Weekly Updates

Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (October 4-19, 2022)

During the past two weeks tensions remained high in Judea and Samaria. Palestinians carried out four shooting attacks, killing two IDF soldiers, The Israeli security forces continued intensive counterterrorism activities, primarily in Jenin and Nablus. A relatively large number of Palestinians were killed during counterterrorism activities and clashes with the security forces. The Gaza Strip remained relatively quiet. A Hamas delegation to Damascus met with the Syrian president, part of renewing Hamas-Syria relations. Mahmoud Abbas visited Kazakhstan where he met with Russian President Putin.
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (October 7-19, 2022)

Over the past two weeks, ISIS has concentrated its activity in and Afghanistan. The downtrend in the scope of its activity around the world the Afghan Ministry of the Interior compound in Kabul, resulting in the death of 25 people and dozens of wounded. The Egyptian security forces continued their counterterrorism efforts. Syria: ISIS continued to operate against the Kurdish forces and the Syrian army. A total of 19 Syrian soldiers were killed in the explosion of an IED near a military bus on the outskirts of Damascus.
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Spotlight on Iran (September 29, 2022 – October 20, 2022)

In light of the ongoing protests in Iran, the Syrian regime voiced its support for Tehran. A Syrian opposition-aligned news outlet report on the assignment of a new Iranian commander in charge of the Iran-backed militias operation in the area of eastern Syria. A website affiliated with the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, presented the agreement concerning the maritime border between Israel and Lebanon as “another victory of the resistance. An Iraqi delegation visit to Tehran to discuss the ongoing Iranian strikes on the Kurdistan region in northern Iraq.
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Spotlight on Global Jihad (September 22 – October 6, 2022)

Over the past two weeks, ISIS has concentrated its activity mainly in Afghanistan and Africa The Israeli security forces detained six residents of Nazareth on suspicion of planning to carry out attacks for ISIS The Egyptian security forces continued their counterterrorism efforts In the Sinai Peninsula. Two suicide bombing attacks were carried out in Kabul, claiming dozens of lives. In Syriathe Kurdish security forces revealed ISIS’s intentions to carry out an attack against the Al-Hawl camp.
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Spotlight on Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (September 21 – October 3, 2022)

During the past two weeks tensions remained high in Judea and Samaria. Nine terrorist attacks were carried out. Tensions have been exacerbated by the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Palestinian terrorist organizations, led by Hamas, because Jews entered the Temple Mount compound to pray during the High Holidays . The Israeli security forces continued their counterterrorism activities. Four armed Palestinians were killed in Jenin. The Palestinians accused Israel of causing the death of a seven year-old boy who was found dead after soldiers interrogated his father.Mahmoud Abbas gave his annual speech at the UN General Assembly. In the speech did not deviate from those of years past.
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Spotlight on Iran (September 15, 2022 – September 29, 2022)

Iran International channel, which is aligned with the Iranian opposition, reported that the strike attributed to Israel, carried out near Damascus targeted the Iran's logistics unit of the Lebanon Corps of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). Iran informed its willingness to provide Lebanon with 600,000 tons of fuel over the span of five months. The Iraqi national security adviser met with the deputy commander of the Intelligence Organization of the IRGC and discussed ways to bolster intelligence cooperation between the two nations.
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