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May 24, 2006
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Israel arrested a Hamas fugitive accused of masterminding several major suicide bombings. Sheik Ibrahim Hamed was arrested Tuesday in the West Bank city of Ramallah, ending an eight-year search. Hamed, 41, is believed to have helped plan Hamas suicide bombings and other terrorist attacks that killed scores of Israelis, including a 2002 attack at the Moment cafe in Jerusalem and the 2002 bombing at a Hebrew University cafeteria.

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