DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. November 25, 2016, 10:37 AM (IDT)
After battling the blaze all night, firefighters finally rescued the residents of Beit Meir in the Jerusalem hills Friday. In the Galilee, Har Halutz was evacuated after some of its homes caught fire. In Haifa, flames still blazed in emptied neighborhoods, whose evacuated residents were not allowed to go back. Haifa air port was shut down for civilian traffic and cleared for incoming firefighting planes. The police have arrested a son of the head of the Islamic Movement for inflammatory propaganda..
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