Monday, May 28, 2007

Israel cracks down on Hamas finances

We tell the Govrnment of Israel that they should offer a carrot as well as a stick. This comes in from Rafi Dajani. The arrested Minister of Education is a friend of ours:

By Joshua BrilliantUPI Israel CorrespondentTEL AVIV -- As Palestinian rocket attacks continue, Israel started arresting Hamas officials and began a crackdown on the group's financial institutions. Before dawn Thursday, Israeli troops arrested 33 West Bank Palestinians whom an army spokesman said were "senior members of the Hamas terror organization." They include Education Minister Nasser Eddin al-Sha'er, three members of the Palestinian Legislative Council and the mayors of several towns including Nablus, Kalkilya and Tul Karem.


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