Fighting Terrorism

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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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (December 25 – 31, 2013)

Terrorist attacks from the Gaza Strip continued this past week. Two rocket hits were identified in the region of Ashqelon. Twenty-six Palestinian terrorists were released from Israeli jails in the third phase (of four) to which Israel is committed. Of them, 18 were released to Judea and Samaria, three to the Gaza Strip and five
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 30 – November 5, 2013)

This past week terrorist events focused on the IDF’s detonation of the tunnel dug for terrorist purposes. Five IDF soldiers were wounded, one critically. Four Hamas terrorist operatives were killed. In Judea and Samaria terrorist attacks continued as part of the so-called popular resistance.
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The global jihad-affiliated Abdullah Azzam Brigades claimed responsibility for firing rockets from south Lebanon into the western Galilee on August 22.

The global jihad-affiliated Abdullah Azzam Brigades claimed responsibility for firing rockets from south Lebanon into the western Galilee on August 22. The attack was meant to challenge Hezbollah, part of the leaking of the confrontation leaking between the Sunni jihadists and Shi’ite Hezbollah from Syria into Lebanon.
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