Hanegbi criticizes Ramallah raid's timing

Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chairman Tzahi Hanegbi criticized on Monday the IDF's decision to conduct an operation in Ramallah during which three Palestinians were killed, Israel Radio reported. Hanegbi, among other leaders including Defense Minister Amir Peretz, said that the decision to conduct the raid parallel to a meeting between Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.