Hamas alleges Israel trying to influence West Bank elections

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 17, 2016 09:40




The Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) said Wednesday that they arrested Hussein Abu Kweik, a representative for Hamas's election committee, in Ramallah overnight. He was arrested for alleged activities that could pose a threat to security in the area.

A spokesman for Hamas in Gaza condemned the arrest and alleged that Israel was trying to get involved in their West Bank election campaign and influence votes.


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