The Palestinian Authority (PA)

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July 21-28, 2009)

The calm in the western Negev continues. Hamas refrains from firing rockets into Israel and its senior figures emphasize for Western ears its policy of restraint. This past week the American Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and American special envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell both visited Israel. There has been an increasing number
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Israel on Iranian media (summary for June and the first half of July 2009)

Iranian media and spokesmen continue to demonize Israel, accusing it of complicity with the West in plotting against Iran.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict July 14-21, 2009

The relative calm in the western Negev continued this past week. Two notable events occurred: Palestinians terrorist operatives opened fire on an IDF force patrolling along the border security fence (a frequent occurrence these past weeks) and a rocket fell south of Kibbutz Nahal Oz (without causing casualties or damage). The Fatah-Hamas dialogue has stalled.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July 7-14, 2009)

This past week quiet in the western Negev continued. Mortar shell fire continued against IDF soldiers on routine patrol activities along the border security fence. At an Israeli government meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas for a meeting to discuss “political and economic peace.”
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (June 30-July 7, 2009)

This past week as well neither rockets nor mortar shells were fired into the western Negev from the Gaza Strip. There were more frequent shooting attacks targeting IDF patrols along the border security fence than in past weeks. In the internal Palestinian arena, another round of talks ended in Cairo without making progress in the
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The Palestinian Authority and Fatah improve their media capabilities by launching a satellite TV channel and a Hebrew website

The Palestinian Authority and Fatah have recently launched two new media outlets geared towards two distinct target audiences
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