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  • January 6, 1990

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: UNLU issues supplement to Call number 50, which was distributed on 12/25 [FBIS 1/19].

    Arab World: Hakam Bal'awi, PLO...

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  • August 23, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: P.M. Shamir says he has recently met with well-educated and experienced Palestinians who heard him out and are convinced he wants peace...

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  • May 27, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel lifts Anabta's curfew after 23 days [FBIS 5/3 1].

    Military Action

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Duhayshah 8...

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  • May 23, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Prime Minister Shamir calls Baker's speech calling on Israel to forswear annexation of O.T. "useless" [NYT, WP 5/24]. General strike is...

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  • July 15, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel orders closure of all 1,200 schools on W. Bank. Spokesman for civil administration says ending of school year early is unrelated...

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  • July 2, 1988

    Military

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jenin 17-yearold is shot in the head, killed during demonstrations [FJ 7/10]. Curfews continue in Tulkarm for 26th straight day; in 'Anabta for 16th...

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  • May 24, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: In order to show "Jewish presence" MKs Dov Shilansky and Ovadiya Eli tour Temple Mount [WT 5/25, FJ 5/29]. It is announced that an...

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  • May 19, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jerusalem, U. S. ambassador to the UN, Vernon Walters, seeks Israeli assurances that it will not attack Hizballah positions in...

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  • May 15, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestinian merchants observe general strike in W. Bank, Gaza Strip, and E. Jerusalem [FJ 5/22]. In Jerusalem, 3,300 police patrol...

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  • May 1, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: General strike is observed in Nablus. Israeli authorities block entrance to Jaba' village, in Ramallah region [FJ 5/8].

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  • April 29, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: At least 30 Palestinians are arrested following demonstration at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem [FJ 5/1].

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  • April 20, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Military issues order preventing Palestinians from occupied territories from traveling to Israel and E. Jerusalem [FJ 4/24].

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  • April 18, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli court convicts John Demjanjuk of crimes against the Jewish people, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and crimes against a...

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  • February 15, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Bidya and Kafr Haris villages, settlers uproot 30 olive trees [FJ 2/21].

    Other Countries: Explosion in Limassol, Cyprus...

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  • February 13, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jerusalem, thousands join in Peace Now demonstrations. Protest in Haifa draws close to 5,000 Israeli Arabs and Jews [WP 2/14]....

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  • February 12, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/lsrael: Israel says it has begun jamming Radio al-Quds broadcasts [WP 2/14]. Other Countries: Ibrahim Khalid, Palestinian involved in 1985...

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  • February 11, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jerusalem news conference, team of U.S. physicians and psychiatrists reports on its survey of damage inflicted by army beatings,...

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  • February 9, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: U.S. Asst. Sec. of State Richard Murphy arrives in Israel for meetings with P. M. Shamir. Director of UNRWA in Gaza accuses IDF of...

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  • February 8, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Kafr Qaddum on the W. Bank, settlers whose van was stopped by roadblock open fire on Palestinian demonstrators, killing 1, wounding...

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  • February 4, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestine Press Service reports death of Palestinian wounded 12/9 in Jabalya refugee camp [LAT 2/5]. Commercial strike in occupied...

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  • February 3, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestinian shot 2/1 in 'Anabta dies in Tel Aviv hospital. Military authorities extend closure of all W. Bank schools indefinitely [WP,...

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  • February 2, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel orders 4 W. Bank universities, 800 secondary and grade schools closed for 1 month [WP, NYT 2/3]. Commercial strike continues in...

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  • February 1, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Bethlehem U. reopens after 3-month military-ordered closure and immediately receives new closure order [NYT 2/4]. Hebron Polytechnic...

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  • October 22, 1986

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel Radio announces Israeli occupation authorities have appointed fourth Arab mayor, Tahir Hijazi, as mayor of 'Anabta municipality...

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  • August 21, 1986

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Two Israeli youths in IDF uniforms stabbed while hiking: villages of Hizma and 'Anabta under curfew (FBIS 8/22). Fourteen-year-old Fu'ad...

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  • September 22, 1985

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Thousands demonstrate against MK Meir Kahane, drowning out his words, at Givatayim; Kahane threatens audience, leaves [JP 9/23].

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  • August 25, 1985

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli military forces destroy homes of 2 suspected members of underground resistance cell allegedly uncovered in the West Bank village...

