Israel Arrests Head of Fatah-Aligned Terror Group

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The Times of Israel reports: The Israeli army overnight arrested the head of the Palestinian Tanzim terrorist organization, the Shin Bet security service said Monday. The group is allied to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah movement.

Jamal Abu Lel, 48, ran the Tanzim organization from the Qalandiya refugee camp outside the West Bank city of Ramallah, according to the Shin Bet.

He used the organization to channel money and direct shooting attacks against Israelis, the security services said in a statement.

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