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August 17, 2016 10:13 am

Israel Arrests Senior Hamas Official Near Ramallah

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Main street of Ramallah. Photo: Wikipedia.

Main street of Ramallah. Photo: Wikipedia.

A senior Hamas official has been arrested near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Israel announced on Wednesday.

Mohammad Hussein Abu Kweik, the Hamas representative on the Palestinian Authority’s central election committee was detained in a joint Israel Defense Forces and Shin Bet operation for “involvement in activities that pose a risk to regional security,” the IDF said in a statement.

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