Palestinian Islamic Jihad

Palestinian militant group founded in 1979. Based primarily in Gaza, responsible for rocket fire on southern Israel. Headed by Ramadan Salah and funded by Iran.
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Palestinian Authority officers clash with Jenin gunmen

Clashes began shortly after security officers entered Jenin Refugee Camp to arrest Palestinians wanted by the PA for possession of illegal weapons and involvement in criminal activities.

Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants participate in a military show in Gaza City

Palestinian killed during clashes with IDF in West Bank

The PIJ and Hamas both claimed that the killed Palestinian was a member of their movements.


Gaza conflict revealed need for US, Israel and partner cooperation - analysis

The independent policy project was comprised of senior and retired US military officers who were able to travel to Israel to examine the actions of both sides in the recent conflict.

Hamas may try to attack the border fence in next round of fighting

The defense establishment believes Hamas may try to carry out attacks by damaging the border fence in the next round of fighting.


PIJ prisoners end hunger strike, claim most demands were met by Israel

Despite PIJ claiming that 250 prisoners participated in the hunger strike, sources said that “less than 50 prisoners participated."

Palestinian Islamic Jihad prisoners suspend hunger strike, claim 'victory'

The prisoners suspended their strike, claiming 'victory' after reaching an agreement with the Israel Prison Service. PIJ: The deal will be announced soon.

Islamic Jihad threatens to expand hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Islamic Jihad and Hamas leaders praise Iran for supporting ‘resistance’ against Israel.

Islamic Jihad announces general alert amid prison tensions

The PIJ announced a general alert as 150 of its prisoners launched a hunger strike in Israeli prisons.


Hundreds of Palestinians launch hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli prisons launched a hunger strike in protest against alleged "repressive measures."


LGBTQ people are being hunted down in Afghanistan

Even before the Taliban takeover, the LGBTQ suffered discrimination - now it is so much worse.

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