Islamic Jihad: We don’t expect truce with Israel to hold

04.10.2011                      07.Cheschwan. 5772

Politik:

Islamic Jihad: We don't expect truce with Israel to hold

Gaza terrorist group says it has 8,000 operatives ready for war; "We are proud and honored to say that Iran gives us support," spokesman says.

The Islamic Jihad, which traded deadly fire with Israel last weekend in Gaza, does not expect a subsequent truce to last long and has at least 8,000 fighters ready for war, a spokesman said on Thursday.

Islamic Jihad is the second largest armed group in Gaza, after Hamas, which rules the tiny Mediterranean enclave. The two share a commitment to the destruction of Israel and both are classified as terrorist groups by most Western governments….