The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Civilians as human shields: additional evidence from various sources demonstrating the use made by Hamas of civilian houses for military purposes during Operation Cast Lead – file no. 5

What follows is evidence from various sources – photographs, aerial imagery, air strike footage, prisoner interrogations, and a seized document – clearly showing how Hamas and other terrorist organizations made use of civilian houses for military purposes during Operation Cast Lead. The houses were used as laboratories for weapons production, arms storehouses, booby-trapped areas designed
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (March 21-27, 2012)

This past week Israel’s south was relatively quiet. The UN Human Rights Council, an anti-Israel agency based in Geneva, voted to appoint a fact-finding mission to investigate the Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria. Palestinian media reporting about the administrative detentions has accelerated, focusing on Hana Shalabi, a Palestinian Islamic Jihad administrative detainee. Preparations continue,
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The Palestinian terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip regard the last round of escalation as having negative results but claim “victory.”

The Palestinian terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip regard the last round of escalation as having negative results but claim “victory.” They boast of disrupting daily life in Israel’s south, threaten to launch longer-range rockets, and lyingly claim Israel agreed to end the targeted killings.
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Another Round of Escalation in Southern Israel Update No. 3 (As of noon, March 14, 2012)

Despite the lull arrangement brokered by Egypt, sporadic rocket and mortar shell fire from the Gaza Strip into the western Negev continued on March 14, although to a far lesser degree than during the four days prior to the arrangement.
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Another Round of Escalation in Southern Israel Update No. 2 (As of noon, March 13, 2012)

After four days of massive Gaza Strip rocket and mortar shell fire targeting Israel’s south, a lull arrangement was achieved through Egyptian mediation.
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Another Round of Escalation in Southern Israel Update No. 1 (As of noon, March 12, 2012)

The current round of escalation in Israel’s south, which began on March 9, has entered its fourth day.
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