Israel’s security agency revealed on Wednesday that it thwarted another operation by Hamas in Gaza to recruit Palestinians living in the West Bank.
After a brief lull in violence during the month of November, West Bank militant groups have increasingly carried out attacks against IDF troops and Israeli settlements in recent weeks.
In recent days, Israeli operations have targeted key members of the nascent Nablus-based Lions’ Den organization.
Two Gaza-based militant organizations have claimed responsibility for attacks in the West Bank over the past several weeks.
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.