The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Protests of the Annapolis meeting opponents – as of November 28, 2007

The PA’s security forces used force to disperse a series of protest demonstrations against the Annapolis meeting. They were instigated by Hamas (which kept a low profile), the Islamic Liberation Party and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The Palestinian security forces deployed to disperse before the demonstrations began, following a decision by
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Protests of the Annapolis meeting opponents – as of November 27, 2007

The protests of the Annapolis meeting’s opponents in the Palestinian Authority were focused in the Gaza Strip, although there was dissent in Ramallah, Hebron and other locations.
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Using the false slogan that Al-Aqsa is in danger

Using the false slogan that Al-Aqsa is in danger, Hamas has undertaken a campaign to put Jerusalem at the top of the Palestinian agenda. Its purpose is to undermine the Annapolis meeting and deflect attention from criticism of the massacre of Fatah supporters at the memorial rally for Yasser Arafat.
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Terrorist attacks and the propaganda campaign to undermine the Annapolis meeting

On the eve of the Annapolis meeting the Palestinian terrorist organizations are making an effort to carry out terrorist attacks from the Gaza Strip and in Judea and Samaria. In our assessment, the attacks are meant to deflect attention from the meeting and show that the path of “resistance” (i.e., terrorism) is the strategic alternative
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The hate industry: coarse anti-Semitic cartoons drawn by Palestinian cartoonist Alaa’ Allaqta appear regularly in Hamas’ newspaper, Felesteen, on the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Website and in Saudi Arabian and Qatari newspapers.

The hate industry: coarse anti-Semitic cartoons drawn by Palestinian cartoonist Alaa’ Allaqta appear regularly in Hamas’ newspaper, Felesteen, on the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Website and in Saudi Arabian and Qatari newspapers. They are part of the propaganda campaign directed against Israeli-Palestinian negotiations and the upcoming meeting in Annapolis.
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation November 1-14, 2007

On the political front, discussions continued between the Israeli and Palestinian negotiating teams to formulate a joint declaration for the meeting in Annapolis planned for the end of the month. In the Gaza Strip the Hamas security forcese opened fire on participants at a mass rally commemorating the third anniversary of Yasser Arafat’s death. In
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