Daily Archives: May 15, 2011

Qalandiya Rioters Use Ambulance for Cover While Hurling Rocks

During today’s “Nakba” riots taking place in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and Syrian and Lebanese borders, rioters have employed violence including the use of flares and firebombs, the burning of tires, rock hurling, and the damaging of property. Qalandiya … Continue reading

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Updates Regarding Today’s “Nakba” Riots

Over the course of the day, several riots broke out in various locations, causing friction between Israeli security forces and the rioters and inciters: Northern Region: During the midday hours, hundreds of Syrian rioters infiltrated the Israeli-Syrian border into the … Continue reading

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Rioters Reach Village of Majdal Shams

A short while ago thousands of Syrian civilians breached the Israel-Syria border near the Israeli village of Majdal Shams. IDF forces fired warning shots in order to prevent the violent rioters from illegally infiltrating Israeli territory. A number of rioters have … Continue reading

West Bank Riots Over Last Three Days

Over the last three days several riots have taken place in the Judea and Samaria region, otherwise known as the West Bank: On Friday, six riots took place in Palestinian villages: Bil’in: approx. 50 rioters Ni’lin: approx. 50 rioters Dir … Continue reading

Security Crossings into West Bank – Closed for Next 24 Hours

In accordance with the directives of the Minister of Defense and as part of the situation assessments adopted by the defense establishment, security crossings into the Judea and Samaria Region will be temporarily closed for the next 24 hours. The … Continue reading