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In a conference held on March 6, 2017, to commemorate the Martyr Day in Tehran, the head of the Martyrs Foundation Hojjatoleslam Seyyed Mohammad Ali Shahidi said that the number of fatalities among the fighters sent by Iran to Syria and Iraq had reached 2,100 (Mehr, March 6, 2017).
The head of the Iranian Martyrs Foundation admits that 2,100 fighters sent by Iran to Syria and Iraq have been killed so far
Terrorist attacks and preparations for terrorist attacks continue in Judea and Samaria. In the Gaza Strip a rocket was fired into Israeli territory, Palestinians in the northern Gaza Strip shot at an Israeli tractor, and IEDs were placed near the border security fence. Hamas spokesmen and Hamas-affiliated media threatened Hamas would change its policy and react strongly to future Israeli attacks.
News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (March 1 – 7, 2017)
This past week popular terrorism attacks increased in Judea and Samaria, and apparently in central Israel as well. Hamas' new political platform, which was supposed to be made public in the near future, was leaked to the Lebanese media.
News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (March 29 – April 4, 2017)*
This past week terrorist events centered on rockets fired from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory. Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum claimed Israel's continued attacks on Hamas posts and facilities was a deliberate Israeli attempt at escalation. Turkey hosted a conference called the "Conference of Palestinians Abroad."
News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 21 – 28, 2017)

Spotlight on Global Jihad (May 18-24, 2017)

Issued on 24/05/2017 Type Article
The main event of the week was the US airstrike on a Syrian mechanized force advancing towards the Al-Tanf border crossing in the Syrian-Jordanian-Iraqi tri-border area. The airstrike led to media confrontations between the US and Russia. However, when the dust settled, senior officials from both armies began to discuss the question of how to prevent friction between Russia and the US in eastern Syria. In Manchester, Great Britain, a terrorist attack was carried out following an American pop singer’s performance, leaving 22 people dead and about 60 wounded.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict* (May 17 – 23, 2017)

Issued on 23/05/2017 Type Article
This past week Palestinian population terrorism was manifested with three stabbing attacks (Abu Dis, the Qalandia crossing and apparently in the central Israeli city of Netanya). In the Gaza Strip international organizations warned that the residents' situation was deteriorating to the point of humanitarian crisis. Hundreds of young Gazans answered Hamas' call. They gathered near the border security fence and rioted against IDF soldiers. A spokesman for the ministry of health in the Gaza Strip reported that dozens of Palestinians had been injured.
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Spotlight on Iran* (May 7 – 21, 2017)

Issued on 21/05/2017 Type Article
A commander of an IRGC brigade spoke in an interview about the IRGC's activities in Syria. An article published by the Iranian Diplomacy website claimed that Iran had no choice but to recognize the seniority of Russia's role in Syria and rely on Moscow to protect its interests in Syria.
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Hamas and the Palestinian Authority's ministry of education undermine UNRWA's intention to slightly moderate the curriculum used in its schools.

Issued on 16/05/2017 Type Article
Hamas and the Palestinian Authority's ministry of education undermine UNRWA's intention to slightly moderate the curriculum used in its schools. The dispute between them raised the problem of Palestinian textbooks, which are infused with hostility towards Israel
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 10 –16, 2017)

Issued on 16/05/2017 Type Article
Popular terrorism continued this past week with a stabbing attack targeting an Israeli policeman in the Old City of Jerusalem. The terrorist, a Jordanian tourist, was shot and killed. Palestinians throughout Judea and Samaria held demonstrations and rioted in solidarity with the hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails and to mark Nakba Day.
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (May 11-17, 2017)

Issued on 17/05/2017 Type Article
The ceasefire which entered into effect on May 6, 2017, in four regions is usually observed. According to the UN envoy to Syria, there are talks between Syria and the United States about the expansion of the safe zones. The pressure on ISIS increases in Iraq and Syria, and the territory under its control is shrinking.
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The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center researches and issues information bulletins about terrorist organizations, among them Palestinian and Lebanese terrorist organizations, Al-Qaeda and global jihad terrorist organizations around the world. The ITIC monitors the terrorist organizations' activities (terrorism, establishing terrorist networks, procuring weapons and financing, media) in the Middle East and beyond. It also studies anti-Israeli incitement and the campaign to delegitimize Israel in the Middle East and around the globe.

The ITIC issues bulletins dealing with the structure of the Palestinian terrorist organizations, their weapons, financing and activities, the Palestinian Authority and its policies toward the terrorist organizations, the terrorism-sponsoring countries (especially Iran and Syria), the global jihad and its links to the Palestinian terrorist organizations, preventing terrorist attacks, etc.