Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Tuesday morning, five Palestinians, including a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. The District Court in Jerusalem ordered the release of several previously detained Palestinians, and ordered several others under further interrogation.  

The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) has reported that the soldiers kidnapped a guard of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, identified as Mohannad az-Zaghal, while working near the Chain Gate, and took him to a nearby police center.

Silwanic added that the soldiers also invaded and searched several homes in Bab Hatta area, in the Old City, and kidnapped five Palestinians.

The kidnapped residents have been identified as Nasser al-‘Ajlouni, Monir al-‘Ajlouni, Ragheb Abu Sneina, Mo’men Hasheem and Majd Sharifa.

In related the Israeli District Court in Jerusalem ordered six Palestinians, including two children, under further interrogation.

Lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud said the court extended the remand of Fadi Shawwa, Jawad Mazra’o, and two children as Yousef Abu Shkheidem and Mohammad Bayya’, until Wednesday, Mohammad Shiokhi and Mohammad Mousa, until October 27th, and Jihad Sbeitan until further notice.

Silwanic stated that the Israeli court recently ordered a child, identified as Mohammad Jabr Abbassi, under house arrest for seven days and imposed a 650 Shekels fine.

Last Sunday, the Israeli police released Ziad Tareq Nasser, Amer Ziad Zidani, Luay Khader Rajabi, Majdi Fawwaz Abu Tayeh, Karim Ishaq Abu Tayeh, Ayman Abu Tayeh, Mosallam Odah, Maher Samer Sarhan, Ali Marwan Shiokhi, Abdullah Abu Khatti, Mustafa Asaliyya, Mohammad Issa Ateyya, Ahmad Khaled Oweisat, Mohammad Khaled Oweisat and Nour Amer Oweisat, under the condition that they do not return to their homes in Silwan, Jabal al-Mokabber and al- ‘Isawiyya, in Jerusalem, for five days.