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  • July 27, 2022

    In the West Bank, Israeli settlers stole 1 bulldozer in Khirbet al-Farisiyya. Israeli forces demolished 1 Palestinian home in Jericho and uprooted trees on the same property. Israeli forces also...

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  • May 19, 1985

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Cabinet agrees on 20 measures to improve economy [NYT 5/20]. Supreme Court calls on Knesseto enact election law to ban "undemocratic"...

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  • November 30, 1984

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Cabinet settles on $375 million in budget cuts, $100 million from defense. Central Command [occupied territories] officer Shahak...

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In the West Bank, Israeli settlers stole 1 bulldozer in Khirbet al-Farisiyya. Israeli forces demolished 1 Palestinian home in Jericho and uprooted trees on the same property. Israeli forces also razed 75 dunams (18.5 acres) of land, uprooting 1,000 olive trees in Hijja. 8 Palestinians were arrested during late-night raids in Beit Fajjar, Abu Shukheidim, Tuqu‘, Tarqumiyah, and Abu Dis. Off the coast of Gaza, Israeli naval forces opened fire at Palestinian fishermen west of al-Sudaniyya; no injuries were reported. In Gaza, Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinians farming their land east of Gaza City; no injuries were reported. (WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA 7/27; PCHR 7/28; UNOCHA 8/5)

Israel handed over the body of 1 Palestinian killed on 7/6 to his family in Jaba‘. (WAFA 7/27)

The Israeli supreme court reversed its own ruling from 2 years ago to allow Israeli settlers to stay at the Mitzpeh Kramim settlement outpost. The initial ruling had deemed that the expropriation of the land where the outpost sits was not made in “good faith.” An expanded panel of justices at the supreme court found that it was made in “good faith.” (HA 7/27; AP, MEE 7/28; HA 7/31)

Israeli prime minister Yair Lapid met with Jordanian king Abdullah II in Amman. (AJ, AP, HA 7/27)

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Cabinet agrees on 20 measures to improve economy [NYT 5/20]. Supreme Court calls on Knesseto enact election law to ban "undemocratic" parties [NYT 5/20]. Court convicts Jewish underground defendant Ze'ev Friedman of 1980 attempted bombing of Dr. Ahmad Natshe in Bethlehem [JP 5/20]. Hebrew U. engineer states he purchased US-made krytrons (without necessary export license) for the school's physics dept. in 1976 [NYT 5/20].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Stone thrown at Israeli bus near Jalazoun camp injures passenger. Gasoline bombs thrown at 2nd Israeli bus on W. Bank; no injuries reported [JP 5/22].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Cabinet settles on $375 million in budget cuts, $100 million from defense. Central Command [occupied territories] officer Shahak petitions High Court to expropriate 2 hills near Ramallah for IDF purposes. Cabinet decides to allow former Supreme Court pres. to examine secret documents required for MK Sharon's libel case against Time, Inc.

Military Action

Other Countries: Black September claims responsibility for assassinationf Jordanian diplomat Azmi al-Mufti in Bucharest.