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Hamas rocket attacks on Sderot and the western Negev continue on the backdrop of the extremely violent confrontations between Hamas and Fatah in the Gaza Strip

Hamas’ rocket attack against Sderot and the western Negev settlements which began on May 15 continues. So far 74 hits have been identified, causing scores of injuries Behind the rocket attack is the significant increase in the violent clashes between Hamas and Fatah, which have caused approximately 50 deaths since May 13. Hamas dominance has
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Anti-Israeli Terrorism, 2006: Data, Analysis and Trends

This study examines and analyzes the terrorism directed against Israel, which continued during 2006 as a central factor influencing the agenda of the State of Israel. It examines the activities of the Palestinian terrorist organizations, Hezbollah and the global jihad, and compares their modus operandi with previous years. It also deals with the support given
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The Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Fatah elements in the Gaza Strip dispatched a terrorist who carried out a suicide bombing attack in Eilat

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Fatah elements in the Gaza Strip dispatched a terrorist who carried out a suicide bombing attack in Eilat. He infiltrated through the Israeli-Egyptian border. PIJ spokesmen stated suicide bombing attacks would continue and called upon the other terrorist organizations to aim their weapons at Israel
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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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