News Briefs From Israel: Sunday, January 20th


  • Terrorists hurled 2 firebombs at a bus traveling between the Tunnel Road Highway Checkpoint and the tunnels towards Gush Etzion. No damage or injuries. (הצלה ללא גבולות יו”ש)
  • The level of the Kinneret rose an additional 4.5 cm (1.77 inches) in the past 48 hours, Kinneret Authority officials report.
  • The IDF launches a major military training exercise in the Western Galil. Area residents will be hearing explosions.
  • A 27-year-old resident of the Binyamin Council of Shomron was arrested on suspicion of holding illegal weapons and ammunition. (Walla News)
  • Syria reports that it thwarted an Israeli aerial attack in S. Syria. (Walla News)
  • The Iron Dome was launched at an object in the Northern Golan Heights. No additional information at this time. (הצלה ללא גבולות יו”ש)
  • Firebomb attack against Israeli vehicles on the Tunnel Highway near el-Hader Junction. No damage or injuries. (הצלה ללא גבולות יו”ש)

(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)