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IDF Kills Fatah Terrorists in Shoot-Out near Shechem

Obama and Kerry give credit to Abbas for stopping terror while the IDF does the work.
The IDF and Border Police killed a Palestinian Authority terrorist who was part of Abbas' Fatah movement.

The IDF and Border Police killed a Palestinian Authority terrorist who was part of Abbas' Fatah movement.
Photo Credit: Flash 90

A wanted Palestinian Authority terrorist was killed in a shootout with Israel Border Police and soldiers  in front of his home near Shechem, in northern Samaria, Monday morning.

The IDF surrounded the home of wanted Fatah member Zakaria al-Akra, 24, early Monday and began damaging the walls with gunfire and a bulldozer in order to make him come out Al-Akra fired on the soldiers, injuring two, and was killed in the shootout. Security forces found weapons inside the house.

Al-Akra was accused of shooting and injuring an Israeli soldier a few weeks ago.

The death comes less than a day after a 12-year-old Arab was killed by Israeli soldiers during a riot near Hebron.

The Palestinian Authority officially in charge of security in major cities, such as Shechem, but when it comes to hunting down terrorists, especially those from the Fatah movement headed by Mahmoud Abbas, the IDF geos into action.

If Palestinian Authority forces were to do so, Abbas’s life would be even more in danger.

He also has no reason to order a crackdown on terrorists since the Obama administration gives him credit for it anyway.

JTA contributed to this report.

About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and economics from The George Washington University. He has worked as a cub reporter in rural Virginia and as senior copy editor for major Canadian metropolitan dailies. Tzvi wrote for Arutz Sheva for several years before joining the Jewish Press.


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18 Responses to “IDF Kills Fatah Terrorists in Shoot-Out near Shechem”

  1. Sheik Obama & Ketchup Kerry are both clueless & incompetent fools.

  2. I guess all we can do is ignore the Anti Obama people on this page. they ignore and/or twist facts. Israel is to important to let the distorters disgrace the task at hand

  3. Allan, Obama IS the disgrace and both he and Kerry have exacerbated the task at hand by undermining Israel at every opportunity. Those are the facts.

  4. This administration…Par for the course! Pathetic!

  5. True, Barb! They both are a disgrace to our nation, and worse still a laughingstock to the world.

  6. Ed Kaplan says:

    Obama is just another huge disappointment in the long line of disappointing presidents. The US has gone to hell!

  7. Scott Soffen says:

    Kerry is an isiot!

  8. Skid Marks says:

    THEY ARE COCKROACHES. KILL THEM ALL q!

  9. Skid Marks says:

    ISRAEL, FOREVER !

  10. Carry on..IDF. IDF. I D F!!

  11. SKId Marks.
    YOU ARE 10000% RIGHT

  12. Frank Ayala says:

    Loooord protect these brave men and women.give The Jewish people victory Hebrew

  13. GOD BLESS ISRAEL+IDF.
    GOD LOVES ISRAEL +IDF.
    GOD PROTECT ISRAEL+IDF.
    WE LOVE YOU ISRAEL+IDF.
    WE STAND WITH YOU ISRAEL+IDF.
    FOREVER

  14. Norma Biblow says:

    Their are both terrorist organizations, they want the destruction of Israel!.

  15. Go IDF.

    God will protect you.

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