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Israel Detains 7 Palestinians, Including Minister

16/01/2014

Israeli occupation forces on Thursday arrested five Palestinians from Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem.

Security sources said that Israeli forces arrested Mu'tasem Hashem al-Ameer, 20, Mohammed Attallah al-Mashayekh, 18, and Mu'tasem Abdul Aziz Abu Srour, 20, after raiding and searching his houses.

The sources added that Israeli soldiers raided the camp and started shooting tear gas grenades toward the houses, burning down a house belonging to Jomah Ibrahim Ewies as a result.

Israeli forces also arrested two Palestinians from the city of Hebron, south of the West Bank.

Security sources said that IOF forces arrested the former Minister of Local Government Issa al-Jabari and Palestinian resident Nidal Amran al-Qwasmi after raiding their houses in Namra area, central Hebon.

In Jenin, Israeli forces arrested two brothers from al-Taybeh village.

Security sources said that IOF troops arrested Anas, 26, and Ammar Jamal al-Jabareen, 34, after raiding their houses.

In a related context, 12 military vehicles raided the city of Jenin and Israeli soldiers were deployed in its neighbourhoods. No arrests were reported.

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