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  • June 4, 1984

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: "Civil admin." authorities order Hassan 'Abd al-Baqi of Anabta to destroy his cattle farm by 6/15/84 on pretext it is unlicensed. Trial...

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  • April 3, 1983

    Political Responses:

    Israel/ Occupied Territories: Hundreds of former residents of Birim, Maronite village on Israel's northern border evacuated in 1948, call on government to allow them to...

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Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: UNLU issues supplement to Call number 50, which was distributed on 12/25 [FBIS 1/19].

Arab World: Hakam Bal'awi, PLO representative in Tunis, meets with U.S. ambassador Pelletreau as part of continuing U.S.-PLO dialogue [FBIS 1/8].

Arafat arrives in Tripoli for meeting with Qaddafi [FBIS 1/9].

Other Countries: U.S. States Dep't officials tour the Gaza Strip, visit UN offices, Jabalyia and Shati refugee camps [FJ 1/15].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Gunfire is again heard near Hamat Gader area near Israeli-Jordanian border; no injuries [FBIS 1/8].

IDF places 'Anabta village under curfew [FBIS 1/8].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: P.M. Shamir says he has recently met with well-educated and experienced Palestinians who heard him out and are convinced he wants peace [FBIS 8/23].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: An 11-year-old Palestinian from Rafah is shot, killed, and 2 more are wounded, prompting demonstrations; Rafah placed under curfew. At least one Palestinian is killed, 8 others wounded in clashes throughout the Gaza Strip; IDF detains "dozens of inhabitants" of 'Anabta; IDF soldiers raid al-Ahali Hospital in Gaza, capture 4 youths accused of throwing stones [FBIS 8/24].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel lifts Anabta's curfew after 23 days [FBIS 5/3 1].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Duhayshah 8 Palestinians are hospitalized after clashes with troops, settlers. In Ramallah troops open fire, wound 4 Palestinians. At least 7 Palestinians are shot in Gaza [FJ 6/5].

Arab World: In south Lebanon Israeli troops shoot, kill Palestinian guerrillattempting to infiltrate Israel's northern border, 2 Israeli soldiers are injured; according to reports guerrillas launched Katyushas at Israeli town of Metulla [LAT 5/28, FBIS 5/30].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Prime Minister Shamir calls Baker's speech calling on Israel to forswear annexation of O.T. "useless" [NYT, WP 5/24]. General strike is observed throughout O.T. Curfew in Anabta enters 20th day [FJ 5/29].

Arab World: Egyptian president Husni Mubarak gives keynote address opening Arab summit in Casablanca [WP 5/24]. Southern Lebanese town of Jezzin observes strike protesting tactics of Israeli, SLA troops [NYT 5/28].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Rafah at least 10 Palestinians are shot, wounded during clash. At least 7 other Palestinians are shot, injured in Gaza [FJ 5/29]. Soldiers shoot, injure 2 Palestinians in Nablus [FBIS 5124].

Arab World: Joint IDF-SLA (South Lebanese Army) patrol enters 2 Druze villages north of "security zone" [FJ 5/29].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel orders closure of all 1,200 schools on W. Bank. Spokesman for civil administration says ending of school year early is unrelated to the uprising; it is a "technical decision" [LAT 7/16].

Military

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Curfews remain in effect for 80,000 W. Bank Palestinians in Nablus, Bayt Sahur, 'Anabta, Yabrud, Qalqiliyyah. Army surrounds mosques in Gaza to prevent demonstrations following Friday aftemoon prayers [LAT 7/16].

Military

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jenin 17-yearold is shot in the head, killed during demonstrations [FJ 7/10]. Curfews continue in Tulkarm for 26th straight day; in 'Anabta for 16th straight day; in Duhayshah for 9th straight day [FJ 7/10]. In Qalqiliyyah 8 Palestinians are injured during demonstrations [FJ 7/10]. In Nablus at least 1 person is injured as soldiers use live ammunition to break up demonstrations [FJ 7/10].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In order to show "Jewish presence" MKs Dov Shilansky and Ovadiya Eli tour Temple Mount [WT 5/25, FJ 5/29]. It is announced that an Israeli consular delegation will visit the Soviet Union for the first time in 21 years. [WP 5/25].

Military

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Burayj Palestinian man is shot dead by Israeli troops. A curfew is imposed, 30 people arrested in 'Anabta. One person is shot in Bayt Furik. During demonstrations in Gaza 39 people are injured [FJ 5/29].

