the presumably hapless Swedish tourist picked the wrong day to enter Israel. Today is the hyped "flytilla" - a planned flooding of pro-Palestinian activists into Israel's Ben Gurion Airport - and it's not too unreasonable for a border policeman to be a bit suspicious of a tourist crossing over from (nearly lawless) Sinai on this particular day. Nevertheless, for what it's worth, I'm sorry for her unpleasant ordeal; it's not a good way to make friends.
Chief PA negotiator Erekat: Talks to minimize IDF control in W. Bank's Area A ended (Haaretz)
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