Israeli forces detained at least 15 Palestinians from the occupied West Bank overnight Saturday, most of which were from Hebron, and raided several houses, an Israeli army spokesperson and locals told sai.
Israel said Sunday that it would suspend diplomatic contacts with European Union bodies involved in the Palestinian peace process, following an EU decision earlier this month to label goods produced in Israel's illegal settlements.
Deputy Head of Hamas Political Bureau Ismail Haneyya said Jerusalem Intifada has more to accomplish in light of Israeli admitting of the long lasting period of the ongoing uprising and their acknowledgement of the need of many options to deal with it.
Detainees and Ex-detainees Committee revealed that the number of arrests among Palestinians mounted to 2400 including 1200 cases against minors since the beginning of Jerusalem Intifada on the first of last October.
The family of the Palestinian sick prisoner Iyyas al-Rifaee asked local and international human rights organizations to intervene immediately for obliging the Israeli Occupation Authority (IOA) to offer their son the appropriate treatment. It also called for ending the Israeli policy of medical negligence against Palestinian prisoners.