The Palestinian Authority (PA)

In an unusual public statement, Zakaria Zubeidi, chief of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in Jenin, admits that his organization receives operative assistance from Hezbollah (funds, arms and training), and that the organization exerts much influence on him

Zakaria Zubeidi, chief of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in Jenin, recently granted an interview in which he publicly admitted, in an uncharacteristic fashion, that his organization receives operative assistance from Hezbollah and that Iran exerts much influence on him (referring to his organization).
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation March 1-15, 2006

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IDF operation seizes the assassins of late Israeli minister, Rechavam Ze’evi

After American and British monitors left the Palestinian Authority prison in Jericho, and in light of the fact that they might be released, the IDF besieged the prison and removed Ze’evi’s assassins and other Palestinian terrorist-operatives
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An examination of Palestinian fifth and tenth-grade textbooks for the 2004-2005 school year

An examination of Palestinian fifth and tenth-grade textbooks for the 2004-2005 school year shows a continuing denial of the State of Israel’s right to exist and a continuing cultivation of the values of armed struggle against Israel. The books contain incitement against the State of Israel and the Zionist movement, one of them even employing
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News of the Israeli-Palestinian Confrontation February 16-28, 2006

Among the terrorist activities of the past two weeks, prominent were stabbing attacks (three wounded) and the launching of Qassam missiles continued (no injuries). The various Fatah factions and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad carried out most of the attacks, while Hamas continued to show restraint. The Israeli security forces proceeded with their counterterrorism activities, focusing
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Ismail Haniyeh Portrait of the Hamas candidate for Palestinian prime minister

On February 21, 2006, Abu Mazen, the Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman, instructed Ismail Haniyeh, who led the Hamas faction to a sweeping victory in the Palestinian Legislative Council elections, to form, for the first time in the PA’s history, a Hamas-led government. The following is a portrait of Ismail Haniyeh, probably the PA’s next Prime
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