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Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 20-25, 2022)

This past week Palestinians carried out two terrorist attacks: a stabbing attack near French Hill in Jerusalem, and a shooting attack at the entrance to Ma'aleh Adumim. The shooting attack was carried out by the same Palestinian terrorist who carried out the attack in Shuafat in which an IDF soldier was killed. The Israeli security forces focused their counterterrorism activities on Nablus, primarily on the Lion's Den terrorist network, The Gaza Strip remained relatively quiet. The Saudi Arabians released a Hamas' representative who had been arrested and sentenced with several dozen other Hamas operatives.
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Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 4-19, 2022)

During the past two weeks tensions remained high in Judea and Samaria. Palestinians carried out four shooting attacks, killing two IDF soldiers, The Israeli security forces continued intensive counterterrorism activities, primarily in Jenin and Nablus. A relatively large number of Palestinians were killed during counterterrorism activities and clashes with the security forces. The Gaza Strip remained relatively quiet. A Hamas delegation to Damascus met with the Syrian president, part of renewing Hamas-Syria relations. Mahmoud Abbas visited Kazakhstan where he met with Russian President Putin.
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Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (September 21 – October 3, 2022)

During the past two weeks tensions remained high in Judea and Samaria. Nine terrorist attacks were carried out. Tensions have been exacerbated by the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Palestinian terrorist organizations, led by Hamas, because Jews entered the Temple Mount compound to pray during the High Holidays . The Israeli security forces continued their counterterrorism activities. Four armed Palestinians were killed in Jenin. The Palestinians accused Israel of causing the death of a seven year-old boy who was found dead after soldiers interrogated his father.Mahmoud Abbas gave his annual speech at the UN General Assembly. In the speech did not deviate from those of years past.
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Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (September 14 – 20, 2022)

This past week Palestinians carried out five shooting attacks in Judea and Samaria.. The Israeli security forces increased their counterterrorism activities throughout Judea and Samaria. Members of a Hamas terrorist network were detained in Hebron and Nablus; they were planning mass-casualty attacks against Israeli civilians and security forces. The Palestinian security forces in Nablus detained a senior Hamas terrorist operative; his detention caused riots in Nablus. The Gaza Strip remains relatively quiet.
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Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (September 7 – 13, 2022)

This past week Palestinians carried out three terrorist attacks in Judea and Samaria: two shooting attacks (no Israeli casualties) and one attack with a hammer wounding an IDF soldier. A mass-casualty attack was prevented in Tel Aviv. A Palestinian terrorist from Nablus was detained with a submachine gun and two pipe bombs in his possession. A Hamas delegation led by the head of its political bureau arrived in Moscow and met with the Russian foreign minister and his deputy. Mahmoud Abbas will give a speech at the UN General Assembly where he will demand Israel immediately be prevented from continuing its "unilateral measures" and will relate to the Palestinian push for full UN membership.
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Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 31 – September 6, 2022)

This past week Palestinian terrorists carried out three attacks: In the Jordan Valley, Palestinians shot at an Israeli bus carrying IDF soldiers. Near Nabi Saleh, northwest of Ramallah, an IED was thrown at an IDF post. North of Hebron, a Palestinian carried out a stabbing attack.The Israeli security forces intensified their counterterrorism activities throughout Judea and Samaria. The IDF investigation into the death of al-Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh found that who fired the bullet could not be determined with any degree of certainty, but it is likely she was mistakenly hit by IDF fire.
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