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  • Police seize weapons in raid on West Bank settlement

    February 4, 2015 | 10:40 am

     Israel Police seized weapons and equipment from the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar.

    The items seized in a Tuesday night raid were to be used against Palestinians and Israeli military forces, police said, according to the Times of Israel. They included knives, saws, flammable...

  • Rioting settlers, Israeli security forces clash in West Bank

    April 9, 2014 | 2:51 pm

    Six Israeli Border Police officers were hurt in clashes between Israeli security forces and settlers in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Yitzhar.

    Hundreds of supporters of the settlement, located deep in the West Bank near Nablus, rallied to the settlement late on April 8 after...

  • Attacks by radical settlers on Israeli army spark debate

    December 19, 2011 | 4:04 pm

    Charred tires and boulders pushed to the sides of the road leading to Yitzhar, a West Bank Jewish community near Nablus, were among the signs that residents had made an effort to prevent Israeli soldiers and police from entering the settlement. Patches of grease stains—remnants of...

  • Yitzhar settlers attack Palestinian village over arrests

    April 29, 2010 | 11:28 am

    Residents from the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar attacked a local Palestinian village after the arrest of several Yitzhar residents.

    The far-right settlers reportedly threw rocks in the window of a Palestinian home and tried to set fields on fire.

    The attacks came Thursday...