Thursday, Oct. 19
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces detain 32 Palestinians in overnight raids
  2. Israel advances more than 2,000 settlement housing units in one week
  3. Palestinian shot, injured at Gush Etzion junction for alleged stabbing
  4. Israeli forces raid, shutdown Palestinian media offices
  5. Israeli forces demolish Palestinian building in East Jerusalem
  6. Israeli settlers steal olive harvest from Nablus-area villages
  7. Israel demolishes 2 homes in East Jerusalem, displacing 9
  8. Palestinian officials begin transferring control of Gaza borders
  9. Israeli settlers steal olive harvest, attack Palestinian farmers
  10. Israeli bulldozers level land in northern Gaza Strip

Israeli forces detain 3 men near Gaza airport

Jan. 19, 2012 11:42 A.M. (Updated: Jan. 19, 2012 7:51 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces detained three Palestinians on Thursday by the disused Gaza airport near Rafah, the Israeli army and locals said.

Witnesses told Ma'an that special Israeli forces detained Akram and Ismail al-Soufi near the Yasser Arafat International Airport in southern Gaza.

An Israeli army spokesman said that early Thursday three men attempted to cross into Israel and were arrested by soldiers. A fragmentation grenade was found amongst their belongings, he said.

All suspects were detained for questioning.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017