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  • February 26, 1990

    Israeli F.M. Moshe Arens arrives in Warsaw to renew diplomatic ties with Poland; Polish gov't. newspaper issues detailed apology for past anti-Semitic acts [WP 2/27].

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  • January 24, 1990

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Shimon Peres meets for 2 hours in Cairo with Pres. Mubarak. Peres says differences that are obstructing peace efforts "can be solved in...

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  • January 23, 1990

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: During his tour of the capital's Neve Ya'aqov neighborhood, Shamir reiterates 1/14 statement saying "we need a big and strong people in...

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  • December 24, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Speaking in Bayt Sahur, Archbishop Desmond Tutu draws parallels between plight of South African blacks and Palestinians in O.T. [NYT,...

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  • December 17, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: The Washington Post reports Hamas made considerable gains in O.T. at expense of Fateh [WP 12/17].

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  • December 5, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Other Countries: Arab nations decide to defer action on UN resolution recognizing Palestinian state, yielding to U.S. warnings it would withhold funds if...

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  • October 1, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Shimon Peres has asked the Bush administration to provide $400 million in loan guarantees to construct housing for the 100,000 Jewish...

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  • September 29, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Government closes Gaza Strip through 10/2 during Rosh Hashana [WP 9/29]. Hadashot poll determines the most hated person in Israel is...

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  • September 25, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Other Countries: Letter to Sec. of State Baker signed by 68 senators and drafted by Senators Mack (R-FL) and Lieberman (DCT), urges against granting a visa to...

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  • September 6, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: West Bank occupation authorities say 74 Arab foreigners have been expelled since 8/1, mostly to Jordan, for overstaying visitor's...

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  • September 5, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: In W.Bank, Palestinians refuse to set clocks back one hour, saying they would observe "Palestine time" for two more weeks; Israeli army...

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  • July 13, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics states that 600 more people left Israel than arrived in 1988; overall population increasing at 1.6...

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  • July 5, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Shamir bowing to right-wing pressure pledges that Likud will never return O.T. to "foreign sovereignty"; Palestinians in E. Jerusalem...

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  • May 30, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Labor party leader Shimon Peres states that Israel must give up Gaza as part of peace process [FBIS 6/1]. Soviet F. M. Shevardnadze...

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  • April 10, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Finance minister, leader of Labor party Shimon Peres states, "Now, the United States is, in fact, mediating between us and the PLO."...

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  • November 21, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Peres announces that Labor party will not enter coalition that does not advocate international peace conference [WP 11/22].

    Other...

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  • November 20, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Labor's Peres announces willingness to enter talks with Likud to form another national unity government [NYT 11/21]. "Civil...

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  • September 25, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: FM Shimon Peres says that he will negotiate with any Palestinian that recognizes Israel's right to exist and renounces terrorism,...

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  • September 8, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: A general strike is observed in the occupied territories [NYT 9/9]. PM Shamir dismisses as without "special value" prospective peace...

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  • September 7, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli authorities place curfews on Tulkarm camp, Dannabah, Bani Na'im, and Husan [FJ 9/7].

    Other Countries: U.S. president...

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  • July 13, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Labor party leader Shimon Peres states that if elected he would propose tuming demilitarized Gaza Strip over to Arab authority,...

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  • July 4, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: IDF orders W. Bank schools closed for 3 days [WT 7/5, FJ 7/10]. A general strike is observed in Ramallah to protest Israeli digging near...

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  • May 17, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel lifts curfew on Nablus [WP 5/18, NYT 5/18]. Curfew is lifted on Beach camp in Gaza, but area is later declared closed military...

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  • April 4, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Sec. of State Shultz holds talks with P.M. Shamir, F. M. Peres, and Defense Ministry officials [WP 4/5]. Police arrest 8 Kach movement...

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  • February 28, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Following inner cabinet meeting, 3 Likud ministers call for barring media from W. Bank and Gaza Strip [LAT 2/29]. In Tel Aviv, Sec. of...

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  • February 26, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Sec. of State Shultz holds separate meetings with P.M. Shamir, F.M. Peres, and Def. Min. Rabin. Palestinian leaders boycott talks with...

