Weekly Updates

Spotlight on Global Jihad (June 23-29 , 2022)

This week, the scope of ISIS’s activity around the globe was relatively limited. Most of the activity took place in Syria, the Sinai Peninsula and Africa. The Egyptian army and the Sinai Tribal Union continued to operate in the region west of Rafah. Syria: The US army announced that it had killed a senior member of Hurras al-Din (the Guardians of Religion Organization), an Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (June 22-28, 2022)

This past week the Israeli security forces continued counterterrorism activity in Judea and Samaria.  The Gaza Strip was relatively quiet. . A Hamas delegation led by Isma'il Haniyeh visited Lebanon and met with Lebanese government officials, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah and representatives of the Palestinian organizations. The Palestinian Authority (PA) is preparing for the visit of American President Joe Biden. Another wave of the coronavirus has begun, with a rise in the number of cases in Judea, Samaria and the Gaza Strip.
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Spotlight on Terrorism : Hezbollah, Lebanon and Syria (June 12-25, 2022)

Hezbollah announced events would be held for the 40th anniversary of its founding, ending with a large rally in August 2022. Senior Hezbollah figures claimed exploring for natural gas in the Mediterranean was an opportunity to rescue Lebanon's economy and called for a united position that would not allow Israel to exploit Lebanon's natural resources.
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (June 16-22, 2022)

This week, most of ISIS’s activity was carried out in Syria, Sinai, Afghanistan and Africa. The Sinai Peninsula: The Egyptian army and the Sinai Tribal Union continued to mop up the region west of Rafah and the Sheikh Zuweid region from the presence of ISIS operatives. Syria: A Global Coalition force detained a senior ISIS official in Syria near the border with Turkey. Afghanistan: ISIS claimed responsibility for a combined attack on a Sikh temple in Kabul.
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Spotlight on Iran (June 9, 2022 – June 23, 2022)

Following the strike on the International Airport of Damascus , the Iranian minister of foreign affairs spoke to his Syrian counterpart and condemned the strike, which has been attributed to Israel. On June 13, two Iranian oil tankers carrying about two million barrels of oil docked at a port along the Syrian coast. The Iraqi minister of foreign affairs voiced extraordinary criticism of Iran’s meddling in Iraq’s domestic affairs.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (June 15-21, 2022)

This past week the Israeli security forces continued counterterrorism activities in Judea and Samaria. During an IDF activity in Jenin three Palestinians who shot at the forces were killed. On June 18, 2022, after two months of relative quiet, a rocket was fired from the northern Gaza Strip at the southern coastal city of Ashqelon. In response Israeli aircraft attacked several Hamas military-terrorist sites, including a new Hamas surveillance post in the northern Gaza Strip near the Israeli community of Netiv HaAsara. The military-terrorist wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) held a broad exercise in the Gaza Strip which included rocket fire.
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