The Palestinian Authority (PA)

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 10-17, 2011)

Nakba Day was marked in the territories and Arab countries by mass marches, rallies, demonstrations and propaganda displays. In several locations the demonstrations became violent. In Tel Aviv, an Israeli Arab driving a truck plowed into vehicles, killing one Israeli civilian and wounding 18. The event is being investigated to determine whether it was a
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Statements made by senior Hamas figures since the internal Palestinian reconciliation agreement

Statements made by senior Hamas figures since the internal Palestinian reconciliation agreement attempt to present a moderate image while restating Hamas’ refusal to recognize Israel or accept the International Quartet’s conditions, continuing the “resistance” (i.e., terrorism), and drawing Fatah back into the cycle of violence.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 4-9, 2011)

On May 3, a Fatah-Hamas reconciliation agreement was signed in Cairo. It was based on general formulas in an attempt to bridge unresolved ideological differences. Contacts were initiated to make the agreement practicable.
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Hamas’ condemnation of killing Osama bin Laden reflects the movement’s deep identification with extremist jihadist Islam and Al-Qaeda’s anti-Western orientation

Hamas’ condemnation of killing Osama bin Laden reflects the movement’s deep identification with extremist jihadist Islam and Al-Qaeda’s anti-Western orientation, although Hamas focuses its campaign on Israel (as well as the Palestinian Authority, despite the reconciliation agreement) and struggles against the global jihad networks threatening it in the Gaza Strip.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (April 27-May 3, 2011)

On April 27 a reconciliation agreement was initialed by Fatah and Hamas representatives in Cairo. The agreement is expected to be signed in Cairo on May 4. The agreement calls for the establishment of a unity government of technocrats, which will preside until elections are held about a year from now for Palestinian Authority institutions.
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An aid convoy to the Gaza Strip is being organized in South Africa by two anti-Israeli Islamic organizations.

It is expected to leave at the end of June and cross the African continent. The organizers were in contact with Hamas and IHH, apparently coordinating the convoy with them.
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