The Global Jihad

Spotlight on Iran (September 13 – 24, 2015)

At events held to mark the 35th anniversary of the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq War, senior Iranian officials repeatedly stressed Iran’s commitment to continuing its support of regional countries’ “struggle against terrorism.” Iran’s deputy foreign minister paid a visit to Moscow to discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria. In the meantime, senior Iranian officials continue
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (September 10-21, 2015) *

As part of the pressure exerted by the Al-Nusra Front and ISIS on the Syrian Air Force’s military airbases, the Al-Nusra Front managed to take over the Abu al-Duhur military airbase, southeast of Idlib. The Al-Nusra Front published photos of Syrian fighter planes and a helicopter that allegedly fell into its hands. ISIS continues to
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (September 9-20, 2015) *

The main events of the past two weeks were the increase of “popular terrorism” in scale and intensity. “Popular terrorism” focused on the Temple Mount, the eastern neighborhoods of Jerusalem, and the adjacent Jewish neighborhoods. A Jerusalem resident was killed as a result of a stone-throwing attack on his car near his home in the
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (September 3-9, 2015)

This week as well, the fighting in Syria focused on the rural area north of Aleppo, which is allegedly intended to become an “ISIS-free” buffer zone. ISIS and the Al-Nusra Front are putting pressure on the military airbases of the Syrian Air Force in the various provinces, in order to challenge the regime’s ability to
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (September 2-8, 2015)

is past week Palestinians in the Gaza Strip fired two bullets (possibly stray) at houses in the Israeli community of Netiv HaAsara, north of the Gaza Strip. Rioting and terrorist attacks in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem continue, part of what the Palestinians call the “popular resistance”. The Israeli coordinator for government activities in the territories
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Spotlight on Iran (August 23 – September 6, 2015)

The commander of the IRGC said Iran would continue to support the “resistance front. Qasem Soleimani, the commander of the IRGC’s Qods Force, reviewed regional. Naim Qassem, Hezbollah’s deputy secretary general, said Hezbollah was proud of its relations with Iran.
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