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  • Four Israeli Jews, including two minors, arrested for attacks on Palestinians

    3 weeks ago

    Four Israeli Jews, including two minors, have been arrested on suspicion of hate crime attacks against Palestinians.

    One of the two minors was arrested Monday, according to reports, while the other minor and the two adults were arrested last week. Israel Police said the minors...

  • Ezra Nawi’s arrest after undercover sting enrages right and left alike

    January 25, 2016 | 1:16 pm

    The footage, aired on a respected Israeli news show, appeared damning: a left-wing activist, driving through the West Bank, casually describing how he has turned Palestinian real estate brokers over to Palestinian authorities, subjecting them to a possible death sentence.


  • Detaining peace

    October 28, 2015 | 11:56 am

    The news that my friend Mohannad was arrested last week hit me hard. We’d worked together over the summer, planning a three-day summer camp for Israeli and Palestinian children in Gush Etzion. He was the perfect choice to be the Palestinian coordinator of the camp: At 26, he was...

  • Baltimore begins clean-up after riot over police-custody death

    April 28, 2015 | 8:59 am

    Baltimore residents on Tuesday began to clear the wreckage of rioting and fires that erupted after the funeral of a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody, while the city's mayor defended local law enforcement's light initial response.

    Acrid smoke hung over streets...

  • Police arrest four with ties to Paris kosher market terrorist

    March 9, 2015 | 1:30 pm

    French authorities arrested four people with connections to the Islamist who seized hostages and killed four people at a kosher supermarket in Paris in January.

    The four, among them a French policewoman who converted to Islam two years ago, were friends with the supermarket...

  • South Africans arrested over BDS protest at Woolworths

    October 27, 2014 | 11:43 am

    Some 57 protesters calling for a boycott of Woolworths in South Africa because it carries Israeli products were arrested in Johannesburg.

    The protesters were arrested on Saturday and charged with public disturbance, the South Africa Press Association reported. They reportedly...

  • Arrests in France, Sarkozy compares shooting trauma to 9/11

    March 30, 2012 | 10:12 am

    Following a sweep of arrests of suspected Islamic militants, French President Nicolas Sarkozy compared the fatal attack outside a Jewish school in Toulouse to the trauma of 9/11.

    The trauma was “very deep in our country,” said Sarkozy, who is facing an uphill reelection battle....

  • Child sex arrests spike. Or do they?

    November 11, 2011 | 10:58 am

    Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes claims to have arrested an unprecedented 89 men on child sex-abuse charges in the ultra-Orthodox communities in Brooklyn over the past two years — but declines to provide any details backing up the numbers or to give the status of any of the...

  • Iran Arrests Accused Spies for U.S.

    May 24, 2011 | 5:20 pm

    Iran has arrested 30 people accused of spying for the United States.

    The alleged spies were members of a CIA spy network, Iran’s security ministry said May 21 in a statement read on state-run television, according to reports.

    “Due to the massive intelligence and...

  • More arrests in Holyland affair

    April 21, 2010 | 1:24 pm

    Two more suspects were arrested in Israel’s Holyland real estate scandal.

    Former Bank Hapoalim Chairman Dan Dankner and Yaakov Efrati, the ex-head of the Israel Lands Authority, were arrested Wednesday on charges of bribery. Danker is suspected of bribing Efrati to approve land-use...

  • Agriprocessors raid fallout continues: Jewish liberals plan rally in Postville

    By Ben Harris

    July 22, 2008 | 3:44 am

    NEW YORK (JTA)—An interfaith coalition is planning to demonstrate next week in Postville, Iowa, in support of justice for workers and comprehensive immigration reform.

    Spearheaded by Jewish Community Action, a Minnesota social justice group, the rally comes in response to...