Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Israeli forces arrest ex-prisoner from Jenin

JENIN (Ma’an) -- The Israeli army arrested a man on Tuesday night in the village of Kafr Rai, west of Jenin.

Belal Nabil Saed Theyab was arrested as Israeli forces raided his home and searched the property, his family told Ma'an.

Thayab had spent seven years in Israeli jails for being affiliated with militant organization Islamic Jihad.

An Israeli army spokeswoman said she was unaware of the incident.