Arab World: Large contingent of Israeli forces moves into central sector of Israeli iimposed "security zone" in S. Lebanon to stop "terrorists" from crossing the border. UN spokesman claims Israeli troops in southem Lebanon fired on UNIFIL armored car with rifles and artillery. Three Syrian soldiers are killed while manning a check point near Shatila [WT 5/25]. Israel expels 15 Lebanese from S. Lebanon for refusing to cooperate with newly formed "civil administration" [FJ5/29].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jerusalem, U. S. ambassador to the UN, Vernon Walters, seeks Israeli assurances that it will not attack Hizballah positions in Lebanon for fear it may endanger the lives of the hostages held in Beirut [LAT 5/20].

Arab World: Egyptian foreign minister 'Ismat 'Abd al-Magid arrives in Moscow; is expected to sign a major, five-year economic and trade agreement with the U.S.S.R. [WT 5/20].

Military Actio

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Curfews in 'Anabta and Tulkarm enter sixth day, army prevents food, medical supplies from entering [FJ 5/22]. In the village of Salim, IDF uproots almond and olive trees along the main road [FJ 5/22]. In Hebron P. M. Yitzhaq Shamir says that Israel was on the way to restoring "anormal situation" in the occupied territories UP 5/21].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestinian merchants observe general strike in W. Bank, Gaza Strip, and E. Jerusalem [FJ 5/22]. In Jerusalem, 3,300 police patrol streets in effort to prevent demonstrations [MET 5/26]. Elderly Palestinian dies of wounds sustained when he was beaten by settlers in Hebron 5/8 [FJ 5/22]. Israel announces cost of living rose 2.7% in April [MET 5/26].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Beach camp is placed under curfew after stone-throwing incidents. Soldiers use tear gas, rubber bullets to disperse crowds of protesters in Jabalya camp. Zayta village, near Tulkarm, is ordered under curfew after demonstrations. Curfew continues in 'Anabta, east of Tulkarm [FJ 5/22].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: General strike is observed in Nablus. Israeli authorities block entrance to Jaba' village, in Ramallah region [FJ 5/8].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jenin-area village of Faqu'a, demonstrators block roads, hang Palestinian flags, and throw rocks at IDF patrol; patrol opens fire, killing 1 Palestinian; unit's deputy commander is suspended when army investigators determine use of live ammunition was not warranted [LAT 5/2]. Several Palestinians are wounded in clash in Tulkarm-district village of Dayr al-Ghussun. Demonstrators also clash with soldiers in Bayt Sahur, Duhayshah camp, Ramallah, and Ram. Curfews continue in 'Anabta and Nur Shams camp [FJ 5/8].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: At least 30 Palestinians are arrested following demonstration at al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem [FJ 5/1].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Hebron is declared closed military area. 'Anabta and Nur Shams camp are under curfew [FJ 5/1].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Military issues order preventing Palestinians from occupied territories from traveling to Israel and E. Jerusalem [FJ 4/24].

Arab World: Khalil al-Wazir is buried in Damascus' Yarmuk camp [WP 4/21].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Curfews are imposed on 15 W. Bank camps as well as Nablus and village of 'Azzun. In Gaza Strip, parts of Rafah, Abasan village, and Jabalya, Beach, Nusayrat, and Khan Yunis camps are under curfew. Gaza Strip is closed off. Demonstrators in Nusayrat camp defy curfew; troops respond with live ammunition, killing 1. In W. Bank town of 'Anabta, curfew is reimposed following violent demonstration. Israeli sources report soldier is injured by rock during Ramallah demonstration [FJ 4/24].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli court convicts John Demjanjuk of crimes against the Jewish people, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and crimes against a persecuted people [WP 4/19]. General strike continues in occupied territories [FJ 4/24]. Israeli officials confiscate al-Fajr, al-Quds, and al-Sha'b. Al-Fajr is banned from distribution in W. Bank and Gaza Strip for 2 weeks [FJ 4/24].

Arab World: PLO announces Khalil al-Wazir will be buried in Syria. Tunisian govemment officially blames Israel for assassination of Wazir [WP 4/19].

