Monday, August 31, 2009

Israeli-Arab indicted for Hizbullah plot to assassinate Ashkenazi

The Jerusalem Post, By Yaakov Katz (31/8/2009) Rawi Sultani. Photo: Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency)
On Monday, an indictment was filed at the Petah Tikva District Court against Rawi Sultani, a 23-year-old Israeli-Arab from the town of Tira, was recruited by Hizbullah in the summer of 2008 when he traveled to Morocco to attend a Balad Party summer camp.

Hizbullah recruited an Israeli-Arab and ordered him to collect intelligence on IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi ahead of plans to assassinate him to avenge the death of the guerrilla group's military leader Imad Mughniyeh...

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