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Not the typical IDF soldier's mom

Muslim Arab mother whose son serves in IDF says PM's decision not to invade Gaza was 'brave and right.' Adds: If I was living in Gaza, I would have no rights as a woman under Hamas -

Anet Haskia is not the typical mom of a soldier serving in the Israel Defense Forces. A Muslim Arab, who grew up in a mixed Arab-Jewish town in the north, Haskia is breathing a little easier this week.

For Haskia, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision not to enter the Gaza Strip last week was "brave and right."

The mother of three children, with a 20-year-old IDF combat soldier, Haskia told Tazpit News Agency, that "many Israeli soldiers’ lives were saved thanks to that decision."

"Going into Gaza would have yielded success for the Hamas terrorists. Israel did what it had to do for the time being to stop the rocket attacks and played it smart."

Haskia who was born and raised in Akko

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Added: Nov-29-2012 Occurred On: Nov-29-2012
By: aydeo
Other Middle East
Tags: Muslim Arab mother, IDF, Gaza, Hamas
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