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Military Seizes Hamas Lawmakers In West Bank

June 28 2011


Israeli troops have arrested four Hamas legislators in the northern West Bank, the Jerusalem Post reports, citing the Islamist group.

Three members of Parliament were arrested early Tuesday morning in the northern city of Nablus, while a fourth was picked up in Salfit, Palestinian security sources said.

The military has detained 17 Hamas parliamentarians over the past eight months, including 10 since Hamas signed a reconciliation deal with Fatah.

The army had no immediate...

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