Israeli soldiers arrested, overnight, eleven Palestinian residents in several West Bank areas.

According to Israeli military sources the arrested residents are members of Hamas movement. Most of the arrestees were not wanted to the Israeli security.

The source added that the Israeli Security Services, Shabak, in cooperation with Sharon’s office are preparing lists of Hamas members to be arrested before the January 2006 Legislative Elections, in an attempt to weaken Hamas, and push it to transform into a political party.