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  • August 3, 2013

    In the West Bank, the IDF conducts house searches and arrest raids in Hebron, 1 village nr. Ramallah, 1 village nr. Qalqilya, and 1 village and Dahaysha r.c. nr. Bethlehem at night; patrols in 1...

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  • July 24, 1986

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Washington Post reports wide anti-Hussein sentiment in the occupied territories, with almost daily demonstrations and death...

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In the West Bank, the IDF conducts house searches and arrest raids in Hebron, 1 village nr. Ramallah, 1 village nr. Qalqilya, and 1 village and Dahaysha r.c. nr. Bethlehem at night; patrols in 1 village nr. Qalqilya and in Jenin at night. (PCHR 8/15)

Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erakat says that Israel will release 104 Palestinian prisoners in 4 stages, with the 1st 26 prisoners set to be released on 8/13. The prisoners to be released have all been serving sentences since before the 1993 Oslo Accord. (MNA 8/3)

Iranian supreme leader Ali Khamenei endorses the presidential election results and Hassan Ruhani takes office, promising “constructive interaction with the world.” (REU 8/3)

Egypt’s Interior Ministry warns supporters of ousted pres. Mohamed Morsi to evacuate their protest camps, as U.S. Dep. Secy. of State William Burns continues his meetings with political stakeholders on both sides. (AP 8/3)

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Washington Post reports wide anti-Hussein sentiment in the occupied territories, with almost daily demonstrations and death threats against supporters of Jordan [WP 7/24]. Muhammad Ja'bari of Hebron, Khalil Musa of Ramallah, and Walid Mustafa of al-Birah now balk at Amman's urgings to step forward for mayoralties of their towns [WP 7/24].

Arab World: joint communique issued by Morocco and Israel on Peres-Hassan meeting emphasizes Hassan's insistence on terms of 1982 Fez Plan for Israeli withdrawal from occupied territories [NYT 7/25]. King Hussein meets with Syrian President al-Asad in Damascus [WP 7/27].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Grenade tossed from rooftop in Jericho injures 13 Israeli teenagers [NYT 7/25]; anonymous telephone caller to Radio Monte Carlo claims responsibility on behalf of DFLP [FJ 7/25].