Breaking: Israel foils Al Qaeda plot on US embassy

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2 Suicide bombers… more from Fox News.

JERUSALEM –  Israel has foiled an Al Qaeda plan to attack the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, Fox News confirmed.

There is no indication whether the plot went any further than the talking stages and it is still unclear who exactly is behind the plot.

Shin Bet, Israel’s internal security agency, said Wednesday it arrested three Palestinians it accuses of plotting to carry out bombings, shootings, kidnappings and other attacks.

It said the men, two from Jerusalem and one from the West Bank, were recruited by an operative based in the Gaza Strip who worked for Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.

Shin Bet alleges the Palestinians planned on attacking a Jerusalem conference center with firearms and then kill rescue workers with a truck bomb.

It said Al Qaeda also planned to send foreign militants to attack the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv…

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