SPOTLIGHT

Operation Protective Edge: One Year On

One year on from Operation Protective Edge, this spotlight section provides briefings and updates on issues and investigations relating to the conflict.

ANALYSIS

BICOM Briefing: Israel’s role in reconstruction in the Gaza Strip
06/07/2015

BICOM Briefing: Israel’s role in reconstruction in the Gaza Strip

This briefing covers Israel’s efforts to facilitate civilian reconstruction in the Gaza Strip following damage caused by the conflict in the summer of 2014.

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BICOM Briefing: UNHRC report into the 2014 Gaza conflict
23/06/2015

BICOM Briefing: UNHRC report into the 2014 Gaza conflict

This briefing looks at the main elements of the UNHRC report into the 2014 Gaza conflict and assesses some issues with the report, including problems with its commissioning, contested findings and omissions.

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Fathom Podcast: Gaza One Year After - An Interview with Elhanan Miller
16/06/2015

Fathom Podcast: Gaza One Year After – An Interview with Elhanan Miller

BICOM Senior Research Fellow Prof. Alan Johnson interviewed Elhanan Miller, the Arab affairs reporter for The Times of Israel. A year after Operation Protective Edge,…

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BICOM Briefing: Problems with the UNHRC inquiry into Operation Protective Edge
15/06/2015

BICOM Briefing: Problems with the UNHRC inquiry into Operation Protective Edge

Key Points The United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution commissioning the inquiry was described as “fundamentally unbalanced” by British Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond. Professor…

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BICOM Briefing: Israel’s investigations into its own conduct during Operation Protective Edge
15/06/2015

BICOM Briefing: Israel’s investigations into its own conduct during Operation Protective Edge

Key Points The IDF Military Advocate General (MAG) responsible for the investigations into IDF conduct is subject to civilian oversight by the civil Attorney General…

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LATEST DEVELOPMENT

27/08/2015

Israel responds to Gaza rocket, ISIS affiliate claims responsibility

Israeli military aircraft struck a Hamas munitions site in the central Gaza Strip early this morning, according to an IDF spokesperson. The strike was in…

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18/08/2015

Israel denies talks with Hamas over long-term Gaza ceasefire

Israel’s Prime Minister’s Office yesterday said that there is no truth in Arabic and Turkish media reports that talks are taking place with Hamas over…

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14/08/2015

Report: Israel willing to approve sea route in long-term Gaza ceasefire

A report by an Arabic-language daily claims that Israel is willing to agree to a water passage between the Gaza Strip and Cyprus, as part…

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13/08/2015

Report: Blair and Mashaal discussing long term Israel-Hamas ceasefire

Reports in the Palestinian and Arab media claim that former Prime Minister Tony Blair has met twice in the past few weeks with Hamas’s political…

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12/08/2015

Hamas operative reveals tunnel construction, re-arming with Iranian backing

It was announced yesterday that a Hamas operative was arrested last month in a joint operation conducted by the Shin Bet internal security service and…

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PODCASTS

15/06/2015

Fathom Podcast: Gaza One Year After – An Interview with Elhanan Miller

BICOM Senior Research Fellow and editor of Fathom Journal Prof. Alan Johnson  interviewed Elhanan Miller, the Arab affairs reporter for The Times of Israel. A…

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BICOM Poll of Polls

The BICOM Poll of Polls is produced for BICOM by Arieh Kovler based on a selected basket of opinion polls published in Israel each week.

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