2012 in the Palestinian territories

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Events in the year 2012 in the Palestinian territories.

Incumbents[edit]

Palestinian National Authority (non-state administrative authority)

Events[edit]

Operation Pillar of Defense. From top to bottom right: A Qassam rocket fired from a civilian area in Gaza towards Israel, Wreckage of Hamas Governmental building in Gaza after Israeli rocket strike, Building in Rishon LeZion hit by a Hamas rocket, both photos at the bottom are of the Israeli air defense system Iron Dome as it intercepts rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel.
The UN General Assembly approves a motion granting Palestine non-member observer state status. UN observer state status voting results were:
  In favour   Against   Abstentions   Absent   Non-members

The most prominent events related to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict which occurred during 2012 include:


Notable deaths[edit]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Israeli, Palestinian negotiators ... JPost – Diplomacy & Politics
  2. ^ Israel arrests another Hamas lawmaker in West Bank | Deseret News
  3. ^ Israel jails Palestinian parliament speaker without trial | World news | The Guardian
  4. ^ 'Israel has declared war on Hamas... JPost – Diplomacy & Politics
  5. ^ Israel kills 10 Palestinian militants in Gaza strikes | Reuters
  6. ^ BBC News – Israel launches deadly air strikes on Gaza
  7. ^ Terrorist stabs female soldier in light ... JPost – National News
  8. ^ "Rocket from Egypt's Sinai hits Israeli city -police". Reuters. April 5, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Israeli PM orders 300 new homes at West Bank settlement". BBC News. June 6, 2012. 
  10. ^ Israel to build more West Bank homes – Middle East – Al Jazeera English
  11. ^ "Israel returns bodies of 91 Palestinians". France 24. Retrieved June 1, 2012. 
  12. ^ Civilian injured in rocket attack near Sderot – JPost – Defense
  13. ^ BBC News – Israeli air strikes on Gaza 'leave two dead'
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  15. ^ Akram, Fares; Kershner, Isabel (July 2, 2012). "Hamas Suspends Voter Registration in Gaza". The New York Times. 
  16. ^ Saudis to give $100 million to cash-strapped Palestinians | Reuters
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  18. ^ a b http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4305343,00.html
  19. ^ Three dead in rocket attack on Kiryat Malachi | The Times of Israel
  20. ^ Gaza terrorists fire two rockets at Tel Aviv – JPost – Defense
  21. ^ "Hamas fires rocket at Jerusalem". The Belfast Telegraph. 16 November 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 
  22. ^ Ceasefire elusive as Israel-Hamas clash rages on – World – CBC News
  23. ^ PM: Cease-fire will allow Israeli... JPost – Diplomacy & Politics
  24. ^ BBC News – Palestinians win upgraded UN status by wide margin
  25. ^ Associated Press
  26. ^ BBC News – Ghana election: Glitches force extension of voting
  27. ^ Hamas leader Khaled Meshal denounces Israel at anniversary rally in Gaza – The Washington Post
  28. ^ Kevin Connolly (2012-03-10). "BBC News – Israel launches deadly air strikes on Gaza". Bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-07-05. 
  29. ^ "Hani al-Hassan Passes Away". metronews.ca. July 6, 2012. Retrieved July 6, 2012. 
  30. ^ Andrew Lycett (September 6, 2012). "Said Aburish obituary". London: Guardian. Retrieved 2012-09-08. 
  31. ^ "Israeli strike kills militant in northern Gaza Strip". Bbc.co.uk. 2012-10-07. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  32. ^ Levy, Elior (14 November 2012). "IDF kills top Hamas commander". Ynet News. Retrieved 14 November 2012.