Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Israel and Hamas implement the 1st stage of their prisoner swap, exchanging IDF Cpl. Shalit for 477 Palestinian prisoners. In the West Bank, crowds welcoming the returning prisoners wave Hamas flags. (IFM 10/18; NYT, WP, WT 10/19; OCHA 10/21; JPI 11/4)

The IDF patrols in 1 village nr. Jenin in the afternoon. (PCHR 10/20; OCHA 10/21)