Lebanon Nabs Al-Qaeda-Affiliated Cell

(Jerusalem Post) Margot Dudkevitch - Four Palestinians and four Lebanese nationals with suspected links to al-Qaeda, who are believed to have been involved in rocket attacks on northern Israel in December, were recently arrested by Lebanese security officials. A large stockpile of weapons, including missiles, rockets and explosives, were also seized. Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for the December katyusha attacks on Kiryat Shmona, Shlomi, and the western Galilee. According to Israeli security officials, Palestinian terror factions operating in southern Lebanon assist al-Qaeda operatives.

2006-03-13 00:00:00

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