Hamas

Spotlight on Iran* (February 14 – 28, 2016)

At least six members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) were killed in the fighting in Syria during the past two weeks. The commander of the IRGC’s ground forces confirmed the deployment of the Saberin elite ground forces brigade to Syria and Iraq. Iran welcomed the agreement ending the hostilities in Syria, but raised
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The social networks as a source of inspiration and imitation for terrorists: the case study of two Palestinian youths who carried out a stabbing attack in a supermarket in the commercial area of Sha’ar Benyamin.

On February 18, 2016, Two Palestinian adolescents went to a supermarket in the Sha’ar Benyamin commercial area, north of Jerusalem, and stabbed two Israeli customers. An armed civilian shot them. One of the customers, a 21 year-old off-duty IDF soldier, was mortally wounded and later died. Another Israeli customer was critically wounded.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 17 – 23, 2016)

This past week the current intensive Palestinian terrorist campaign continued. Stabbing attacks were again prominent in various locations in Judea and Samaria. Some of them were carried out by adolescents 14 to 16 years old. The Palestinian Authority (PA) and Fatah continue supporting the terrorist campaign in various ways.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 10 – 16, 2016)

This past week the ongoing Palestinian terrorist campaign escalated. There was a series of stabbing and shooting attacks. The family of hunger-striking Muhammad al-Qiq held a press conference and reported on his deteriorating state of health.
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The Shooting and Stabbing Attack at the Nablus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem Signals an Escalation in the Complexity and Daring of the Palestinian Terrorist Campaign.

On February 3, 2016, three young Palestinians carried out a combined shooting and stabbing attack at the Nablus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem. A Border Policewoman was shot and killed, and another was critically wounded.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 3 – 9, 2016)

This past week the Palestinian terrorist campaign continued, manifested by shooting and stabbing attacks. Prominent was the shooting and stabbing attack carried out near the Nablus Gate in Jerusalem by three Palestinian youths from Qabatiya. One Border Policewoman was killed. Terrorist tunnels in the Gaza Strip continue collapsing, primarily because of severe weather conditions, but
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