Palestinians Catch al-Qaeda Operative

(Jerusalem Post) A senior Palestinian source revealed on Thursday that Palestinian security forces located several operatives spreading al-Qaeda ideology and arrested one such extremist in Gaza. Only last week the head of IDF Central Command, Maj.-Gen. Yair Naveh, revealed that global Jihad and al-Qaeda cells based in Jordan have stepped up their attempts to infiltrate Israel and are in close contact with Palestinian terror cells based in the West Bank. "Hamas is gathering strength and a dangerous axis starting in Iran, continuing through Iraq and Jordan, is in the process of conception," Naveh said.

2006-03-03 00:00:00

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