Wednesday, August 10, 2005

The IDF continues arrest raids, house searches in Nur al-Shams r.c.; patrols in Nablus and nearby Dayr Istiyya. IDF soldiers, Jewish settlers close off an archaeological site nr. Ramallah, fire on local Palesinians who attempt to stop them fr. doing excavation work, wounding 9. In Jerusalem, some 70,000 religious Jews gather at the Western Wall in a peaceful protest against disengagement. (HA, IMEMC 8/10; NYT, PCHR 8/11; IMEMC 8/12; PCHR 8/18)