The Global Jihad

Operatives from the Al-Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, together with other rebel organizations, have taken over the large oil field in Deir ez-Zor

Operatives from the Al-Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda’s branch in Syria, together with other rebel organizations, have taken over the large oil field in Deir ez-Zor, after taking over essential government infrastructures in northern and eastern Syria
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (November 27 – December 3, 2013)

This past week Israel’s southern border was quiet. In Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem Palestinian popular resistance riots continued. In the region of Yata the Israeli security forces killed three Palestinian terrorist operatives belonging to a Salafist-jihadi network during the attempt to detain them.
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Mass-casualty double suicide bombing attack carried out at the Iranian embassy in Beirut.

It revealed the growing operative capabilities of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, a branch of Al-Qaeda in Lebanon, and indicated the trickle of the Sunni-Shi’ite confrontation from Syria to Lebanon.
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The Al-Nusra Front played a major role in the rebel takeover of a large Syrian army arsenal southeast of Homs.

. The weapons may contribute to the organization’s military capabilities and be transferred to regional Al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorist organizations.
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Ayman al-Zawahiri, leader of Al-Qaeda, urges jihadist forces fighting the Assad regime in Syria to unite in a common struggle to establish an Islamic Caliphate.

On October 11, 2013, Sheikh Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of Al-Qaeda, issued a new audio message disseminated by the Islamist websites.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (September 17 – October 1, 2013)

This past week one rocket hit was identified in the western Negev. Two IDF soldiers were killed by Palestinians in separate terrorist attacks in Judea and Samaria. There was extensive rioting in Jerusalem, the Jordan Valley and other locations in the Judea and Samaria, part of the so-called “popular resistance.” The Egyptian army continues taking
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