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June 25, 2016 / 19 Sivan, 5776

Posts Tagged ‘Border Police’

Israeli Forces Demolish Jewish Home Near Hebron For First Time in Liberman’s Tenure [video]

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

By Michael Bachner/TPS

Hebron (TPS) – IDF and Border Police forces demolished a home deemed illegal near Kiryat Arba overnight in the first such incident since Avigdor Liberman was appointed defense minister last month.

Many activists and Kiryat Arba residents arrived at the nearby stronghold of Givat Gal at around midnight to try and prevent the demolition. Two local residents were arrested and several were injured in clashes with the security forces. Among the wounded was Kiryat Arba Regional Council Chairman Malachi Levinger.

Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon had been fiercely criticized by right-wing activists in Judea and Samaria for demolishing structures built by Jews and regarded as illegal. Though it is not yet clear whether the order to demolish the home in Givat Gal came from Liberman himself, local residents criticized the new minister in an interview with Tazpit Press Service (TPS).

“We expected the new defense minister to not be so quick to order the demolition of homes,” they told TPS, claiming that Givat Gal was built in accordance with blueprints of the area.

While Liberman has not commented on the demolition, he had told the IDF General Staff when he was appointed defense minister that “the integrity and unity of the Israeli people is more important than that of the Land of Israel.”

Rabbi Uzi Sherbaf and his family had resided in the building before it was demolished. A nearby synagogue and memorial site for three fallen IDF soldiers was not harmed, but the residents expressed concern that it might soon be demolished as well.

TPS / Tazpit News Agency

Two 12-Year-Olds Caught with Knives and Good-Bye Letter in Jerusalem’s Old City

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Police caught two armed 12-year-old Arab boys in the Old City of Jerusalem on Thursday, according to a TPS report.

The two were acting suspiciously, so Border Policemen stopped and searched them, discovering 3 knives hidden in their jackets, as well as a good-bye letter to one of their parents.

They were arrested and brought in for interrogation.

During the interrogation, the two admitted they planned to commit a terror attack – as if those knives and letter weren’t a dead giveaway.

Jewish Press News Briefs

Armed 13-Year-Old Arrested Near Tomb of the Patriarchs

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

The epidemic of child terrorists continues, as does the incitement in the Arab media.

A 13-year-old Arab boy raised the suspicions of Border Police in Hebron, near the Ma’aarat Hamachpela (Tomb of the Jewish Patriarchs) on Saturday.

The police searched the boy and discovered a large knife in his possession.

The wannabe child terrorist was arrested.

Jewish Press News Briefs

300 Reservists Pulled Out from Jerusalem as Relative Calm Returns

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

Israeli authorities are pulling 300 Border Police reservists out of Jerusalem as the wave of Arab stabbing and shooting attacks has subsided.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu ordered the deployment of soldiers and Border Police in the capital last month in the wake of almost daily attacks on Jews at bus stops and on sidewalks as well as in the Old City.

In almost every case, the terrorists were killed or severely wounded, but that didn’t seem to deter more Arabs from trying to become murderers and martyrs.

The resulting fear caused a drastic decline in the number of people shopping in the city. One employee at Jerusalem’s Malcha Mall told The Jewish Press.com that traffic was down by up to 50 percent.

No one was declared that calm has returned to Israel, and rock-throwing and firebombing attacks continue, mostly in Judea and Samaria.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he has told Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas to halt incitement, and he may want to take credit for the decline in attacks outside of Judea and Samaria.

However, the incitement remains.

The Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) has translated and published more examples of recent Palestinian Authority incitement as late as last Sunday.

The official PA daily ran an article that described Arabs as waiting to “inhale the scent of the Martyr’s blood.”

The Fatah moment that Abbas leads also disseminated a poster page nine days ago praising a “martyr” who tried to stab to death Border Police near Shechem.

The poster stated:

Jerusalem, how can light appear without our blood as fuel
And how will we retake Jerusalem, if we will not be the soldiers.

Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu

Pre-Crime: Border Police Stop Potental Jerusalem Stabber

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

A group of Border Policemen received a report from the 101 police emergency line of a suspicious Arab walking in the Nof Tzion neighborhood of Jerusalem, according to the police spokesperson.

