Fatah militants to join PA security

GAZA, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Monday ordered members of the al-Aqsa Brigades, Fatah's armed wing, to join the security forces.

Israel kills senior militant official

WEST BANK, West Bank, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Israel Defense Forces killed a senior Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades militant, Thaer Abu Kamal, Saturday in a West Bank refugee camp, Ha'aretz reported.

U.K. helps al-Aqsa join Palestinian forces

JERICHO, West Bank, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- British security experts are helping Palestinian leaders merge the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade and other militants into the official police force.

Jerusalem Mufti to pray for Arafat

GAZA, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The Palestinian Mufti of Jerusalem, Sheikh Ekrema Sabri, said Thursday he would carry sand from the al Aqsa mosque to Ramallah for Arafat's burial. The Muslim spiritual leader told reporters, "I will carry myself a handful of sand from the al Aqsa mosque

Muslims warn against attack on al-Aqsa

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, July 27 (UPI) -- The Organization of Islamic Conference Tuesday warned against any attack on Jerusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque by Jewish extremists.

Arafat suspected of harboring fugitives

RAMALLAH, West Bank, March 29 (UPI) -- Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat is providing a safe haven for known terrorists in Ramallah, Israeli intelligence said.

Israeli woman, 3 children shot, wounded

JERUSALEM, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- An Israeli woman and her three children were shot Monday by Palestinian gunmen, Voice of America reported.

Arafat urged to shut down government

GAZA CITY, Gaza, July 17 (UPI) -- A militant Palestinian group wants Yasser Arafat to dismantle the elected government, Ha'aretz reported Thursday.

Israeli liquor firm provokes Muslim anger

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- An Israeli liquor company has begun selling vodka bottles with a label showing the picture of al-Aqsa mosque, a depiction that Muslims find blasphemous.

Palestinian militant killed in West Bank

GAZA, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- A senior member of the Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigade was killed Sunday when a public telephone exploded in his hand in the West Bank town of Beit Jalla, witnesses sai

Barghouti to appear in Tel Aviv court

TEL AVIV, Israel, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Marwan Barghouti, the head of the Fatah-Tanzim militant group in the West Bank who was arrested by Israel in April, is to appear in the Tel Aviv District Court Thursday to hear the reading of Israel's indictment against him.
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