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TEL AVIV — The Hamas government in the Gaza Strip promised a new era of calm and respect for the law yesterday, after the release of kidnapped British reporter Alan Johnston.
LONDON — Ayman al-Zawahri, al Qaeda's No. 2. George Habash of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Mahmoud Zahar, the Hamas strongman in Gaza. All trained as doctors — as did at least seven suspects in the failed bomb attacks in Britain.
GLASGOW, Scotland — British police focused today on at least four physicians with roots outside Britain — including a doctor seized at an Australian airport with a one-way ticket — in the investigation into failed car bombings in Glasgow and London.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Alan Johnston's kidnappers have threatened to "slaughter" him if Hamas tries to rescue him, but Hamas sources say the comments are little more than bluster ahead of an imminent handover of the long-held BBC correspondent.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Hamas began releasing prisoners yesterday amid scenes of triumph mixed with looting after its dramatic two-day conquest of all security positions previously held by its rival Fatah.