Fighting Terrorism

The Israel security forces in Jerusalem detained two Hamas operatives carrying Israeli IDs

The Israel security forces in Jerusalem detained two Hamas operatives carrying Israeli IDs, preventing them from abducting a border guard and carrying out other -terrorist attacks.
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The Israeli security forces recently detained a young Arab-Israeli woman from Ramleh who was in contact with Fatah/Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade operatives from the Gaza Strip.

The Israeli security forces recently detained a young Arab-Israeli woman from Ramleh who was in contact with Fatah/Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade operatives from the Gaza Strip. They asked her to help carry out an abduction and a suicide bombing attack in Israel.
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Significant erosion of the lull arrangement in the Gaza Strip

On November 4 a series of events in the Gaza Strip signaled a significant erosion of the lull arrangement.
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Escalation in the Gaza Strip – Update, November 6

The massive number of rockets and mortar shells fired on the morning of November 5 was followed by occasional rocket fire later in the day. The last one fell in Israel territory at about 2200 hours.
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Escalation in the Gaza Strip: the IDF operated inside the Gaza Strip near the security fence to prevent the abduction of soldiers.

In response several dozen rockets and mortar shells were fired. Spokesmen for Hamas condemned Israel but did not announce its cancellation of the lull arrangement.
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The Palestinian security services carry out intensive security activity in the Hebron district (Update and implications)

In recent weeks the Palestinian security services have carried out intensive security activity in the Hebron district, one part of a broad three-stage security operation.
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Fighting Terrorism

One of the global challenges today is the war on terrorism. There are a variety of means and methods available to the war on terrorism, one of which is conventional military force. There are other approaches to the war on terrorism beyond the military, such as preventing financing, enforcing laws, using political and economic measures to cut organizations off from their supporters, and infiltrating counterterrorism agents into terrorist organizations in order to expose them. In addition, a political and PR struggle against the organizations and the countries sponsoring terrorism is also being waged.
There are a variety of entities involved in the war on terrorism, among them military, internal security, judicial and economic bodies. Many countries have established units especially to fight terrorism, whose duties include preventive counterterrorism measures and fighting in real time.

Science and technology can also help in the war on terrorism because the global terrorism environment is constantly changing and the terrorist organizations become more sophisticated as they exploit technical innovations to increase their threats. The cyber arena is becoming more and more prominent in fighting terrorism, both in defensive as well as offensive terms.

The Anti-Terrorism Law, 5776-2016, was passed in Israel. The purpose of the law is to provide the state authorities with the appropriate tools in the area of criminal and public law to cope with the terrorist threats faced by the State of Israel. The Anti-Terrorism Law stipulates serious penalties for terrorists and members of terrorist organizations. The law also stipulates penalties for persons expressing support for terrorism or affiliated with a terrorist organization.  The law regulates the issue of declaring an organization as a terrorist organization and the use of administrative detention. In addition to making the penalties for terrorist offenses more severe, the law replaces many regulations that were part of the Defense (Emergency) Regulations. The law was passed by the Knesset in June 2016, and entered into effect on November 1, 2016.