On this day in history December 8,
- 1987 – An Israeli army tank transporter kills four Palestinian refugees and injures seven others during a traffic accident at the Erez Crossing on the Israel–Gaza Strip border, sparking the First Intifada.
- Dutch PM cancels ceremony in dispute over cargo scanner for Gaza crossing (haaretz.com)
- Palestinian boy dies from gunshot, president and family blame Israel (theguardian.com)
- Palestinians say teen killed by Israeli army in West Bank (haaretz.com)
- Palestinian MP blasts int’l silence over settlement expansion (theiranproject.com)
- Israeli tanks fire at farmers in northern Gaza (altahrir.wordpress.com)