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Three “stateless Israelis” Arrested in Egypt As “terrorists”

The Egyptian Ministry of Interior today announced that three “stateless Israelis” have been arrested on charges of planting incendiary bombs on July 14 in United States Information Agency libraries in Cairo and Alexandria.

An Egyptian communique said three Jews “confessed” also to putting incendiary devices in the Alexandria post office and in theaters in Cairo and Alexandria. The Egyptians notified the United States Embassy that a Jew, Philip H. Nathanson was arrested for possession of fire bomb equipment while two other Jews were implicated, a report from Cairo said.