The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (April 10-17, 2013)

Terrorist attacks targeting Israel’s south continue. This past week two rockets were fired from the Sinai Peninsula at Eilat. On April 13, 2013, Salam Fayyad, prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, tendered his resignation.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (April 3 – 9, 2013)

On three separate occasions this past week a number of rockets and mortar shells fell in Israeli territory. Violence continues in Judea and Samaria, a manifestation of the so-called “popular resistance. American Secretary of State John Kerry met with Mahmoud Abbas in an effort to renew the peace process.
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Fathi Hamad, minister of the interior of the de-facto Hamas administration and responsible for enforcing the lull in the Gaza Strip, also handles terrorist squads and promotes terrorist attacks in Judea and Samaria.

Since the end of Operation Pillar of Defense (November 2012) Hamas operatives in the Gaza Strip led by Fathi Hamad, minister of the interior of the Hamas administration, have increased their efforts to establish terrorist squads in Judea and Samaria to carry out attacks against Israel.
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Mortar shells and rockets were fired into Israel’s south for the third and fourth time since the end of Operation Pillar of Defense. For the first time, the IDF responded by attacking terrorist targets in the northern Gaza Strip.

On April 2, 2013, a number of mortar shells were fired from the Gaza Strip into the western Negev, one of them landing between two Israeli villages.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (March 20 – April 2, 2013)

The American president’s visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority was exploited by terrorists to launch five rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory. claimed responsibility for the rocket fire. A number of Palestinians belonging to terrorist networks were apprehended in Judea and Samaria. Hamas’ Shura Council extended Khaled Mashaal’s term as chairman of
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict* (March 13 – 19, 2013)

While the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip remains quiet, terrorist attacks and acts of violence continue in Judea and Samaria. The Israel Security Agency revealed that since Operation Pillar of Defense Hamas has attempted to carry out terrorist attacks in Judea and Samaria.
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