The Palestinian Authority (PA)

IDF operation seizes the assassins of late Israeli minister, Rechavam Ze’evi

After American and British monitors left the Palestinian Authority prison in Jericho, and in light of the fact that they might be released, the IDF besieged the prison and removed Ze’evi’s assassins and other Palestinian terrorist-operatives
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An examination of Palestinian fifth and tenth-grade textbooks for the 2004-2005 school year

An examination of Palestinian fifth and tenth-grade textbooks for the 2004-2005 school year shows a continuing denial of the State of Israel’s right to exist and a continuing cultivation of the values of armed struggle against Israel. The books contain incitement against the State of Israel and the Zionist movement, one of them even employing
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation February 16-28, 2006

Among the terrorist activities of the past two weeks, prominent were stabbing attacks (three wounded) and the launching of Qassam missiles continued (no injuries). The various Fatah factions and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad carried out most of the attacks, while Hamas continued to show restraint. The Israeli security forces proceeded with their counterterrorism activities, focusing
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Ismail Haniyeh Portrait of the Hamas candidate for Palestinian prime minister

On February 21, 2006, Abu Mazen, the Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman, instructed Ismail Haniyeh, who led the Hamas faction to a sweeping victory in the Palestinian Legislative Council elections, to form, for the first time in the PA’s history, a Hamas-led government. The following is a portrait of Ismail Haniyeh, probably the PA’s next Prime
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. February 1-15, 2006, (Update)

Three weeks after Hamas’ sweeping victory in the Palestinian Legislative Council elections, the movement is trying to maneuver between its extremist positions and the exigencies of political reality. So far, Hamas has responded in two ways: for the Palestinians and Arab/Muslim world, they continue making it clear that they have no intention of changing their
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Profile of the Hamas movement

Hamas’ victory in the elections is without a doubt an earth-shattering event on the internal Palestinian scene, whose shockwaves are expected to wash over Arab countries and reach throughout the Muslim world. It is the first time that the Middle East has seen the rise to power of a radical Islamic movement with a terrorist-operative
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