Government territory activity coordinator General Yoav Mordechai wrote a Facebook post in Arabic denouncing the Fatah organization for incitement as a response to a highly immoral and offensive video the Fatah put out reenacting the murder of Rabbi Raziel Shevach on Tuesday night near Havat Gilad. He wrote: “Fatah is acting in a lowly and irresponsible manner which will cause further bloodshed and destabilize security. What begins as incitement to terror can end up with destructive consequences.”
The search for Rabbi Raziel Shevach’s murderer continues: Shechem is sealed off as are many adjacent villages around it. The Shomron brigade with assistance from Special Forces combed the area for potential security breaches. Interrogations and intelligence are also involved in this search. 18 people were arrested last night for involvement in terror and weapons were found by the Menashe Brigade. Netanyahu told foreign journalists that “It’s only a matter of time before we get the murderers. We are committed to this.”
MK Rabbi Yaakov Litzman was again sworn in to become health minister: He said: “I’m happy to return to the Ministry of Health to continue the important work for citizens of Israel. I return to serve the public full time with a sense of mission and commitment to bring progress to our health system.”
France denounces murder in Havat Gilad: The French foreign spokeswoman made a statement about Rabbi Raziel Shevach’s murder by terrorists on Tuesday night. She said: France denounces the attack near a settlement in the West Bank which took the life of an Israeli citizen. France sends its consolation to the family of the victim.”
Earthquake in Iran: Western Iran was hit with an earthquake which measured 4.7 on the Richter scale. Just 2 months ago there was a more powerful earthquake 7.3 on the Richter scale which killed 530 people. It is feared that there are more earthquakes on the horizon as the region is prone to them.
Trump is extending his easing on the sanctions he placed on Iran but instead he will place personal sanctions on Iranians he believes are not following the agreements they made.