Weekly Updates

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 22-28, 2012)

This past week terrorist events focused on rocket fire (six identified hits) targeting the western Negev shortly before the opening of the new school year. On August 28 the Haifa District Court dismissed a civil claim lodged by the family of Rachel Corrie, an activist belonging (ISM), who was run over by an IDF bulldozer

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 15-21, 2012)

This past week terrorist events focused on two Grad rockets fired at Eilat, from the Sinai Peninsula. A network affiliated with the global jihad and operating in the Sinai Peninsula claimed responsibility for the attack. The Hamas movement, concerned that its relations with Egypt may be harmed, undertook several measures on the ground, including closing

Spotlight on Iran (Week of August 8-15, 2012)

Earthquakes in western Iran: state-controlled media keeps silent, infrastructure remains neglected, citizens become indignant. Media coverage of developments in Syria comes under growing criticism.

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 8-14, 2012)

This past week one rocket hit was identified in Israeli territory. In the northern part of the country an attempt to smuggle standard C-4 explosives and explosive devices into Israel from Lebanon was exposed. Following the terrorist attack in the Kerem Shalom region, the Egyptian army undertook a broad operation to deal with focal points

Spotlight on Iran (Week of July 25-31, 2012)

Regime makes increasing use of Islamic narratives as economic crisis escalates. Iran gives up birth planning following Supreme Leader’s statement.

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July 25-31, 2012)

The amount of sporadic rocket fire from the Gaza Strip increased. On July 29 an event occurred north of Jerusalem in which a Palestinian was killed and an Israeli policeman suffered slight wounds. During the first half of 2012 there was a significant increase in the so-called soft violence in the Jerusalem area.

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