Police preparing for wide-scale rioting in September

BY YAAKOV LAPIN, JPOST— The Israel Police are in the midst of preparing for the possibility of wide-scale rioting this September, when Palestinians are expected to unilaterally declare statehood, newly appointed police commissioner Insp.-Gen. Yochanan Danino said in a speech before the Israel Bar Association in Eilat on Sunday. “The Israel Police is currently preparing for…

Israel congratulates the US

BY ISRAEL TODAY— Israel on Tuesday congratulated America on finally catching up to and eliminating Al Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, and noted that the targeted killing was very reminiscent of Israeli counter-terror operations for which Jerusalem is so often criticized. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a statement praising the determined American war…

Netanyahu: PA must take severe steps against killers of Ben-Joseph Livnat

BY NIR HASSON, CHAIM LEVINSON, MAZAL MUALEM, HAARETZ— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly condemned Sunday the “atrocious” killing of Ben-Joseph Livnat, a 25-year-old father of four and nephew of Culture and Science Minister Limor Livnat in the West Bank, urging the Palestinian Authority to bring those responsible to justice. Palestinian security forces opened fire early…