YAMAM


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YAMAMYechida Meyuchedet le'Milchama (Israeli anti-terrorism group)
YAMAMYoung Adults Making A Move
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Yamam was abducted after her parents and two brothers were slaughtered in their home by 20 machete wielding rebels.
The 1984 hostage drama was neither the first nor the last time members of the Israeli government used the IDF's Sayeret Matkal instead of the more specialized Yamam to deal with Palestinian terrorism.
Members of Yamam, the elite anti-terrorist squad of the paramilitary border police, closed in on his hiding place in Baka al-Sharkiyeh, said a police official.
Members of Yamam, the elite anti- terrorist squad of the paramilitary border police, closed in on his hiding place.
At approximately 19:30 on Wednesday, 12 December 2018, a group from the Israeli "Yamam Unit", which is known for carrying out extra-judicial killings while undercover like the " Mistarivim" Unit in the Israeli Forces and is dressed like Palestinian civilians, infiltrated into Serda village, north of Ramallah.
The IDF, Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) and the Yamam counterterrorism unit on Wednesday evening arrested the terrorists who carried out the shooting attack at the Ofra junction on Sunday evening.
Iraq's match against Trinidad & Tobago at The Hawthorns on May 23, which has been organised by Yamam Nabeel of AKB Media in London, is the focal point of their UK Goodwill Tour that, Stange hopes, will break new ground and take the cause of the country to a new audience.
Around 2:30 AM on Thursday, Israeli Yamam special forces broke into Askar refugee camp in Nablus, where they assassinated Ashraf Na'alwa, a man whom they claim is responsible for the shooting in Barkan settlement on 7 October.
Netanyahu praised the Shin Bet, Yamam special forces and IDF for their courage, which prevented a greater tragedy.
Yamam Nabeel, whose company, AKB Media, advises the Iraqi Football Association from his base in England, says that interest in Albion is growing among Iraq's large but youthful male population.
Shin Bet Security Service issued a statement: "following complex intelligence and operational efforts which started after the killing of Rabbi Raziel Shevah, and today dawn during a joint operation between the Shin Bet, Israeli forces, and the Yamam counter-terrorism unit of the Israeli Border Police, Ahmed Naser Jarar from Jenin was assassinated." the Shin Bet added, " while attempting to arrest him, the wanted came out of the building, where he was fortified in al-Yamoun village, armed with an M-16 and a bag full of explosives." The statement has not mentioned that Jarar opened fire at the Israeli forces, indicating that the operation aimed to kill Jarar and not to arrest him.
Yossi Pinto, a Nahal infantry force of the Binyamin Territorial Brigade, joined by the Border Police's elite Counterterrorism Unit, Yamam, according to Israeli The Jerusalem Post on the same day and "200 Israeli soldiers, dozens of jeeps, two (military) bulldozers and many Shin Bet [internal security] officers" according to Amira Hass of Hretz on this March 3, including some 28 -- more than thirty army patrol armored vehicles according to the count of Arab natives of Birzeit who spoke to this writer, were amassed in this Birzeit University town, raising a hell of explosives and gunfire and disrupting its peaceful countryside early spring morning.