The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July 21-27, 2010)

This past week there was an increase in rocket fire attacks on western Negev population centers. In response Israeli Air Force planes attacked three terrorist targets. The international community is still probing the Mavi Marmara flotilla and its outcome. The Palestinian Authority continues dealing with direct negotiations with Israel. So far it has been decided
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Yasser Qashlaq, the Lebanese flotilla organizer, claims the ships will soon set sail for the Gaza Strip.

Syria and Hezbollah are involved. Considering Qashlaq’s anti-Semitic stance and links to terrorism, he apparently wants a violent confrontation (possibly contrary to the wishes of many of the passengers).
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July 15-20, 2010)

This past week quiet continued in the western Negev. One mortar shell was fired at an IDF force; there were no casualties. The Libyan ship Amalthea (Amal) reached the port of El Arish in Egypt and unloaded its cargo, which was transported to the Gaza Strip through the Rafah and Kerem Shalom crossings. There are
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A comparison of the IHH violence directed against the IDF during the Mavi Marmara flotilla (June 2010) and the violence employed by the Lifeline 3 activists against the Egyptian security forces (January 2010)

A comparison of the IHH violence directed against the IDF during the Mavi Marmara flotilla (June 2010) and the violence employed by the Lifeline 3 activists against the Egyptian security forces (January 2010) shows many similarities, especially the central role of Turkey and the violent behavior of IHH.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July 7-14, 2010)

Events focused on the launching of an aid ship to the Gaza Strip by a Libyan charitable society called the Gaddafi International Charity and Development Foundation.
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According to well-documented information, seven of the nine Turks killed in the violent confrontation aboard the Mavi Marmara had previously declared their desire to become martyr (shaheeds).

According to well-documented information, seven of the nine Turks killed in the violent confrontation aboard the Mavi Marmara had previously declared their desire to become martyr (shaheeds). Eight of them belonged Islamist Turkish organizations and not one of them was a peace activist or human rights worker.
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