Tuesday Morning News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael


ywnisrael.israelMonday Night:

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni met in Jordan with US Secretary of State Kelly and PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen).


Arabs hurled rocks at Jewish residents of Hebron and Beit Romano. No injuries are being reported. Damage reported.


IDF soldiers taking part in counter-terrorism operations arrested five suspects in Yehuda, Shomron and the Jordan Valley areas.


Finance Minister Yair Lapid canceled his planned participation in an OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) conference due to coalition crisis surrounding the chareidi draft.


Police have located and returned the missing cell phone http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/article.php?p=168728 belonging to terror victim Evyatar Borovsky HY”D. No explanation was given.


An explosion was heard in the Golan Heights in the area of the border with Syria. It is possible the blast was caused by a mortar shell. Military personnel are investigating.


The explosion heard in the Golan Heights earlier was a mortar shell that detonated on the Syrian side of the border.


The IDF destroyed at least one home in Maon Farm in the Hebron Hills district. An Arab wheat field near the farm was apparently set ablaze shortly after the IDF operation, possibly a ‘price tag’ attack.


Four minors, residents of Bat Ayin, were indicted in the Jerusalem District Court on charges of throwing rocks at Arab drivers.


Rock-throwing attacks against Jewish drivers in Gush Etzion near the northern entrance to Efrat.


Four IDF soldiers were injured lightly when a tank flipped during a training maneuver in the Tzeilim Base.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)