Two Israeli Arabs Arrested in Islamic Jihad Plot to Kill Israeli Pilots, Scientists

[Ha'aretz] Jack Khoury and Yuval Azoulay - Two Israeli Arabs from Shfaram have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to Islamic Jihad and planning attacks that included assassinating Israeli pilots, scientists and university professors. The two are also suspected of planning a shooting attack on an army checkpoint near Ramallah. Anis Sappori, 20, who studies at Bir Zeit University in Ramallah, and Hussam Khalil, 19, who studies in Jordan, were arrested together with three Palestinians, all members of Islamic Jihad. Khalil has confessed to his involvement.

2008-08-29 01:00:00

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