The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 22-28, 2012)

[1]For further information about networks affiliated with Al Qaeda and the global jihad see the August 13. 2012 bulletin "The Gaza-based Salafist jihadi network Tawhid wal-Jihad carried out the terrorist attack on the Israeli-Egyptian border on June 18, 2012, in which an Israeli civilian was killed..."

[2]As of August 28, 2012.

[3]Commander of the organization's military-terrorist wing, killed in an IDF attack in Rafah in August 2011, following the terrorist attack on Eilat (August 18, 2011).

[4]On August 21, 1969, a young Australian Christian entered Al-Aqsa mosque and lit fire to a scarf soaked with an inflammable liquid and fled the building. The fire damaged a considerable portion of the furniture in the mosque and the pulpit was completely destroyed. The perpetrator was caught by the Israeli police the following day and brought to trial. Deported from Israel, he was hospitalized in a facility for the mentally disturbed in Australia. The arson attempt caused a storm of protest in the Arab-Muslim world; several countries blamed Israel.

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