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October 16, 2020
Top Hamas official enters quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19
By Neta Bar
(Israel Hayom via JNS) — Deputy Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri has contracted COVID-19, the terrorist group confirmed on Thursday.
Arouri had entered quarantine and was “doing well,” Hamas said in an official statement.
Arouri is believed to have contracted the disease while meeting with Fatah officials in Turkey two weeks ago to discuss ending longtime strife between the rival Palestinian factions, which have recently announced they would join forces.
He also met with Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrall...