Thursday, January 26, 2006

The IDF fires on a “suspicious figure” nr. the Gaza border with Israel nr. Khan Yunis, killing a 9-yr.-old Palestinian girl; conducts arrest raids, house searches nr. Hebron. Jewish settlers fr. Karnei Shomron nr. Qalqilya throw stones at Palestinians, vandalize homes in nearby Kafr Laqif. Hamas, Fatah mbrs. scuffle in Ramallah over Hamas’s big election win there. (IMEMC, YA 1/26; HA, IMEMC, NYT, WP, WT 1/27; Voice of Palestine 1/27 in WNC 1/28; WP 1/29; PCHR 2/2)