October 10, 1990 |
In a new demonstration of big-power solidarity, the United States and the four other permanent members of the U.N. Security Council agreed Tuesday on a resolution condemning Israel for the use of excessive force in quelling a demonstration on Jerusalem's Temple Mount. The resolution, approved by the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain, France and China, includes an implied rebuff to Arab demonstrators, but it is most critical of Israeli security forces who killed 19 Palestinians on Monday.
December 25, 2003 |
Israeli security forces Wednesday arrested the 19-year-old son of jailed Palestinian militia leader Marwan Barghouti as he tried to enter the West Bank from Jordan, a lawyer said. Jawad Boulos said Qassam Barghouti, a first-year university student in Cairo, was questioned for hours at the Allenby Bridge crossing before being taken to an Israeli prison near his West Bank hometown of Ramallah. "This is an unjustified act altogether.
August 28, 1997 |
Israel has arrested two Israeli Arab women on suspicion of spying for Syria and Egypt, Israeli news reports said Wednesday. Elham Salah, a 32-year-old resident of the Golan Heights, was arrested earlier this week at her parents' home in Majdal Shams. The arrest set off three days of protests by her fellow Druze Arabs, who pelted Israeli troops with rocks and firebombs.
February 3, 1992 |
The Israeli army has given soldiers more latitude to fire on Palestinians in the occupied territories, telling troops they may shoot any armed Arab on sight, officials said Sunday. The new orders, part of a general toughening of the army's tactics in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, come in response to a series of Palestinian gun attacks on Jewish settlers in the territories.
October 9, 1990 |
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein told Israelis today that they have no choice but to leave Arab lands, and he said Baghdad possesses a new long-range missile capable of reaching targets hundreds of miles away. In a message read over Baghdad Radio responding to Monday's killing in East Jerusalem of at least 19 Palestinians by Israeli security forces, Hussein said Iraq's new missile would strike "when the time of reckoning comes."
August 26, 2013 |
JERUSALEM - Palestinians warned Monday that newly restarted peace talks could be derailed after a deadly clash between Palestinian refugees and Israeli security forces. Three Palestinians were shot and killed at the Kalandia refugee camp near Jerusalem. Israeli security forces say they fired in self-defense after a predawn raid to arrest a suspected militant sparked a riot among residents. It was the deadliest such clash since 2009, when three Palestinians were killed in Nablus during a standoff against Israeli soldiers attempting to arrest them.
April 21, 2003 |
Wearing sandals and amber-colored earrings in a region where soldiers don bulletproof vests, Radhika Sainath stepped up to the driver's side of an Israeli military jeep on the dilapidated outskirts of the West Bank and demanded an explanation for the armored personnel carriers roaring past. "Why aren't you in Israel?" asked the disbelieving soldier at the wheel. "You're like a superman. You come to fix all of the world."
January 5, 1995 |
Undercover Israeli security forces shot and killed four Palestinians on Wednesday night in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, continuing a New Year's surge in violence that has accompanied a grim stalemate in negotiations over Palestinian self-rule. In another exchange of fire Wednesday at the Erez crossing at the Gaza Strip border, Israeli soldiers wounded four Palestinians, including two police officers, after reporting that the Palestinians had shot at an Israeli position.
January 5, 1991 |
An Arab bus driver crashed into an Israeli car Friday, killing an Israeli woman near the occupied Gaza Strip, and was shot dead by another Israeli, military sources said. Israelis said the driver was killed in a chase after deliberately hitting the car. Palestinian sources said he was shot on the spot after an ordinary traffic accident.