More Gazans Joining Rebel Forces in Syria, Palestinian Refugees from Syria Arrive in Gaza

(Jerusalem Post) Khaled Abu Toameh - The number of Palestinians from Gaza who are traveling to Syria to join the anti-regime forces is on the rise, Palestinian sources revealed Monday. Sources told the Palestinian Al-Quds newspaper that most of the Palestinians who have joined the rebels were members of radical Salafi and Jihadi groups in Gaza. Some used to belong to Hamas before joining more radical Islamist groups. In a separate development, 70 Palestinian families from refugee camps near Damascus have arrived in Gaza, Al-Quds reported.

2013-02-19 00:00:00

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