The Palestinian Authority (PA)

News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation July 16-31, 2007

Rocket fire from the Gaza Strip at the western Negev settlements continues; the leading organization responsible was the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. The split within the Palestinian Authority continues to widen into two territorial and ideological entities: one under the full control of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and the other dominated by Fatah in Judea
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The hate industry: Hamas uses the Internet to disseminate anti-Semitic cartoons to Russian speaking target audiences.

The hate industry: Hamas uses the Internet to disseminate anti-Semitic cartoons to Russian speaking target audiences. The prominent theme of the cartoons is that Israel and the Jews are bloodthirsty monsters engaged in a holocaust of the Palestinian people.
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Iran and Hamastan: From Iran’s perspective, the establishment of a Hamas-dominated entity in the Gaza Strip presents both opportunitiesand risks, in general tipping the scales in Iran’s favor.

Iran and Hamastan: From Iran’s perspective, the establishment of a Hamas-dominated entity in the Gaza Strip presents both opportunitiesand risks, in general tipping the scales in Iran’s favor. Iran publicly recognized the legitimacy of Ismail Haniya’s government and is expected to continue providing Hamas with economic and military aid.
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In a recent tape recording, Osama bin Laden’s deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri promised Hamas support if it did not deviate from the path of radical Islam and jihad. He also promised financial and military support from Al-Qaeda.

In a recent tape recording, Osama bin Laden’s deputy Ayman al-Zawahiri promised Hamas support if it did not deviate from the path of radical Islam and jihad. He also promised financial and military support from Al-Qaeda. Hamas dismissed the offer for fear of further complications with the Arab-Muslim world.
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The meaning of the term “Islamic emirate”, used by Abu Mazen and official Palestinian and Egyptian media to refer to the political entity formed in the Gaza Strip following the Hamas takeover

The Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip (June 2007) created a radical Islamic political entity with characteristics not unlike those of a sovereign state. It is home to about 1.4 million Palestinians living in poverty and without any real economic infrastructure.
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation June 16-28, 2007

The Hamas takeover of the Gaza Strip and the establishment of the emergency government in Judea and Samaria created two rival, mutually hostile Palestinian governments, Ismail Haniya’s and Salam Fayyad’s. Egypt, Jordan and Israel, which view the establishment of a Hamas-led “Islamic emirate” as having a serious potential for creating instability and which being liable
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