Islamic Jihad in West Bank Still Receives Instructions from Syria

(Ha'aretz) Amos Harel - The camp targeted in Syria does not belong to Islamic Jihad, but to Ahmed Jibril's Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. However, Islamic Jihad activists often train there. Denials from Damascus notwithstanding, Israel (and Western intelligence services) knows full well that the camp is the training ground for terrorists from Palestinian and international organizations. Money and instructions to Islamic Jihad still flow from Syria to the West Bank. The organization's head, Dr. Ramadan Shalah, operates from Damascus. This kind of activity cannot proceed without a nod from the Syrians.

2003-10-07 00:00:00

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