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Israeli forces 'detain Fatah leaders in Jerusalem'

Feb. 28, 2013 8:39 P.M. (Updated: March 1, 2013 10:21 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces on Thursday detained multiple Fatah leaders in Jerusalem, officials said.

Omar al-Shalabi, the secretary of the Fatah committee in Jerusalem, and Nidal Abu Gharbeyeh, who is Fatah secretary in al-Sawwanah, Wadi Joz and Sheikh Jarrah area were also detained.

Adnan Ghaith, Fatah secretary in Silwan, Abdul Salam al-Hidreh, Fatah secretary in al-Tur, Khaled Gharabli, Fatah secretary in Beit Hanina, Shuafat and Issawiya areas were detained. Also, Muna Barbar was detained.

The Fatah leaders were taken to an investigation center in Jerusalem, party officials said.

Dimitri Dalyani, a member of the Fatah revolutionary council, said that the party was used to Israeli violations and practices. He denounced the latest arrests.

An Israeli police spokesman said he was unaware of the arrests.
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