Israel – Ynet News in isreal reports eight residents of the northern city of Nazareth and the local council of Yafa an-Naseriyye were arrested last month on suspicion of dealing with weapons and discussing the possibility of murdering soldiers and Jews, and even target the pope.
The eight men, one of whom is a minor, were arrested by the Shin Bet on suspicion of committing various weapons-related offenses.
According to the indictment, the men expressed interest in jihad – a holy war undertaken by Muslims against those who do not believe in Islam. “The defendants, on their own and together, visited radical Islamic websites dealing with jihad and weapons, terror and arms, and spoke about jihad while examining possibilities for implementing it.”
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