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Another Palestinian journalist arrested for reporting PA cooperation with IDF




Salim Sweden, a Palestinian journalist who works for the Ma’an news agency, was arrested by Palestinian Authority security forces on Sunday after he reported that the PA provided Israel information which led to the arrest of the gunmen suspected of killing Eitam and Na’ama Henkin on a West Bank roadway last October.
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Palestinian Media Reports: Armored IDF Vehicles ‘Entered Gaza’

Maan, the Palestinian Authority-based news agency says the IDF’s operation was a ‘limited incursion’ for surveillance.

By Gil Ronen


Palestinian Authority-based news agency Maan reported Tuesday that Israeli military vehicles crossed into northern Gaza for surveillance activities on Monday.

Bayt Lahiya region – Google Earth

The limited incursion took place in a border region near Beit Lahiya, witnesses told Maan. Separately, Israeli warships opened fire at Palestinian “fishermen” off the coast near al-Sudaniyya west of Beit Lahiya.

No injuries were reported, but the fishermen fled and were unable to continue fishing, the outlet said.


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