Monday, June 18, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/18/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/18/2012A group of Hamas terrorists from the Gaza Strip crossed Egyptian territory in Sinai today and entered southern Israel. There they ambushed a construction crew that had been working on the border fence that is designed to prevent attacks such as this one. One Israeli Arab was killed, and at least two terrorists were shot and killed when Israeli soldiers arrived on the scene and opened fire.

In other news, a High Court judge in Nigeria has ruled that Islamic banking in the country is illegal.

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