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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (March 16-22, 2011)

This week events centered on the exceptional barrages of 49 120mm-mortar shell hits which targeted villages in Israel’s western Negev. The attack was carried out by Hamas’ Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades. The de facto Hamas administration in the Gaza Strip continues its “smile spin” for the new regime in Egypt, seeking a meeting with its
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (March 9-15, 2011)

Events this past week focused on the murder of five members of the Fogel family in Itamar. They were stabbed to death in their sleep, apparently by Palestinian terrorists who infiltrated the settlement by climbing over the security fence. The Israeli prime minister and international community condemned the murders. Senior PA figures, including Mahmoud Abbas,
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (March 2-8, 2011)

This past week two rocket hits were identified in Israeli territory, An anti-tank missile fired at an IDF tank was intercepted by a new system called Wind Jacket. Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu plans to present a new solution for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict which includes an interim arrangement to be implemented immediately.
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Terrorism from the Gaza Strip since Operation Cast Lead:Data, Type and Trends

In the two years since Operation Cast Lead there has been a significant reduction in the extent and severity of terrorist attacks carried out by Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and the other Palestinian terrorist organizations operating in the Gaza Strip. That created a new security situation, and improvement on that before Operation Cast Lead.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 16-22, 2011)

This past week one rocket hit was identified in Israeli territory. In addition, an IDF force killed three terrorist operatives who were placing an IED near the Gaza Strip security fence. The United States vetoed a Palestinian proposal in the UN Security Council to condemn the Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 9-15, 2011)

This past week the western Negev was relatively quiet. The resignation of Egyptian Prime Minister Hosni Mubarak was jubilantly received in Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip. Al-Jazeera TV’s exposure of documents dealing with Israeli-Palestinian negotiations led to the resignation of Saeb Erekat
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