Tag Archives: Maj. Gen. Avi Mizrachi

Islamic Jihad and “Soul of Jerusalem” Associated Militants Arrested in Northern West Bank

Overnight, 12 Palestinian Islamic Jihad-associated militants were arrested in a joint IDF-ISA activity taking place in the Jenin area. The activity was coordinated with the Civil Administration. The suspects are senior activists in the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in the Judea … Continue reading

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Five Family Members Murdered in Itamar Terror Attack

Five Israeli civilians were murdered tonight in a deadly terror attack that occurred in the Israeli community of Itamar. IDF soldiers have been searching the area for suspects, and security inspections are being held at all crossings in the area. … Continue reading

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IDF Terminates Military Career of Soldier Involved in Hebron Incident

GOC Central Command, Maj. Gen. Avi Mizrahi, has officially concluded the investigation of the arrest operation in Hebron on January 7th, during which five active Hamas members were arrested and civilian Amr Qawasme was regrettably killed. Maj. Gen. Mizrahi cocluded … Continue reading

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Commander of IDF Soldier Killed in Gaza Security Fence Incident Resigns

Maj. Elad Peretz, the commander of the deceased soldier who was killed due to friendly fire while preventing terrorist operatives from planting explosive devices near the Gaza Strip border security fence, took personal responsibility for the accident and resigned from … Continue reading

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Senior Hamas Operative Arrested in the Hebron Region

Earlier this morning, IDF soldiers arrested Wael Mahmoud Said Bitar, a senior member of the Hamas armed infrastructure in the Hebron Region. Bitar was the assistant of Shehab Natshe, who planned the suicide bombing in Dimona of 2008, in which … Continue reading

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