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News Brief

March 12, 2002
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The U.S. State Department is close to adding the Al-Aksa Brigades to its list of foreign terrorist organizations, JTA has learned. “If they’ve committed the actions they’ve claimed, they are definitely worthy” of the designation, a State Department official said. The group is the military arm of Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat’s Fatah movement.

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