The Israeli forces reportedly entered Jenin to arrest Jamil al-Amouri and Wissam Abu Zaid, members of PIJ's Al-Quds Brigades.
Secretary of state Antony Blinken, will report to the US congressional committees on whether UNRWA followed the new guidelines and requirements before the release of the funds.
Entry of construction equipment first time Egypt has deployed in the coastal enclave it used to rule until 1967.
The detentions comes a day after police in Sheikh Jarrah arrested a reporter with Qatar-based media network Al Jazeera who had been covering a protest there.
The report triggered protests and condemnations from some Palestinians who took to social media platforms to express outrage over the alleged meeting.
Most people expect paralysis on the Palestinian front, but that is a recipe for a global tsunami demanding ‘equality for peace’
"If he wants to work with us on economic issues, we say ahlan wa sahlan (welcome)."
No society is free of inequities or of prejudices. But in Israel Arabs, let alone Jews and other regional minorities, enjoy far more civil liberties than in any Arab country.
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Molloy and Conway released a second statement apologizing for the first, and promising to “make sure that our communications going forward are much more sensitive and balanced.”