Wednesday, July 10, 2013

In the West Bank, the IDF conducts house searches and arrest raids in 1 village nr. Ramallah at night. IDF troops also conduct a raid in Nablus, storming university dorms and sparking confrontations with stone-throwing Palestinians, with 2 Palestinians subsequently injured. (MNA 7/10; PCHR 7/11)

Egypt’s Public Prosecutor Hisham Barakat orders the arrest of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Supreme Leader Mohamed Badie and other senior members of the organization. Meanwhile, Egypt opens its border with the Gaza Strip at the Rafah crossing for a few hours so patients needing medical treatment abroad, Egyptians, and foreign nationals can leave. (AP, REU, MNA 9/7)