Jul 1 '16 / EIPA Updates

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to continue to fight terror wherever it may be and called on the world to condemn the murder of a 13 year-old girl by a Palestinian terrorist in Kiryat Arba, near Hebron,a‘’ just as they condemned the terror attacks in Brussels and Orlando.’’ Hillel Yafa Ariel died of her wounds after the terrorist, identified as 17-year-old Mohammed Taraireh from …

Feb 3 '16 / EIPA Updates

One policewoman was killed and a second badly wounded when three Palestinians shot and stabbed them outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City on Wednesday afternoon. The three, identified by the Palestinian news agency Ma’an as Ahmed Abou Al-Roub, Mohammed Kameel and Mohammed Nassar, all hailing from the northern West Bank, arrived at the scene armed with apparently locally fabricated “Carl Gustav” rifles, knives and two …

Jan 4 '16 / EIPA Updates

More than 48 hours after he went on a rampage in central Tel Aviv, there was still no sign of 31-year-old Nashat Milhem, the gunman who killed two and wounded several others in a shooting attack on a pub on Dizengoff Street,  in the center of Tel Aviv, Friday afternoon. Large numbers of undercover and uniformed police officers and agents from the Shin Bet (Israel Security …

Jan 1 '16 / EIPA Updates

Two people were killed and eight others were wounded, four of them seriously, in a shooting attack which took place on the busy Dizengoff Street in the centre of Tel Aviv on Friday afternoon. According to a source from the medical aid service MDA the shooting took place at a  a bar close to the city’s well-known Dizengoff Centre Mall. Police arrested a suspicious figure on Gordon …

Nov 2 '15 / EIPA Updates

Three Israelis have been wounded in a stabbing attack by a Palestinian in the city of Rishon Letzion, in central Israel. A man in his forties was seriously hurt, while a 80-year-old woman stabbed in the back suffered moderate injuries and a man in his 20s was lightly wounded. The injured were transported to Assaf Harofeh Medical Center at Tzrifin. Police said that an initial investigation suggests the incident …

Oct 19 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israel Police said that the attacker stabbed a soldier standing at the bus station and stole his weapon, then opening fire on the crowded bus terminal. The soldier, 19-year-old off-duty Sergeant Omri Levy,  later died of his wounds after being rushed to the Soroka Medical Center of Beersheba. Rescue officials said 11 people were injured in the attack, some seriously. Among the injured was an Eritrean migrant shot and seriously …

Oct 12 '15 / EIPA Updates

A female Palestinian terrorist set off a bomb after being pulled over by Israeli police near the Jerusalem suburb of Maaleh Adumim on Sunday morning. The terrorist was seriously wounded in the blast, which also lightly wounded a police officer. The incident was the latest in a recent surge of Palestinian terrorism which has killed four Israelis and wounded many more. On Saturday, five Israelis were …

Oct 8 '15 / EIPA Updates

Two people were stabbed by a Palestinian man in central Tel Aviv on Thursday, hours after a similar attack left a haredi man seriously injured in Jerusalem. The assailant was shot dead after attacking passers-by with a screwdriver opposite the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) headquarters in Tel Aviv. Police cordoned off the Begin junction, one of the busiest junctions in the city, fearing a second terrorist might …

Oct 7 '15 / EIPA Updates

The head of Israel’s Government Press Office reprimanded the BBC following its initial coverage of the deadly terrorist attack in Jerusalem last night which killed two people and injured three others, including a toddler. The terrorist murdered 21-year-old Aharon Banita-Bennett and wounded his wife and two-year-old child, along with another person, and murdered 41-year-old father of seven, Rabbi Nehemia Lavi, as he attempted to save them. The terrorist …

Sep 21 '15 / EIPA Updates

Overnight Gaza rocket attack on southern Israel follows weekend hit on Sderot New website reports  23 rock-throwing attacks in one day A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed overnight in an open field in southern Israel. It follows a weekend attack in which a rocket from Gaza landed in Sderot and another was aimed at Ashkelon. The IDF said that the rocket fired last night landed in …

Sep 16 '15 / EIPA Updates

‘Stone-throwing is terrorist attack’ An Israeli man was killed after a rock attack on his car, as clashes erupted for the third consecutive day on Jerualem’s Temple Mount on Tuesday, prompting an emergency meeting of Israeli ministers and security officials. 64-year-old Israeli Alexander Levlovitz was killed when the car he was driving crashed in Jerusalem’s Armon Hanatziv neighbourhood after it was attacked by rock throwers. Levlovitz was …

Aug 25 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israel’s Shin Bet, the country’s security agency, announced that it had foiled a planned attack by a terror cell of four Palestinians on Jews praying at Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus, in the West Bank. Many Jews visit Joseph’s Tomb, surrounded by Palestinian Authority controlled areas, without coordinating with the IDF, and the cell planned to take advantage of that extra vulnerability. According to the Shin Bet, who …

Aug 21 '15 / EIPA Updates

In a joint operation involving the IAF, the artillery corps and the armoured corps, IDF hits 14 targets belonging to the Assad regime. Four rockets were fired from Syria into northern Israel on Thursday, prompting the Israeli army to hit strategic targets across the Syrian border in response. The four rockets hit Israel in the Upper Galilee region in the north. All four exploded in open …

Aug 17 '15 / EIPA Updates

This marks the fifth time in just over a month that Palestinian terrorists have attacked either civilians or Israeli Security personnel. A Palestinian man stabbed and lightly wounded a Border Police officer in the West Bank, the second such attack at the location in less than 48 hours. The Border Police said in a statement after the attack that a Palestinian man approached the officers at the …

Aug 10 '15 / EIPA Updates

Israeli minister backs death penalty for Jewish terrorists, says Duma attack should not sully image of the West Bank settler population as a whole. An Israeli Minister said Sunday that he supports equal punishment for Jewish and Arab terrorists, including house demolitions and the death penalty. Education Minister Naftali Bennett, who leads the right-wing pro-settler Jewish Home party, answered in the affirmative when asked by the radio …

Aug 7 '15 / EIPA Updates

A Palestinian terrorist struck three IDF soldiers with his vehicle near the West Bank settlement of Shiloh on Route 60 in the West Bank on Thursday. The victims were waiting at a hitchhiking post at the side of the road when they were attacked. Magen David Adom reported that two were seriously wounded and another lightly. At least one was treated on the scene and was …

Jul 29 '15 / EIPA Updates

The EU committed to remove former Iranian Defence Minister from sanctions list, Ahmad Vahidi is sought by Interpol for alleged role in Argentina’s worst terror attack The European Union has committed, under the terms of the nuclear agreement with Iran, to remove a former Iranian Defence Minister from its sanction list. Retired Brig. Gen. Ahmad Vahidi is sought by Interpol for his alleged role in the …

Jul 27 '15 / EIPA Updates

4 officers lightly wounded by rocks and fireworks during riot, 3 Palestinians arrested; Regev blames violence on “police incompetence.” Israel’s President Reuvin Rivlin condemned the dozens of masked Palestinian youths who took up arms and set up barricades on the Temple Mount in Jeruslem on Sunday morning to attack police and thousands of Jewish visitors during Tisha B’Av, Judaism’s annual day of mourning. The rioting took place …

Jun 24 '15 / EIPA Updates

Only one day after the release of a UN report on the Gaza war of last summer, a rocket fired last night from the Gaza Strip landed near the Israeli community of Yad Mordechai. It was the latest of several rockets which have been aimed at Israel from Gaza during the past month. The attack took place at around 10pm. Rocket warning sirens were sounded in …