"'PIJ is dedicated to eradicating Israel and establishing an autonomous Islamic Palestinian state in the lands currently comprising Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza...PIJ believes its goal of creating an Islamic Palestine can be achieved only through the destruction of Israel, and so jihad has become a central tenant of PIJ’s ideology. In pursuit of its jihadist ideology, PIJ has launched numerous bombing attacks against Israeli civilian targets,' notes think tank Counter Extremism Project (CEP), adding that PIJ refuses to negotiate with Israel and rejects the proposed two-state solution."

March 12, 2023
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"Think tank Counter Extremism Project (CEP) says, 'The group’s ideology blends Islamism and Palestinian nationalism and seeks the destruction of Israel and the creation of an Islamic state between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River...Hamas’s preferred methods include suicide bombings, rocket and mortar attacks, shootings, and kidnappings.'"

February 13, 2023
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Breaking Down the Current Gaza 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...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.


On September 14, 2021, a suicide bomber killed at least 11 people and wounded several others at a tea restaurant in Mogadishu’s Wadajir district. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility.   

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