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  • Hebron settlers’ spokesman: Bibi may suffer a fate worse than Sharon

    January 6, 2014 | 12:13 pm

    David Wilder, the spokesman for Hebron’s Jewish community, has written an article published by various right-wing Jewish outlets arguing that Ariel Sharon, Yitzhak Rabin and Menachem Begin all met unhappy ends because they surrendered land. And he warns Netanyahu that he is...

  • Palestinian hacker posts on Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook wall

    August 19, 2013 | 10:32 am

    A Palestinian hacker posted a message on Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s wall to show there is a bug in the social network’s security settings.

    Khalil Shreateh of Hebron posted information about the bug on Zuckerberg’s wall late last week following unsuccessful attempts to...

  • Israeli soldier caught beating Palestinian boy [VIDEO]

    August 5, 2013 | 10:03 am

    An Israeli soldier was caught on film kicking and hitting a 12-year-old Palestinian boy in Hebron.

    The video of the incident, which occurred on Saturday, was uploaded to YouTube by the pro-Palestinian International Solidarity Movement on Sunday and by Monday afternoon had been...

  • Troops erred in detaining Palestinian boy in Hebron, IDF says

    July 18, 2013 | 4:38 pm

    Israeli troops erred in detaining a 5-year-old Palestinian boy for throwing stones at soldiers at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, an Israel Defense Forces official said.

    “We made a mistake during the event, both in detaining the boy and detaining his father,” Maj. Gen....

  • Palestinians riot over death, funeral of two teens, prisoner

    April 4, 2013 | 6:09 am

    Palestinians continued rioting in the Hebron area following the deaths of two Palestinian teens killed by Israeli troops and during the funeral of a Palestinian prisoner who died of cancer.

    A group of Palestinians threw firebombs on Wednesday night at an Israel Defense Forces...

  • Palestinian man killed by Israeli soldiers during violence near Hebron

    March 13, 2013 | 10:21 am

    A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli troops during a spate of violent activity near Hebron.

    The 25-year-old Palestinian man, who was a college student and youth movement leader, was shot in the head by Israeli troops who were being pelted by rocks thrown by residents of the...

  • Israeli troops kill Palestinian, wound two in West Bank clash

    March 13, 2013 | 3:25 am

    Israeli troops killed a Palestinian on Tuesday during a confrontation with a stone-throwing crowd in a flashpoint district of the occupied West Bank, both sides said.

    The incident in Fuwar, near the city of Hebron, stoked tensions ahead of a visit by U.S. President Barack Obama...

  • Police arrest at least eight suspected rioters in Jerusalem, Hebron

    March 1, 2013 | 7:10 am

    Israeli security forces arrested at least eight Palestinians in riots in southern Jerusalem and in the West Bank.

    Near Armon Hanatsiv, a Jewish neighbourhood in eastern Jerusalem, Palestinians on Friday hurled stones at Israeli vehicles, hitting four cars. No one was hurt and...

  • Riots break out in Jerusalem, West Bank over Palestinian prisoners

    February 22, 2013 | 9:27 am

    Palestinian protesters reportedly fired flares and hurled stones at Israeli troops in the Old City in Jerusalem amid violent protests in the West Bank.

    Several dozen Palestinians began hurling rocks at troops stationed outside the Mugrabi Gate after Friday prayers, Ynet reported...

  • Snow falls in Jerusalem, northern Israel

    January 9, 2013 | 9:59 am

    Snow and hail began falling in the Jerusalem area and continued to fall in the north of the country.

    Areas of the West Bank, including Hebron and Ramallah were also blanketed in snow.

    The snow in Jerusalem is expected to accumulate, and residents have been requested to avoid...

  • Palestinians, Israeli troops clash in Hebron after shooting death of youth

    December 13, 2012 | 10:50 am

    Palestinians and Israeli soldiers clashed in the city of Hebron a day after a Palestinian teen who threatened an Israeli Border Police officer was shot and killed.

    At least five Palestinian rioters have been injured in Thursday's clashes, the Maan Palestinian news service...

  • Israeli troops kill Palestinian teen brandishing toy gun

    December 12, 2012 | 1:40 pm

    A Palestinian teen who threatened Israeli troops near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron was shot and killed.

    It was later learned that the boy, 17, had pulled what turned out to be a toy gun on an Israeli Border Police officer. The boy was shot in his chest and abdomen by a female officer who witnessed the threat, Ynet reported.

    Other Palestinians who began rioting at the scene were dispersed by Israeli troops using tear gas and stun grenades, according to Ynet.

  • Israeli troops again filmed fleeing Palestinian mob

    December 10, 2012 | 10:44 am

    For a second time this month, Israeli media have shown videos of Israeli soldiers fleeing a Palestinian mob.

    The video released on Monday by the news site Ynet shows a platoon running from a crowd of stone-throwing Palestinians near the West Bank settlement of Mitzpe Kedumim....

  • Settlers arrested for allegedly carrying out ‘price tag’ attack

    December 3, 2012 | 10:56 am

    Three residents of Jewish West Bank settlements were arrested on suspicion of carrying out a "price tag" attack near Hebron.

    The men were arrested late Sunday night after a car was set ablaze in the Palestinian village of Dahariya. The words "price tag" were spray-painted on a...

  • Jewish settlers to move into contested Hebron building

    October 12, 2012 | 11:59 am

    Israel’s defense minister, Ehud Barak, has reportedly ordered authorities to allow the Jewish owners of a building in Hebron to move into it.

