Sunday, November 19, 2017

In the West Bank, IDF troops arrest 12 Palestinians and issue 3 arrest summons during late-night raids in and around Ramallah, Bethlehem, Hebron, Jenin, and Qalqilya; and patrol near Hebron. Along Israel’s southern border, errant gunfire from the northern Sinai Peninsula strikes an Israeli soldier, lightly injuring him. Off Gaza’s coast, Israeli naval forces open fire on Palestinian fishing boats near Jabaliya refugee camp, causing no damage or injuries. In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces arrest 2 Palestinians during late-night raids in Issawiyya. (HA, TOI, YA 11/20; PCHR 11/23)

The Egyptian authorities open the Rafah border crossing for a 2d day in a row, allowing passage in both directions. (WAFA 11/19)

For a 2d day in a row, an Israeli tank fires a warning shell at Syrian forces near the Golan Heights, causing no damage or injuries. (HA, TOI, YA 11/19)