The Hamas movement stated on Monday that the security forces of the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas had arrested five Hamas activists from several parts of the West Bank on Sunday.
According to the statement the arrests were made in the cities of Hebron, Tulkarem, and Nablus.

Meanwhile Bassel Idwedar, a Hamas member who is being held in the PA Jericho prison, announced on Monday that he is on hunger strike in protest of his arrest. Idwedar was arrested by the Palestinian Authority forces a week ago.