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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (January 14-20, 2015)

Israel’s south remains quiet. In Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem violence and terrorism continue, although their intensity has abated somewhat. Ms. Fatou Bensouda, the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, announced a preliminary examination would be carried out into the situation in “Palestine” to determine if there was a reasonable basis for
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (January 7 – 13, 2015)

Israel’s south remains quiet. In Judea, Samaria and the Jerusalem terrorist attacks and violence continue. Prominent this past week were stabbing attacks. This past week tension increased between Fatah and Hamas. Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas (separately) condemned the terrorist attacks in Paris.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (December 31, 2014 – January 6, 2015)

This past week clashes continued along the Israel-Gaza Strip border. In Hebron an ISIS-affiliated terrorist squad was apprehended. The Palestinian Authority’s proposed UN resolution failed to pass the Security Council vote. In response the PA formally filed applications to join twenty international conventions. In response, Israel froze the transfer of 500 million shekels ($126 million)
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Additional findings in the examination of the names of Palestinians killed in Operation Protective Edge – Part Eight *

During the examination of the names of Palestinians killed in Operation Protective Edge carried out by the Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center (ITIC), 50 names of terrorists were identified, all of whom were Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades operatives, who did not appear on the various Palestinian lists of fatalities issued by entities affiliated with Hamas
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (December 23 – 30, 2014)

This past week Palestinian snipers shot at an IDF force securing work being conducted near the border security fence. In Samaria, a young girl was critically injured by a Molotov cocktail thrown at the family car. On December 30, 2014, the UN Security Council rejected the Palestinian resolution calling for the end of the Israeli
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Hamas’ Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades and National Security Forces Exercises Simulate Takeover of IDF Posts near Gaza Strip and Abduction of Soldiers

On December 23, 2014, the national security forces in the Gaza Strip, one of the internal security forces controlled by Hamas, held graduation exercises for an officers’ training course. The exercise simulated the storming and takeover of an IDF post and was held in an Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades training facility in the southern Gaza
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