Other Countries: U.S. condemns murder of PLO military leader Khalil al-Wazir as "act of political assassination" [NYT 4/19].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Entire W. Bank, except Jericho, is declared closed military zone [FJ 4/24]. Palestinian is killed when soldiers open fire on demonstration in Rafah. Palestinian from Gaza's Zaytun quarter is shot dead in separate incident. In Jenin, protester is shot in head, seriously wounded. Curfews continue in 16 camps, Nablus, and 'Anabta. Village of 'Azzun is ordered under curfew [FJ 4/24]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Bidya and Kafr Haris villages, settlers uproot 30 olive trees [FJ 2/21].

Other Countries: Explosion in Limassol, Cyprus seriously damages Sol Phryne (dubbed 'Awdah), Cypriot ferry chartered by PLO to carry 131 Palestinian deportees to Haifa. Caller allegedly from Jewish Defense League claims responsibility [WP, NYT 2/16]. Israeli P. M. Shamir meets with Italian Jewish leaders during 3-day visit to Rome [NYT 2/16].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Army announces arrest of 2 soldiers on charges of burying 4 Palestinians alive 2/5 [WP, NYT 2/16]. Police raid E. Jerusalem's Sur Bahir neighborhood after violent demonstrations there; close to 40 Palestinians are arrested in Jerusalem crackdowns [WP 2/16]. Soldiers arrest at least 18 in Abu Dis following demonstration, impose curfew on village [NYT 2/16; FJ 2/21]. Curfews remain in force in Bayt 'Ur al-Tahta, Jalazun camp, Bayt Ummar, Dayr al-Balah camp, and Beach camp; 2-week-old curfew on 'Anabta village is lifted [FJ 2/21]. Scattered demonstrations are reported in W. Bank and Gaza Strip cities, towns, and camps [FJ 2/21].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jerusalem, thousands join in Peace Now demonstrations. Protest in Haifa draws close to 5,000 Israeli Arabs and Jews [WP 2/14]. Merchants strike throughout occupied territories [FJ 2/14]. Israel orders all government schools in E. Jerusalem closed [FJ 2/21].

Other Countries:

Military Action: In Rome 50,000 marchers protest Israel's policy in the occupied territories [NYT 2/16]. 

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Curfews continue in Qalqiliyyah, 'Anabta, Bayt 'Ur alTahta, Bayt Ummar, as well as in Am'ari, Jalazun, Tulkarm, and Dayr al-Balah camps. Military lifts 9-day-old curfew in Tulkarm [FJ 2/21]. In Nablus area, Israeli troops use tear gas and rubber bullets in clash with demonstrators, wounding Balatah camp youth. Clashes are also reported in al-Birah, Ramallah, Abu Dis village, Jerusalem-area village of Jabal al-Mukabir, Shu'fat camp, and Gaza [FJ 2/21].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/lsrael: Israel says it has begun jamming Radio al-Quds broadcasts [WP 2/14]. Other Countries: Ibrahim Khalid, Palestinian involved in 1985 attack on Rome airport, receives 30-year prison sentence. Sabri al-Banna (Abu Nidal) and Rashid Hamida are sentenced in absentia to life imprisonment [NYT 2/13].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Nablus, soldiers fire tear gas, rubber bullets, and live ammunition in battle with violent crowd throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails; 2 Palestinians are killed. At least 5 are wounded by gunfire, another 12 by beatings [NYT, WP 2/13]. Soldiers break into Nablus' Ittihad Hospital, beat and detain 4 Palestinians giving blood [WP 2/13]. Military-imposed curfews continue in Tulkarm, Tulkarm camp, Qalqiliyyah, 'Anabta, Bayt 'Ur al-Tahta, and Bayt Ummar. Am'ari, Jalazun, Beach, and Dayr al-Balah camps are placed under curfew following demonstrations [FJ2/14].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jerusalem news conference, team of U.S. physicians and psychiatrists reports on its survey of damage inflicted by army beatings, estimates more than 1,000 Palestinians have suffered broken bones and other injuries [WP 2/12]. Elderly man beaten by soldiers 2/8 in Nablus dies in hospital [NYT 2/13; FJ 2/14].

