A ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Gaza-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) took effect Sunday evening, bringing to an end three days of fighting that amounted to the most violent conflict since last year’s 11-day war between Hamas and...
Palestinian Islamic Jihad
"PIJ is a Palestinian Islamist terrorist group founded in 1979 and supported by Syria and Iran, according to the Counter Extremism Project (CEP). It addst that PIJ is the second-largest terrorist group in Gaza today after Hamas.
'PIJ is dedicated to eradicating Israel and establishing an autonomous Islamic Palestinian state in the lands currently comprising Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza,' notes CEP."
"According to a report by the Counter Extremism Project (CEP), a nonprofit and non-partisan international policy organization, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad 'is dedicated to eradicating Israel and establishing an autonomous Islamic Palestinian state in the lands currently comprising Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza.' The PIJ believes that the land of Palestine is consecrated for Islam, that Israel usurped Palestine, something they consider an an affront to God and Islam. As a result, the report states, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad rejects a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."
As of Thursday, Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) had launched more than 1,200 rockets toward southern Israel, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem, killing at least seven Israelis and wounding 46. In Gaza, the Hamas-run health ministry reported at least...
On Monday, militants in Gaza sharply increased the intensity and volume of terrorist attacks against civilians in central and southern Israel. Anti-tank missiles, balloon bombs, and more than 1,000 rockets have been fired indiscriminately from...
"The enemy of my enemy is my friend," goes an ancient proverb. New common enemies in today’s Middle East might not turn old foes into friends, but they may at least create a détente, allowing adversaries to join together against larger threats. One...
- Islamic Extremism
- Muslim Brotherhood
- United Arab Emirates
- Council on American Islamic Relations
- Muslim American Society
- Palestinian Islamic Jihad
- political extremism
- Extremism in Politics
The United Arab Emirates labeled two U.S. non-profit groups, the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Muslim American Society, as terrorist organizations in late 2014 due to connections to the Muslim Brotherhood. The U.S. has not...
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
On November 29, 2020, an assailant detonated an explosives-filled military vehicle on an Afghan army base, killing at least 31 and wounding 24.
CEP on Twitter
Somali forces today stormed the Villa Rosa hotel in Mogadishu, where al-Shabaab militants had taken siege for more… https://t.co/YYULNYQd0n
Lastly, the infamous case of the American who traveled to Somalia in 2005 to join al-Shabaab. The reward for Jehad… https://t.co/SpRSmHumor
The State Dept. also announced that the reward leading to the capture of current emir of the terror group, Ahmed Di… https://t.co/xbUldySrn3
On November 18, 2022, the U.S. Department of State’s Rewards for Justice Program doubled their reward—now $10 milli… https://t.co/rUdBefiUth
🧵The U.S. earlier this year reengaged its campaign against al-Shabaab in Somalia, including launching airstrikes wi… https://t.co/F62rbLesTh
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