The Israeli occupation forces arrested 33 Palestinians at dawn on Thursday for questioning on charges of resisting him. Meanwhile, delegations from the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) and Islamic Jihad left the Gaza Strip today for Cairo to discuss developments in the Palestinian situation, especially the truce understandings with Israel.

On the field side, the Palestinian Prisoners' Club reported that the Israeli occupation forces launched a campaign of mass arrests of 23 civilians from the town of Tuqu', southeast of Bethlehem, while the rest of the arrests were distributed in Beit Ummar, north of Hebron, Al-Mughayyir, east of Ramallah, Qabatiya town south of Jenin, Tulkarm and Nablus in the northern West Bank.

The Prisoners' Club added that the occupation forces raided the homes of citizens and tampered with their contents and destroyed them, and this included confrontations with a number of Palestinians.

An exchange of gunfire was heard in Tulkarm during a raid by Israeli forces, but no injuries were reported, according to local sources.

For its part, the occupation army said that its forces confiscated weapons and ammunition during the arrest campaign, in addition to the exposure of its forces to throwing stones and Molotov cocktails during their withdrawal from Tulkarm camp, and they shot at the youths to disperse them, while taking the detainees to detention centers for interrogation on charges of resisting the occupation.

On the other hand, Palestinian sources announced that a Palestinian youth was injured by Israeli bullets at the Shuafat military camp checkpoint, northeast of Jerusalem, without receiving information about his condition.

Hamas and Jihad in Cairo

On the political front, delegations from Hamas and Islamic Jihad left the Gaza Strip today for Cairo to meet with Egyptian officials, Palestinian sources said.

The sources said that the Hamas and Islamic Jihad delegations left the Gaza Strip through the Rafah land crossing on their way to Egypt to discuss developments in the Palestinian situation, especially the ceasefire understandings with Israel in the Gaza Strip.

The Islamic Jihad media office said in a brief statement that a delegation that includes members of the political bureau and a number of movement leaders left the Gaza Strip for Cairo. Media sources reported in recent hours that Ismail Haniyeh, head of Hamas' political bureau, had received an invitation to visit Cairo, without the movement officially commenting on this.

It is noteworthy that Egypt sponsored on May 13 / May a ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip, after Israeli air strikes on the Strip in which 33 Palestinians were killed, including 5 children, 3 women, the elderly and 11 Islamic Jihad leaders, in exchange for the death of two people in Israel by the rockets of the resistance launched from the Strip.