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Brave Israeli Occupation Forces Attempt To Detain Yet Another Palestinian Toddler Monday

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — Israeli forces raided the al-Zeidani family home in al-Bustan neighborhood in Silwan on Monday in order to detain their 16-year-old and two-year-old sons, family told Ma’an.Israeli forces raided the home of the al-Zeidani family escorted by an officer from the Israeli intelligence and Shin Bet, searched the house, confiscated three computers, and detained Muhammad Ziad Zeidani, 16.The family said that Israeli forces had a detention order for Hamza Zeidani. They asked the Israeli officer if he knew how old Hamza was before he insisted on bringing the boy. Later, he was told that the boy is only two years old and lives next door.

Israeli forces also detained Ahmad Mansour Abu Gharbiyeh and Raed Rafat al-Amuri, both 17, after raiding and searching their homes in the al-Suwwana neighborhood early Monday.


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Child Abuse! Israeli occupation forces raid & fire tear gas in Hebron prep school

HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Wednesday raided a prep school in Hebron and fired tear gas on school grounds, witnesses told Ma’an.

Israeli soldiers erected an encampment in the schoolyard of al-Mutanabby preparatory in southern Hebron and raised the Israeli flag on top of the school, locals said.

Israeli troops also fired what witnesses called “excessive” amounts of tear gas on school grounds, lightly injuring several students.

Separately, clashes broke out between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian school children in Tari Ibn Ziad street in Hebron. The circumstances behind the clashes were unclear.