Sunday, January 31, 2010

The Fascinating And Mysterious Death Of A Hamas Commander

Photo: Mahmoud al-Mabhouh. (Reuters)

Israel: Slain Hamas Commander Was Top Weapons Smuggler -- Voice of America

The killing of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai prompts threats from Hamas, increases tension between Israel and the Palestinians and could hamper efforts to free a captive Israeli soldier.

Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas are trading accusations and threats after the killing of a top Hamas commander in the United Arab Emirates.

Israeli officials say a Hamas commander who was found dead in the Persian Gulf city state of Dubai played a central role in smuggling weapons from Iran to Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. But officials stopped short of confirming Hamas allegations that Israel's Mossad spy agency assassinated the commander, Mahmoud al-Mabhouh.

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More News On the Death Of Hamas Commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh

Israel: Hamas commander killed in Dubai was key arms smuggler -- Christian Science Monitor
Israeli says slain Hamas commander was key arms smuggler -- Canadian Press
Dubai police say Mossad may have killed Hamas chief -- AFP
Dubai narrows down 7 European suspects; Report: Assassins injected Mabhouh with heart attack drug. -- Haaretz
Report: Mabhouh's bodyguards couldn't get plane tickets -- Ynet News
Report: Al-Mabhouh was without security guards when assassinated -- Ynet News
Hamas: Mabhouh killers traveled to UAE with Israeli minister -- The Majlis
Landau denies link to Hamas man's death -- Jerusalem Post
Long history of Israel's 'covert killing' -- BBC News

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Hamas, which blamed Israel and has vowed to avenge al-Mabhouh's death, released photos Sunday showing that however he was killed, it was brutal enough to leave bruises and red splotches on his face and nose.