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Hamas official Aziz Dweik 311 (R).
(photo credit:REUTERS/Fadi Arouri)
IDF soldiers arrested senior Hamas official, Aziz Dweik, speaker of the
Palestinian Authority parliament on suspicion of involvement with
terrorist groups on Thursday, the IDF and Hamas said.Hamas
said Dweik was taken into custody at a checkpoint near Ramallah and it
accused Israel of trying to prevent rival Palestinian factions from
completing a unity deal. Dweik was arrested by Israel in 2006 and spent
two years in jail.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, TOVAH LAZAROFF
By JPOST.COM STAFF
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
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