Lod is an important city in central Israel near Tel Aviv.
The city has a vast history and has been mentioned in the Bible and maintained a degree of importance for many years.
Today, Lod serves as one of Israel's most important transportation hubs, being home to Ben-Gurion Airport, the country's sole international airport.
Demographically, Lod is characterized by its heavily mixed population, home to Jewish and Arab Israelis alike.
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The arms dealers attempted to sell various types of pistols and long guns, as well as stun and smoke grenades. Many of the deals ranged from NIS 20,000 to 40,000.
Under the new bill, Those convicted of possession of illegal weaponry could see a maximum prison term of up to five years.
The police were able to locate the suspect, who had initially fled the scene, in a crashed vehicle after hitting a police car near his home.
The suspect, who lived in his deceased mother's Amidar (projects) housing apartment, was asked to move out of the flat several months ago.
Police suspect the murder occurred because of an internal family conflict.
A year and a half after Operation Guardian of the Walls, police and the Shin Bet are still making arrests related to crimes committed in that period.
The kidnapped teenagers were held for three days in a building in Lod without food or water.
The police are taking into account the possibility that the assassin fears he was seen and could be ID'd by the twin sister and will try to get to her as well.
Manar Hajaj and her daughter Hadra were shot dead under the residential building where they live after returning from shopping at the supermarket.