Report: Islamic Jihad raises state of readiness to 'highest level'

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(Worthy News) - Amid increasing tensions between Israel and Islamic Jihad, the militant group has raised its state of readiness to its 'highest level,' according to a report in the London-based Arabic newspaper Al-Hayat.

Senior sources in the Gaza-based militant group stated that, should Islamic Jihad choose to act against Israel, any action would be "for purposes of self-defense" and "deterrence."

The group also said that they are "closely monitoring" Israeli activity, including watching civilians in Gaza border communities. [ Source: Jerusalem Post (Read More...) ]

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