Israel Shuts Nazareth Offices of Hamas-Linked Group

(Times of Israel) Justin Jalil - Israeli security personnel have closed the offices of Amara al-Aqsa wa al-Muqadasat, an Islamic institution in the Israeli Arab city of Nazareth, following a recommendation by the Israel Security Agency. The institution was outlawed by the Defense Ministry in August after intelligence revealed that it was responsible for a spate of riots on the Temple Mount and was cooperating with Hamas personnel in Jerusalem. The institution was founded in Nazareth in 2009 by the Islamic Movement in Israel.

2014-09-12 00:00:00

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