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  • January 11, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: In W. Bank town of Baytin, 2 prominent Jewish settlers open fire on demonstrators whose barricade blocks road, killing 1 and wounding...

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  • December 7, 1987

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/lsrael: Israeli F. M. Peres calls for dismantling existing settlements, demilitarizing Gaza Strip [CSM 12/8]. Jabalya preparatory school reopens...

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  • December 6, 1987

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jerusalem, 31st World Zionist Congress opens [LAT 12/6]. Israeli court rules F.M. Peres and MK Abba Eban must testify at espionage...

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  • October 18, 1987

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Group of 9 Palestinian W. Bank and Gaza Strip leaders refuses to meet with U.S. Sec. of State Shultz in Israel [LAT 10/19]. Shultz...

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Israeli F.M. Moshe Arens arrives in Warsaw to renew diplomatic ties with Poland; Polish gov't. newspaper issues detailed apology for past anti-Semitic acts [WP 2/27].

In Jerusalem, Shimon Peres has told Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations that U.S. Sec. of State Baker's proposals for negotiations are acceptable to most of Israeli public [IDF 2/26 in FBIS 2/27].

PLO leaders have authorized Radwan Abu-'Ayyash, chrmn. of E. Jerusalem Journalists Association, to begin exploratory talks with State Dep't. officials John Kelly and Dennis Ross in Washington [MAA 2/26 in FBIS 2/26].

Israeli Arabs stage one-day strike pressing gov't. to put into place agreemento write off $50 million of debt accumulated by Arab town and city councils. About 4,000 Arabs march through Haifa in protest [NYT 2/27].

Israeli military authorities allow 16 community colleges in O.T. to reopen (combined enrollment of c.5,000) [NYT, WP, LAT 2/27].

At least 91 Palestinians are injured by IDF gunfire in one of the most violent days ever in Gaza Strip [NYT 2/26; LAT 2/27]; Israeli helicopter is used to teargas demonstrators [JDS 2/26 in FBIS 2/27].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Shimon Peres meets for 2 hours in Cairo with Pres. Mubarak. Peres says differences that are obstructing peace efforts "can be solved in a very short while"; also says that "we do not object to two deported Palestinians in the team [of possible Palestinian negotiators]" [NYT, WP, LAT 1/25].

Reacting to Peres' statements, Shamir's office says "People who are deportees have been deported because they were busy with anti-Israeli activity and terrorism" [WP 1/25]; office also states that Yitzhak Rabin was not authorized to make statements to Baker regarding the composition of the Palestinian delegation, statements revealed on 1/23 [FBIS 1/24].

Faisal Husayni says that while he was in prison on 1/21 Shin Bet officers tried to coerce an admission of illegal political activity by offering to release imprisoned Arabs if he confessed to funding the intifada and writing leaflets. Husayni says that Israeli threatened to make further arrests if he did not cooperate [NYT 1/25].

Other Countries: Hadashot reports secret U.S. diplomatic survey, conducated at the request of the State Dep't., says that Israeli ministers Arens, Rabin, Peres, and Weizman all have had meetings with Faisal Husayni during the past few months [FBIS 1/24].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: IDF bulldozes Qalqilya home of Palestinian convicted of murder [FJ 2/5]; at least 6 other homes are destroyed by IDF [FBIS 1/26].

2 IDF soldiers in Rafah are injured by thrown rocks; army uses tear gas to disperse crowd of youths [FBIS 1/26].

Military closes 3 schools in the O.T. for rock-throwing and graffiti [FJ 2/5]. IDF troops search the Jordanian border near the Hazeva settlement after gunshots were heard [MET 2/6].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: During his tour of the capital's Neve Ya'aqov neighborhood, Shamir reiterates 1/14 statement saying "we need a big and strong people in a big and strong land" [FBIS 1/24].

Campaigning before 2/7 Likud party meeting, at which Israel's future government may be decided, Ariel Sharon says Shamir's elections proposal "would in fact bring about a Palestinian state, bloodshed, and war" [NYT 1/24].

Shimon Peres arrives in Cairo at Mubarak's invitation to begin talks on stalled peace process. [WP 1/25].

