Palestine Today a service of the International Middle East Media centre, www.imemc.org for Wednesday June 19th, 2006
Israeli Army arrests two brothers from Bethlehem arrests five residents returning home at military checkpoint near Rammallah, jenin and nablus invaded and mother of three arrested and disappeared
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Ala Al Deen Al Darawi, 29, and his brother Khalil, 27, were arrested when the Israeli army invaded the West Bank city of Bethlehem, on Monday at dawn.
More than 15 army vehicles entered the city and surrounded Al Maslakh area in the city then searched several homes then took the two brothers to unknown locations, eyewitnesses reported.
2-Army arrests five residents at military checkpoint near Rammallah
The Israeli army troops stationed at Qalndia military checkpoint at the main entrance of the West Bank city of Rammallah have arrested five residents, Sunday evening.
The arrestees were identified as Mohamed Shosha, 22, Wadah Zaol, 23, Bilal Hmamra, 24, Adel Shosha, 37, and Isma'el Shosha, 22.
The five were arrested whilst crossing the checkpoint returning to their homes in the city after finishing working out, local sources reported.
The Army did not gave any reason or reveal the location of the arrestees.
3-Army invades the West Bank city of Jenin
Israeli forces have invaded the West Bank city of Jenin, Monday morning.
Troops and army jeeps stormed the city searched several homes then installed several checkpoints inside the city.
Troops at checkpoints are stopping civilian cars searching them and detaining people for several hours before letting them go, which caused residents to miss work and or school, local sources reported.
Army closes the main entrance of Azon village
The Israeli army closed on Monday morning the main entrance of Azon village east of the West Bank city of Qalqilia.
Army jeeps and troops blocked the road and prevented residents traveling to the city or returning to the village, local sources reported.
5- Army arrests a mother of three in Salfit
The Israeli army has arrested Nsreen Madi, 28, a mother of three from the West Bank city of Salfit on Monday.
Troops invaded the city in the early dawn hours and searched several homes, clashes between invading soldiers and the residents erupted, no injures were reported, local sources reported.
Troops searched Madi's house before arresting and taking here to an unknown location, Madi is mother of three the youngest is just 2 months old and the oldest is 2 years.
Madi ‘s husband was arrested by the army several months ago, local sources reported.
6- Army invades the West Bank city of Nablus
Israeli forces have invaded the West Bank city of Nablus on Monday morning, no arrests were reported.
Troops and army jeeps entered the city from several directions continuing towards Askar and Houwara refugee camps, troops searched several homes before leaving the city, local sources reported.
7- Army arrests five from Beita village south of Nablus
The Israeli army has arrested five residents from the village of Beita south of the West Bank city of Nablus, Monday morning.
Army vehicles and troops stormed the village and conducted House-to-House searches before arresting Ibrahem Hamail, 16, Qayes Hamail, 17, Ighdeban Bani Shamma, and Fadel Bani Shamma, all four were taken to unknown locations, local sources reported.
Troops also arrested Mohamed Mashafi, 19, at a Palestinian national security post near the village, the sources added.
Army clamed that the invasion and the arrests are part of the Israeli army campaign of arresting so called Wanted people.
8- Army levels a Palestinian house in Sellwad area in Jerusalem
The Israeli army and police levelled on Monday, a Palestinian house in the Sellwad neighborhood of Jerusalem.
According to eyewitnesses, two army bulldozers under the protection of the army and police forces surrounded the house of Haitham Mahmod and demolished it while the house was still under construction.
And that’s just some of the news for today in Palestine. For constant updates, check out the International Middle East Media Center website, www.IMEMC.org. As always, thanks for joining us. From Occupied Bethlehem, this is Palestine today was brought to you by Dina Rishmawi Maia Williams Carpenter and Pennie Quinton