News Briefs

  10/14/2012, Tishrei 28, 5773

Analysis: Israeli Air Strikes Targeted Salafi Leadership in Gaza

In three air strikes in Gaza over the past 24 hours, the Israeli Air Force focused on dealing a death blow to the Salafi leadership in the region. Among those successfully targeted and killed was a top terrorist and founding head of the Mujahedeen Shura Council, Tawhid wal-Jihad chief Sheikh Hisham al-Saedini -- a move that may have helped Hamas.