IDF: Gaza flotilla launch attended by terrorists

May 27, 2010 14:53

High-ranking Islamic extremists were present at the Istanbul launch ceremony of a boat participating in the Gaza flotilla, according to a report by the Intelligence & Terrorism Information Center publicized by the IDF Spokespersons' Unit on Thursday.

Some of the ceremony participants included Mahmad Tzoalha and Sahar Albirawi, two top Hamas terrorists operating in the UK, and Hamam Said, a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan.

Sheikh Raed Salah, leader of the radical Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel reportedly also attended the event. Salah has has previously admitted in an Israeli court to contacting Hamas agents.

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