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Weeks after thwarted plot, Islamic Jihad threatens to kidnap Israeli soldiers




Israeli forces in the West Bank arrested 25 members of Hamas, including three members of the Palestinian parliament. Sources said Israel planned to step up arrests to prevent a low-intensity conflict from turning into an uprising. Israeli intelligence said that three Islamic Jihad members arrested on Jan. 1 were planning to kidnap an Israeli soldier or civilian.




IDF & ISA Uncover Hamas Terrorist Assets in Hebron




Hamas plans more "enemy language" Hebrew in Gaza schools




Israel to Transfer Tax Funds to Palestinians




Rival Palestinian groups Fatah and Hamas have agreed to renew efforts to implement a unity deal. Hamas ousted Fatah from Gaza during clashes in 2007; the two groups signed an accord in 2011 but it was not implemented.




President Abbas ordered the government in the West Bank to be renamed from the "Palestinian Authority" to "State of Palestine." Abbas also warned that the government was is in "extreme jeopard"' because of an unprecedented financial crisis.




Morsy backs Syrian calls for al-Assad to face war crimes trial




Poll: Spike in Palestinian support for military operations against Israel




Fatah held a large rally in the Hamas stronghold of Gaza. This is the first such rally since Hamas took control of the area in 2007. The name of the Palestinian Authority was officially changed to "State of Palestine."




Obama's pivot to Asia? Middle East will still demand attention in 2013




Israel eased restrictions on shipping building materials into Gaza. In the West Bank, Arab League officials met with Palestinian Authority leaders to discuss the group's financial crisis and find ways to restart the peace process.




Egypt lets building material cross its border into Gaza




Egyptian forces intercept 17 rockets headed for Gaza




Human RIghts Watch criticises Hamas's legal system




Syria war fuels Christian flight from Middle East




Hamas staged rallies in the West Bank; finances remain a major issue, however. After the Nov. 21 ceasefire, Gaza has become the quietest in 20 years.




US intelligence sees Asia's global power rising by 2030




Hamas reportedly frees Jaish al Ummah leader in Gaza




Hamas political leader Khaled Meshaal visited Gaza for the first time in 45 years. "I hope God will make me a martyr on the land of Palestine in Gaza," he said.