Three Israeli-Arab residents of the Old City were arrested by the Jerusalem Police and indicted in court for aiding a terrorist who committed a stabbing attack on May 2. According to the indictment, they housed the terrorist in an apartment and attempted to help him escape.
A Palestinian teenager who committed a stabbing attack in Jerusalem in October and was then falsely proclaimed dead by Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas, was convicted on Tuesday morning of two counts of attempted murder at the Jerusalem District Court.
The recent Palestinian wave of violence is marked by an increased female role, with several teenage females driven to mostly suicidal attacks – a result of incessant incitement by the Palestinian leadership.
Security forces manning a checkpoint near the neighborhood of Har Homa, at one of Jerusalem’s southern entrances, noticed a knife-wielding Palestinian running towards them. A policeman shot and killed the terrorist.