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Palestinian jailed for terrorist murder

A Palestinian who murdered an Israeli prostitute as a terrorist initiation was jailed.Haifa District Court on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old West Bank man to life in prison after convicting him of murdering a Haifa prostitute in 2001. As part of a plea bargain, the Palestinian confessed to carrying out the killing on the orders of a little-known terrorist group with Hezbollah links that wanted to test his commitment.