'Lost' Israeli soldier is jailed

Officer who mistakenly entered the occupied West Bank must serve 28 days in prison.

    The Israeli major had to be rescued from
    Islamic Jihad members

    Jenin has been considered a stronghold of resistance to Israel since the start of a Palestinian uprising against the occupation in 2000.
     
    Abbas's Fatah faction holds sway in the West Bank and is where Abbas established a government after its rival Hamas took control of the Gaza Strip in June.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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