Other Arab Countries

Terrorism in Cyberspace: Hezbollah’s Internet Network*

For Hezbollah, its cyberspace presence is of great importance, and is considered by both Hezbollah and Iran as an important weapon in the battle for hearts and minds.
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The Turkish show trial in absentia of four senior Israelis involved in the events aboard the Mavi Marmara is expected to be renewed in February 2013.*

The IHH, which played a leading role in the violence, is exploiting the trial for an anti-Israeli hate campaign, with anti-Semitic propaganda targeting Turkey’s Jews.
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Hamas held mass rallies throughout Judea and Samaria to mark the 25th anniversary of its founding.

The rallies, authorized by the Palestinian Authority, turned into demonstrations of Hamas power and forums for inciting to terrorism against Israel.
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Iranian-sponsored Jerusalem Day events were poorly attended this year and received little media coverage.

Speeches were exploited for vicious anti-Israeli, anti-Jewish and anti-American incitement and to deter Israel from attacking Iranian nuclear installations.
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Ziad al-Bandak, advisor to Mahmoud Abbas, recently visited Auschwitz, the Nazi extermination camp. He was strongly denounced by Hamas, which has issued statements denying the Holocaust.

While in Poland, Ziad al-Bandak, political advisor to Mahmoud Abbas with the rank of minister, paid a visit to the Nazi extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau on July 27, 2012. He viewed the prisoner barracks and gas chambers, and lit a candle and laid flowers at the memorial site.
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Iran’s vice-president makes a blatant, openly anti-Semitic speech at a UN-sponsored anti-drug conference in Tehran, accusing the “Zionists” of responsibility for global drug trafficking.

Iran’s vice-president makes a blatant, openly anti-Semitic speech at a UN-sponsored anti-drug conference in Tehran, accusing the “Zionists” of responsibility for global drug trafficking. The speech in another example of Iran’s frequent use of anti-Semitism as a weapon to further its regional strategic goals.
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