4 Palestinian Students Arrested for Joining Hamas to Attack Israelis

(Jerusalem Post) Tzvi Joffre - Four Palestinian students from the West Bank were arrested by the Israel Security Agency after working with Hamas to advance terrorist attacks against Israelis, the ISA announced Monday. Ahmed Mahmoud Abu Salah, 24, traveled to Turkey and was recruited to Hamas by Hamas operative Iyad Aldin Akra. Abu Salah received military training in Turkey and Syria, including weapons training and learning how to make explosives. "The ISA views with severity Hamas' attempts abroad to recruit young people from the West Bank, who embark on academic studies abroad, for terrorist activities against the State of Israel, and will continue to act with the IDF and Israel Police to thwart any dangers to national security," the agency said.

2023-03-09 00:00:00

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