They approached the suspect while keeping at a safe distance, noticing that the 21-year-old Arab man was walking along a wall, checking out the nearby Jewish homes, and keeping his right arm hidden on the other side of the wall.

The Border Policemen stopped him, demanded he show them his arm. The suspect raised his arm, which he held in a clenched fist.

The police told the man to open his hand and show them what he is holding, but the suspect refused.

The man then asked to be allowed to go back to his home in Jabel Mukhaber.

After creating a diversion, one of the policemen jumped on the suspect and grabbed his arm, while other policemen then held him.

They found a knife concealed in the Arab suspects sleeve, and another terror stabbing was prevented.

Police say that alert civilians alongside the police were able to avert a potential stabbing attack.

Knife from the Nof Tzion terror suspect.

Knife from the Nof Tzion terror suspect.

TPS / Tazpit News Agency

Cabinet to Talk on Dealing with Radical Muslim Groups

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will discuss with the Cabinet Sunday on how to deal with the Muslim Brotherhood and Islamic Movement in an effort to restore calm and end the violence that has spread deep into the urban areas of Israel.

(An earlier version of this article incorrectly state that the Prime Minister would meet with radical Islamic leaders.)

Hundreds of policemen have been deployed through the country to prevent violence, Hundreds of Arabs from Kalkilya, adjacent to the Tel Aviv metropolitan city of Kfar Saba, approached the high-speed highway 6 (Kvish 6), where motorists were pelted by rocks this week.

The police closed the road for several minutes before restoring order. Part of Highway 444 near Netanya was closed after Arabs from the city of Taybeh rioted for at least the second time this week.

The repaid escalation of violence beyond eastern Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria has clearly alarmed the country.

Prime Minister Netanyahu announced Saturday night that in addition to his attempt to deal with radicla Islamic violence, 250 reserve Border Police have been mobilized.

He stated: The three companies will reinforce the Israel Police in Jerusalem and throughout the country. An increased presence is a primary preventive and deterrent measure.

Security forces also are increasing surveillance over social media, which is being used as it was in the Arab Spring revolutions to promote violence.

The officer of the Prime Minister also said that the Prime Minister told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday that “he expects the Palestinian Authority to stop its wild and mendacious incitement, which is causing the current wave of terrorism.

The statement added:

Kerry said he is aware of the fact that it is Israel’s policy to maintain the status quo and not change it.

Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu

Arab Rock-Throwers Injure Baby

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Palestinian Authority rock-throwing terrorists wounded a baby near the community of Maaleh Levunah in Samaria Tuesday might. Her father, who was behind the wheel, continued driving, and the baby was treated at Hadassah Hospital on Mount Scopus for light injuries.

Another motorist was pelted with rocks near Tekoa, in eastern Gush Etzion, after he stopped his car because of an accident.

Near Tekoa, a soldier was treated on the spot for light inquires after being by hit rocks.

A soldier was treated at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital afar suffering light injuries from rock-throwing at Kalandia, near Ramallah.

Terrorists attacked a vehicle with a firebomb near Neguhot, south of Hebron, but no injuries or damage was reported. Further south, several vehicles sustained damage from rocks at the Zif junction, near the city of Yatta, on Highway 60 between Kiryat Arba-Hebron and Arad. The area has been relatively quiet for months until the latest escalation of violence.

Near the Tapuach Junction in Samaria, Border Police foiled a stabbing attack. They grabbed a terrorist when he refused to obey orders to stop for inspection. He dropped a knife, and officers found a second knife in his possession.

At Har Adar, near the security fence, Border Police shot and wounded an Arab in the leg during a riot near the rear entrance to the community.

Palestinian Authority media reported that 129 Arabs were injured in clashes on Tuesday, but the numbers usually are exaggerated and often include people who were hurt in home and work accidents. A spokesman for the Red Crescent told the Ma’an News Agency that soldiers wounded eight rioters with live fire and 23 others with rubber bullets,

It added that the Palestinian Authority “has warned that “attacks by Israeli soldiers and settlers indicate the Israeli government is deliberately creating a situation of violence and instability that threatens to spiral out of control.”
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Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu

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