Saturday, July 12, 2003

The IDF arrests a suspected Real Irish Republican Army (Real IRA) mbr. at a checkpoint outside Ramallah, alleging that he came to the West Bank to provide explosives training to militant Palestinians; fires on residential areas of Khan Yunis (wounding 1 woman in her home), Rafah; conducts arrest raids in Bayt Furik. Jewish settlers establish a new unauthorized outpost nr. Nablus. (BBC, NYT, WP, WT 7/14; VOI 7/14 in WNC 7/16; PM 7/15; MM 7/18; PCHR 7/24)