18:00: A bus carrying soldiers traveling near Kochav HaShachar in the Binyamin Regional Council district of Shomron was targeted in a firebomb attack. No injuries.
** Omer Bar-Lev, a former commander of Sayeret Matkal and a son of the late Minister Chaim Bar Lev has signaled he plans to join the Labor Party ahead of the elections.
** Yisrael Beitenu is working to disqualify the Balad Arab party ahead of the elections based on its “anti-Israel statements and policies” and its “hostile policies against the state”.
** Likud primaries set for November 25, 2012.
19:13: Red Alert false alarm in the Eshkol Regional Council.
19:15: Rocket impacts in the Ashkelon Regional Council district. No injuries reported.
19:26: A rocket landed in the yard of a home in the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council area. No physical injuries reported. Two people treated for hysteria.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)