In pre dawn invasions Thursday, the Israeli army arrested on Thursday 17 Palestinian resident from several cities in the West Bank, Israeli sources reported.

In Kafein village near Jenin, two residents were arrested – according to the Israeli Army, they were Islamic Jihad members, while five others were arrested in Sida and Ateel villages near Tulkarem also for allegedly being part of Islamic Jihad.

In Hebron, troops arrested five residents from the city and another two from the village of Yata south of the city, all are supposedly Hamas activists. And the Army arrested two from Al Jalazon refugee camp in Ramallah, claiming the two are Hamas activists, Israeli sources added.