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Hamas Official Says Suicide Attacks to Resume

A top official of Islamic group Hamas said Monday the recent lull in Palestinian militant suicide attacks against Israel was just a break between waves. “The martyrdom operations come as waves so there are gaps between the waves,” Hamas chief spokesman Abdel-Aziz al-Rantissi told Reuters in an interview. “We are just in the period of a gap between waves.” A day after the collapse of talks among Palestinian factions on a complete cease-fire with Israel — which Hamas opposed — Rantissi said Palestinian militants were emboldened by Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s domestic woes and U.S. problems in Iraq and Afghanistan. Full Story

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