Al-Qaeda

Spotlight on Global Jihad (July 16-22, 2015)

The main event of the week was a suicide bombing attack carried out in Turkey in the town of Suruc, near the Turkish-Syrian border. More than 30 people were killed and many dozens were injured. In the Sinai Peninsula, an anti-tank missile was fired at an Egyptian patrol boat off the coast of Rafah. The
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July 15 –21, 2015)

This past week one rocket hit was identified in the western Negev in the region of the southern coastal city of Ashqelon. Responsibility was claimed by the ISIS-affiliated jihadi. During July 2015 there has been a decrease in the number of terrorist attacks in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem, but their lethality and the daring of
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The Gaza Strip One Year after Operation Protective Edge: An Overview

This study examines the activities of the terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip during the year since Operation Protective Edge, especially Hamas.
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (July 9-15, 2015)

The main event of the week was an IED explosion near the Italian Consulate in Cairo. One man was killed and ten wounded. According to a Twitter account affiliated with the Sinai province of the Islamic Stateclaimed responsibility for the attack. There were no significant developments this week in the battle zones in Syria and
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (July 2-8, 2015)

The main event of the week was a combined attack carried out on July 1, 2015, by operatives of ISIS’s Sinai province against the Egyptian security forces. This attack has proved that ISIS’s operatives in the Sinai Peninsula possess considerable operational capabilities. Two days after the attack (July 3, 2015), operatives of ISIS’s Sinai province
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July 1 –7, 2015)

This past week events focused on three rockets fired into the western Negev from the Sinai Peninsula. They were launched by the Supporters of Jerusalem (Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis), ISIS’s Sinai Province. In Judea and Samaria the wave of “popular resistance” (i.e., popular terroris) attacks continued, manifested by Molotov cocktails, thrown stones and apparent arson attacks
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