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Israeli Arab suspected in Bush plot

An Israeli Arab was arrested for allegedly plotting to kill President Bush.

A total of six suspects – two Israeli Arab students from Nazareth who attend Hebrew University and four Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem – were arrested by Israeli authorities for allegedly attempting to establish an Al Qaida cell in Israel’s capital.

One of the students, Muhammad Najam, 24, reportedly lived in a dormitory room overlooking a helicopter landing pad near the univeristy stadium. He filmed helicopters taking off and landing, and contacted Al Qaida via the Internet about bombing one of Bush’s helicopters during his visit to Israel in May.

 

 

 

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