Foreign Fighters Attempt to Defend Israeli Settlements

Scores of French citizens with military experience have traveled to Israel to ” lend a hand to our brothers facing aggression from the Palestinian occupiers, and to enhance the security of Jewish towns in Judea and Samaria,” the foreign fighters’ website says. The group has with them weapons and are willing to use them to defend Israel’s right to take Palestinian land in the occupied territories following Mahmoud Abbas’s formal request to the UN for Palestine to gain statehood membership status.

Read the whole story by Norm Samaha at al Jazeera. 

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