Israeli forces arrest man in Bethlehem village
Published Sunday 23/02/2014 (updated) 25/02/2014 09:33
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces on Sunday arrested a Palestinian man in al-Rashayida village east of Bethlehem, a local official said.
Fawaz Rashayida, head of the village council, told Ma'an that Israeli forces arrested 48-year-old Hashim Ali Awda Rashayida at a flying checkpoint at the entrance of the village.
The man was taken to an unknown location, Rashayida added.
An Israeli army spokeswoman did not immediately return calls seeking comment.
The internationally recognized Palestinian territories of which the West Bank and East Jerusalem form a part have been occupied by the Israeli military since 1967.