Hamas

An Egyptian court handed down a temporary ruling outlawing Hamas activities in Egypt.

An Egyptian court handed down a temporary ruling outlawing Hamas activities in Egypt. It was another symptom of the deterioration in Hamas-Egypt relations and reflects the Hamas’ strategic distress.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (March 5 –11, 2014)

This past week events centered on the Israeli interception of the commercial vessel Klos-C, dispatched by Iran. No rocket hits were identified in Israeli’s south this past week. In Judea and Samaria “popular resistance” violence continued.
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Israeli Navy Foils Iranian Attempt to Smuggle Advanced Weapons, Especially Long-Range Rockets, to the Gaza Strip (Initial report based on information from the IDF Spokesman)

In the early morning hours of March 5, 2014, Israeli commando and naval fighters stopped a commercial vessel. It was stopped in the Red Sea near the Eritrea-Sudan naval border, about 1,500 kilometers, or about 810 nautical miles, from the Israeli coast.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 26 – March 4, 2014)

This past week a young Israeli man was stabbed in the back at a gas station near the Geha Interchange east of Tel Aviv. Israeli Air Force aircraft struck two terrorist squads in the Gaza Strip as part of Israel’s efforts to prevent rocket fire. In one instance a squad was struck as it was
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Violence and Terrorism in Judea and Samaria, 2013: Data, Characteristics and Trends

In 2013 there was a significant increase in the scope of violence and terrorism in Judea, Samaria and the Jerusalem area. According to data from the Israel Security Agency (ISA), in 2013 there were 1,271 terrorist attacks, as compared with 578 in 2012 (a year in which violence and terrorism also increased).
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 19 – 25, 2014)

This past week no rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory. A powerful IED planned for an attack on IDF forces operating near the security fence was discovered and neutralized. Masked Palestinians confronted Israeli police on the Temple Mount. Mahmoud Abbas met with John Kerry twice this past week.
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