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Women in terrorism: a Palestinian feminist revolution or gender oppression?

The place of women in terrorism and the extensive media coverage received by attacks involving women have been on the agenda of discussions of global terrorism. Throughout history, women have participated in national struggles for independence, in wars and more recently, in terrorist attacks.
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Operation Summer Rains (Update No. 6, July 6, 12 noon)

During the night of July 5, nine days after the beginning of Operation Summer Rains, IDF infantry and armored forces entered the northern Gaza Strip to impede the launching of Qassam rockets. The step was taken in response to the attacks on the center of the city of Ashqelon during the two previous days
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Operation Summer Rains (Update No. 5, July 3)

In the field, the IDF has paused its land activity, while air strikes continue and focus on ground targets, and artillery attacks hit Qassam rocket launching sites. Politically, the Egyptian initiative to mediate the release of the abducted soldier apparently came (at least temporarily) to a dead end when the abductors issued “Military announcement No.
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Operation Summer Rains – the IDF continues its air strikes in the Gaza Strip (Update No.4, June 30, 11 a.m.)

Between June 29 and June 30 the IDF concentrated on attacking terrorist objectives from the air without increasing ground activity.
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Broadening the scope of the IDF military action, Operation Summer Rains (Update No. 3, June 29, 1 p.m.)

On the second day of Operation Summer Rains operational activities went beyond the borders of the Gaza Strip.
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IDF force attacked and soldier abducted near Kibbutz Kerem Shalom (Update No. 2, June 28, 1 p.m.)

On the night of June 27 the IDF initiated Operation Summer Rains, a limited land and air action in the southern Gaza Strip.
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