Israel Arrests Three in Jerusalem, West Bank

JERUSALEM, March 15, 2015 (WAFA) – At least three Palestinians were arrested on Sunday by the Israeli army and police during predawn raids in Jerusalem and Jenin, according to local and security sources.

Witnesses told WAFA that Israeli police broke into the Jerusalem neighborhood of al-Issawiya, and arrested two Palestinians after raiding and searching their homes. The two were identified as Moath and Omar Ebeid.

Meanwhile, the Israeli army stormed the village of Jalboun, east of Jenin, and arrested a local resident after raiding and searching his house, as well as seizing his computer. The man was identified as 22-year-old Ahmad Abul-Rob.

The Israeli army also broke into the nearby town of Ya’bad and detained a teenager for several hours. The 16-year-old Hamam Abu Baker was subjected to intense interrogation by the army before he was released.

In Hebron, army forces broke into the city and the nearby town of Bani Na’im, where they handed notices to three local residents to appear for interrogation.