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  • Palestinian man killed after stabbing Israeli soldier, grabbing his gun

    October 12, 2015 | 2:25 pm

    A Palestinian man on a bus entering Jerusalem was shot and killed after stabbing an Israeli army officer and stealing his gun.

    According to police, the unidentified assailant also stabbed an Israeli passenger who struggled to stop him. Both the officer and civilian were taken to...

  • Thou shall not have images ... on buses ... neither men nor women

    August 28, 2012 | 4:58 pm

    Fearing costly vandalism aimed at buses carrying advertisements that include images of women; to avoid legal issues of discrimination if only images of men appear; and to side-step head-on collisions with Jerusalem’s ultra-Orthodox community; Egged, Israel’s public bus...

  • Egged reportedly to forego human images on Jerusalem bus ads

    August 27, 2012 | 3:27 pm

    The Egged bus company will not use images of either men or women in advertisements on its Jerusalem buses.

    The decision comes after controversy over featuring women in ads, Haaretz reported Monday.

    The Canaan Media advertising company had appeared to drop plans to place...

  • Egged must pay woman forced to sit in back of bus

    December 9, 2011 | 10:27 am

    Israel’s largest bus company, Egged, was fined for forcing a woman to sit in the back of a bus, a small claims court ruled.

    Egged was fined approximately $1,070 on Wednesday for gender discrimination and violating the High Court of Justice’s ruling opposing forced segregation of...