Jerusalem, 25 October 2001

42 terrorists with direct connections to terrorist actions arrested in action by the IDF and security forces since the assassination of the late Minister Rechavam Ze’evy on Oct 17
(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)

In the course of IDF, and security forces, activity that has taken place since the assassination of the late Minister Rechavam Ze’evy on October 17, 2001, 42 terrorists with direct connections to terrorist actions have been arrested. The following is a breakdown based on the organizations to which the terrorists belonged:

  • Fatah/Tanzim – 14
  • Hamas – 8
  • Islamic Jihad – 6
  • PFLP – 11
  • Other – 3

    In the course of IDF, and security forces, activity in Kfar Rima, many terrorists were arrested. The following is a partial list of terrorists arrested, and their organizational affiliations.

    1. Monteser Ahmed Youssuf Rahimeh – PFLP.
    2. Hassin Kamal Hassin Zaghil – DFLP.
    3. Mahmed Ali Barghouti – Hamas.
    4. Ihem Ahmed Othman Karan – PFLP.
    5. Awadalluh Salim Suleiman Maskhel – Tanzim
    6. Suleiman Salim Suleiman Maskhel – Fatah.
    7. Muhammed Mubtassem Rahimeh – Hamas.
    8. Rashad Hamed Rashdi Rimawi – unaffiliated.
    9. Ahmed Shukri Mahmed Abu Zidan – Tanzim.
    10. Adel A Rahman Ali Suleiman – unaffiliated.
    11. Gdallah Fahed Ahmed Knaan – PFLP.
    12. Abed Ali Abed Barghouti – Hamas.