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Lapid to hold security briefing following arrest of senior Islamic Jihad member

New Prime Minister Yair Lapid holds a meeting with security chiefs at the Kirya military headquarters in Tel Aviv, July 1, 2022. (Haim Zach/GPO)
New Prime Minister Yair Lapid holds a meeting with security chiefs at the Kirya military headquarters in Tel Aviv, July 1, 2022. (Haim Zach/GPO)

Prime Minister Yair Lapid is slated to hold a situational assessment with the security echelon following last night’s arrest of a senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad member in the West Bank, after which the IDF was placed on high alert.

In the meantime, Defense Minister Benny Gantz and IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi will tour the West Bank and receive an overview of last night’s events.

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