The Global Jihad

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 7 – 13, 2013)

This past week Israel was attacked by approximately three rockets; apparently two of them targeted Eilat (Israel’s southernmost city). A committee of Israeli government ministers headed by Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon authorized the release of 26 Palestinian terrorists, most of them Fatah operatives.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July 3 – 9, 2013)

Quiet continues in the Gaza Strip. On July 5, 2013, residents of Eilat, Israel’s southernmost city. During June there was a decrease in the scope of the “popular resistance” activities in Judea and Samaria and in terrorist attacks in general. The de-facto Hamas administration in the Gaza Strip and the local Gazan population are worried
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (April 18 – 23, 2013)

This past week sporadic rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israel’s western Negev continued. Palestinian Prisoner Day was marked in Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip without exceptional incident.
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The Mujahideen Shura Council, a global jihad-affiliated organization based in the Gaza Strip, has recently become prominent for firing rockets and mortar shells into Israeli territory.

The Mujahideen Shura Council, a global jihad-affiliated organization based in the Gaza Strip, has recently become prominent for firing rockets and mortar shells into Israeli territory. Its terrorist activity challenges Hamas, which wants to preserve the lull in the fighting achieved after Operation Pillar of Defense.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (April 10-17, 2013)

Terrorist attacks targeting Israel’s south continue. This past week two rockets were fired from the Sinai Peninsula at Eilat. On April 13, 2013, Salam Fayyad, prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, tendered his resignation.
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Mortar shells and rockets were fired into Israel’s south for the third and fourth time since the end of Operation Pillar of Defense. For the first time, the IDF responded by attacking terrorist targets in the northern Gaza Strip.

On April 2, 2013, a number of mortar shells were fired from the Gaza Strip into the western Negev, one of them landing between two Israeli villages.
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