Al-Qaeda-Linked Group Claims to Be Operating in West Bank

(Telegraph-UK) Robert Tait - A radical jihadist group linked to al-Qaeda has said it is operating in the West Bank, supporting Israel's assertions that three militants killed near Hebron on Nov. 26 were hardline Salafists planning attacks and kidnappings. "By the will of God Almighty, the global jihadi doctrine has reached the bank of pride, the West Bank, planting its foothold after all attempts to thwart its presence," said a statement by the Majles Shura al-Mujahideen [Holy Warriors' Assembly] posted on an Islamist website.

2013-12-03 00:00:00

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