Aksa Martyrs Brigades

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a militant offshoot of al-Fatah that is the newest and strongest and best equipped faction active in the West Bank

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The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, is trying to convince militant factions like Hamas, Islamic Jihad and his own Al Aksa Martyrs Brigades to stop firing rockets into Israel for a month and then extend a cease-fire to the West Bank.
Fatah blamed Hamas for an attack that killed Muhammad Shahadeh, commander of Al Aksa Martyrs Brigades in the Bureij refugee camp, and ordered its forces across the Gaza Strip to go on alert, Fatah officials said.
The slate includes Barghouti allies and such officials as Qadura Fares; the Palestinian minister for prisoner affairs, Sufian Abu Zaida; and a militant with the Al Aksa Martyrs Brigades, Nasser Jouma.
A missile destroyed the car carrying Hasan Al Madhoun, 32, a senior figure in the Al Aksa Martyrs Brigades who organised a suicide bombing and several other attacks against Israelis in the past two years, according to the military.
The Al Aksa Martyrs Brigades, affiliated with the Fatah faction of the Palestinian Pres, Mahmoud Abbas, claimed responsibility for both terrorist shootings.
The groups are Islamic Jihad, the Popular Resistance Committee and the Al Aksa Martyrs Brigades, which is affiliated with Abbas's Fatah faction.
The teenager was acting for the Al Aksa Martyrs Brigades, which is a militant group affiliated with the main Palestinian movement, Fatah, the army said.