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Israel detains PA minister

June 30, 2019 at 1:33 pm

Israeli security forces in Jerusalem’s Old City on 16 December 2017 [Mahmoud Ibrahim/Anadolu Agency]

Israeli police forces detained Palestinian Authority minister for Jerusalem Affairs, Fadi Al-Hadami today, as reported by Anadolu Agency.

According to WAFA, Israeli policemen raided Al-Hadami’s house early this morning, then detained him.

It was reported that Palestinian minister’s mobile phones were seized and his house was searched by the Israeli police.

Israel is yet to make a statement on the incident.

The previous PA Jerusalem minister and PA’s governor of Jerusalem have also been arrested by Israeli forces on several occasions.

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