US TEEN KIDNAPPED IN SAMARIA, RELEASED

Sunday, June 11, 2006 |  Staff Writer  

Fishbein was sitting in a café with a Palestinian man when Al-Aksa Martyrs Brigade terrorists kidnapped him, Al-Jazeera reported. While Fishbein was allowed to enter Nablus because of his tourist visa, it was his American citizenship that saved him. “Their decision to release him was because they didn't want to deal with this hot potato called America,” the source added. Commander of the Samaria Brigade Col. Yuval Bazak said Sunday morning that all foreigners should refrain from entering Palestinian territory.

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