Other Countries: U.S. State Dept. announces Sec. of State George Shultz will visit Middle East to discuss reinvigorating peace process. Shultz meets with Arab Am. leaders, who express doubts about U.S. proposals [WP 2/13]. PLO officials in Athensay plan to sail ship of Palestinian deportees is being stalled because of Israeli pressure on government, shipowners, and crews [WP 2/12].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Tulkarm refugee camp, troops clash with residents, who believe settlers are attacking camp. Palestinian is shot, killed [FJ 2/14]. In village of Bita, south of Nablus, soldiers break into houses, beat residents, break furniture; 8 villagers are seriously wounded. At least 6 are hospitalized for army-inflicted beatings following raid of Tarqumiyyah village in Hebron district. Troops use tear gas to disperse crowd of demonstrators in Jerusalem's Old City. Curfews continue in Tulkarm, 'Anabta, Qalqiliyyah, Bayt Ummar, and Bayt 'Ur al-Tahta. In Gaza Strip, child is wounded by rubber bullet in Gaza City. Soldiers use water canon to disperse demonstrators in Maghazi camp. Israeli troops clash with demonstrators in Beach camp. In Taybah village in Triangle, demonstrators attack Israeli cars [FJ 2/14].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: U.S. Asst. Sec. of State Richard Murphy arrives in Israel for meetings with P. M. Shamir. Director of UNRWA in Gaza accuses IDF of intensifying beatings in recent days. Gazan youth beaten 2/8 dies in Beersheba hospital; 3 Palestinians have died from military-inflicted beatings [NYT 2/10]. Closure of Birzeit U. is extended for another month [FJ 2/14]. Settlers from Ma'aleh Adomim, between Jerusalem and Jericho, raid neighboring village of al-'Azzariyyah (Bethany), attacking houses, breaking doors and windows [FJ 2/14].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestinian is shot, killed in 'Attil, village near Tulkarm [NYT 2/10]. Demonstrators and troops clash in Gaza City; reports indicate at least 50 are injured by soldiers. Settlers and soldiers battle demonstrators in W. Bank town of Halhul; town is placed under curfew. Demonstrations are reported in Hebron, Sa'ir, Jenin-district village of Qabatiyyah, Bethlehem, Silwan, and jerusalem. Curfews remain in force for Nablus region, Qalqiliyyah, Tulkarm, Bayt 'Ur al-Tahta, Bayt Ummar, Bani Na'im, 'Anabta, refugee camps of Balatah, 'Askar, 'A'idah, Shu'fat, and Gaza Strip's Burayj camp. Al-'Azzah camp, Hibla village, and Jabal al-Mukabir ae under siege [FJ 2/14].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Kafr Qaddum on the W. Bank, settlers whose van was stopped by roadblock open fire on Palestinian demonstrators, killing 1, wounding another [LAT, NYT 2/9]. At least 51 Palestinians have died and more than 800 been injured since uprising began 12/9 [WP 2/9]. Merchants observe 2-day commercial strike to mark beginning of uprising's 3d month [FJ 2/14]. In interview, Def. Min. Rabin opines diplomacy, not force, will end occupied territories diturbances, says forcing striking Palestinian merchants toopen will be lower priority [CSM 2/9]. Settlers vandalize Arab cars in night attack on Bituniyyah village, near Ramallah [FJ 2/14].

Arab World: Syrian officials conclude 3 days of talks with U.S. envoy Richard Murphy, reject U.S. peace proposal [WP 2/9].

