The Palestinian Authority (PA)

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 1 – 7, 2017)

This past week popular terrorism attacks in Judea and Samaria continued. A rocket was fired from the Gaza Strip into the western Negev. The Israeli security forces recently exposed a Hamas terrorist network in the Hebron region, handled by Hamas terrorist operatives in the Gaza Strip.
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Palestinian Terrorism against Israel, 2016: Types, Trends and Data

Throughout 2016, Palestinian terrorists in Judea, Samaria and Israel continued carrying out various types of popular terrorism attacks (the so-called “popular resistance”). The wave of popular terrorism waned in April. After April, the average monthly distribution was greater than in previous years.
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Vehicular attack at a bus stop near Kokhav Ya’akov (east of Ramallah): another illustration of revenge attacks carried out by friends and relatives of Palestinian terrorists killed in previous attacks.

On January 25, 2017, a Palestinian terrorist carried out a vehicular attack at a bus stop near the community of Kokhav Ya’akov (in the Benyamin region, east of Ramallah). He drove to the site, swerved out of his lane and rammed into the bus stop, where civilians and Israeli soldiers were standing.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (January 25 – 31, 2017)

This past week there was an rise in popular terrorism. Six terrorist attacks were carried out or attempted in various locations in Judea and Samaria. Worthy of note is the increase in shooting attacks, a particularly lethal form of terrorist attack which has been on the rise since 2016.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (January 18 – 24, 2017)

On January 24, 2017, there was a shooting incident at a roadblock near the community of Ofra, carried out using an improvised weapon. In view of the possible relocation of the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, senior Palestinian Authority (PA) figures continue their campaign of threats. Some of them have tried to
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (January 11 – 17, 2017)

The electricity crisis in the Gaza Strip brought masses of protesters into the streets (one held in the Jabalia refugee camp had thousands of demonstrators). The crisis illustrates Hamas’ difficulty in coping with the challenges of governance in the Gaza Strip. Senior Palestinian figures have initiated a campaign threatening mainly the United States, in the
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