Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Friday morning, four Palestinians after stopping them at military roadblocks, in the West Bank districts of Hebron and Nablus. On Thursday evening, the soldiers kidnapped a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.
The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers, stationed at the Container roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem, stopped and searched a Palestinian car, and kidnapped two young men from Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.
In addition, the soldiers invaded Ein Beit al-Maa’ refugee camp, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and kidnapped a young man, identified as Ibrahim Abu ar-Reesh, 30, after storming his home and searching it.
Furthermore, soldiers stationed at the Za’tara roadblock, near Nablus, stopped and searched several Palestinian cars, and kidnapped one Palestinian, identified as Mahmoud Yousef al-Wadi, 43, from Nablus.
On Thursday at night, the soldiers invaded a home in occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, before taking him to an interrogation center in the city.
The soldiers also released another guard, identified as Arafat Najeeb, after issuing an order preventing him from entering the mosque for six months.
An official of the Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Waqf and Holy Sites affairs, received an order preventing him from entering Al-Aqsa for four months.
The Ministry of Waqf and the head of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Omar al-Kiswani, denounced the ongoing Israeli violations against the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and various holy sites in occupied Palestine.