Wednesday, September 6, 2017

In the West Bank, Israeli forces shut down a metal workshop and seize equipment from 3 others during raids in ‘Araba village near Jenin. IDF troops arrest a Palestinian in central Hebron, allegedly for carrying a knife, arrest 3 more Palestinians during late-night raids near Jenin and Nablus, and patrol near Nablus. Israeli settlers assault and injure a Palestinian outside the Homesh settlement near Nablus. In East Jerusalem, Israeli forces arrest 2 Palestinians during a raid in Abu Dis. Off Gaza’s coast, Israeli naval forces open fire on Palestinian fishing boats near Jabaliya refugee camp, causing no damage or injuries. (MNA, TOI, WAFA 9/6; PCHR 9/14)

Israeli and Palestinian officials say that U.S. pres. Trump has made plans to meet with both Israeli PM Netanyahu and PA pres. Abbas on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) at the end of 9/2017. (HA 9/6)