ISIS

Spotlight on Global Jihad (July 23-29, 2015)

Some ten months after the opening of the US-led campaign against ISIS, this week there has been a possible fundamental change in Turkey’s policy. From ISIS’s perspective, the Turkish activity along the border and the widespread wave of detentions may impede ISIS’s supply routes and make it more difficult for foreign fighters to join ISIS.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July 22 –28, 2015)

This past week terrorist events focused on the violent clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces on the Temple Mount. Palestinians, some of them masked, prepared in advance for the clashes by stockpiling cinderblocks, rocks, stones, wooden boards, Molotov cocktails and fireworks. This past week three Palestinians were killed in various events during which Israeli
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (July 16-22, 2015)

The main event of the week was a suicide bombing attack carried out in Turkey in the town of Suruc, near the Turkish-Syrian border. More than 30 people were killed and many dozens were injured. In the Sinai Peninsula, an anti-tank missile was fired at an Egyptian patrol boat off the coast of Rafah. The
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July 15 –21, 2015)

This past week one rocket hit was identified in the western Negev in the region of the southern coastal city of Ashqelon. Responsibility was claimed by the ISIS-affiliated jihadi. During July 2015 there has been a decrease in the number of terrorist attacks in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem, but their lethality and the daring of
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The Gaza Strip One Year after Operation Protective Edge: An Overview

This study examines the activities of the terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip during the year since Operation Protective Edge, especially Hamas.
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (July 9-15, 2015)

The main event of the week was an IED explosion near the Italian Consulate in Cairo. One man was killed and ten wounded. According to a Twitter account affiliated with the Sinai province of the Islamic Stateclaimed responsibility for the attack. There were no significant developments this week in the battle zones in Syria and
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