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Hamas Top Leader Arrested

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posted on May, 23 2006 @ 03:05 AM
A high ranking Hamas leader Ibrahim Hamed was arrested at Ramallah by the IDF. Hamed is accused of planning terrorist attacks, that have killed over 60 people.
JERUSALEM (CNN) -- Israeli security forces early Tuesday arrested a top Hamas militant in the West Bank city of Ramallah, a statement from the Israel Defense Forces said.
Hamed is "known within the Hamas as head of its 'military wing' in the West Bank," the IDF said.

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According to israeli security sources on December 1, 2001, Hamed dispatched two suicide bombers who blew up in Zion Square and Ben Yehuda St. in Jerusalem killing 11 people and injuring dozens.

On March 9, 2002, a Hamas suicide bomber dispatched by Hamed blew himself up at Moment cafe massacre in Jerusalem killing 12 people.

Six people were killed in a suicide attack planned by Hamed at the Sheffield Club in Rishon Letzion on March 7 that same year.

A bomb planted in a cafeteria at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem killed nine students on July 31, 2002.

On November 9, 2003, Hamed ordered two timed suicide bombing attacks at a major Jerusalem junction and at Café Hilel in the capital. Seventeen people were killed on that day.

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I think Israel security officials are now even more determined to catch Hamas leaders, because they wield political power in addition to the "military" power they had before the last elections.

I feel that as long as Hamas clearly says it does not allow Israel a right to exists, Israel should continue to ignore their rule over the palestinine.

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