Sahar Ismail, Arab affairs advisor of Israeli Education Minister Yifat Shasha-Biton, was gunned down outside his home in Ramah, northern Israel by Arab mafia elements who emptied 20 bullets from automatic weapons into his wracked body. After the assassination, Shasha-Biton tweeted: “Sahar was a man with a big heart who devoted his life to public activity and worked to promote Druze and Arab society. It is certain that the Israel Police will do everything to get their hands on the killers and will bring them to justice. I take part in the family’s grief and send heartfelt condolences.”
Ismail was a member of the Likud Central Committee in Rameh and left to join Gideon Sa’ar’s New Hope Party during the last election. Ayoob Kara, who served as Israel’s Communication, Satellite and Cyber Minister, stated: “I knew my dear friend Sahar Ismail for years, until he went with Gideon Sa’ar. He was an extremely intelligent guy and this crime took him from us. I am sorry that government people have also become targets of criminal...
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