Nine jailed operatives leave Hamas for al-Qaida

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 2, 2005 05:10

Nine jailed Hamas operatives announced to the Hamas leadership that they have resigned their membership in the organization and have joined instead al-Qaida. Prison authorities said that the resignation was a protest, reflecting the operatives' disillusionment that Hamas was not carrying out enough terror attacks, Israel Radio reported early Wednesday morning.


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