The Palestinian Authority (PA)

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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News of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict March 25-April 1, 2008

Events this week focused on the “package” of eased restrictions presented by Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak to American Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad . On the ground Qassam rocket fire from the Gaza Strip was “routine” with the exception of a barrage of 22 rockets fired on
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation March 18-25, 2008

During the past week there was less rocket fire from the Gaza Strip than in previous weeks. Shootings, attacks involving Molotov cocktails and stone-throwing continued in Judea and Samaria. Ongoing talks between Hamas and Egypt as to the lull in the fighting and the operation of the Rafah Crossing have not yet born fruit. The
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