Spotlight: Operation Protective Edge
After a major escalation of rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, Israel launched Operation Protective Edge, a staged operation aiming to restore the calm that... Read more
Operation Protective Edge
Update and Overview
An update and review of Operation Protective Edge. Last Update: 09.30 BST, 29/7/2014. Read more
IDF operations and the laws of war
BICOM Director of Research Dr. Toby Greene spoke with Pnina Sharvit-Baruch, former head of the International Law Department of the IDF and now a senior researcher at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) at Tel Aviv University. Read more
Professor Danny Brom on the psychological impact
of rocket fire on Israeli civilians
Professor Danny Brom on the psychological impact of rocket fire on Israeli civilians. Read more
BICOM Briefing: Reuven (Rubi) Rivlin
Israel's 10th president
Reuven Rivlin is Israel's new president, succeeding Shimon Peres. Read BICOM's briefing on the new president. Read more
International concern following
rising death toll in Gaza
Fierce fighting in Gaza yesterday saw civilian casualties continue to mount, sparking increased concerns from international leaders. At least 15 Palestinians were killed yesterday when... Read more
Three IDF commandos killed as
soldiers confront booby-trapped streets
Three elite IDF soldiers were killed yesterday as they attempted to demolish a tunnel entrance when the surrounding building was detonated by Hamas operatives. The... Read more
Israeli delegation visits Cairo
as ceasefire efforts continue
A three-person Israeli delegation is widely reported to have visited the Egyptian capital Cairo yesterday to help advance progress towards ceasefire talks. Egypt is considered... Read more


  • faqs FAQs

    Now fully updated for 2013, frequently asked questions - and answers - about Israel, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israel and the region, and more.

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    Find out what Israelis and others are thinking about critical issues.

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  • Partition Plan Maps

    View a variety of current and historical maps of Israel and the region.

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  • Threeway handshake Timelines

    Overview timeline of Israel and the Arab-Israel conflict, as well as a Land for Peace timeline and a Peace Plans timeline.

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  • further-reading_190x100 Further reading

    Recommended reading lists for a deeper understanding of the history and politcs of the Middle.

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