An Israeli was moderately injured early Thursday morning in a shooting attack near the Fadouel settlement in the West Bank.The man said terrorists opened fire on him as he drove his car on t he road leading to the settlement. The Israel Defense Forces searched the area in an attempt to locate the perpetrators.
In an interview with Haaretz published Thursday, senior cabinet minister Meir Sheetrit (Kadima) said that Israel should hold permanent peace negotiations with Arab states based on the Saudi initiative.
Sheetrit also said that Israel should agree to negotiate over the Golan Heights if Syria halts its support of terrorism.
From The Jerusalem Post:
Defense Minister Amir Peretz secretly met Tuesday with veteran settlement leader Ze'ev [Zambish] Hever Wednesday night, according to a Channel 2 report.
The two reportedly discussed a plan in which a number of illegal West Bank outposts would be voluntarily evacuated by settlers, while around 10 others would be given legal status as permanent settlements.