Palestinian Extremists Leave Damascus

(Ha'aretz) - Daniel Sobelman Three prominent Palestinian Hamas and Islamic Jihad leaders have left Damascus in recent days. Khaled Mashal and Mussa Abu Marzuk of Hamas went to Qatar, and the Islamic Jihad's Ramadan Shalah is believed to be in Lebanon. Israeli sources call the developments in Syria "cosmetic." "There have not been any real steps to curb the freedom of movement of the organizations," said a senior military source.

2003-05-20 00:00:00

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