Other Countries: Foreign ministers of 12 EEC countries condemn Israeli violations of international law, human rights in W. Bank and Gaza Strip [WP 2/9].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Burayj youth dies from severe beating by soldiers. Demonstration erupts during youth's funeral. Army responds with clubs, live ammunition, wounding at least 2. Camp is put under curfew [LAT 2/9]. In Nusayrat camp, residents attack soldiers with stones; soldiers use live ammunition when tear gas, rubber bullets fail to disperse crowd. Maj. Gen. Yitzhaq Mordechai orders release of "several dozen" accused of throwing rocks. In W. Bank city of Qalqiliyyah, troops open fire in effort to quell disturbances. Police raid 3 suburbs of E. Jerusalem, firing tear gas, arresting dozens [LAT 2/9]. At least 12 towns, cities, and refugee camps are under curfew [NYT 2/9]. Curfew on Shu'fat refugee camp is lifted for 2 hours to allow residents to buy food. Curfews continue in Nablus area, including region's refugee camps, Tulkarm, Qalqiliyyah, and 'Anabta, as well as Bayt 'Ur al-Tahta, al-Fuqa, Bani Na'im, and 'A'idah camp [FJ 2/14]. In village of Silwan, demonstrators bum Israeli car after driver runs from scene; 2 soldiers are injured trying to disperse stone-throwing crowd. Military closes 2 main entrances to Am'ari camp; 9 entrances to Qalqiliyyah are closed [FJ 2/14]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestine Press Service reports death of Palestinian wounded 12/9 in Jabalya refugee camp [LAT 2/5]. Commercial strike in occupied territories continues [FJ 2/7]. Israel orders all government, private, and UNRWA schools in occupied territories closed until further notice [FJ 2/7].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestinian guerrillas cross Lebanese border into Israel near Kibbutz Yiftah; 2 Israeli soldiers and 1 Palestinian fighter are killed; 2d Palestinian captured. PLO claims responsibility for attack [LAT 2/5]. In W. Bank, curfews continue in Nablus, old and new 'Askar camps, 'Ayn Bayt al-Ma' camp, Tulkarm, 'Anabta, Bani Na'im, and Balatah, Jalazun, and 'A'idah camps. Hebron-region villages of Dura and Sa'ir are ordered under curfew. Halhul is declared closed military zone. In Gaza Strip, Burayj and Jabalya camps remain under curfew [FJ 2/7]. During fierce clash in Balatah camp, soldiers open fire on stone-throwing demonstrators, wounding 2; another 3 are wounded by rubber bullets. In Sa'ir, 2 protestors are shot, wounded by live ammunition. Military imposes curfew on Hebron after soldier is hit in head with stone [LAT 2/5]. In Yatta, near Hebron, youths force passengers off Israeli bus, set bus on fire. In Burqa, soldiers fire live ammunition at demonstrators, wounding 2. At least 12 are hospitalized for beating injuries in Gaza Strip [FJ 2/7]. After Israeli vehicles are stoned in Shu'fat refugee camp, military raids camp, beating and injuring many residents [FJ 2/7].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestinian shot 2/1 in 'Anabta dies in Tel Aviv hospital. Military authorities extend closure of all W. Bank schools indefinitely [WP, NYT 2/4]. Shopowners continue commercial strike in E. Jerusalem and most of W. Bank and Gaza Strip [FJ 2/7].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Tulkarm Palestinian is shot to death after allegedly attacking army officer [WP 2/4; FJ 2/7]. Troops use tear gas to disperse Tulkarm crowd demonstrating after rumors that settlers had kidnaped child, broken car windows; curfew is imposed [WP 2/4]. At least 6 are wounded by Israeli gunfire in W. Bank [WP 2/4]. Military seals off 'Anabta after death of woman wounded in clash with troops, settlers 2/1. Nablus and 'Azzah camp are also sealed off [NYT 2/4; FJ 2/14] Military orders 'A'idah camp under curfew following demonstrations. Settlers attack 'A'idah during curfew, clash with residents [FJ 2/7]. Demonstrations are reported throughout Gaza Strip [FJ 2/7].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel orders 4 W. Bank universities, 800 secondary and grade schools closed for 1 month [WP, NYT 2/3]. Commercial strike continues in occupied territories [FJ 2/7]. Settlers attack al-'Azzah camp in Bethlehem, clash with residents [FJ 2/7]. 'Izz al-Din al-'Aryan, sec. of Red Crescent Society in occupied territories, is served 3-month administrative detention order [FJ 2/7].

Arab World: Reports indicate Jordan's King Hussein has reservations about new U.S. proposal to restart peace negotiations because proposal contains "nothing new" [WP 2/2; NYT 2/3].

Other Countries: In Athens, PLO officials announce plan to charter ship, return Palestinian deportees to Israel [NYT 2/3]. U.S. officials state new peace proposal includes U.S. -mediated Israeli-Jordanian negotiations by September to achieve limited Palestinian self-rule in W. Bank and Gaza Strip and direct negotiations in December to reach final settlement on territories [WP 2/3]. In New York, U.S. veto defeats UN Security Council resolution demanding Israel abide by terms of 4th Geneva Convention and calling for international conference on Arab-Israeli dispute [FJ 2/7].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Curfew remains in force in Nablus, village of 'Anabta, old and new 'Askar camps, 'Ayn Bayt al-Ma', Tulkarm, Jalazun, Bani Na'im, village of Hibla near Qalqiliyyah, and Gaza's Burayj camp. Jabalya remains a closed military area [NYT 2/3; FJ 2/71. Palestine Press Service reports Palestinian is shot, wounded in Tulkarm clash with IDF; 20 are beaten by soldiers in Hibla demonstration. Hibla, Tulkarm refugee camp, and 8 other towns and camps are placed under curfew. [WP 2/3]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Bethlehem U. reopens after 3-month military-ordered closure and immediately receives new closure order [NYT 2/4]. Hebron Polytechnic Institute and Hebron U. are closed indefinitely. Israel postpones indefinitely reopening of schools in Nablus, Jenin, and Tulkarm [FJ 2/7]. In Nazareth, 50 Muslim, Christian, Druze, and Jewish leaders condemn Israeli measures in occupied territories, express support for uprising [FJ 2/7].

