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Hamas fighters recently wanted to fire rockets at Israel, but were recalled by the group's political leadership. Hamas' Interior Ministry has redeployed forces to prevent rocket attacks on Israel. Palestinian terrorists in Gaza fired at least one rocket toward southern Israel.




Hamas removes its rocket-prevention squads from Israel-Gaza border




Abbas proposes three-year Israeli pullout from West Bank




Armed Hamas fighters made a rare public appearance in the West Bank city of Jenin. A Gaza-based terror group claimed to have manufactured a new missile launcher that it will use against Israel. Hamas again denied having any connections to violence in Egypt's Sinai.




Saudi MSC in Jerusalem fighter fought in Libya, sought to join 'mujahideen' in Somalia

Saudi national Adi Saleh Abdullah al Fudhayli al Hadhli, who died in June 2012 in an attack against Israel, had originally sought to join the "mujahideen" in Somalia. In 2011, he traveled to Libya to fight in the Libyan civil war.


US designates Deputy Secretary-General of Palestinian Islamic Jihad

In its designation, the State Department noted that Iran is a key backer of Palestinian Islamic Jihad. In addition, the State Department noted the increase in cooperation between PIJ and Hamas.


Israel busts 'global jihad' terror cell planning attacks, including against US Embassy

The three operatives were reportedly recruited by a Gaza-based terrorists who claimed to work for al Qaeda emir Ayman al Zawahiri. News of the recent arrests comes about two months after Israel security forces killed three Salafi jihadists near Hebron.


Israeli Air Force kills 2 Palestinian terrorists in Gaza airstrike




Region Boiling, Israel Takes Up Castle Strategy




The New Triangle of Egypt, Israel, and Hamas




Yahya Ayyash Brigades takes credit for rocket attack against Israel

The group, which is named after a famous Hamas bombmaker, took credit for a recent attack around the time of the funeral of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon. Top jihadists, including an Abdullah Azzam Brigades official, have promoted the claim.


Hamas held a graduation ceremony for youth military training programs. Palestinian officials apologized for the arms recently found in the Palestinian embassy in Prague. The Palestinian leadership has reportedly begun planning to join international organizations should ongoing peace talks with Israel falter. Twitter suspended accounts linked to Hamas.




Hamas' Interior Minister said Israel will exist for only another eight years. Hamas sources are reportedly concerned about perceived support of Salafi jihadists in Gaza and the West Bank. Palestinian Authority security forces arrested six Hamas members in the West Bank.




Palestinian Islamic Jihad operatives behind recent bus bombing near Tel Aviv




The Palestinian leadership reportedly prefers returning to the UN over extending peace talks with Israel. A secret Palestinian security document warns that a third intifada may soon begin. Hamas denied allegations that its members are carrying out hostile acts in Egypt. Fatah canceled plans to hold a massive celebration for its 49th anniversary. Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said the group is not currently seeking a new war with Israel.




Secret Palestinian report warns of danger of new intifada




Syria's civil war tests whether borders drawn less than a century ago will last




IDF fighting new brand of Palestinian terror




Israeli police tighten security measures in West Bank amid increased terror activity




Palestinian officials denied the existence of a secret backchannel between Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu. Despite Russian officials saying Arafat died of natural causes, Palestinian officials said they would still pursue their probe into his death. Fatah called on Hamas to disengage from the Muslim Brotherhood, following the Brotherhood's terror designation in Egypt.