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2005-11-07 14:24:07

By Robert Green TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) - A fired Florida university professor and three other Palestinians sent money to a group that they knew had killed Israelis and Americans, a prosecutor said on Monday in closing arguments. The prosecutor's statement came at the end of a five-month trial in one of the most important cases to go before a U.S. court since the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington. Palestinian academic Sami al-Arian was arrested in February...

2005-10-30 12:52:03

JENIN, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant in a shootout in the West Bank on Sunday, a Palestinian security source said. The army had no comment. Palestinian witnesses and security sources said the gunman was killed during a gunbattle that broke out after the soldiers surrounded a house where he had holed himself up in Qabatiya, near the city of Jenin. An Islamic Jihad suicide bomber from Qabatiya killed five Israelis at a market in the...

2005-10-26 09:42:37

By Matt Spetalnick JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A Palestinian suicide bomber blew himself up in a market in the Israeli coastal city of Hadera on Wednesday, killing at least four people and wounding dozens, officials said. Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing and said the attack was to avenge Israel's killing of a senior leader in the West Bank on Monday, Israel's Channel 10 television said. The bombing occurred at a sandwich stand in Hadera, a...

2005-10-24 11:15:18

GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza fired at least three rockets toward Israel on Monday in what the group said was an "initial response" to Israel's killing of one of their top commanders in the West Bank. Palestinian witnesses and the army said no casualties were reported in the first such attack in about a month. Top militant groups had said they would stop anti-Israeli attacks from Gaza to honor an eight-month truce. The witnesses said one of the rockets...

2005-07-12 11:14:27

TULKARM, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the Israeli coastal town of Netanya on Tuesday that media reports said killed at least three people. Islamic Jihad, which has on occasion defied a five-month-old Israeli-Palestinian truce, made the statement in a telephone call to a Reuters in the West Bank city of Tulkarm, which is 12 km (eight miles) from Netanya.