Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, various Palestinian neighborhoods in occupied East Jerusalem, violently searched homes, and kidnapped nine Palestinians.Head of the Jerusalem Detainees Parents Committee Amjad Abu ‘Asab said the soldiers kidnapped four former political prisoners in various neighborhoods in occupied Jerusalem, after searching their homes, adding that the soldiers also confiscated mobile phones and computers from their homes.

The four have been identified as Omar Mheisin from Shu’fat refugee camp, former Fateh Secretary in Jerusalem Omar Shalabi, Nasser al-Hadmy from ‘Aqbat As-Suwwana, and Odai Sonnoqrot from Ras al-‘Amoud.

Sonnoqrot is one of the guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

The family of Shalabi said the soldiers searched and ransacked their property, and confiscated some of his belongings.

The soldiers also broke into homes in Jabal al-Mokabber and at-Tour in Jerusalem, and kidnapped Mohammad ‘Ata Abdo, 43, ‘Ammar Ahmad ‘Oweisat, 26, Sami Ed’eis, and Nour Khader.

In addition, army invaded that home of Sami Abu Ghalia, secretary of Fateh movement in the Bedouin area, searched his property and his car.

In addition, soldiers kidnapped Ibrahim Abu Gharbiyya, member of the Fateh Regional Council in Jerusalem.

His son said the soldiers broke into the family home, and attacked several members, including a paralyzed family member, and kidnapped Ibrahim after cuffing and blindfolding him.