Clashes at Joseph's Tomb

Arabs throw rocks and firebombs at IDF forces securing the entry of Jewish worshipers to Joseph's Tomb.

Clashes at Joseph's Tomb

Watch: New footage of elimination of terror cell in Shechem

Arabs publish new footage of elimination carried out a week ago by IDF and special police forces.

Watch: New footage of elimination of terror cell in Shechem

Terrorist eliminated during clashes in Shechem

Explosive devices thrown at Israeli forces who came to arrest wanted terrorist. The forces return fire, eliminating one terrorist.

Terrorist eliminated during clashes in Shechem

Terrorists open fire on IDF soldiers in Samaria

IDF forces operating in Shechem come under fire from terrorists during arrest operation.

Terrorists open fire on IDF soldiers in Samaria

IDF soldiers foil stabbing attack near Shechem

IDF soldiers open fire and neutralize knife-wielding terrorist who approached them during a riot near Shechem.

IDF soldiers foil stabbing attack near Shechem