Israeli forces arrested three Cameroonians. The arrests were carried out last week near the West Bank town of Jericho and in Tel Aviv, but the Shin Bet barred publication until Sunday. The three detainees, whose West African homeland has a sizable Muslim community, at first were suspected of being part of an al-Qaida plot, but after interrogation it transpired that they likely came to Israel and the West Bank as illegal foreign workers.
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