Gaza and Egypt

October 30, 2011 22:41

Cairo’s willingness to strengthen ties with an anti-Semitic terrorist organization is testimony to a change for the worse in the new Egypt.

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Rocket fire from Gaza

Rocket fire from Gaza. (photo credit:REUTERS)

Last Wednesday night, Islamic Jihad fired a Grad rocket that struck near Rehovot to mark the October 1995 assassination in Malta of Islamic Jihad leader Fathi Shikaki, a murderously zealous ideologue inspired by the Islamic revolution in Iran and an avid supporter of suicide bombings as a means of terrorizing Israel.

Various news media, including the BBC, have reported that the Mossad was responsible for Shikaki’s assassination.


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