The uprising in the Israeli-occupied territories began its 14th month with soldiers shooting and wounding at least 31 Palestinians as Israeli settlers stoned cars driven by Arabs, Palestinian sources said.

A general strike halted transportation and commerce Monday in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip and in Arab East Jerusalem for the second consecutive day.Israeli television also said 63 people were arrested shortly after demonstrating at Meggido Prison in northern Israel. Palestinian sources said those arrested included Palestinians and Israelis of the Stop the Occupation peace activist organization.