The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (November 10-16, 2010)

This week quiet in the western Negev continued. Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu announced that in his latest meeting with American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a new American initiative had been worked out for the resumption of the peace talks.
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of November 11-18, 2010)

Deposition of cash benefits in personal bank accounts under the subsidy policy reform program is complete; Iranians anxiously await price increases
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Hamas’ invitation of Iran’s President Ahmadinejad to the Gaza Strip provoked strong criticism from the Egyptian media.

The media attacks, especially in the Egyptian establishment press, reflect Egypt’s fear of the Gaza Strip’s turning into an extremist Islamic entity under Iranian influence and a danger to Egypt’s national security.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (November 3-9, 2010)

This past week one rocket hit was identified in the Gaza Strip. In response the Israeli Air Force attacked terrorist targets. IAF aircraft also struck a car, killing an operative affiliated with the global jihad. According to the IDF Spokesman’s website, he had been involved in carrying out terrorist attacks in the Gaza Strip and
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Fathi Hamad, the Hamas administration’s interior minister, revealed that as many as 700 Hamas military-security operatives were killed during Operation Cast Lead.

Fathi Hamad, the Hamas administration’s interior minister, revealed that as many as 700 Hamas military-security operatives were killed during Operation Cast Lead. The number, consistent with Israel’s examination, is significantly higher than the biased numbers given in the past by Hamas and used by the Goldstone Report to defame Israel.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 27-November 2, 2010)

This past week the relative quiet in the western Negev continued. No rockets were fired.2 Mortar shells were fired An attack attempted by an Al-Qaeda network in Yemen was prevented after the organization airmailed bombs to two synagogues in Chicago (October 29, 2010). A suicide bombing attack was carried out in Istanbul (October 31, 2010)
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