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  10/11/2011, Tishrei 13, 5772

Popular Front: Israel Behind Saadat's Failing Health

The Popular Front terror group is blaming Israel, for the deterioration in the health of its leader, Ahmad Sa'adat in an Israeli prison, according to a Tuesday-morning report by Israel Defense Forces Radio. Members of the group called for Sa'adat to be hospitalized.

The group claims that he has lost consciousness and is suffering from fatigue as a result of a hunger strike started two weeks ago. Sa'adat is being held in connection with the assassination of Tourism Minister Rechav'am Ze'evi on October 17, 2001.