The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Palestinian Terrorism Against Israel, 2022: Methods, Trends and Description

In 2022 there was a substantial rise in the number of Palestinian terrorist attacks against Israel. Eighty-six significant attackswere carried out, up from 54 in 2021,16 of the attacks were carried out inside Israeli territory (one in 2021). Thirty Israelis were killed (24 civilians and six members of the security forces). One Border Police fighter was killed in an operational activity in Samaria. In 2021 three civilians were killed. There were 46 shooting attacks 54% of the total number. One round of fighting was conducted in the Gaza Stripin August 2022.
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Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (January 18-24, 2023)

This past week Palestinians carried out two terrorist attacks in Judea and Samaria; no Israeli casualties were reported. One was a stabbing the other was a shooting attack Two attempted stabbing attacks were prevented by Israeli security forces. Two Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli security forces in the Jenin refugee camp. The Gaza Strip remained relatively quiet. experimental rockets were fired towards the sea. Members of the Palestinian Authority (PA) leadership continue their diplomatic "struggle" against the new Israeli government.
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The military-terrorist wings of Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad published books by terrorist activists imprisoned in Israel

At the beginning of January 2023 the Izz al-Din Qassam Brigades issued a book called The Bus Is Burning, apparently written by Hassan Salamehwho is currently serving 46 consecutive life sentences in Israeli prisons. At the end of December 2022 a book about Bassem al-Sa'adi was published. Al-Sa'adi is a high-ranking Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) operative who was detained in Jenin in August 2022, whose detention led to Operation Breaking Dawn. The books were apparently published as part of inculcating the Palestinian public with the shaheed culture
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ISIS in Afghanistan refers to the formation of a new government in Israel, noting that “Palestine” will be liberated through jihad

The Al-Aza’im propaganda arm, which is affiliated with ISIS’s Khorasan devoted the main article of the Voice of Khurasan magazine to an extensive reference to the new government in Israel. The article does not contain a specific threat to the State of Israel but presents ISIS’s position towards the Jews in general and the Palestinian issue in particular.So far, the Israeli-Palestinian issue has hardly been mentioned in the various editions of the magazine,
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Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (January 11-17, 2023)

This past week Palestinians carried out six terrorist attacks in Judea and Samaria, four shooting and two stabbing attacks. The Israeli security forces continued counterterrorism activities, detaining dozens of wanted terrorists and confiscating weapons. According to reports, five Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli security forces. The Gaza Strip remained relatively quiet. The Iranian foreign minister met with representatives of the Palestinian organizations In the wake of Israeli measures to counteract the Palestinian Authority's (PA) unilateral steps in the international arena.
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Palestinian Reactions to Measures Taken by the Israeli Government Against the Palestinian Authority

Israel's Political and Security Cabinet decided on a series of steps to counter the PA's proposal to request an advisory legal opinion from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) regarding the "Israel's ongoing violations of the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination," and to examine how Israel's "continuing occupation" in Judea and Samaria influenced the legal status of the occupied territory and possible consequences of the "occupation" on international relations towards Israel. The Cabinet's decision led to strong Palestinian protests and condemnations.
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