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Israeli Troops, Agents Nab Palestinian Official

From Times Wire Reports

Israeli forces seized a senior Palestinian legislator in the latest move in a 7-week-old crackdown on the ruling Hamas movement, drawing angry accusations from Palestinian leaders that Israel is undermining their efforts to form a unity government.

Troops and Shin Bet intelligence agency operatives grabbed Mahmoud Ramahi, a senior Hamas member and secretary-general of the Palestinian parliament, at his home in the West Bank city of Ramallah, a military statement said.


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