The Palestinian Authority (PA)

Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (June 1 – 7, 2022)

A Palestinian woman attempted to stab IDF soldiers near the al-Aroub refugee camp, north of Hebron. Operating in several locations in Judea and Samaria, the Israeli security forces continued detaining Palestinians suspected of terrorist activity and seizing weapons. . Three Palestinians were killed. Following the Flag March and the events in Jerusalem, the Palestinian media reported the Palestinian Authority (PA) was considering revoking its recognition of Israel and cutting all ties
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Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 25-31, 2022)

On May 29, 2022, Israel held the traditional Flag March, which passed through east Jerusalem and the Damascus Gate. There were almost no exceptional incidents despite warnings and threats issued by Hamas and other terrorist organizations. On the morning of May 29, 2022, before the Flag March, a few hundred heavily guarded Jews entered the Temple Mount compound. Palestinians in Judea, Samaria and east Jerusalem rioted, and two young Palestinians were killed while clashing with Israeli security forces.
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Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 18-24, 2022)

This past week Israeli security forces continued counterterrorism activities in Judea and Samaria. the Palestinians are threatening to ignite and escalate violence in Jerusalem; the march was the motivating factor behind Operation Guardian of the Walls (May 2021). The Gaza Strip marked the first anniversary of Operation Guardian of the Walls. The Palestinian Authority (PA) continues its preoccupation with the death of al-Jazeera reporter
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Muhammad Shtayyeh intensifies his anti-Israeli rhetoric and malicious defamation

In recent months, and especially since the Palestinian terrorist attacks which began in March 2022, he has increasingly verbally attacked Israel and supported the families of Palestinian terrorists. One possible reason is that the PA does not want to be perceived as "moderate" when compared to Hamas' radical positions against Israel, which influence public opinion in Judea, Samaria and east Jerusalem.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 11-17, 2022)

This past week there was a stabbing attack south of Nablus and a Palestinian threw a concrete block at an Israeli vehicle north of Ramallah. The Israeli security forces continued intensive counterterrorism activities, detaining Palestinians suspected of terrorist activity and seizing weapons. During the activities a Border Police special forces fighter was killed. Two Palestinians were also killed in the riots, Shireen Abu Akleh, an al-Jazeera reporter, and Daoud Zubeidi, the brother of imprisoned Zakaria Zubeidi, was mortally wounded and later died. Their deaths caused Palestinians to riot against Israeli security forces. Palestinians in Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip marked Nakba Day.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 4-10, 2022)

Two terrorist attacks were carried out this past week: an attack in Elad where the terrorists used an axe and a knife (three civilians murdered and four wounded) and a stabbing attack at the Damascus Gate in east Jerusalem in which a Border Police fighter was wounded. An attempted terrorist attack in Tekoa was prevented. The Palestinians were enraged when Jews were allowed to enter the Temple Mount compound. A Hamas delegation visited Russia and met with the deputy foreign minister and the Grand Mufti of Russia. After the IDF began a military exercise on May 9, 2022, the terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip and Hezbollah raised their level of alert in preparation for a possible confrontation with Israel.
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