The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Attempts to abduct Israelis continue: at the ‘Eli junction, north of Ramallah, a Hamas squad’s attempt to abduct Israelis was prevented

On the evening of February 4, 2007, an attempt was made to abduct an Israeli civilian at the ‘Eli junction, north of Ramallah. The civilian, who was waiting at a bus stop, was suspicious of the three Palestinians who drove up and refused to enter their vehicle. The three then fled and the civilian alerted
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation February 16-28, 2007

The Palestinian terrorist organizations continue their efforts to carry out attacks: A resident of the settlement of Bat Ayin (north of Hebron) was stabbed to death by two Palestinians, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) failed in its attempts to carry out a suicide bombing attack in Tel Aviv (apparently) and at vacation sites in Sinai,
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Hamas recently upgraded its TV station and Internet sites.

Although the Hamas government is bankrupt, the movement has invested massive sums in improving its propaganda assets, aware of their importance in the battle for hearts and minds against Israel and against its opponents in the internal Palestinian arena.
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation February 1-15 , 2007

Accord (February 8) to stop Palestinian bloodshed and to establish a national unity government. The archaeological rescue earthworks which began on February 4 at the Mugrabim ramp (located outside the Temple Mount precinct) and the planned new bridge led to an extensive anti-Israeli propaganda campaign. The Palestinian terrorist organizations continued to violate the Gaza Strip
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Hamas spokesmen stress that the Mecca Agreement does not recognize Israel.

Hamas spokesmen stress that the Mecca Agreement does not recognize Israel. Although the Agreement does not meet the Quartet’s demands, Abu Mazen and Hamas expect it will be possible to market it to the international community with the help of Saudi Arabia.
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Initial analysis of the agreement reached at Mecca between Fatah and Hamas for the establishment of a Palestinian national unity government

On February 6-8 negotiations were held in Mecca between senior members of Fatah and Hamas. Among them were Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), the chairman of the Palestinian Authority, and Khaled Mashaal the head of Hamas’s political bureau.
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