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  6/16/2011, Sivan 14, 5771

PA: IDF Arrested Hamas Parliamentarian

PA officials said Thursday that the IDF arrested a Hamas member of the PA parliament Thursday night. The army arrested Samir Qadi in the village of Tsurif, near Hevron. Qadi has already been in prison for organizing and participating in terrorist activities. He was questioned in 2006 and jailed on suspicions that he aided in the kidnapping of IDF soldier Gilad Shalit.

IDF troops arrested 8 wanted security suspects Wednesday night.