The Palestinian Authority (PA)

News of the Terrorism and Israeli-Palestinian Conflict October 28-November 4, 2008

This past week Hamas violated the lull arrangement again when a group of terrorists tried to plant an IED near the Gaza Strip security fence and fired two anti-tank missiles at IDF soldiers. Preparations continued for opening the national reconciliation conference in Cairo. Senior Fatah, as well as Hamas and other Palestinian terrorist organization figures,
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Society and politics in the Gaza Strip

Society and politics in the Gaza Strip: the da’wah, Hamas’s civilian infrastructure, is an important support of its political control. The da’wah’s extensive activities during the last Muslim holy month of Ramadan demonstrated that it has become Hamas’s instrument for cementing its rule in the Gaza Strip.
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The Palestinian security services carry out intensive security activity in the Hebron district (Update and implications)

In recent weeks the Palestinian security services have carried out intensive security activity in the Hebron district, one part of a broad three-stage security operation.
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Hamas has lately regulated the flourishing tunnel industry in the Gaza Strip.

Hamas is sending a message to the media that smuggling goods from Egypt is a way of lifting the Israeli “blockade,” ignoring the continued smuggling of weapons and terrorist operatives.
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News of Terrorism and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict October 19-28, 2008

The focus of terrorist events this week was the fatal stabbing of an 86-year old Israeli man in the Gilo section of southern Jerusalem. In Judea and Samaria there were many instances of Molotov cocktails thrown at Israeli security forces. This past week close to 600 security forces of the Palestinian Authority deployed in the
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News of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict October 12-19, 2008

The lull arrangement continued this past week as well. While Sderot residents celebrated a food festival, Hamas operatives continued training and holding military displays. Making statements to their members intended for Israeli ears as well, terrorist organization spokesmen said that they were exploiting the lull to raise their preparedness for a new military round against
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