#Palestinians torch Joseph’s Tomb in #WestBank as unrest continues

Hundreds of Palestinian rioters set fire to the site revered by some Jews as the tomb of the Biblical patriarch Joseph in the West Bank city of Nablus early Friday, ahead of an emergency United Nations Security Council session to discuss the ongoing violence. Palestinian security forces extinguished the blaze early Friday before Israel Defense Forces could arrive on the scene, according to the Jerusalem Post. There were no injuries in the fire, but the tomb suffered severe damage.   Source: Palestinians torch Joseph’s Tomb in West Bank as unrest continues | Fox News Continue reading #Palestinians torch Joseph’s Tomb in #WestBank as unrest continues

#Breaking! #Israeli jets strike #Gaza 

Witnesses are reporting multiple explosions after an apparent Israeli Air Force raid in Gaza. Palestinian media report that the strikes targeted al-Qassam Brigades sites. The bombing came after a rocket was intercepted by Israel’s air defense system. Source: Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket intercepted by Iron Dome – reports — RT News Continue reading #Breaking! #Israeli jets strike #Gaza 

American Airlines gives ‘diversity’ award to #CAIR leader

American Airlines has honored for his “leadership in diversity and inclusion” an employee who served as chairman of the Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, an unindicted co-conspirator in a terror-funding case and a documented front group for … Continue reading American Airlines gives ‘diversity’ award to #CAIR leader

#Palestinian activist aims to ‘start an #intifada against #Israel in the US’

CORTLAND, New York – In the aftermath of a viral video in August of Palestinian women and children physically preventing an IDF soldier from arresting a 12-year-old boy for stone throwing, the boy’s father, Bassem Tamimi, is on a five-week speaking tour in the United States aiming to galvanize support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. After a speaking engagement in Cortland, New York, last month, Tamimi told The Times of Israel that the video footage of August’s incident was his “latest tool” to promote BDS efforts. “When we are able to get a video like … Continue reading #Palestinian activist aims to ‘start an #intifada against #Israel in the US’

‘#Guncontrol #Jerusalem mayor tells #Israelis Carry your firearm everywhere #2A

Flamboyant Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has told city residents it’s their “duty” to carry licensed weapons to stave off a spate of stabbings by Palestinians. Barkat attracted controversy earlier for carrying around a souped-up Glock in an Arab neighborhood “Given the current escalation of violence in the security situation, those with a licensed firearm who know what to do with it must go out with their weapon. In a way, it’s like military reserve duty,” the millionaire and former entrepreneur, who has been in charge of Jerusalem since 2007, told Army Radio on Thursday morning. Source: ‘Carry your firearm everywhere,’ … Continue reading ‘#Guncontrol #Jerusalem mayor tells #Israelis Carry your firearm everywhere #2A

#UN chief calls for #Israeli probe after clashes kill four

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged Israel on Tuesday to conduct a full investigation of recent clashes in Jerusalem and the West Bank and criticized the demolition of Palestinian houses. Ban said a “prompt and transparent” probe of the recent violence in which a 13-year-old was killed by Israeli soldiers would serve to determine “whether the use of force was proportional.”   Source: UN chief calls for Israeli probe after clashes kill four | The Times of Israel Continue reading #UN chief calls for #Israeli probe after clashes kill four

#Palestinian Child Shoots Self Then Blames #Israel ‘Settlers’ 

On Saturday, during the Jewish Sabbath, Palestinians claimed that a Jewish resident of Judea-Samaria shot and wounded a six-year-old child near to Kalkilyeh, lightly wounding him.According to initial Palestinian claims, the child was standing by the side of the road when an Israeli car stopped close by. At that point, they claimed, a “settler” emerged, drew his weapon and shot the child in his stomach. The child was then transferred for treatment in Kalkiyeh. Source: Palestinian Child Shoots Self – Blames ‘Settlers’ – Defense/Security – News – Arutz Sheva Continue reading #Palestinian Child Shoots Self Then Blames #Israel ‘Settlers’ 

Two Killed in #Jerusalem #Terrorist Attack

Two people have been killed and three others wounded in a terrorist attack near the Lion’s Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday night, shortly after the end of Shabbat.Several of the victims are members of the same family. The 40-year-old father was hospitalized at Jerusalem’s Shaarei Tzedek hospital in critical condition with multiple stab wounds, but was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. Source: Two Killed in Jerusalem Terrorist Attack – Defense/Security – News – Arutz Sheva Continue reading Two Killed in #Jerusalem #Terrorist Attack

Hundreds of #IDF soldiers join manhunt for #Henkin killers

The Israel Defense Forces deployed hundreds of soldiers in the West Bank on Friday as the military stepped up efforts to apprehend the Palestinian gunmen who killed Eitam and Naama Henkin on Thursday night. Meanwhile, the European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Friday extended condolences to the Henkin family and said the perpetrators must be brought to justice. The Israeli couple, in their early 30s, were ambushed while driving with their four children between the settlements of Itamar and Elon Moreh around 9 p.m. Thursday, by two Palestinians who opened fire with a Source: Hundreds of IDF soldiers … Continue reading Hundreds of #IDF soldiers join manhunt for #Henkin killers

Hundreds of #Palestinians Riot Across #Israel

  Israel Police and the IDF arrested Palestinian Arabs across Israel Friday, after hundreds participated in terror against Israeli military forces and civilians. Over 200 Palestinian Arabs waited for police forces at Rachel’s Tomb in Beit Lehem (Bethlehem) Friday afternoon, throwing rocks and firebombs and burning tires at the Jewish holy site. In Hevron, an angry Arab mob threw burning tires at police forces; no injuries were reported. Earlier Friday, Israel Police arrested a 25 year-old from Shuafat in Jerusalem on suspicion of attempting a terror attack on a Border Police officer in the Old City. The suspect could be seen in security … Continue reading Hundreds of #Palestinians Riot Across #Israel

 Putin opens Moscow mosque with Turkish, Palestinian leaders One of Europe’s largest!

  Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday opened one of the biggest mosques in Europe, warning against the lure of jihadists as the government frets over its citizens fighting for the Islamic State group. Turkish leader Recep Tayyip … Continue reading  Putin opens Moscow mosque with Turkish, Palestinian leaders One of Europe’s largest!

#Israeli jets bomb #Gaza Strip after rockets fired at south  

Rocket fired from Gaza strikes Sderot; no injuries Egyptian army begins flooding Gaza tunnels Masked rioters, police clash anew in Jerusalem Iron Dome intercepts Gaza rocket over Ashkelo Israel stops Palestinian PM from visiting Temple Mount Palestinian prisoner ends new hunger strike after 2 days Israeli Air Force jets bombed targets in the northern Gaza Strip early Saturday morning following rocket fire at cities in southern Israel. The IDF said in a statement that Israeli planes struck three targets in the northern Gaza Strip belonging to Hamas. Local reports identified the locations as near the Gaza Strip town of Jabaliya.There … Continue reading #Israeli jets bomb #Gaza Strip after rockets fired at south  

Breaking Police, Palestinian protesters clash on Temple Mount | The Times of Israel

Israeli police clashed with protesters at the flashpoint Temple Mount complex in Jerusalem early Sunday morning and broke up an attempt to disrupt Jewish visits to the site, which is holy to both Jews and Muslims, police said. witnesses said … Continue reading Breaking Police, Palestinian protesters clash on Temple Mount | The Times of Israel