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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 12-20, 2009)

This week a small number rockets were fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip. Hamas continues its policy of restraint. The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva adopted the Goldstone Report and its recommendations. Hamas was quick to adopt decision, The Palestinian Authority said it would promote the implementation of the Report in international legal
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 6-12, 2009)

This past week there was a decrease in the amount of rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory. The situation in Jerusalem calmed down as well. The Palestinian Authority and Mahmoud Abbas, the objectives of a vicious incitement campaign undertaken by Hamas, are actively working to bring the Goldstone Report before the UN
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (September 29 – 6 October)

During the past week five rockets were fired at the western Negev, a continuation of the increase in attacks carried out by the rogue terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip. In response the Israeli Air Force struck smuggling tunnels and a lathe for manufacturing weapons. The public disturbances which began on the Temple Mount in
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (September 22-29, 2009)

This week the increase in rocket, mortar shell and light arms attacks from the Gaza Strip continued, carried out by “rogue” terrorist networks. The increase has been moderate because so far Hamas has not changed its policy of restraint A tripartite meeting was held in New York, attended by American President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (September 15-22, 2009)

Attacks continued in the western Negev, including rocket fire and shooting at IDF soldiers and civilians near the security fence. After lengthy contacts between the United States, Israel and the Palestinians through American envoy George Mitchell, the United States announced there would be a tripartite meeting at the UN Building in New York.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict(September 8-15, 2009)

Relative quiet continues in the western Negev. However, attacks on IDF patrols and Israeli civilians near the security fence continue. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to meet with George Mitchell, the American envoy to the Middle East, on September 15 in an effort to make it possible for the President of the United
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