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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 10 – October 16, 2018)

This past week events in Judea and Samaria focused on two stabbing attacks. In the Gaza Strip the level of violence remains high. A group of about 20 Palestinians tried forcibly to penetrate into Israeli territory during the "return march" on Friday, October 12. This past week IDF forces exposed a tunnel in the central Gaza Strip penetrating into Israeli territory. It was to be used for terrorist attacks inside Israel.
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Summary of Events Along the Gaza Strip Border

On Friday, October 12, 2018, Gazan rioters again held "return march" events at the Israel-Gaza border. It was the 29th consecutive Friday since the marches began on March 30, 2018. This past Friday about 15,000 Gazan participated (about 5,000 fewer than on October 5, 2018). They rioted, hurling dozens of hand grenades and IEDs at the Israeli security forces. About 20 rioters tried to cross the fence into Israeli territory. Four approached an IDF post and were shot and killed.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 4 – October 9, 2018)

two Israeli civilians were murdered in a shooting attack carried out by a Palestinian terrorist in the Barkan industrial zone in Samaria. The murderer fled the scene and the Israeli security forces are still pursuing him. In the Gaza Strip, "return march" events continue on Fridays and protests are held during the week. On October 8, 2018, a mass riot was held near the border in the northern Gaza Strip. The military-terrorist wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) held a mass military display in Gaza City, where it exhibited its weapons, including "a new type of rocket" whose specifications were not given.
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Summary of Events Along the Gaza Strip Border

As they have every Friday since March 30, 2018, on October 5 Gazans held "return marches" along the Gaza Strip-Israel border. About 20 thousand Gazans participated in riots, throwing stones and burning tires. They also threw hand grenades and IEDs at the Israeli security forces. Several rioters tried to cross the security fence into Israeli territory.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (September 17 – October 3, 2018)

The trend toward escalation continues in the Gaza Strip, with an increase in the frequency of riots and propaganda events and in the level of their accompanying violence. The humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip continues to deteriorate. In internal Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) elections, Ziyad al-Nakhalah was chosen as the organization's new secretary general. He replaces Ramadan Shalah, who had been in a coma since April and is hospitalized in Lebanon.
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Summary of Recent Escalation Along the Gaza Strip Border

Since mid-September 2018 Hamas has raised the level of its anti-Israel violence. It increased the number of riots and propaganda demonstrations along the border and their accompany violence. Events peaked during the "return marches" on Friday September 21 and 28, 2018, attended on both days by up to 20,000 Gazans.
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