23 July: Despite assurances by Palestinian resistance groups that they have been given guarantees not to be disarmed, a top Palestinian security official warns that Hamas and Islamic Jihad cannot remain armed if there is progress in the peace process.
A meeting between the Palestinian minister for prisoners' affairs and the head of the Israeli Internal Security Services (Shin Bet) ends in failure. The Palestinian minister says that Israel's refusal to release Hamas and Islamic Jihad prisoners "will lead the political process to a dead-end".
Following a pledge by Palestinian President Yasser Arafat to confiscate stolen Israeli cars, the Palestinian police in Gaza start checking drivers for valid licences and registration papers, and impound four unregistered cars.
An opinion poll indicates that 74 per cent of Jewish settlers living in the West Bank and Gaza are willing to leave their settlements in return for compensation from the Israeli government as part of a peace deal with the Palestinians.
24 July: Palestinians call on the US to persuade Israel to release more prisoners.
The Israeli Ministry of Interior releases figures which indicate that the number of Jewish settlers in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has risen by 5,400 during the past 12 months.
An Israeli judge rules that three jailed international peace activists from the International Solidarity Movement (ISM) do not represent a security risk to the state of Israel and allows them to be released on bail until their next hearing.
US House Majority leader Tom Delay meets with Israeli PM Ariel Sharon and Palestinian PM Mahmoud Abbas in Washington.
Settlers from the illegal Tel Hayim outpost in the West Bank and military officials negotiate an arrangement whereby the IOF would not forcibly evacuate the outpost and the settlers would be allowed to continue building the new settlement neighbourhood of Givat Artis near Ramallah.
US officials press Israel to slow the pace of construction on the apartheid wall.
25 July: Unknown assailants throw a grenade at the office of Palestinian security official Musa Arafat, a cousin of the Palestinian president. The grenade misses its target and hits an adjacent jail, injuring ten prisoners and damaging the headquarters of the Palestinian security forces.
A senior aide to Palestinian leader Arafat appeals to US President George Bush to halt Israel's construction of an apartheid wall around the West Bank.
A four-year-old Palestinian boy is killed in the West Bank and two of his siblings are injured when an Israeli soldier opens fire at a passenger car carrying a Palestinian family.
During their meeting in Washington, Palestinian PM Mahmoud Abbas presses President Bush to help negotiate Israeli concessions and prevent the implementation of the roadmap from reaching a stalemate.
A senior US administration official announces that the US expects both Israel and the Palestinians to take real action to further the roadmap for Mideast peace.
26 July: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak urges Israel to fulfil its commitments to the roadmap, stop land confiscation and assassinations of Palestinian activists, and start freeing Palestinian prisoners.
Under heavy US pressure, Israeli PM Ariel Sharon and Defence Minister Shaul Mofaz agree to turn over two more undisclosed Palestinian cities to PA control.
US National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice says she will work with President Bush to discuss the release of Palestinian prisoners with the Israeli premier during his visit to Washington this week.
Palestinian Health Minister Kamal Al-Sharafi refuses the claims of a leading aid organisation that Palestinian attacks on Israeli civilians constitute "crimes against humanity".
The Palestinian press praises US President Bush's call on Israel to halt settlement buildup and his criticism of the apartheid wall being constructed by Israel in the West Bank.
The IOF search for a missing soldier who might have been kidnapped and killed.
27 July: The Israeli cabinet approves the release of an additional 100 Palestinian activists from Israeli jails.
Israel removes three of 162 roadblocks in the Ramallah area.
A top Palestinian official calls the meeting between Palestinian PM Mahmoud Abbas and US President George Bush a success and urges expediting the implementation of the roadmap.
Palestinian Justice Minister Abdul-Karim Abu Saleh abolishes the state security courts which have long been accused of passing arbitrary verdicts.
Israel announces it will release 540 Palestinian jailed activists, including 210 members of Hamas and Islamic Jihad.
28 July: Palestinian prisoners begin an open hunger strike to protest their continued detention and demand improving their living conditions.
The IOF arrest seven Palestinians in the West Bank town of Nablus.
The IOF and Israeli settlers attack the home of Palestinian legislator Salah Tamari in a village near Bethlehem under the pretext of his activities against the construction of the apartheid wall.
ISM activists deliver food to a Palestinian family cut off from the northern West Bank village of Jayyous by Israel's apartheid wall.
Former Israeli PM Shimon Peres proposes placing the Old City of Jerusalem under UN control and dividing the rest of the city between Israel and a future Palestinian state.
ISM and Israeli peace activists work with local Palestinians in the village of Anin, west of Jenin, to open a small hole in the apartheid wall. The IOF respond by firing rubber bullets at the crowd, injuring five ISM activists and several other Israelis and Palestinians.
The Israeli Ministry of Defence cancels an official ceremony to inaugurate the completion of the first part of Israel's apartheid wall.
The Jerusalem District Court extends the remand of two Jewish settlers arrested on suspicion of belonging to a militant anti-Arab organisation.
The body of a missing Israeli soldier is found buried in an olive grove in northern Israel.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Nabil Shaath announces that the Bush administration will send the secretaries of finance and commerce to the Palestinian territories in September to discuss the PA's needs in rebuilding the infrastructure that was destroyed by the IOF since the outbreak of the Intifada.
29 July: Bush and Sharon meet in Washington to discuss the peace process and Israel's construction of an apartheid wall.
During a visit to Jerusalem, the director of the Anti-Defamation League accuses the Palestinians of complicating the peace process by introducing issues that are not part of the roadmap and include the release of Palestinian prisoners and the cessation of construction on the apartheid wall.
Hamas and Islamic Jihad accuse Israel of not doing anything to meet the conditions of the truce.
Israeli Arab politicians denounce the killing of an IOF soldier in a mixed Arab-Jewish neighbourhood in the Galilee. Israeli security officials suspect the soldier was kidnapped and killed either by Palestinians or Israeli Arabs.
Israel pledges to withdraw from two additional West Bank towns.
Compiled by Salonaz Mohamed