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.
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 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.
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."
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.
March 23, 1989 |
A foreign television crew today filmed what apparently were two plainclothes Israeli policemen posing as journalists in Jerusalem. The film reinforced concern among correspondents that Israeli security forces are disguising themselves as journalists to help clamp down on the 15-month Palestinian uprising in the occupied territories.
November 27, 2002 |
A missile fired from an Israeli aircraft struck a building in the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank late Tuesday, killing two local leaders of Palestinian militant groups, witnesses said. They were identified as Alah Sabbagh of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade and Imad Nasrti of the Islamic militant group Hamas. They were in the same room on the first floor of the building when a missile came through the window and exploded, rescue workers said.