The Palestinian Authority (PA)

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict March 3-9, 2009

Events this week focused on the front-loader terrorist attack in Jerusalem, the fourth during the past year. On March 7 Palestinian Authority prime minister Salam Fayyad announced he and his government were resigning.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict February 4 – March 3, 2009

This past week there was a significant increase in the amount of rocket fire targeting western Negev populated areas, a continuation of the gradual increase since the end of Operation Cast Lead.Even as rocket fire increased, a well-attended international conference was held in Sharm el-Sheikh to collect donations for rebuilding the Gaza Strip.However, in our
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The use of mosques for military and political purposes by Hamas and other terrorist organizations and Islamic groups:

According to international laws governing of armed conflict, mosques used for military purposes lose the special protection afforded houses of worship and may become legitimate targets for attack.
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Over the past few days there has been a surge in the number of rockets and mortar shells fired at Israel

In the past several days, 42 days after the completion of Operation Cast Lead, there has been a surge in the number of rockets fired at Israel.
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List of Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center bulletins dealing with Hamas and the other terrorist organizations’ use of the civilian population as human shields

During and after Operation Cast Lead, the Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center issued a large number of bulletins exposing how Hamas and the other terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip use the civilian population in the Gaza Strip as human shields.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 17-24, 2009)

This week rockets and mortar shells continued to be launched from the Gaza Strip at western Negev population centers and IDF forces operating near the border. The Israeli Security Cabinet unanimously decided that the release of abducted IDF soldier Gilad Shalit would be Israel’s top priority (i.e., a higher priority than the lull arrangement).
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