In Algiers, Arafat meets with ministers of the Arab Tripartite Committee on Lebanon to discuss need for concentrating Arab activity on settling the crisis there [FBIS 1/25].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: IDF closes Hebron-area schools Tareq Ibn Ziad and Ibn Rushd for stone-throwing incidents [FJ 1/ 29].

24-year-old Nablus youth is shot, killed fleeing IDF troops who had searched his home [MET 2/6]; 15 Palestinians are wounded in confrontation that follows shooting [FJ 1/29].

Palestinian accused of collaboration is found dead in W. Bank village of Arrabeh, near Jenin [MET 2/6].

Shots are fired at IDF patrol along the Jordanian border near Hazeva [FBIS 1/ 24].

At least 30 Gaza residents injured by IDF gunfire or tear gas in clashes [FBIS 1/ 24]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Speaking in Bayt Sahur, Archbishop Desmond Tutu draws parallels between plight of South African blacks and Palestinians in O.T. [NYT, LAT 12/25; FBIS 12/28].

Shimon Peres asks Israel's Cabinet to approve $27.2 billion 1990 budget, including $5.3 billion earmarked for defense. The army seeks an extra $200 million to combat intifada [LAT 12/25].

The first Egyptian trade delegation to visit Israel arrives in Jerusalem. Israeli exports to Egyptotalled $6.2 million last year, while imports from Egypt totalled $3.2 million [FBIS 12/28].

Ariel Sharon suggests to the cabinet that the level of violence in territories could be reduced if Israel arrested or deported Faisal Husayni, Sari Nusaybah, and Jamil al-Tarifi [FBIS 12/28].

Arab World: Arafat meets with Mubarak in Cairo to discuss plans for preliminary peace talks in Washington [NYT 12/25].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel's Supreme Court overturns decision by army's Judge Advocate General and directs army to court-martial Col. Yehuda Meir (ret.). This is the first time the High Court has moved against IDF. Col. Meir is accused of instructing troops to break limbs of Palestinian prisoners arrested in January 1988 [NYT, LAT 12/25; FBIS 12/27].

At least 25 Palestinians are wounded in clashes with IDF forces throughout O.T. [FBIS 12/27].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: The Washington Post reports Hamas made considerable gains in O.T. at expense of Fateh [WP 12/17].

Israeli government says missing air force navigator Ron Arad, shot down over Lebanon in 1986, is still alive and being held captive by Iran [MET 12/26].

French P.M. Michel Rocard arrives in Israel for meetings with Shamir and Peres [FBIS 12/15].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: 7 Palestinians, including 10-year-old girl, are wounded when bomb is thrown into E. Jerusalem store [FJ 12/25].

Military closes indefinitely al-Tufah School in Gaza for stone-throwing incident [FBIS 12/19; FJ 12/25]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Other Countries: Arab nations decide to defer action on UN resolution recognizing Palestinian state, yielding to U.S. warnings it would withhold funds if resolution was passed [NYT 12/6].

U.S. undersecretary for Near Eastern and South Asian affairs John Kelly meets with Shamir, Arens, and Peres to brief them on Malta summit. Later Kelly flies to Cairo to brief Mubarak [FBIS 12/5, 12/6].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli army shoots, kills 5 Arabs crossing into southern Israel from Egypt through the Sinai [NYT, WP, FBIS 12/6; JP 12/16].

Ha'aretz reports IDF plans to build prison in Gush 'Ezyon area. The jail would hold 4,000 inmates [FBIS 12/5].

Arab World: 5 Palestinians are killed in Ayn al-Hulwah camp near Sidon when masked man opens fire in street [FBIS 12/7].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Shimon Peres has asked the Bush administration to provide $400 million in loan guarantees to construct housing for the 100,000 Jewish immigrants Israel expects from the Soviet Union over the next three years [NYT, WP 10/2].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: 5 Palestinians are shot, killed, 3 others are wounded in clashes with IDF troops in O.T. General strike in Nablus, 2 Palestinians wounded. 3 IDF soldiers wounded from stones. Palestinian suspected of collaboration is found dead [FBIS 10/3].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Government closes Gaza Strip through 10/2 during Rosh Hashana [WP 9/29]. Hadashot poll determines the most hated person in Israel is Shimon Peres [FBIS 10/2].

