The Palestinian Islamic Jihad

Palestinian Islamic Jihad operational-terrorist network in the Gaza Strip under attack:

in several strikes, the Israeli Air Force killed ten PIJ operatives. One was the commander of the PIJ’s terrorist operative wing in the Gaza Strip, others were important weapons manufacturers and commanders of rocket launching squads.
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Rocket threat from the Gaza Strip, 2000-2007

The main objective of this study is to analyze the terrorist organizations’ use of rocket and mortar shell fire between 2000 and 2007, the years of the terrorist campaign initiated by the Palestinians (called the Al-Aqsa intifada).
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Three Arab residents of East Jerusalem were recently indicted for planning terrorist attacks for the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. Exploiting their freedom of movement in Israel, they were part of a plan to carry out a suicide bombing attack in Jerusalem.

On November 1, 2007, an indictment was filed by the Jerusalem district attorney’s office against three residents of East Jerusalem who had been detained by the Israeli security forces at the end of 2006. Two were Mamoun Abu Tir, 19, and Atallah Abu Tir, 20, both residents of Um Tuba in southeast Jerusalem. The third
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The Internet in the service of terrorist organizations: the Palestinian Islamic Jihad’s Internet network and the service providers by which the organization is supported (updated to September 18, 2007).

The PIJ is a relatively small radical Islamic terrorist organization sponsored by Iran and Syria and directed by its headquarters in Damascus. At the present time the PIJ is the most prominent organization in launching rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israel. Since 2005 it has taken dominance from Hamas in carrying out deadly suicide
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A rocket fired at the northern Negev on the night of September 10 hit the IDF base at Zikim, wounding 50 soldiers.

Just before 2 a.m. on the morning of September 11 a rocket was launched from the region of Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip. It fell in the center of the basic training camp of Zikim, injuring 50 soldiers
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Yet another attempt to infiltrate Israel from the Gaza Strip:

IDF forces thwarted an attack on an IDF outpost in the vicinity of Kissufim by a terrorist squad of Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Fatah
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