Islamic Jihad Claims 8,000 Fighters
GAZA CITY [MENL] -- The Iranian-sponsored Islamic Jihad has reported a sharp
growth in membership and weapons in 2011.
Jihad said it has trained more than 8,000 fighters for a war with
Israel. The Iranian-sponsored militia was also said to have amassed some
5,000 missiles and rockets, which included the largest long-range arsenal in
the Gaza Strip.