Hamas leader urges Egypt, others, to stop "barbaric" Israeli attack

GAZA Wed Nov 14, 2012 2:24pm EST

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GAZA (Reuters) - The leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip called on Arab states, especially Egypt, to halt Israel's assault on the Palestinian enclave, which was launched earlier on Wednesday.

"We call on our Arab brothers, and especially Egypt ... and the new Egyptian presidency, to suppress this barbaric campaign in defense of Gaza and its people," Ismail Haniyeh, the prime minister of Hamas's Gaza government said in a statement.

"I call for an urgent Arab summit to confront the brutal aggression," he added.

(Reporting by Nidal al-Mughrabi, writing by Crispian Balmer)

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Jamia wrote:
1949 Armistice Agreements do not allow Modi’in-Maccabim-Re’ut to be a municipality of Israel. This is property of Jordan and it must belong to Islamic people. They must give it back and follow rules. – Maulana Samiul Haq, Jamia Darul Uloom Haqania

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