Arab World: President Hosni Mubarak telephones P.M. Shamir and gives conditional offer to meet; they agree to arrange a future meeting [NYT, WP 10/1].

Other Countries: Sec. of State Baker wams that Middle East peace process would go "back to the drawing board," unless the Israeli cabinet either endorses the Egyptian 10-point plan or finds another way to bring Palestinians to the bargaining table [NYT, LAT 9/30].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli army reduces sentences of 3 soldiers convicted of beating a Palestinian to death in custody from nine months to six [NYT 9/30; MET 10/10]. 2 Palestinians, 19 and 13, are shot, killed in clashes with soldiers; at least 2 others are wounded throughout O.T. [FBIS 10/3].

Social/Economic/Political

Other Countries: Letter to Sec. of State Baker signed by 68 senators and drafted by Senators Mack (R-FL) and Lieberman (DCT), urges against granting a visa to Arafat [NYT 9/26]. President Bush meets with Labor leader Peres for an hour; then meets with Likud's Arens after latter's complaint conceming Peres meeting [NYT 9/26].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: 17-year-old Palestinian from Nablus is shot, wounded in clash with troops. 12-year-old from Jenin is wounded in clash. Rafah man suspected of collaboration is killed, another beaten [FBIS 9/26]. At least 7 Palestinians are wounded in O.T. IDF soldier is injured by rock in Khan Yunis [FBIS 9/27].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: West Bank occupation authorities say 74 Arab foreigners have been expelled since 8/1, mostly to Jordan, for overstaying visitor's permits [MET 9/19]. Shimon Peres sharply attacks Shamir and Rabin's request for Pres. Bush to raise $2 billion for restoring refugee camps [FBIS 9/7].

Arab World: Citing Lebanese Christian army commander Michel Aoun's "erratic and threatening behavior," U.S. evacuates its embassy in Beirut [NYT, WP, LAT 9/7].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Gaza, Israeli troops fire at demonstrating Palestinians, injuring 21. UN workers charge Israeli authorities stopped an ambulance and arrested 2 Palestinians on their way to the hospital [MET 9/19].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In W.Bank, Palestinians refuse to set clocks back one hour, saying they would observe "Palestine time" for two more weeks; Israeli army threatens to detain students who go to private school on "Palestine time." Army chief of staff, Dan Shomron, says the army's new policy is to arrest about 700 Palestinians accused of "distributing underground leaflets, enforcing strikes, painting graffiti . . . and attacking suspected collaborators" [NYT 9/6]. In separate interviews, Labor leader Peres says granting a visa to Arafat would not affect U.S. -Israeli relations, while P.M. Shamir reaffirms opposition to Arafat's entry into the U.S. [FBIS 9/6].

Arab World: Libyan authorities have told dozens of rebel movements around the world, including PLO splinter groups, to expect a cutback in funding and to close their offices in Libya [WP 9/5].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Tel Aviv 12- year-old Palestinian boy dies of wounds received 8/31; 36-year-old Palestinian in Rafah accused of collaboration is killed, another severely beaten [NYT 9/6]. Army closes 8 W. Bank schools, blaming students for demonstrations and stone throwing [FBIS 9/5; NYT 9/6]. A cooperative effort between IDF and the Air Force will allow IDF to use helicopters to help fight the intifada [FBIS 9/6].

Arab World: Israeli border troops clash with 3 Arab guerrillas in South Lebanon, 1 guerrilla killed [NYT 9/6]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics states that 600 more people left Israel than arrived in 1988; overall population increasing at 1.6% per year; Jewish population at 1.3%; Muslim population at 3.7%; total population is 4,476,800; 82% of population is Jewish; 14% Muslim [FBIS 7/13]. Yossi Beilin, aide to Labor leader Peres, states that Israel holds indirectalks with PLO [FBIS 7/13, LAT 7/14].

Arab World: PLO officials state that PLO and Israel have held indirect talks [LAT 7/14].

