Hamas Arrests Islamists Behind Attacks on Internet Cafes

[Jerusalem Post] Khaled Abu Toameh - Hamas gunmen in Gaza have arrested members of two radical Islamic groups who were behind a series of attacks on Internet cafes, hair salons, restaurants and hotels over the past year. Hamas' Executive Force raided the homes of 12 men belonging to the Army of Islam and the Righteous Swords of Islam, both groups believed to be affiliated with al-Qaeda. "Most of the men who were arrested are university students and teenagers," said one source. "We seized many weapons and explosives in their possession."

2007-07-16 01:00:00

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