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Four Arabs Deported to Lebanon; 25 More Receive Expulsion Orders

August 18, 1988
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Four Palestinians were deported to Lebanon Wednesday afternoon, and deportation orders against 25 other residents were issued, an Israel Defense Force spokesman announced Wednesday evening.

Those deported Wednesday were issued their expulsion orders on July 7, for taking part in leading and directing the uprising in the Gaza Strip. They were deported following the completion of legal procedures.

The four were taken by helicopter to Marjayoun in the southern Lebanon security zone. From there they were driven to a crossing point beyond the zone.

Each was given $50 dollars upon their expulsion.

Deported were:

*Ahmed Fouad Mustafa Abu Mailak, 29, of Gaza, who served five years in jail for setting an explosive charge under an Israeli truck in Gaza and who maintains ties with Palestine Liberation Organization chairman Yasir Arafat’s Fatah faction;

*Mahmad Abdallah Ismail Jerbali, 45, of Gaza, who served two long prison sentences for terrorist activities;

*Fathi Ibrahim Iya Aziz Shakaki, 35, of Rafah, an ideological leader of the militant Islamic Jihad movement, who had been imprisoned since March 1986 for passing grenades and a pistol to “terrorist elements”.

*Yuari Darwish Abdal Ghali al-Hams, 36, of Rafah, a Fatah member sentenced in 1970 to 15 years in prison for throwing grenades at IDF troops.

The new deportation orders were issued to 15 West Bank and 10 Gaza Strip residents.

All have been directly involved in the activities and operation of the “popular committees” that are leading and directing the disturbances, the army said.

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