IDF arrests senior Hamas figure Hassan Yousef in West Bank

By NOAM AMIR/MAARIV HASHAVUA
October 20, 2015 07:59

Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a senior Hamas official based in the West Bank, was arrested by the IDF before dawn on Tuesday.

Israeli authorities said the arrest was made after determining that a number of recent statements made by Yousef, one of the organization's founders, constituted incitement to commit acts of violence.Yousef was taken in for questioning following his detainment.


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