Other Countries: British F. M. Geoffrey Howe meets with Bassam Abu Sharif, aide to Arafat [FJ 7/25].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Stone throwing Palestinian from Hebron is shot, killed. In Khan Yunis soldiershoot, kill 18-year-old Palestinian [FBIS 7/13, FJ 7/17].

Other Countries: Land mine kills SLA soldier in Israeli-imposed "security zone" in south Lebanon [MET 7/25].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Shamir bowing to right-wing pressure pledges that Likud will never return O.T. to "foreign sovereignty"; Palestinians in E. Jerusalem will not be eligible to vote in O.T. elections; elections in O.T. will not be held until intifadah is over, and the Jewish settlements are expanded. Peres says that conditions place "heavy handcuffs on the peace process" [NYT, WP 7/6].

Arab World: Jordan announces that parliamentary elections, the first in 23 years, will take place 11/16 [FBIS 7/11].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Nablus 20- year-old Palestinian from Bayt Lid dies from wounds sustained 10 days earlier. In Gaza 103 Palestinians are shot, injured by troops; 20 are overcome by tear gas [FJ 7/10]. Army arrests 100 Palestinians in O.T. [LAT 7/6]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Labor party leader Shimon Peres states that Israel must give up Gaza as part of peace process [FBIS 6/1]. Soviet F. M. Shevardnadze calls Israel's plan for elections in O.T. "interesting" [FBIS 5/30]. D. M. Rabin states that standard of living in O.T. has dropped 40% due to uprising [FBIS 6/1]. Palestinian workers in W. Bank settlement, Ariel, must wear badges identifying them as foreign workers [NYT, FBIS 6/1].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Tulkarm soldiers open fire, wound 4 Palestinians. In Nusayrat troops seriously wound Palestinian [FBIS 5/31]. Arab World: SLA troops open fire, kill guerrilla in south Lebanon; SLA soldier is injured [FBIS 5/31].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Finance minister, leader of Labor party Shimon Peres states, "Now, the United States is, in fact, mediating between us and the PLO." Israeli settlers move into new settlement of Zofim [FBIS 4/10].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Hebron, troops shoot, kill 22-year-old Palestinian. In Bethlehem troops shoot, injure 3 Palestinians. In Duhayshah 5 Palestinians are injured. In Gaza at least 23 Palestinians are injured during protests [FJ 4/17].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Peres announces that Labor party will not enter coalition that does not advocate international peace conference [WP 11/22].

Other Countries: The European Community praises PNC for taking "positive steps" at 19th meeting [WP 11/22].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Gaza troops open fire, wound 6 Palestinians with live ammunition [LAT 11/24]. During demonstrations in Tulkarm troops open fire; at least 1 Palestinian is injured [FJ 11/28]

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Labor's Peres announces willingness to enter talks with Likud to form another national unity government [NYT 11/21]. "Civil administration" announces W. Bank primary schools will reopen 12/1; secondary schools will follow; universities will remain closed [WP 11/22].

Arab World: Egypt announces itrecognized Palestinian state on 11/15 [NYT, WP 11/ 21]. In Amman King Hussein tells CBS News that U.S., Israel are blocking Middle East peace efforts [WP 11/21].

Other Countries: China formally recognizes the State of Palestine [NYT 11/21].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Nar Nablus Israeli troops shoot, kill 1 Palestinian, wound another. In Kafr 'Ayn soldiers wound 1 Palestinian. In Jabalya troops shoot, wound 12-year-old boy. In Hebron Israeli authorities demolish 2Palestinian homes. In Qalandiya camp Israeli soldiers smash doors, windows and overturn cars after their bus is stoned; UNRWA sources state that "well over 20 houses" were damaged [LAT 11/24].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: FM Shimon Peres says that he will negotiate with any Palestinian that recognizes Israel's right to exist and renounces terrorism, regardless of their "biography" [NYT 9/26]. Curfews continue in Tulkarm camp and Dannabah for 25th straight day [FJ 10/2].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Clashes erupt in Beach and Khan Yunis camps, Nablus, Tammun, and Bal'ah [FJ 10/2].

