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  • Hundreds of Palestinians riot following Israeli raid in West Bank

    September 1, 2015 | 9:54 am

    An Israeli soldier was wounded, possibly by friendly fire, during clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians following an Israeli raid in the West Bank city of Jenin.

    Israeli soldiers, as well as officers from the Shin Bet security service officers and Israel Police, came...

  • Israel Electric cuts Palestinian power again

    February 25, 2015 | 1:50 pm

    Two West Bank cities had their electricity cut for the second time in a week because of unpaid bills.

    The state-owned Israel Electric Corp. cut power for an hour to Nablus and Jenin on Wednesday to protest what it says is $482 million in debt. The company also briefly cut power...

  • Palestinian mob attacks Israeli troops in Jenin

    January 3, 2013 | 1:46 pm

    Residents of the Jenin refugee camp attacked a unit of Israeli soldiers who entered the area to arrest a Palestinian wanted for involvement in terrorism.

    Some 500 Palestinians on Thursday morning surrounded the troops and threw stones and Molotov cocktails, as well burned tires...

  • ‘Israeli actor’s murder in Jenin most likely pre-meditated assassination’

    April 4, 2011 | 3:19 pm

    The murder of Israeli actor Juliano Mer-Khamis in Jenin on Monday was most likely a pre-mediated and well-planned assassination, Palestinian former militant Zakarya Zubeidi told Haaretz.

    “There is one organization or body, central, big, behind this act,” said Zubeidi, who once...

  • Israeli-Arab actor fatally shot in Jenin

    April 4, 2011 | 11:40 am

    Juliano Mer-Khamis, a well-known Israeli-Arab actor, was shot dead by Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank city of Jenin.

    Mer-Khamis, whose mother was an Israeli-Jewish activist for Palestinian rights and father was a Christian Palestinian, was killed Monday after being shot five...

  • Taming a Former Suicide-Bomber City

    April 27, 2010 | 8:52 pm

    The streets of Jenin are still plastered with posters commemorating Palestinian “martyrs” killed fighting Israel. Buildings are still pocked with bullet holes from the fighting when Israeli troops stormed this West Bank city several years ago. That’s hardly surprising in a...

  • Letters

    January 26, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Off the Shelves

    Recently, I found a pro-Palestinian, anti-Israel DVD documentary, "Jenin, Jenin," in my city of White Plains, N.Y., library, produced by an Arab organization ("Libraries: The New Mideast Battlefront," Jan. 20). I assume it was distributed countrywide to libraries.


  • A Question of Blood

    By Dan Gordon

    May 23, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    The circus of Palestinian victimhood has struck its tent temporarily in Jenin, and gone to church instead in Bethlehem. The Jenin story has petered out because the world, in general, now knows that there was no massacre in Jenin. The world now knows that of the two estimates of the...

  • What really happened in Jenin?

    By Leslie Susser

    April 25, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    After the Israeli army's 12-day action against armed Palestinians in the Jenin refugee camp, a London Times headline read: "The Camp of Death," conjuring up a clear association with Nazi death camps like Auschwitz.

    And U.N. Special Envoy Terje Roed-Larsen, as he walked through the...