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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Why is Iran suddenly interested in Palestinian Islamic Jihad again?

Interest does not appear to be a coincidence because the group claimed it was “mobilizing” in Gaza over the weekend.

PIJ calls-up forces as Palestinian's hunger strike passes 90 days - report

The statement was deleted from the Al-Quds Brigades' website, but later replaced with a citation of a television report.

25/10/2020
TURKISH PRESIDENT Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Ankara, September

Turkey seeks to whitewash Palestinian Islamic Jihad as normal 'group'

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad is an extremist terror group that is widely seen as an Iranian proxy.

PIJ militants storm mosque, kidnap other PIJ members - report

The family of those kidnapped claimed that "'Rambo' Khaled Mansour," a commander in the PIJ's Al-Quds Brigades, is responsible for the incident • "I felt my bones breaking in my right arm."

15/10/2020

PIJ leader: Gaza terror groups have military presence in West Bank

"Soon we will develop new equations that may reach joint military action," said Nakhalah, stressing that there is "no binding truce."

17/09/2020
Abu Ubaida, the spokesman of the Izz el-Deen al-Qassam Brigades, walks during an anti-Israel show

Iran, Hamas and Islamic Jihad call for 'uprising' after UAE-Israel deal

A PIJ rep said that the “Zionist regime... will remain an enemy" and that its destiny "is destruction and decay, and whoever has a relationship with it will be transferred to the dustbin of history."

The knife at the scene of were a stabbing attack was attempted in Armon Hanatziv neighborhood in Jer

US court: Iran, Syria, Hamas, IJ can be liable for 'lone-wolf' attackers

The court only decided liability, and could take years to decide actual damages for certain Knife Intifada-era attacks.

Iraqi security forces gather in a street, during a curfew imposed to fight the coronavirus

Across Middle East, militants hang up guns to fight coronavirus

Armed groups, many of them unable to test for the virus and lacking medical support, pick up the disinfectant alongside the rifle.

A rocket is fired towards Israel, in the southern Gaza Strip February 24, 2020

Mortar fired from Gaza towards Israel, hours before elections

Two Hamas delegations are currently visiting Moscow and Cairo. Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh is leading the delegation to Moscow. The PIJ leadership is planning on visiting Moscow as well.

01/03/2020
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