Israeli forces on Tuesday arrested 26 Palestinians in a large-scale detention campaign in various areas of the West Bank.
Media sources said that the detainees are from the cities of Qalqiliya, Nablus, Ramallah, Jenin, Bethlehem and Jericho.
Ibtisam al-Abed, mother of the Palestinian attacker, was detained from Kober town in northern Ramallah at dawn.
Israel claimed that the detainees were wanted elements, who have carried out attacks against the troops and settlers in various areas in the West Bank.
On Friday, 19-year-old Omar al-Abed broke into the Halamish settlement, near Ramallah.
There, he went into the Salomon family home and began a stabbing spree, killing three members of one family and was also seriously injured. (NAN)