Sunday, August 30, 2009

Unidentified Palestinians fire at least 2 mortars into Israel, causing no reported injuries or damage. Egyptian police discover 1,540 pounds of TNT in an underground stash nr. the Gaza border. Hamas leaders in Gaza object to UNRWA plans to include lessons about the Holocaust in schools it administers. (NYT, WT 9/1; WP, WT 9/2; WJW 9/3)

In the West Bank, the IDF makes latenight raids, house searches in Jenin town and r.c. and nr. Hebron and Jericho, arresting 9 Palestinians (nearly all teenagers). (PCHR 9/3)