The Palestinian Authority (PA)

Thwarted Palestinian terrorist organizations attempts to perpetrate suicide bombing attacks and abduct Israelis during the war in Lebanon

In the course of the war against Hezbollah in Lebanon, the Israeli security forces thwarted suicide bombing attacks and attempts to abduct soldiers and civilians to negotiate the release of Palestinian prisoners. Some of these terrorist attacks were thwarted shortly before their planned execution.
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation July 15-31, 2006

Shadowed by the confrontation with Hezbollah (which sparked pro-Lebanese Palestinian solidarity), the IDF has continued its initiatives in the Gaza Strip as part of Operation Summer Rains. That included air strikes against terrorist targets and ground activity in the Saja’iya neighborhood of Gaza City to expose tunnels and ammunition stores.
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation July 1-14, 2006

Escalation began in the northern arena following a Hezbollah terrorist attack during which eight IDF soldiers were killed and two abducted. Hezbollah Operation Summer Rains continued in the Gaza Strip, during which infantry and armored forces operated in the northern, central and southern Gaza Strip.
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The Hamas civilian infrastructure in PA territories

During Operation Summer Rains the IDF has carried out intensive activities against more than 40 institutions and offices belonging to Hamas’s civilian infrastructure (da’wah) in Judea and Samaria. Materials have been confiscated from those offices and institutions that are outlawed by Israel, including Hamas documents, materials inciting hatred and violence, and documents dealing with the
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Operation Summer Rains (Update No. 6, July 6, 12 noon)

During the night of July 5, nine days after the beginning of Operation Summer Rains, IDF infantry and armored forces entered the northern Gaza Strip to impede the launching of Qassam rockets. The step was taken in response to the attacks on the center of the city of Ashqelon during the two previous days
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Operation Summer Rains (Update No. 5, July 3)

In the field, the IDF has paused its land activity, while air strikes continue and focus on ground targets, and artillery attacks hit Qassam rocket launching sites. Politically, the Egyptian initiative to mediate the release of the abducted soldier apparently came (at least temporarily) to a dead end when the abductors issued “Military announcement No.
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