Al-Qaeda Affiliate Burns Coffee Shop in Gaza

[Ynet News] Ali Waked - On Sunday, gunmen set fire to an Internet coffee shop in Jabaliya in northern Gaza, causing massive damage. According to the Islamic Swords of Justice, an affiliate of al-Qaeda that claimed responsibility, the owner of the establishment was warned that his business served as a center for "unethical" activity. Among the Palestinian elite, there is increasing concern that al-Qaeda is becoming a major actor in Gaza. Pictures of al-Qaeda's former leader in Iraq Abu Musab al-Zarqawi are plastered on walls throughout Gaza.

2006-10-09 01:00:00

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