Fighting Terrorism

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 12 – 19, 2014)

Indirect, Egyptian-sponsored negotiations for a long-term ceasefire agreement continue in Cairo. The talks have been accompanied by temporary ceasefires, the latest of which was for 24 hours, from midnight August 18 to midnight August 19, 2014. On the afternoon of August 19 Hamas unilaterally violated the ceasefire and fired three rockets targeting Beersheba and Netivot,
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Operation Protective Edge – Update No. 8 (As of 1200 hours, July 20, 2014)

On the night of July 17, 2014, at the end of the tenth day of Operation Protective Edge, and after the Egyptian initiative for a ceasefire agreement accepted by Israel had been rejected by Hamas, the IDF began a new stage of Operation Protective Edge.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (June 18-24)

IDF Operation Brothers’ Keeper to find and return the three abducted Israeli youths has entered its 11th day, focusing on the region around Hebron. So far the youths are still missing. The IDF has also carried out extensive activities throughout Judea and Samaria in order to damage the Hamas infrastructure. So far more than 300
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An Egyptian court handed down a temporary ruling outlawing Hamas activities in Egypt.

An Egyptian court handed down a temporary ruling outlawing Hamas activities in Egypt. It was another symptom of the deterioration in Hamas-Egypt relations and reflects the Hamas’ strategic distress.
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Israeli Navy Foils Iranian Attempt to Smuggle Advanced Weapons, Especially Long-Range Rockets, to the Gaza Strip (Initial report based on information from the IDF Spokesman)

In the early morning hours of March 5, 2014, Israeli commando and naval fighters stopped a commercial vessel. It was stopped in the Red Sea near the Eritrea-Sudan naval border, about 1,500 kilometers, or about 810 nautical miles, from the Israeli coast.
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Violence and Terrorism in Judea and Samaria, 2013: Data, Characteristics and Trends

In 2013 there was a significant increase in the scope of violence and terrorism in Judea, Samaria and the Jerusalem area. According to data from the Israel Security Agency (ISA), in 2013 there were 1,271 terrorist attacks, as compared with 578 in 2012 (a year in which violence and terrorism also increased).
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