Massive manhunt leads to arrest of Hamas commander in abduction of Jewish teens

Massive manhunt leads to arrest of Hamas commander in abduction of Jewish teens

Special to WorldTribune.com JERUSALEM — Israel has reported progress in the search for the Palestinian killers of three Jewish teenagers. Authorities said a Palestinian was arrested on charges of leading a Hamas-aligned cell that abducted and killed three Jewish students in June 2014. The detainee was identified as Hossam Qawasmeh, arrested in Jerusalem. “Hossam Qawasmeh […]

Israeli police under restraint order in hopes ‘this will die down’

Israeli police under restraint order in hopes ‘this will die down’

Special to WorldTribune.com JERUSALEM — Israeli police have been ordered to demonstrate restraint amid Arab riots in Jerusalem. Security sources said thousands of Israeli police were deployed in Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem sabotaged by rioters. They said police commanders told their forces not to stop young Arabs from destroying public property or hurling stones at […]

Israel facilitating patrols by Palestinian police in lawless areas

Israel facilitating patrols by Palestinian police in lawless areas

Special to WorldTribune.com RAMALLAH — Israel has allowed a significant expansion of police operations by the Palestinian Authority. Palestinian sources said the Israel Army has been ordered to facilitate PA police operations around Jerusalem and areas in the West Bank controlled by the Jewish state. The sources said Israel agreed to PA anti-crime operations in […]