Wednesday, February 10, 2016

For a 2d day, the IDF maintains its closure of Nahalin village, where an Israeli settler was stabbed and injured on 2/9. Meanwhile, a Palestinian is killed in clashes between stonethrowers and IDF troops in al-‘Arub r.c. that erupt when Israeli forces patrol in the camp. They also conduct late-night house searches and raids in al-Fawar r.c. and 3 villages nr. Hebron, Tulkarm and Tulkarm r.c., 2 villages nr. Nablus, and 1 each nr. Ramallah and Jenin, arresting 17 Palestinians. Israeli forces demolish 7 residential structures, 6 animal shelters, and a water pipeline in and around alFarisiya village in the n. Jordan Valley. They also patrol in 4 villages nr. Hebron, Tulkarm and 1 nearby village, and 1 village nr. Jenin. An Israeli settler attacks a Palestinian vehicle with an ax outside a settlement nr. Qalqilya, causing damage. Israeli forces later arrest the settler. (MNA, TOI, WAFA 2/10; PCHR 2/11, 2/18)

 Israeli and Turkish officials meet in Zurich for another round of talks on a possible rapprochement. They will meet again on 2/11. (HA, TOI 2/9, 2/10)