Hamas frees Qaeda-tied leader of militant group in Gaza: source




 
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Hamas frees Qaeda-tied leader of militant group in Gaza: source
 
August 3rd, 2012  
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Hamas frees Qaeda-tied leader of militant group in Gaza: source
GAZA (Reuters) - Gaza's Islamist Hamas government has freed a militant group's leader who is believed to have ties to al Qaeda and had been detained for 17 months, a source from a Jihadist Salafi group said on Friday. Hisham Al-Saedni, also known as Abu Al-Waleed Al-Maqdissi, was freed late on Thursday, the source said. Hamas declined immediate comment. Saedni, in his late 50s, is believed to head the Jihadist Salafi group Tawhid and Jihad (One God and Holy War). ...

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