Hamas employs an extensive propaganda network during times of war with Israel.
The Shadow Unit is likely holding an unknown number of hostages following the Oct. 7 attack in southern Israel.
The presence of a large number of EFPs is a clear indication of Iranian support for Hamas.
Despite the largest Israeli military operation in the West Bank since the Second Intifada, the state of the West Bank remains in question.
A surge in West Bank violence is more than two years old and there are no signs that it will cease anytime soon.
Israel eliminates members of Islamic Jihad’s leadership in an effort to restore deterrence lost since the last year’s operation in Gaza.
In a coordinated effort, Iran has supported, funded and encouraged its network of armed groups on Israel’s borders to launch attacks.
The Israeli military suspects Hezbollah is behind a bombing in northern Israel that injured an Israeli driver.
Hamas issued a statement congratulating Mutaz al-Khawaja after he carried out a shooting attack near a Tel Aviv café on Thursday.
Hamas and other aligned Palestinian militant organizations have taken advantage of social media to spread propaganda to supporters.
Israel’s security agency revealed on Wednesday that it thwarted another operation by Hamas in Gaza to recruit Palestinians living in the West Bank.
Two bombs exploded near bus stops in the Jerusalem area Wednesday morning. One Israeli-Canadian was killed and two dozen people were injured.
The ISA and the IDF arrested a Hamas operative in the West Bank suspected of carrying out an attack against a civilian bus and a taxi near Nablus on Sunday.
Evidence continues to grow that Hamas is directing attacks in the West Bank against both the IDF troops and Israeli citizens.
FDD’s Long War Journal confirmed with a senior Israeli military official that Hezbollah is transferring weapons to the West Bank.
Israel’s Shin Bet arrested several Hamas operatives in the West Bank this month in connection to planned shooting and bombing attacks against Israelis.
A nascent militant organization has been established in the West Bank and has claimed several attacks against IDF troops.
Attacks launched by the Palestinian Authority’s Security Services against IDF troops has increased since the uptick in violence in the West Bank began last year.
Bill is joined again by Jonathan Schanzer, senior vice president for research at FDD, and by Joe Truzman, research analyst at FDD’s Long War Journal, to discuss the latest round of violence that emanated from the Gaza Strip this weekend and eventually resulted in an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire. They also unpack details about the terrorist group behind the escalation, Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) — including where they get their weapons, training, and funding (spoiler alert: it’s Iran).
A ceasefire deal mediated by Egypt has been reached between Palestinian militant organizations and Israel.
In a targeted operation Friday afternoon, the IDF eliminated Palestinian Islamic Jihad’s northern commander, Taysir al-Jabari.
A Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader in the West Bank behind the surge in militant activity was arrested in an Israeli security forces’ operation Monday night in Jenin.
Hamas spokesperson Abu Obeida made a statement Sunday acknowledging that a member of a specialized unit in charge of guarding Israeli prisoners of war was killed during the 2021 Gaza conflict.
After a short lull, militants clashed with IDF troops operating in Nablus Sunday morning resulting in the deaths of two al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades members.
Palestinian Islamic Jihad announced the formation of a new unit in Tubas after clashes against IDF troops on Sunday.
For the first time, Hamas has published information on an Israeli-Bedouin held in captivity since 2015 in an effort to revitalize negotiations of a prisoner swap with Israel.
On Saturday, Hezbollah claimed responsibility for launching three drones towards the disputed Karish gas field.
Ismail Haniyeh and other Hamas officials met with Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah to discuss strengthening ties between the two Iran-backed militant organizations.
Renewed clashes in the West Bank Friday morning resulted in the deaths of militants belonging to al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades and Palestinian Islamic Jihad.
A rising trend in Palestinian militant activity in the West Bank has been ongoing since last year. Nascent organizations have been established as a method to counter IDF troops operating in the West Bank.