Israel arrests West Bank Palestinians

The Israeli occupation military has been conducting sweeping arrests of Palestinians in the West Bank, military sources said.

    The arrests in West Bank happen as Israel aircraft strike Gaza

    The Israeli military said the arrests early on Sunday were still underway, and would not specify how many Palestinians were taken into custody.

     

    Israel Radio said more than 80 members of the Hamas and Islamic Jihad movements had been detained.

     

    The arrests were being carried out as Israel embarked on an offensive against Hamas fighters in the Gaza Strip who bombarded Israeli towns with rockets.

     

    The offensive crushed hopes that Israel's recently completed Gaza pullout would jumpstart peace talks, and intensified pressure on Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.

    SOURCE: Unspecified


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    A journey through Romania in the time of coronavirus

    A journey through Romania in the time of coronavirus

    A photojournalist travels across the country in a motorhome to document how curfews and quarantines have changed it.

    Life after death row: The pastor praying for Nigeria's prisoners

    The Nigerian pastor adapting to life after death row

    Clinton Kanu spent 27 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, but life on the outside feels far from free.

    What it means to love a dead child

    What it means to love a dead child

    You must forget all you thought you knew about grief when the landscape of your life has been demolished.