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Palestine Intifada Begins : Attempted suicide bombing near Jerusalem

THIRD INTIFADA OFFICIALLY BEGINS: Attempted suicide bombing near Jerusalem as female terrorist blows up car .Arab woman detonates car bomb near Ma’ale Adumim, lightly wounding one police officer; bomb meant for Jerusalem.Israel Police reported early Sunday morning of an explosion heard on the main road to Ma’ale Adumim, a few miles east of Jerusalem.

Police officers from the Ma’ale Adumim precinct noticed a suspicious vehicle being driven by a female Arab driver and signaled for her to stop the car for an inspection about a half mile ahead of the al-Zaim checkpoint.

The driver, a 31-year-old resident of Jaffa, approached the police officers and shouted “Allahu Akbar,” seconds before detonating a bomb.

Contrary to earlier reports, the Israel Police has announced the terrorist is not dead, but seriously injured with burns over her entire body. She is currently receiving medical treatment at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem and is on a respirator.

Testing of the car revealed several other explosives which the terrorist apparently intended to detonate in an urban center in Jerusalem.

Tensions rise in Jerusalem after racist acts

Jerusalem art school tightens security after racist acts As tensions rise in city, Bezalel Academy slams anti-Arab and anti-Jewish graffiti, vandalism while reaffirming freedom of expression. By Shany Littman |  Haaretz Bezalel’s Mount Scopus campus in Jerusalem. Photo by Tomer … read more

Abbas – Palestinian President: Closing Jerusalem holy site ‘a declaration of war

(CNN) — Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis spiked in Jerusalem Thursday as Israel closed access to the Temple Mount, a move Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called a “declaration of war.” Presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh told CNN on Thursday that the … read more

Palestinian death toll topped over 1,000

Israel on Saturday approved a four-hour extension of a temporary truce in Gaza, Israeli television said, after the Palestinian death toll topped over 1,000 with the retrieval of more than 130 bodies. Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Channel 10 … read more

Israel and Hamas agreed to U.N. brokered “humanitarian” pause

Israel and Hamas agreed to a five-hour U.N. brokered “humanitarian” pause to their 9-day-long battle, offering the most encouraging sign yet that the fierce fighting could come to an end. Israel’s bombardment of Gaza has killed more than 200 Palestinians, … read more

Israel widens air attack, Gaza death toll hits 135

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel widened its air assault against the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers on Saturday, hitting a mosque, Hamas-affiliated charities and an Islamic home for the disabled, as Palestinians said the death toll from the five-day … read more

Mothers in Israel and Gaza ‘want the same thing’

Israeli air strikes on Gaza and Palestinian militant rocket fire into Israel have continued overnight as the conflict’s death toll rises. One hundreds Gazans have died since Tuesday, Palestinian officials say. Israel says “dozens of terrorists” are among the dead. … read more