Al-Qaeda

Spotlight on Global Jihad (May 5-10, 2016)

In Syria, this week’s battles focused on the town of Khan Tuman, located in a mountainous area south of Aleppo, near the main highway between Aleppo and Damascus. At the same time, Russia continued its efforts (supported by the US) to establish a ceasefire in the Aleppo region. In Libya, ISIS’s branch began to apply
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 4 – 10, 2016)

This past week the IDF exposed another attack tunnel in the southern Gaza Strip extending into Israeli territory. This past week Palestinian terrorists carried out a stabbing attack in Jerusalem (two elderly women were injured) and a vehicular attack near the village of Dolev, northwest of Ramallah (three soldiers injured).
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (April 21 – May 4, 2016)

In Syria, the fighting in the city of Aleppo and its northern rural area has escalated over the past two weeks. In Iraq, ISIS increased its terrorist attacks in Baghdad, using suicide bombers. According to reports from Libya, after lengthy battles ISIS has been ousted from the area dominating the city of Derna.
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (April 14-20, 2016)*

The ceasefire in Syria entered its eighth week, with the familiar characteristics. The US secretary of state and the Russian foreign minister have reiterated their support for the agreement and stressed the need to maintain it. In Syria, clashes continued between the Syrian Army and its allies on the one hand, and organizations not included
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (April 7-13, 2016)

The ceasefire entered into its seventh week, with the familiar characteristics. At the same time, fighting continues in the various battle zones throughout Syria that are not included in the ceasefire agreement. The local clashes are concentrated in the area of Aleppo. The Iraqi regime continues its efforts to establish itself in the Sunni Al-Anbar
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (March 31 – April 6, 2016)

ISIS’s series of failures in Syria and Iraq continues: the Syrian Army took over the city of Al-Qaryatayn, southeast of Homs. The takeover of the city (following the takeover of Palmyra) enabled the Syrian Army to open the Homs-Damascus highway and create territorial contiguity in its control area east of Homs. ISIS, which has failed
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