    According to Haaretz, Barak on Thursday ordered the Civil Administration -- a military body responsible for civilian matters in...

  • Palestinian cars torched in price tag attack

    August 29, 2012 | 10:27 am

    Palestinian cars were torched and vandalized in a price tag attack near Ramallah in the West Bank.

    Israeli troops reportedly discovered one car burnt and two others spray-painted with slogans that read “Price Tag,” “Migron” and “Revenge to Arabs” in the early Wednesday morning...

  • Sister of terror victim Shalhevet Pass injured by Palestinian rock throwers

    July 11, 2012 | 10:42 am

    The sister of Shalhevet Pass, who was shot to death more than a decade ago by a Palestinian gunman, was injured by rock-throwing Palestinians in the same Hebron park where her sister was killed.

    Nachala Pass, 10, was hurt Tuesday afternoon by a rock while she played in the park. Two...

  • Palestinian assailant stabs Israeli border guard in Hebron

    June 4, 2012 | 2:44 pm

    An Israeli border guard was stabbed by a Palestinian assailant near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.

    The border guard was lightly wounded in the head during Monday evening’s attack and taken to the hospital.

    Another border guard shot the Palestinian assailant in the chest during the attack, seriously wounding him, according to reports.

    It is unknown if the assailant is a member of a terrorist organization.

    Monday’s attack came days after an Israeli soldier was killed by a Palestinian gunman that infiltrated the border with Gaza.

  • Israeli teen, Palestinian man injured in Hebron clashes

    April 18, 2012 | 9:59 am

    A Palestinian man and an Israeli teen were injured in clashes in Hebron.

    An Israeli girl and a friend were hit by stones thrown by Palestinians as they walked home Tuesday night in a Hebron neighborhood near the Cave of the Patriarchs. The girl’s hand was broken in the attack.

  • Jewish settlers evicted from Hebron home

    April 4, 2012 | 12:11 pm

    Jewish settlers were evicted from a home near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron without incident.

    Israeli security forces on Wednesday evacuated the Jewish families from the home they had entered a week ago. The evacuation reportedly took only a few moments.

    The evacuation was...

  • Settlers remain in Hebron home after eviction deadline

    April 3, 2012 | 2:19 pm

    Jewish settlers remained in a home near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, despite the passing of a deadline for them to prove their ownership or vacate the building.

    Hours after the Tuesday afternoon deadline for the evacuation of the building passed, Israeli Prime Minister...

  • Netanyahu seeks delay in Hebron home eviction

    April 3, 2012 | 8:18 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu requested a delay in the eviction of Jewish settlers who moved into an Arab-owned home near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.

    Netanyahu on Monday evening asked Defense Minister Ehud Barak for the delay until the several dozen settlers...

  • Settlers ordered to leave Hebron house

    April 2, 2012 | 10:21 am

    Jewish settlers who moved into an Arab home near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron have 24 hours to leave, the Israeli army said.

    An eviction order issued Monday says the several dozen settlers, including families with young children, must leave by 3 p.m. Tuesday or they will be...

  • Jewish settlers move into Hebron home near Cave of the Patriarchs

    March 29, 2012 | 10:35 am

    Several dozen Jewish settlers moved into a home near the Cave of the Patriarchs that they say they purchased.

    The settlers, including whole families with children, moved into the house at 1 a.m. Thursday. They say they have papers proving that they bought the house some four months...

  • German opposition head rues referring to Hebron situation as ‘apartheid’

    March 15, 2012 | 3:39 pm

    The leader of Germany’s main opposition party acknowledged that he may have gone too far when he wrote on Facebook that Israel is running an “apartheid regime” in Hebron.

    Sigmar Gabriel, chairman of Germany’s Social Democratic Party, said Thursday that the choice of words he used on...

  • Israeli teachers oppose school trips to Hebron

    February 6, 2012 | 10:50 am

    Hundreds of Israeli teachers have sent a letter to Israel’s education minister opposing school trips to Hebron.

    The trips are part of an Education Ministry program to take students on “heritage tours” in the West Bank city.

    The 260 teachers who signed the letter Sunday called the...

  • Jews throw stones at freed Palestinian’s home in Hebron

    November 21, 2011 | 10:28 am

    Jewish Israelis who gathered in Hebron for a special Shabbat reportedly threw stones at the home of a Palestinian prisoner released in exchange for Gilad Shalit.

    The rock throwers said the violence Saturday afternoon at the home of Hani Jaber began after a Palestinian attacked a...

  • Plan will bring Israeli students to Hebron

    February 16, 2011 | 10:11 am

    Israel’s Education Minister Gideon Sa’ar announced a plan to bring Israeli students to visit the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron.

    The plan, which was announced Tuesday, reportedly isn’t going over well with many school administrators or students.

    The site, located in the West...

  • Palestinian terror cell indicted for American woman’s murder

    January 26, 2011 | 10:01 am

    Members of a Palestinian terror cell were indicted for the murder of an American tourist in a forest near Jerusalem.

    Four Palestinians from villages near Hebron were indicted Wednesday in Jerusalem District Court for the murder of Christine Logan, 40, also identified by some media...

  • Op/Ed: UNESCO is right, Israel is wrong

    November 11, 2010 | 1:52 pm

    The word is that UNESCO is on an anti-Semitic tear, trying to “de-Judaize” and “Islamicize” two of the most holy Jewish sites in this country – the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron and Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem.

    “Talk about distortions,” Prime Minister Binyamin...

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