The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Attacks Renewed in Israel’s South – Supplement No. 2

The round of escalation between Israel and the terrorist organizations operating in the Gaza Strip which began with the terrorist attack north of Eilat on August 18 was rekindled after a temporary lull in the fighting on August 23.
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Ceasefire in Israel’s South – Update

During the daylight hours of August 23 the lull in the fighting announced by Hamas on the night of August 21 was honored, including by the Popular Resistance Committees. During the previous night it was violated by sporadic rocket and mortar shell fire targeting the western Negev. The last rocket was fired around midnight, and
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 17-22, 2011)

This past week events focused on the series of coordinated terrorist attacks, whose targets included civilian vehicles, carried out by the Popular Resistance Committees north of Eilat, Israel’s southernmost city. Eight Israelis were killed and about 20 were wounded. Israel responded with attacks on a PRC command site, killing five PRC operatives, including Kamal al-Nairab,
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The Popular Resistance Committees: Portrait of the Terrorist Organization Responsible for the Series of Combined Terrorist Attacks North of Eilat, Israel’s Southernmost City.

On August 18, 2011, beginning at noon, a terrorist organization operating from the Gaza Strip called the Popular Resistance Committees (PRC) carried out a series of combined terrorist attacks against a number of targets, among them a number of civilian vehicles. The attacks occurred north of the Netafim crossing, about 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) north
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 10-16, 2011)

Sporadic rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory continues. This past week a 122mm Grad rocket hit an open area near the southern Israeli city of Beersheba. l.Riyadh al-Maliki, Palestinian foreign minister, said that Mahmoud Abbas would present the Palestinian appeal to join the United Nations on September 20, 2011.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 3-9, 2011)

This past week the rocket and mortar shell fire into Israeli territory from the Gaza Strip continued. The Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said at a press conference that the Palestinian Authority was planning acts of violence and bloodshed for the September events.
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