United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls again on Israel and the Palestinians to make a better effort to pursue peace.
Nabil Shaath, the foreign affairs adviser of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, says that the Palestinian Central Council freezes its recognition of the state of Israel until Israel recognizes Palestine as a state. Palestine will freeze the Oslo accords.
The body of a Palestinian teenager said to have been shot dead by Jewish settlers is found. He is the first to die since Israel and the Palestinian National Authority began indirect peace talks on Saturday. In a retaliation shooting, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claims responsibility for firing on a car of Jewish civilians in the West Bank.
Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu resists calls from the United States to stop construction in Jerusalem; the United Nations claims Israel's blockade of Gaza prevents it from educating thousands of Palestinian children.
Israel's Defence Minister Ehud Barak says that Israel will allow a separate Palestinian state "whether you like it or not". [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-middle_east-8629158.stm (BBC)] [http:--www.ctv.ca-servlet-ArticleNews-story-CTVNews-20100419-israel_monday_100419-20100419?hub=World (CTV)] [http:--thenews.jang.com.pk-updates.asp?id=103173 ("The News International")]date=August 2019
Israeli troops arrest for an unrevealed reason three Palestinian civilians in Beit Ommer village and later move them to a military detention centre, as the Israeli military also ransacks homes in Nablus and Hebron.