Arab World: In Amman a 22-year-old Palestinian dies from wounds suffered during a 25 May clash on the W. Bank [LAT 9/27].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: A general strike is observed in the occupied territories [NYT 9/9]. PM Shamir dismisses as without "special value" prospective peace talks between President Reagan, Israeli FM Peres, and Egyptian FM 'Abd al-Majid; Likud members of cabinet are trying to prevent Peres from taking part [LAT 9/9].

Other Countries: Faruq al-Qaddumi, head of PLO Political Department, calls on UN to take temporary control of the W. Bank and Gaza Strip [NYT 9/9].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli troops shoot, kill 36-year-old Palestinian and wound 10 others [WP 9/9]. In Sa'ir 14-dayold boy dies after being exposed to tear gas [FJ 9/11]. The military announces that 2 soldiers and a reserve army doctor will be tried for causing the death of a 17-year-old Palestinian [WP, NYT 9/9].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli authorities place curfews on Tulkarm camp, Dannabah, Bani Na'im, and Husan [FJ 9/7].

Other Countries: U.S. president Reagan expresses desire to meet with Israeli FM Peres and Egyptian FM 'Abd al-Majid at the UN during the last week in September [WP 9/8].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Nablus 2 Palestinians are shot during clashes; one Palestinian is shot, wounded at Qaddurah camp; in Nusayrat 5 Palestinians are shot; in Jaba' one Palestinian is shot; in 'Arurah one Palestinian is wounded [FJ 9/11]. Israeli radio announces the arrest of 50 more Palestinians in Qalqiliyyah [NYT 9/8]. Police announce that a 25-year-old Palestinian has confessed to murdering an Israeli woman [NYT 9/8]. Troops destroy 40 citrus trees near Tulkarm, charge stones were thrown from the orchard [FJ 9/11].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Labor party leader Shimon Peres states that if elected he would propose tuming demilitarized Gaza Strip over to Arab authority, according to Ha'Aretz [JPS 7/13].

Military

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Nablus 2 Palestinian teenagers die from wounds sustained earlier in the uprising [FJ 7/17]. Troops destroy 2 homes, seal 4 others on the W. Bank [NYT 7/14, FJ 7/17]. In Ramallah and al-Birah troops use rubber bullets, live ammunition to break up demonstrations [FJ 7/17]. Rabin says army will not be able to purchase all weapons it had planned this year because of cost of uprising [NYT 7/14].

Arab World: Previously unknown Palestinian group, Organization of the Martyrs of the Popular Revolution of Palestine, claims responsibility for 11 July attack on Greek tourist ship; spokesman for Fateh condemns the attack [NYT 7/14]. The Islamic Resistance Movement attacks Israeli, SLA positions in S. Lebanon near Kawkaba, 3 Islamic fighters and 1 Israeli soldier are killed [7/18].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: IDF orders W. Bank schools closed for 3 days [WT 7/5, FJ 7/10]. A general strike is observed in Ramallah to protest Israeli digging near al-Aqsa [FJ 7/10].

Military

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli troops use tear gas to break up demonstrations i Bethlehem [WT 7/5]. F.M. Shimon Peres states that the uprising has cost the Defense Ministry more than $162 million; Israel's economy is in danger if uprising continues [WT 7/5]. Israeli police commissioner David Krausstates that Arab nationalists are responsible for 114 of the 210 fires set inside the green line [WT 7/5]. In Husan settlers uproot scores of trees owned by Arabs [FJ 7/10]. In Hebron troops and soldiers fire on stone throwers; 2 are shot [FJ 7/10].

Arab World: Fighting kills at least 24, wounds 67, in Burj al-Barajinah camp in Beirut. Since 1 May at least 151 people have been killed, 594 wounded in inter-Palestinian fighting in the camps outside of Beirut [LAT 7/6].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel lifts curfew on Nablus [WP 5/18, NYT 5/18]. Curfew is lifted on Beach camp in Gaza, but area is later declared closed military zone. Israeli officials announce W. Bank schools will reopen in 3 phases, with first phase starting 5/23. Merchants observe near total strike marking second day of three-day feast at the end of Ramadan [WP 5/18].