Arab World: Lebanese Shi'i coalition Islamic Resistance Front threatens to kill Israeli soldier held captive for 2 years [WP 2/2].

Other Countries: U.S. envoy Philip Habib meets with Egypt's Pres. Mubarak in Paris before returning to Washington [WSJ 2/2]. U.S. vetos UN Security Council resolution setting forth UN role in Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations and calling on Israel to abide by Geneva Convention terms [WP 2/2]. In Rome, Jordan's King Hussein visits with Pope John Paul II, meets with Egyptian F. M. 'Ismat 'Abd al-Magid [NYT 2/2].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In village of 'Anabta near Tulkarm, stone-throwing Palestinians attack army bus, settlers' cars, and police vehicle after blockading road. Israeli fires on demonstrators, killing 2, wounding 1. Officials are uncertain whether shots were fired by soldiers or settlers. Army patrol later disperses crowd with live ammunition, wounding 2 more. Settlers attack village during curfew, vandalizing houses, cars [WP 2/2; FJ 2/7]. Crowds throw rocks, bottles and block roads in cities, villages, and camps throughout W. Bank; 3 Palestinians are wounded in Jenin, and 2 are injured by army gunfire in Hebron-region village of Bani Na'im; village is placed under curfew. Violent disturbances are also reported in E. Jerusalem [WP 2/2; FJ 2/7]. Israeli authorities arrest 14 Palestinians during raid of Jerusalem's Thuri quarter [FJ 2/7]. More than 20 are arrested in early morning raid in Nablus [WP 2/2]. Balatah, new and old 'Askar, Duhayshah, Tulkarm, and Am'ari refugee camps and Nablus are under curfew [FJ 2/7]. In Gaza Strip, military imposes curfew on Burayj camp following violent stone-throwing demonstrations; curfew is lifted in Dayr al-Balah camp. Violent clashes are reported in Gaza Strip camps and cities; many Palestinians are injured by army gunfire and beatings [FJ 2/7]. At least 40 Palestinians have been killed since uprising began 12/9 [NYT 2/2]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel Radio announces Israeli occupation authorities have appointed fourth Arab mayor, Tahir Hijazi, as mayor of 'Anabta municipality in Tulkarm district (FBIS 10/24). Jerusalem Post reports total of four Palestinians have been arrested in connection with 10/15 Jerusalem bombing (JP 10/22).

Arab World: In Lebanon, kidnappers release Lebanese Christian AUB professor after five month detention (NYT 10/23).

Other Countries: Car bomb in Athens kills high-ranking PLO official Munthir Abu Ghazalah (NYT 10/22).

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Two Israeli youths in IDF uniforms stabbed while hiking: villages of Hizma and 'Anabta under curfew (FBIS 8/22). Fourteen-year-old Fu'ad Salman, of Golan Heights, is shot by IDF while herding sheep (FJ 9/12).

Other Countries: PLO Chairman Arafat arrives in Romania for two-day official visit (FJ 8/29).

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Thousands demonstrate against MK Meir Kahane, drowning out his words, at Givatayim; Kahane threatens audience, leaves [JP 9/23].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Booby-trapped van discovered in Jerusalem's ultra-Orthodox Mea Shearim quarter is defused; no injuries [JP 9/23]. Al-Am'ari refugee camp and 'Anabta town are put under curfew. Settlers reportedly joined Israeli soldiers' search-and-arrest campaign in al-Am'ari [FJ 9/27].

