Hamas Official Says Suicide Attacks to Resume

(Reuters) - "The martyrdom operations come as waves," Hamas chief spokesman Abdel-Aziz al-Rantissi said Monday after the collapse of talks among Palestinian factions on a complete cease-fire with Israel. "We are just in the period of a gap between waves." Rantissi said Palestinian militants were emboldened by Israeli Prime Minister Sharon's domestic woes and U.S. problems in Iraq and Afghanistan. "The problems of America and the situation of America in Iraq and Afghanistan has its effect on the situation in Palestine. I believe that the Palestinian people are stronger than before," he said.

2003-12-09 00:00:00

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