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Lebanon: Leader of terrorist group affiliated with al-Qaeda arrested

Published: 12.31.13, 19:26 / Israel News

Earlier this week, Lebanese intelligence forces arrested Majed al-Majed, commander of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades, affiliated with al-Qaeda. The LBC Lebanese website reported that al-Majed came earlier this year to Syria and pedged his loyalty to the rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra, and then resided in a Palestinian refugee camp in Sidon.

 

Four months ago, the organization took responsibility for launching rockets into Israel. The organization is also responsible for the attack near the Iranian Embassy. Al-Majed was wanted in the US and in Saudi Arabia. (Ynet)

 

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