Daily Raids Continue: Israel Detains Nine Palestinians in West Bank, Jerusalem

HEBRON, July 21, 2015 (WAFA) – At least nine Palestinians were on Tuesday detained by Israeli authorities in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, most of them during predawn raids, according to local and security sources.

In Hebron district, Israeli army stormed the town of Bani Na’im, east of the city, and arrested three Palestinians, two of whom were identified as Muataz Khdour, 17, and Othman Manasrah, 18.

Army also broke into Hebron city and arrested 13-year-old Anan Jabari in the Old City neighborhood. He was taken to an unknown destination.

Forces also stormed the town of Shuyukh, north of Hebron, and raided the house of Mousa Halayka, a Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jails, and interrogated his wife, Hanaa, for about two hours. Israeli soldiers searched several other homes in the town, but there were no reports of arrests.

Meanwhile, an Israeli army force stormed the village of Asira e-Shamaliya, north of Nablus, and searched a number of homes before arresting a local, identified as Qutaiba Hamadneh.

The army also stormed the village of Kafr Qalil, south of Nablus, and arrested three local residents, identified as Samer Mansour, Ghanem Amer and Fayez Kani.

In Jerusalem, Israeli police arrested a Palestinian from Bab Hatta neighborhood in the Old City. He was transferred to the Moroccan detention compound in Jerusalem.

Meanwhile on Tuesday, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club (PPC) said Israeli police arrested the mother of a Palestinian prisoner in Israeli prisons.

It said Ameena Amoudi from Jenin was arrested while she was on a regular visit to her son, Mohammad Amoudi, who is currently incarcerated in the Israeli prison Jalbou.