Tuesday, August 6, 2013

In the Gaza Strip, IDF troops conduct a limited incursion nr. al-Bureij r.c. and level land alongside the border fence. Also, the IDF opens fire on Palestinian fishermen nr. Bayt Lahiya, causing damage and 2 injuries. In the West Bank, the IDF conducts house searches and arrest raids in 1 village nr. Hebron, in Nablus and 1 village nr. Nablus, in Jenin, and 1 village nr. Bethlehem at night. (WAFA 8/6; PCHR 8/15)

Iran’s Pres. Hassan Ruhani calls for serious negotiations to resolve his country’s conflict with the international community over its nuclear program, in remarks made during his 1st press conference after taking office. (NYT 8/6)

Gunmen open fire on Egyptian police officers in al-Arish in the Sinai, killing 1 and wounding 2. (MNA 8/6)