Two 13-Year-Old Girls Stab Israeli Security Guard

West Bank violence

JERUSALEM—Two 13-year-old girls descended from a bus in the central Israeli city of Ramle Thursday morning and, instead of walking to their nearby school, proceeded to pull kitchen knives from their schoolbags and stab a security guard at the entrance to the bus station. The guard was lightly wounded, and the girls were subdued by a civilian and a soldier.

Israel Deploying Surveillance Drones on Syrian-Jordan Border

Syrian refugees

JERUSALEM—Israel, which regards its neighbor, Jordan, as a buffer against the upheavals sweeping Syria and Iraq, is deploying surveillance drones on the Syrian-Jordan border to monitor attempts by Islamist militants to penetrate the Hashemite kingdom, according to Israeli media repor