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Four Israeli Arabs Arrested

Four Israeli Arabs were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of membership in a terrorist organization and attacks against civilians.

A police spokeswoman said that three of the arrested Arabs are from Jaffa and the fourth, a minor, is from Ramla.

The four are alleged to be members of Al Fatah, the military wing of the Palestine Liberation Organization controlled by Yasir Arafat.

According to the police, their mission was to buy weapons and ammunition from Israeli criminals, conduct firebombing attacks and murder Arabs suspected of collaborating with the Israeli authorities.

The police identified only one of the suspects, 18-year-old Said Siri of Jaffa.

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