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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (December 8-15, 2009)

This week sporadic rocket fire continued from the Gaza Strip into the western Negev as Hamas continued it policy of restraint. The focus of the week’s events was the torching of the mosque in the village of Yasuf (south of Nablus), apparently by right-wing extremists from Samaria. It was strongly denounced by both Israel’s prime
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (December 1-8, 2009)

This past week one rocket hit was identified in the western Negev. An IDF patrol was attacked with RPG and light arms fire near the security fence in the central Gaza Strip. There was intensive activity in Judea and Samaria of stone- and Molotov cocktail-throwing. Political activity focused on the Swedish initiative to determine a
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (November 24-December 1, 2009)

This past week there was no rocket or mortar shell fire into Israeli territory. An attempt to cross the Israeli-Egyptian border was prevented. The infiltrator fled but left behind a bag with a 15-kilogram (33-pound) IED, apparently intended to be used in a terrorist attack in Israel. Internal political affairs focused on the announcement made
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (November 17-24, 2009)

Rocket and mortar shell fire into Israeli territory from the Gaza Strip increased this past week, with four rocket and two mortar shell hits. In response, on three separate occasions the Israeli Air Force attacked sites A delegation of senior Hamas figures arrived in Cairo for meetings with the Egyptians and the German mediator regarding
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (November 10-17, 2009)

One rocket was fired into Israeli territory from the Gaza Strip this week, as Hamas maintains its policy of restraint. Recently several statements have been made by senior members of Fatah and the Palestinian Authority regarding plans to unilaterally declare the establishment of a Palestinian state with the 1967 borders and East Jerusalem as its
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (November 3-10, 2009)

This past week one rocket was fired into the western Negev from the Gaza Strip, as Hamas maintains its policy of restraint and enforces it on the rogue organizations. Events this week focused on the seizure of the MV Franco, carrying a large quantity of arms. Mahmoud Abbas, announce that he would not seek reelection
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