60 Arabs Arrested in West Bank
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60 Arabs Arrested in West Bank

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Israeli security forces swept through the West Bank towns of Ramallah and Nablus overnight Tuesday and arrested some 60 Palestinians suspected of subversive activities.

Most of the suspects were linked to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, one of the radical Palestinian groups opposing the Arab-Israeli peace talks.

The large-scale arrests were seen as part of an effort to curb the wave of shootings that began before the Madrid peace talks last October.

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