Friday, May 22
Latest News
  1. Dutch cabinet backs partial Islamic burqa ban
  2. Iran: Nuclear talks to resume Tuesday in Vienna
  3. UK's Cameron says 'confident' of securing EU reform deal
  4. Huge blasts outside Sanaa after coalition air raids
  5. Monitor: Rebels seize hospital holding 150 Syrian soldiers
  6. Blast hits Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi
  7. US envoy urges Myanmar Rohingya 'citizenship' to end exodus
  8. UN: 300-400 new cholera cases per day among Burundians in Tanzania
  9. Iraq's Sunni tribes feel deserted after Ramadi fall
  10. London cabbie bombmaker 'murdered US soldier in Iraq'
  11. US blacklists Iraqi firm helping Iran buy Airbus planes
  12. Raids hit Yemen rebels, allies ahead of new talks bid
  13. Polls open for Irish referendum on gay marriage
  14. Official: Myanmar navy carries out first rescue of migrant boat
  15. UK PM predicts 'ups and downs' in EU renegotiation bid
  16. UK's Cameron to visit Paris, Berlin for talks next week
  17. Iraqi PM in Russia urges cooperation on fighting IS
  18. Qatar hits back at Amnesty labor claims
  19. Libya says 11 killed in fresh Benghazi clashes
  20. AFP: Burundi protesters battle police in Bujumbura center

Israeli forces detain 20 in West Bank raids

Aug. 14, 2014 7:24 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 14, 2014 7:24 P.M.)
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained at least 20 Palestinians early Thursday in the occupied West Bank, an Israeli military spokeswoman said.

The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that Israeli forces detained Oday Amin Muhammad from Nablus at Yitzhar checkpoint.

In Bethlehem, Israeli forces detained four teenage Palestinian boys from the southern West Bank village of Husan west of Bethelehem early Thursday morning, locals told Ma'an.

Eyewitness Hayda Hamamrah told Ma'an that dozens of Israeli soldiers stormed the village in military vehicles and ransacked several homes for inspection before they detained four teenagers.

He identified them as 17-year-old Haydar Iyad Hamamrah, 16-year-old Muhammad Hasan Hamamrah, 16-year-old Firas Ibrahim Hamamrah, and 17-year-old Bakr Shawasha.

The detainees were taken to an unknown destination.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2015