Tag: Islamic Jihad

Israel’s War on Terror: Involvement of UNRWA Employees in October 7 Attacks Prompts Funding Freeze
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Israel’s War on Terror: Involvement of UNRWA Employees in October 7 Attacks Prompts Funding Freeze

Israeli intelligence alleges that 10% of UNRWA employees in Gaza have connections with terror organisations such as Hamas or the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. Israel has alleged that at least 190 UNRWA workers were involved with Hamas or Islamic Jihad, a claim that underscores Israel's concerns about the misuse of humanitarian resources for terror purposes.Addressing allegations of collusion with terror outfits and misconduct within aid organizations is a crucial step toward achieving lasting peace in the region. Recently, Israel presented a detailed document accusing a dozen U.N. employees, primarily from the UNRWA, of direct involvement in Hamas' October 7 terror attack. The comprehensive document alleges that seven UNRWA staff members not only breached Israeli territory during the ...
Israel’s Military Campaign against Islamic Jihad in Gaza – Can it Change the Dynamics of the Region?
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Israel’s Military Campaign against Islamic Jihad in Gaza – Can it Change the Dynamics of the Region?

This campaign comes at a time the Israeli government is at a political crossroads and is struggling to implement judicial reform while the cost of living keeps rising. Members of Netanyahu's cabinet have steadfastly demanded that the IDF continue operations until all of Israel's adversaries have been defeated. In order to lessen the threat Iran and its allies pose, Israel is perfectly content to use limited and asymmetrical attacks. Although "Operation Shield and Arrow" used modern tactics, it was reminiscent of a more traditional style of warfare. A targeted strike on targets in northern and southern Gaza was started by forty Israeli aircraft early on Tuesday. The attacks claimed the lives of ten people, including three senior commanders of the extremist Palestinian Islamic Jihad...