Thursday Early News Briefs from Eretz Yisrael


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The Jerusalem municipality is gradually beginning to resume regular operations.


PA sources reports that paratroopers operating in Kalkilye during the night killed one man during a shootout. IDF officials report soldiers uncovered a Jericho pistol and ammunition during the operation.


IDF soldiers taking part in counter-terror operations throughout Yehuda and Shomron during the night arrested 8 suspects.


Damage was sustained by the home of the Nadvorna Rebbe Shlita in Tzfas after a tree downed by the storm crashed into the home.


A 4-year-old Syrian national was admitted to Rebecca Ziff Hospital in Tzfas during the night.


A 40-year-old Jewish man was arrested after pouring hot tea on MK Dr. Ahmed Tibi during a protest against the government Prawer Plan for Israel’s Bedouin community.


A total of two terrorists were killed and seven injured in IDF counter-terrorism operations in Kalkilye and Jenin during the night. One of the dead is a PA security officer.


200 illegal aliens are marching to Beersheva to protest the incarceration of their friends, those arrested in a violent protest outside the Prime Minister’s Office earlier in the week.


A foreign national was arrested in Tel Aviv after he was driving 16 children ages 3-9 in a van permitting 9 passengers. The Philippine national, 42, does not appear to have a drivers license or insurance on the vehicle.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)