Arab World: Israeli forces shoot and kill 2 armed men near Hasbaya [JP 9/24]. Mines explode near wreckage of Israeli helicopter in Tyre, killing 1 Shi'ite militiaman and wounding 8 others [JP 9/24]. 107-mm. katyusha rocket fired at SLA strongpoint near Bint Jubayl; no injuries. UNIFIL dismantles 2 katyushas north of Marjayun. SLA dismantles 100-kilo bomb near 'Ayshe [JP 9/23].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli military forces destroy homes of 2 suspected members of underground resistance cell allegedly uncovered in the West Bank village of Anabta. A third home is sealed. Military sources claim cell has been active since 1983, men were responsible for 2 shooting incidents involving a military jeep and a bus in which 2 people were wounded [JP 8/25]. Deputy P. M. David Levy and Trade and Industry Minister Ariel Sharon call for capital punishment in cases of politically motivated attacks resulting in murder, and deportation for Palestinians suspected of inciting anti-Israeli violence [PI 8/26]. Israel and Egypt initial agreement to further tourist traffic between the two [JTA 8/26].

Military Action

Arab World: Third katyusha in 48 hours lands inside Galilee panhandle, causing no injuries or damage [JP 8/26]. Artillery barrages break shaky Syrian-sponsored ceasefire in Beirut [PI 8/26].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: "Civil admin." authorities order Hassan 'Abd al-Baqi of Anabta to destroy his cattle farm by 6/15/84 on pretext it is unlicensed. Trial begins of 2 American-Jewish Elon Moreh settlers for shooting death of Nablus girl Aisha Bahash, 11, and wounding of her sister, 9, for alleged stone-throwing (12/8/83). Nablus military court sentences local boy to 3 mos. for stone-throwing. New road built on Shufat, Anabta & Hizma village land opens. In Tel Aviv press conference, Bedouin Civil Rights Assoc. leaders report indiscriminate Green Patrol violence against them, including beating young women and shooting livestock.

Other Countries: Israeli construction company Solel Boneh, active in West Bank, discloses Nigeria owes it $120 million, [40% of Solel Boneh workers are reportedly Palestinian].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli military demolishes homes of 'Abd al-Jalil family in al-Walajeh villages & Abu Rumaishan near Halhoul on pretext they are unlicensed.

Other Countries: US reportedly complains of Israel's alleged transfer of military equipment to Iran.

Political Responses:

Israel/ Occupied Territories: Hundreds of former residents of Birim, Maronite village on Israel's northern border evacuated in 1948, call on government to allow them to return now that security prevails, government reportedly will not agree to setting precedent since estimated 50,000 Arabs in Israel might also demand return to their original homes; another outbreak of mass sickness on West Bank causes hospitalization of 164 girls from Tulkarm and Anabta, 240 in Yatta; results of International Red Cross investigation of illnesses, released by Israeli Health Ministry, indicate no evidence of poison or toxic material, conclude that epidemic is mass phenomenon devoid of danger; curfew imposed in Yatta, 6 other areas; 2 IDF soldiers, border policeman, and 2 Nablus residents wounded by hand-grenade in Nablus; Israeli bank ransacked during protest demonstrations in Tulkarm; Israeli targets stoned in other West Bank towns; 18 year-old boy shot in arm and stomach by settler driving past al-Arub refugee camp, police question settler and impound his rifle; 2 Israelis injured by stones in Qalqilya; 2 Arab youths injured when Israeli driver swerves his car into group throwing stones; 65 year-old Jerusalem woman hospitalized after being beaten and stabbed, members of Jewish religious school seeking to take over her property are suspected; IDF investigating 2 settler-related shooting incidents in Hebron and Nablus areas; Muslim religious leaders call students to hold protest gathering at Dome of Rock against last year's Easter attack by Israeli soldier; police use teargas to disperse demonstration near Damascus Gate, 8 arrested; police prevent group of 50 Jewish religious nationalists, including Meir Kahane, from entering Temple Mount, group then holds prayers outside gates; teenage nephew of Kahane arrested after firing Uzi at Palestinian demonstrators.

Palestinians/ Lebanese: Arafat and Hussein hold third round of talks, Arafat tells news conference he is still committed to Fez summit resolutions, Farouk Kaddoumi says Reagan plan is not a vehicle for negotiation, Abujihad says PLO is not giving a mandate to anyone.

Arab Governments: Mubarak, in Peking, urges PLO and King Hussein to enter talks on Reagan plan soon, before next US election campaign.

US and Other Countries: US diplomats in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem reportedly sceptical of official Israeli explanation of mass illnesses, point to fact that Israelis on West Bank displayed same symptoms.