The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights asserts that 68 children have been killed in the Gaza strip in the past year as a result of actions by the Israeli military (1). Egypt invites Hamas and Fatah to meet in Cairo on Nov. 9 for reconciliation talks (2), and Hamas lends tentative support to the plan (3). Swedish lockmaker Assa Abloy, in response to criticism from human rights groups, announces that it will move its production plant out of an Israeli settlement in the West Bank (5). Israel clears three recently erected wildcat settlements from the West Bank (6).

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