IDF Renews Focus on Hebron

(Ha'aretz) Amos Harel - A radical change has occurred in Hebron over the last four months. With the IDF exerting heavy pressure on Nablus and Jenin, some of the leading wanted men in these cities apparently have relocated to Hebron, beefing up the local terrorist cells with know-how and expertise. As a result, Hamas and Islamic Jihad have doubled the number of attacks. The IDF has decided to divert more intelligence resources to Hebron, to double its troops there, and to crack down on Islamic charities serving as a front for terror organizations.

2003-03-12 00:00:00

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