*Continuing to ease restrictions on PA residents, the IDF over recent days removed 10 roadblocks in the Chevron district.
*3 firebombs were hurled at an Israeli vehicle at Yakir Junction in Shomron. No injuries.
POLITICS, DOMESTIC & MORE:
*France today gave a letter to Syria in the hope it will make its way to Gilad Shalit. The letter is from Gilad’s parents.
*Damascus released a message that it hopes PM Olmert’s replacement will continue a dialogue with Syria.
*Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Thursday afternoon that a fifth round of talks between Israel and Syria will take place in two weeks time.
*A 4-year-old boy in Pardes Chana was reported in serious condition after being bitten by a Palestinian viper snake.
*In a 2nd story blaze in Elad, one person was seriously injured, one moderate, and others lightly.
(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel)