Israel arrests Palestinian mayor of Jerusalem

[01-08-2022 02:56 PM]

Ammon News - Israeli police on Monday arrested Adnan Ghaith, the Palestinian mayor of Jerusalem and a member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council.

The Palestinian Prisoners Club said in a statement that a police force raided the mayor's house in the Arab neighborhood of Silwan, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, searched and ransacked the house and detained him.

Ghaith has been arrested by Israeli occupation authorities more than 17 times since he was named as Palestinian mayor in 2019, and he is banned from traveling to the West Bank.

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