The would-be attackers are aged 15, 18 and 23 and are residents of El-Aroub, a terrorist hotbed north of Hebron.
“This is a first step and I thank the prime minister. We expect the government to recognize Havat Gilad as a legitimate town in Judea and Samaria."
The violence broke out in two locations near Gaza and in one location in Samaria. IDF soldiers aimed at main instigators after first firing warning shots.
Next week the PLO leadership plans to present a proposal to change the status of the Palestinian Authority from a “transitional authority” to a “state under occupation.”
No one was physically injured but there was some minor damage caused by the bombing.
Among the detainees, according to Arab sources, is a relative of the girl Ahad Tamimi, who was arrested in Nabi Saleh.
Hamas praised the murder as a “heroic action that came as a result of Israel’s crimes against our people."
“Dear Raziel, you were nothing but praise for God – as your named indicated. We are at war and you are a victim of that war."
The Islamic Jihad said "such attacks are key steps to boost anti-occupation resistance throughout the national liberation struggle."
Maher Obaid is coordinating operations for the Hamas “Judea & Samaria Desk,” which operates out of Gaza.
Hamas is not likely to claim responsibility for the murder, having learned the lesson of the summer of 2014, when Hamas agents murdered three Israeli teens and brought a torrent of devastation on the Gaza Strip.
Col. Gilad Amit ordered a series of steps to locate the terrorists, including roadblocks at the entrances and exits to Shechem.
"This is the time for sticks – perhaps if we’d been using them, this wouldn’t have happened.
"We will honor his request and bury him in the town he loved so much,” said Yael Shevach.
The attack took place at the entrance to Havat Gilad, the Gilad Farm, on the road.
The DFLP was responsible for several notable terrorist attacks in Israeli history, including one at a high school in the northern city of Ma’alot.
"You’ll have the son of ISIS and the grandson of al-Qaeda that will be fighting [for] this new Shi’ite force."
An armed civilian noticed the suspicious armed woman approaching.
The kosher grocery was completely destroyed in the fire, with the shelves blackened and charred.
Security personnel have launched a search for the attacker, who is still at large.
When the pair was searched, they were also found to be carrying a mask and a knife as well.
"The old guard ... refuses to make further concessions without being met by steps from Fatah, the PA and Abbas, but the new guard, represented by al-Senwar ... is determined not to return to the division."
Gadi Yarkoni, head of the Eshkol Regional Council, asked the political echelon to respond in a manner that "will restore deterrence but won't lead to an unnecessary escalation."
It is not clear why Red Alert incoming rocket alert sirens are not being activated by the day’s attacks on the region.
The rocket landed in an open area on the Israel side of the southern border, in the Eshkol Regional Council district.