An Israeli bulldozer tears down the barrier at Bil’in.(Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images)

• Prime Minister Netanyahu and his cabinet, which have been informed by intelligence that there is likely no terrorist presence aboard, have vowed not to permit the soon-to-launch flotilla to run the Gaza blockade. [Haaretz]

• Israel threatened journalists aboard the boats with a ten-year ban on visiting Israel. The Israel Press Association called for this to be retracted. [NYT]

• According to a spokesperson, the Palestinians are still planning on seeking statehood at the United Nations in September. [Haaretz]

• Bil’in, now that the barrier is gone. [NYT]

• Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood continues to fracture, with a senior official bolting with several others to form his own party. [AP/WP]

• A battle is joined over a long-abandoned Palestinian town in Israel proper: Developers want the land for housing; activists and former residents want the village preserved. [WP]