Tag: Nablus

Mazen Faqha

PA Minister Defends Payments to Terrorists

Monthly payments to families of those imprisoned for attacking Israelis contribute to stability in Palestinian society rather than encourage terrorism, the senior Palestinian official in charge of disbursing them told The Jerusalem Post Sunday.

IDF: Attempted Stabbing Against Soldier Thwarted

The Jerusalem Post reports: A terrorist attempted to stab an Israeli soldier at a checkpoint in the West Bank city of Nablus Friday afternoon, according to an IDF statement. According to the IDF, the assailant approached military personnel stationed at

EXCLUSIVE: Hamas, Iran-Backed Hezbollah Recruiting Fatah Militants In West Bank

TEL AVIV – The Israel Defense Forces on Monday arrested 11 Palestinians in the West Bank city of Nablus and the surrounding refugee camps on suspicion of illegal possession of firearms, in the latest string of measures against the territory’s militants and one day after Hamas operatives were arrested for masterminding a bus attack in Jerusalem last month, in which 19 Israelis were injured.

WATCH: Suspected Arson Destroys House In Duma

The Jerusalem Post reports: A fire tore through a Palestinian house in Duma, near Nablus, on Sunday morning, in what police and Shin Bet investigators are probing as a possible arson attack. A video of the attack appears below: An official