The Palestinian Authority (PA)

Three IDF soldiers killed by Hamas gunfire in renewed escalation in the Gaza Strip

On the morning of April 16 an IDF force operating along the border fence near Kibbutz Be’eri (4 km, or about 2 ½ miles, southwest of the Karni Crossing) observed two armed Palestinians attempting to place IEDs near the security fence.
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News of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict April 8-15, 2008

During the past week three Israelis were killed by the Palestinian terrorist organizations operating in the Gaza Strip. Two civilians were shot and killed in an attack at the Nahal Oz fuel terminal and a soldier was killed in an exchange of fire with terrorists during an IDF action in the southern Gaza strip. The
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Two Israeli civilians were killed in a terrorist attack at the fuel terminal of Nahal Oz, the only source of fuel supply for Gaza Strip residents.

Two Israeli civilians were killed in a terrorist attack at the fuel terminal of Nahal Oz, the only source of fuel supply for Gaza Strip residents. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad and the Popular Resistance Committees claimed responsibility for the attack.
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Hamas’s military buildup in the Gaza Strip (Updated April 2008)

The Israeli disengagement from the Gaza Strip in August 2005 created a new situation which accelerated the establishment of an area fully controlled by Hamas. It was quick to use its increased military power to make political capital in internal Palestinian affairs.
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation April 1-8, 2008

During the past week rocket fire from the Gaza Strip at western Negev population centers, including Ashqelon, was “routine,” although there were fewer hits. Sniper fire targeted Internal Security Minister Avi Dichter’s convoy during a visit to the Sderot area; the minister’s aide was wounded. Regarding the Annapolis process, on April 7 Israeli Prime Minister
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A children’s program broadcast by Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV featured a puppet of a Palestinian child stabbing a puppet of American President George Bush.

The episode of the children’s program called “Brilliant Children,” broadcast by Hama s’s satellite channel Al-Aqsa TV on April 2, featured a puppet of a Palestinian child stabbing a puppet of American President Bush. The child said he was killing Bush in revenge for the deaths of his father in Iraq, his mother in Lebanon
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