Posts Tagged ‘israeli police’

Israel arrests man for peace activist death threats

July 17th, 2012 Comments off

Israeli left-wing activists from the Peace Now movement protest against settlements near the West Bank village of NoamanIsraeli police said they have arrested a Jewish man suspected of spray painting death threats outside the Jerusalem home of a prominent Israeli anti-settlement activist working for Peace Now.

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Israeli police on alert for fly-in

April 15th, 2012 Comments off

Israel deployed hundreds of police Sunday at its main airport to detain activists flying in to protest the country’s occupation of Palestinian areas, defying vigorous Israeli government efforts to block their arrival.
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8 Palestinian children die in West Bank bus crash (AP)

February 16th, 2012 Comments off

AP – Israeli police say at least eight Palestinian schoolchildren died in a bus crash in the West Bank.
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Israel arrests two Hamas officials at Red Cross office (Reuters)

January 24th, 2012 Comments off

Reuters – Israeli police Monday arrested two senior Hamas members at an International Committee of the Red Cross building in East Jerusalem where they had taken shelter for some 18 months, Red Cross and Israeli officials said.
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Hamas lawmakers arrested at Red Cross in Jerusalem (AP)

January 23rd, 2012 Comments off

Palestinian women and a Legislative Council officials participate in a protest in solidarity with Palestinian parliamentary speaker and Hamas member Abdel Aziz Duaik, in the West Bank city of Ramallah Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. Duaik has been arrested by Israeli soldiers on Jan. 19, 2012.(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)AP – Two lawmakers from the militant Palestinian party Hamas were arrested after hiding for over a year inside a Red Cross compound in Jerusalem, an Israeli police spokesman said Monday.

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Mosque defaced, 3 cars torched in West Bank (AP)

January 11th, 2012 Comments off

India's Foreign Minister Somanahalli Mallaiah Krishna (L) meets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah January 11, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS)AP – Israeli police say a mosque has been defaced with Hebrew graffiti and three cars have been torched in a Palestinian village in the West Bank.

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Palestinian cars burned, Hebrew graffiti at scene (AP)

January 4th, 2012 Comments off

Quartet of Middle East peace mediators including Middle East envoy Tony Blair (3rd L), senior U.S. envoy to the peace process in the Middle East David Hill (4th L) and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat (tth L) attend a meeting with envoys, Palestinian and Israeli negotiators in Amman January 3, 2012.   REUTERS/Jordan News Agency/Petra/Handout (JORDAN - Tags: POLITICS) NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTSAP – Israeli police say two cars have been torched in a Palestinian village and that Hebrew graffiti has been spray-painted at the scene.

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Israeli police arrest 6 suspects in settler riot (AP)

December 29th, 2011 Comments off

Members of the media take photographs as a man helps disabled Israeli soldier, Ben Naim, 21, ride a zip line at the Tower of David Museum, near Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem's Old City December 29, 2011. In light of International Day of Persons with Disabilities marked earlier this month, a local non-profit organization funded by Israel's national insurance institute held the event in which physically challenged youths from the organisation had a chance to abseil and ride zip lines near the walls of the Old City. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (JERUSALEM - Tags: SOCIETY)AP – Israeli police say they have arrested six Jewish extremists wanted for their role in a riot at a military base earlier this month.

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Israel detains 6 extremists after mosque attack (AP)

December 14th, 2011 Comments off

Israeli soldiers walk past a wall with a Hebrew graffiti reading 'Price Tag', as they approach a torched car, not pictured, in the West Bank village of Yasuf near Nablus, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011. Unknown arsonists torched an inactive Jerusalem mosque early Wednesday, provoking calls in Israel for a more effective crackdown on Jewish extremists suspected in a string of increasingly brazen acts of violence, that in recent months have expanded from the West Bank into Israel proper. Also Wednesday, cars in two West Bank villages were torched by Jewish extremists, Palestinian witnesses say. The term 'price tag' refers to a settler policy of revenge for Israeli government operations against settlers. (AP Photo/Nasser Ishtayeh)AP – Israeli police say they have detained six Jewish extremists following a series of attacks on mosques and Israeli military bases.

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Vandals leave burning tire at West Bank mosque (AP)

December 7th, 2011 Comments off

A masked Palestinian demonstrator hurls stones at Israeli troops, not seen, during a protest against Israel's separation barrier in the West Bank village of Bilin, near Ramallah, Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)AP – Arsonists left a burning tire at the entrance of a Palestinian mosque in the northern West Bank early Wednesday, residents and Israeli police said, the latest in a string of recent assaults on Muslim and Christian holy sites.

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