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Arab Troops Will Be Tried for Treason if They Fraternize with Jews During Truce

Arab soldiers were warned today that they will be tried for treason by military courts if they converse with Israeli troops across the front lines during the truce period. The Ramallah radio station, broadcasting an order from the Arab Legion high command, forbade fraternization with Jewish soldier.

At the same time, Israeli authorities issued a warning to all Jews to be on the alert for “enemy agents and spies” in Israel. “It is the duty of all citizens to inform the police of all suspicious acts,” the warning said.