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  • Knife-wielding Palestinian girl, 14, arrested at checkpoint

    December 5, 2014 | 9:07 am

    Israeli soldiers arrested a teenage girl who approached a checkpoint near Jerusalem holding a knife.

    The girl, 14 according to the Ma’an news agency, approached the Qalandiya checkpoint on Thursday evening while holding the knife in her right hand and wearing a white cloth over...

  • Palestinian driver killed attempting to run West Bank checkpoint

    September 2, 2014 | 11:39 am

    A Palestinian driver was killed as he tried to run over Israeli soldiers at a West Bank checkpoint.

    Another Palestinian in the minivan and an Israeli civilian also were injured in the Tuesday afternoon incident.

    The driver was seriously wounded when an Israeli soldier opened...

  • Several reported wounded in riots in support of jailed Palestinians

    February 15, 2013 | 6:50 am

    Several people were injured in West Bank protests staged in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners.

    An Israel Defense Forces soldier was lightly wounded on Feb. 15 near Baytuniya checkpoint north of Jerusalem. Several hundred protesters pelted the checkpoint with...

  • Palestinian carrying seven bombs stopped at checkpoint

    April 12, 2012 | 10:36 am

    Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint in the Jordan Valley discovered seven homemade bombs on the body of a Palestinian man.

    The Palestinian, 19, from Nablus, attempted to cross the checkpoint Wednesday with the bombs as well as several knives, according to the Israel Defense Forces.


  • Palestinian, 19, wounded during checkpoint protest

    March 5, 2012 | 10:24 am

    A Palestinian man was seriously wounded during a protest that became violent at a West Bank checkpoint.

    The 19-year-old Palestinian was struck in the head Monday by a tear gas canister fired by Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint near Ramallah. He was taken to surgery and is in...

  • Israel’s Sundance Pics Garner Praise

    By Tom Tugend

    January 15, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    These are hard times and good times for Israel's movie industry. Major international films crews have all but abandoned the Jewish State as an on-site location since Brad Pitt and Robert Redford scuttled plans some three years ago to shoot "Spy Game" around Haifa and switched to...