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November 07, 2004

In Yesha, plus ça change, plus ça reste la même chose

The JPost reports today, November 7, 2004:

- "Soldier killed, 2 wounded in operation near Tulkarm"
- "5 Palestinians killed in clashes"
- "Fugitives surrender at Nablus roadblocks"

A year ago today, on November 7, 2003, JPost reported:

- "A mortar shell was fired at Gush Katif settlements";
- "security forces are on the alert with 45 targeted notices on possible terror attacks";
- "soldiers spotted three people in a restricted area along the fence, where militants have repeatedly tried to infiltrate and attack Israeli targets. The three carried equipment the soldiers assumed was a bomb. Troops opened fire and hit one of the three" [the Arabs subsequently contended that Israeli troops killed a child...];
- "the army removed a roadblock west of Ramallah, allowing traffic to pass on the road";
- "IDF forces have captured Amjad Ubedi, the head of the Islamic Jihad in Jenin and responsible for the recent massacre at the Maksim restaurant near Haifa."

Two years ago today, on November 7, 2002, Arutz reported:

- IDF troops arrested twelve Arabs from Judea, Samaria and Gaza in an overnight counter-terrorism operation.

- Home of Terrorist Demolished in Shechem

- An IDF tractor has set off an explosive charge while doing road work near the greenhouses of Morag, a town located in the Gush Katif region of Gaza. The driver of the tractor was lightly wounded and was treated at the site of the explosion

- Israeli police detectives from the Hebron area last night arrested two Palestinian youths suspected of throwing stones at Israeli vehicles driving in the Bethlehem area.

- The IDF Military Prosecutor in Bet El has indicted a Samarian Arab for delivering weapons and ammunition to fellow terrorists by hiding it in a baby carriage.

- Three mortar shells landed in Gush Katif communities last night. No injuries or damage was reported

- Gunshots Fired at School in Gush Katif

- A bomb exploded near an IDF force in Gush Katif. Shots were also fired at an IDF force positioned on the Israeli-Egyptian border near the Arab populated city of Rafiah. Israeli troops returned fire. No injuries were reported.

- An indictment has been filed against a Ramallah Arab accused of funneling money from Iraq to Palestinian families who lost family members due to fighting the IDF or by perpetrating a suicide bombing.

- The head of the Islamic Jihad terrorist organization in the Samarian city of Tulkarem was arrested by an elite IDF unit.

- Israeli paramilitary police have arrested a suspected Arab terrorist near the Erez crossing in north Gaza.

- GSS and Police authorities have uncovered a large Tanzim infrastructure in the Hevron region.