The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Salam Fayyad’s new Palestinian emergency government and the beginning of its struggle against Ismail Haniya’s Hamas government

The following Information Bulletin updates and completes the Bulletin from June 19, “Salam Fayyad’s new Palestinian emergency government and the beginning of its struggle against Ismail Haniya’s Hamas government,” which can be found on the Website. The current Bulletin includes additional information, mostly about the members of the government.
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After Hamas took over the Gaza Strip, Abu Mazen dissolved the Palestinian national unity government and established an emergency Fatah-affiliated government.

After Hamas took over the Gaza Strip, Abu Mazen dissolved the Palestinian national unity government and established an emergency Fatah-affiliated government. Hamas rejected the move, creating a situation of two Palestinian governments, one in the West Bank and one in the Gaza Strip, both struggling for internal and international legitimacy.
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation June 1-14, 2007

Events in the internal Palestinian arena focused on the new round of confrontations, deadlier and more extensive than the previous ones. When the dust settled, Hamas had almost completed its takeover of most of the Gaza Strip. Fatah and the Palestinian security forces collapsed and the Gaza Strip is has been turned into radical Islamic
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The Israel Security Agency arrested two female residents of the Gaza Strip who, guided by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, intended to perpetrate a double suicide bombing attack at a crowded place in Tel-Aviv and in Netanya

On May 20, Israel Security Agency arrested at the Erez crossing two female residents of the Gaza Strip who intended to perpetrate a double suicide bombing attack at a crowded place in Tel-Aviv and in Netanya. Planned and guided by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the suicide bombing attack was to take place at the height
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Dramatic escalation in the violent confrontations between Hamas and Fatah. Hamas has taken over extensive areas of the Gaza Strip as the collapse of Fatah and the security forces accelerates

The frail ceasefire between Hamas and Fatah which went into effect at the end of the last round of confrontations (May 13-19) collapsed completely after the talks in Cairo failed. Behind the new round of confrontations, the seventh since Hamas came to power, are Hamas’ refusal to accept Abu Mazen’s initiative (the ten-point plan), the
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Increased terrorism against Israel as a solution to internal Palestinian strife

Dr. Moussa Abu Marzouq, Deputy Chairman of the Hamas Political Bureau, candidly admitted that Hamas had launched a rocket attack on Israel to put an end to the violent clashes with Fatah.
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