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  אייר 27, 5774 , 27/05/14

Negev Resident Helped Residents Join Jihadists in Syria

It was disclosed, Tuesday afternoon, that 23-year-old Idirs Taleb Ahmad Abu-Alki'an of the Negev community of Hura was arrested in April on suspicion of helping his brother Athman and another relative, Shafiq, leave the country for Syria to join Salafi jihadists fighting in Syria's civil war against President Bashar Al-Assad.

The Israel Security Agency (Shabak, Shin Bet, General Security Service) said the detainee also belonged to a Salafi extremist stream.

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