Dozens of Palestinians Held in PA Jails for Joining Syrian Rebels

(Times of Israel) Avi Issacharoff - 40 Palestinians are being held in PA prisons on suspicion of fighting alongside Syrian rebels, senior Palestinian sources said Thursday. The fighters were arrested upon their return to the West Bank. The prisoners revealed that they had joined a variety of radical Islamic organizations including Jabhat al-Nusra and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, both affiliated with al-Qaeda.

2014-02-13 00:00:00

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