Militants Re-Arm under Cover of Israel Truce

(Scotsman) Ross Dunn - The head of Islamic Jihad in the Gaza strip has admitted the militant group is using an ongoing truce with the Israeli military to re-arm, heightening fears of an explosion of bloodshed when the ceasefire comes to an end next month. In an exclusive interview Mohammed al-Hindi warned that militant Palestinian groups are preparing for confrontations in the wake of Israeli military operations that could even lead to the collapse of the fragile truce ahead of next month’s deadline. Al-Hindi said: "It is natural that we strengthen ourselves during hudna.

2003-08-11 00:00:00

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