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Blast targets Fatah member in Ain al-Hilweh

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 31, 2009

An explosion targeting a Fatah member’s home rocked the southern Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh early Monday morning, causing material damage. The blast occurred at 1 a.m. outside Fatah member Salah Joumaa home and destroyed his front door. The attack was followed by a brief shootout, but patrols were conducted in the camp in order to prevent any further escalation.

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Medhat received death threats – Fatah leader

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 25, 2009

Slain senior Palestinian official Kamal Medhat had reportedly received several death threats and had recently sent a letter to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas detailing the threats, a top Fatah commander said on Tuesday. “We will not issue haphazard accusations and we leave it to the Lebanese judiciary and security forces to uncover the truth,” Brigadier Munir al-Maqdah told reporters following a large-scale meeting of Palestinian factions inside Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in Sidon.”

Kamal Medhat

Kamal Medhat