Israeli soldiers arrested 10 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank; at least 22 in East Jerusalem

03:00 Sep 16 2014 Salfit, Qalqiliya, Hebron, Bethlehem, Ramallah

RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli courts on Tuesday extended the detention of 89 Palestinians, a rights group said in a statement.


Meanwhile, Israeli soldiers arrested 10 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank overnight, while police arrested 22 in East Jerusalem.

In Salfit, locals said Israeli forces arrested Abdullah Shehada Rayyan, 20, Ghufran Mousa Rayyan, Jihad Mustafa Rayyan, 19, Iyas Nasim Rayyan, 21 and Milad Abd al-Majid Asi, 24.

An Israeli army spokeswoman said 10 Palestinians were arrested overnight -- five near Qalqiliya, three near Hebron, one in Bethlehem, and one in Ramallah.

Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri said in a statement that police arrested 22 Palestinians in East Jerusalem overnight on suspicion of throwing stones and Molotov cocktails.

More than 7,000 Palestinians are currently being held in Israeli prisons, including around 2,000 detained during Israeli arrest campaigns over the last three months alone.

JERUSALEM, September 16, 2014 – (WAFA) – Israeli forces overnight and early Tuesday arrested 26 Palestinians, including 13 minors, from Jerusalem and West Bank area of Salfit, according to WAFA correspondent.

Israeli police invaded al-Thawri, Shu‘fat and Silwan neighborhoods, where they arrested 22 Palestinians, including 13 twelve year-old minors, claiming that they have recently participated in clashes with the police.

Police claimed that the arrested hurled empty bottles and Molotov cocktails at the Israeli forces and settlers as well as hurled stones at the light rail passing through these neighborhoods.

They noted that the Palestinians were remanded under interrogation.

Meanwhile in Salfit district, Israeli troops raided Qarawa Bani Hassan, where they arrested four Palestinians, all in their twenties of age, after breaking into their homes.


Abdullah Shehada Rayyan, Ghufran Mousa Rayyan, Jihad Mustafa Rayyan, Iyas Nasim Rayyan, Milad Abd al-Majid Asi arrested Sept 16, 2014
5 Palestinians arrested near Qalqilya, Sept 16, 2014
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