Gaza City: Relatives of a top Hamas
security official in the Gaza Strip say he was arrested at
Cairo airport while returning from a pilgrimage to Saudi
Egyptian officials confirmed today a member of Hamas`
military wing had been arrested before the weekend at Cairo`s
airport because his name was on a wanted list for using
falsified travel documents.
The officials and relatives spoke on condition of
anonymity because of the sensitivity of the subject.
Mohammed Dababish is a top official in Hamas` internal
security unit, which oversees intelligence matters in Gaza.
Hamas officials declined comment.
Egypt has arrested a string of Hamas figures since an
Egyptian soldier was killed in a border shooting early this