Hamas Attacks Shiites in Gaza

(Ha'aretz) Avi Issacharoff - Armed Hamas men attacked a gathering of 30 Shiite worshippers in Gaza last Friday, arrested 14 of the men and beat the rest. Gazan sources said that Islamic Jihad now contains a group of converts to Shia Islam, led by Iyad al-Hosni. Becoming Shiite is a growing trend in Gaza, where hundreds of Sunnis are known to have converted.

2012-01-18 00:00:00

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