From Israel National News:
PA Arab Road Terror Attacks Foiled by IDFPalestinian Authority Arab terrorists are continuing road terror attacks on Israelis, although rocket fire is now banned.
By Chana Ya'ar
11/28/2012, 1:17 PM
Palestinian Authority Arab terrorists are continuing road terror attacks on Israelis, although rocket fire is now banned due to the ceasefire agreement between Israel and Gaza terrorists.
The deal, which ended Israel's eight-day Operation Pillar of Defense counter terror offensive in the region, was brokered by Egypt and the United States last week with Gaza's ruling Hamas terrorist organization. It eased security restrictions on Gaza residents, extending maritime fishing limits to six nautical miles from the shore and loosening controls on the land crossings into the region.
The ceasefire had no effect on what has become an increase in the number of road terror attacks in Judea, Samaria and parts of Jerusalem restored to the capital in the 1967 Six Day War, however.
IDF soldiers discovered a bomb Wednesday morning planted along a road southwest of Shechem (Nablus) in the Shomron (Samaria) region.
Sappers who were called to the scene defused the explosive, preventing it from causing any injuries or damage. The perpetrator who planted the bomb has not yet been caught.
In a second terror attack, an Arab gang hurled rocks and firebombs at Israeli motorists traveling along the same road a short while later. The driver and passengers were not injured, and the vehicle was reportedly not damaged.
On Tuesday, PA Arabs hurled firebombs at a military vehicle north of Hevron, in Judea. No one was injured and no damage was reported. IDF soldiers fanned out to search the area for the attackers.
A 60-year-old woman was seriously wounded in a rock-and-firebomb attack recently near the city of Beitar Illit, located just south of Jerusalem, also in Judea.
The number of road terror attacks has been on the rise over the past year, parallelling the number of Muslim extremist leaders inciting PA Arabs on the street and calling for a "Third Intifada."
Meanwhile, Canada will not support Palestinian bid at UN:
From Vancouver Sun:
Stephen Harper confirms Canada will vote 'no' on recognition of Palestine at UN
November 28, 2012
OTTAWA - Canada affirmed its steadfast opposition to Thursday's vote at the United Nations to confer statehood on Palestine, saying it would not support any "shortcuts" to peace with Israel.
Palestinians hold a Palestinian flag and a poster of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper superimposed with a face of a dog during a protest following his remarks about the Palestinian UN bid for an observer state status, in front of Canadian representative offices in the West bank city of Ramallah, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. Harper has threatened "there will be consequences" if Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas does not end his campaign for the Palestinian Authority to be recognized by the UN as a non-member observer state. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Prime Minister Stephen Harper confirmed the decision on Wednesday with Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird bound for New York to cast Ottawa's vote and register Canada's disappointment with the latest Palestinian move at the UN for recognition.
The Harper government's support of its close friend Israel was unbowed by reports that its trusted international ally, Britain, had offered to abstain from the vote in return for a pledge from the Palestinian Authority to return to the negotiating table with the Israelis.
Harper said Canada favours a two-state solution in the Middle East which requires the Palestinian authority to return to the bargaining table for talks with Israel.
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