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  • ‘Son of Hamas’ arrives in Israel

    June 14, 2012 | 2:05 pm

    The son of a West Bank Hamas leader who spied for Israel and wrote a book about his experiences has returned to Israel.

    Mosab Hassan Yousef arrived in Israel Wednesday night and was held up at the airport for several hours before being allowed to enter the country, according to...

  • Israel arrests top West Bank Hamas leader

    September 1, 2011 | 10:22 am

    Israel arrested a top Hamas leader in the West Bank that it had released from jail several weeks ago.

    The Israeli military arrested Sheikh Hassan Yusef late Wednesday night in the West Bank as he crossed a checkpoint between the Palestinian cities of Ramallah and Nablus, AFP...

  • Hamas founder, father of Israel spy, released from Israeli prison

    August 4, 2011 | 11:13 am

    Israel released from prison one of the founders of Hamas, who had been imprisoned for five years for terrorist activities.

    Sheik Hassan Yousef, one of Hamas’ most prominent figures in the West Bank, was released Thursday along with 200 Palestinian prisoners as a gesture in honor...