Politics

Settler Violence Against IDF Soldiers Stirs Uproar

A group of some 30 West Bank settlers hurled stones at Israel Defense Forces troops early Sunday and slashed the tires of a military jeep. One soldier was treated at the scene for minor wounds. The army said that the troops fired warning shots in … Read More

Are Israeli Settlers Losing Their Political Clout?

The 2019 election results spell bad news for Israeli settlers. Long considered to be a formidable force in Israeli politics, the hardcore pro-settler bloc appears to be in decline. Should the process continue, it could hold disastrous consequences for the future of the settlement enterprise. … Read More

Special Units to Fight Violence Among Israeli Arabs

The Israel Police will set up three special task forces to fight rampant violent crime among Israeli Arabs. The move follows a spike in shootings and murders in Arab communities in recent weeks. Some 600 Border Police officers, special forces and police detectives will be … Read More