The Israeli Army invaded Bethlehem at dawn and arrested Ibraheem Al Batat, a resident suspected of being an Islamic Jihad activist.

Later on Wednesday morning the Army invaded Bethlehem again, with seven army vehicles taking positions in the Wad Im Ali area of the city.

Three vehicles also invaded Iebiat, a village east of Bethlehem. A source in the  village told IMEMC that troops surrounded the house of Hassan Iebiat 41, an Al Aqsa Brigades activist, and arrested him and took him to unknown distention.