Other Countries: Iraeli F.M. Shimon Peres visits Washington for talks with Pres. Reagan and Soviet ambassador to U.S. Yuri Dubinin. [NYT 5/18].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli troops wound, capture an Arab gunmanear the Jordanian border [5/18]. IDF troops wound man in Qalandiya refugee camp after man tried to seize gun from a soldier [WP 5/18, NYT 5/18, FJ 5/22]. Israeli police enter Maqassad hospital in East Jerusalem, arrest 3 visitors [FJ 5/22]. Israel reprimands 2 soldiers for firing on a village where a Palestinian was killed on 5/26. One soldier is "severely scolded"; the other is given a suspended 35-day jail sentence [NYT 5/18]. Soldiers sweep through jabalya and Bayt Hanun making arrests [FJ 5/22]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Sec. of State Shultz holds talks with P.M. Shamir, F. M. Peres, and Defense Ministry officials [WP 4/5]. Police arrest 8 Kach movement members attacking Umm al-Fahm [WP 4/5]. Israeli authorities demolish Palestinianowned house in Umm al-Fahm because it was built without a license [FJ 4/10]. General strike is observed throughout occupied territories [WP 4/5]. Al-Haq says Raji Surani, Gaza lawyer being held at Kitziot Prison, reports "harsh and inhuman" conditions at newly opened prison [LAT 4/6]. Palestinian from Bani Suhaylah in Gaza Strip dies from wounds sustained 3/30 [FJ 4/10].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli troops kill Palestinian youth in W. Bank town of Bani Na'im; 2 others are injured. In Balatah refugee camp near Nablus, 1 Palestinian and 1 soldier are injured [WP 4/5]. Balatah ordered under curfew [FJ 4/10]. Soldiers use tear gas, rubber bullets, and live ammunition to disperse several demonstrations in Nablus. At least 2 youths are injured in clashes in Idna village. In Khadir village, near Bethlehem, at least 3 are injured by rubber bullets [FJ 4/10]. Dayr 'Ammar, Kafr Sayla, and Kafr Ni'mah villages are sealed. Jalazun is still under curfew after 22 days. Am'ari camp is also under curfew [FJ 4/10].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Following inner cabinet meeting, 3 Likud ministers call for barring media from W. Bank and Gaza Strip [LAT 2/29]. In Tel Aviv, Sec. of State Shultz meets separately with P.M. Shamir and F.M. Peres [WP 2/29]. Group of 300-400 Israeli Arabs and Jews begins march from Lebanese border to Jerusalem in call for end to occupation of W. Bank, Gaza Strip; march is organized by group called "Red Line" [NYT 3/1].

Arab World: Sec. Shultz holds 3 hours of talks with Egypt's Pres. Husni Mubarak in Cairo [CSM 2/29]. Mubarak voices support for Shultz plan [WP 2/29].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Jewish settlers from Neve Zuf join IDF forces against stonethrowing Palestinian protesters in 'Abbud village, near Ramallah; 2 Palestinians are shot dead; settler is arrested in connection with the shootings [WP 2/29; FJ 3/6]. Army intervenes after settlers from Tekon and el-David settlements open fire in Bethlehem-area village of Faradis [FJ 3/6].

Arab World: Off coast of Tyre, Israeli gunboat attacks small boat, killing 2; 3 others escape. Reports from Lebanon indicate the 5 were Fateh fighters en route to attack Nahariya military base [WP 2/29].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Sec. of State Shultz holds separate meetings with P.M. Shamir, F.M. Peres, and Def. Min. Rabin. Palestinian leaders boycott talks with Shultz [WP 2/27]. Shamir rejects proposed international conference and exchange of land for peace [NYT 2/27]. Members of Likud and Tehiya parties demonstrate outside meeting between Shamir and Shultz [NYT 2/27]. IDF bans media from several W. Bank, Gaza Strip cities [WP 2/27].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Protests are reported throughout the W. Bank and Gaza Strip. In Gaza's Jabalya cmp, youth is killed accidentally by piece of concrete thrown by protesters; some sources claim youth was shot and killed at mosque in Bayt Lahiyah [FJ, LAT 2/28]. At least 20 are hospitalized after soldiers break into homes in Jabalya [H 2/28]. Officials at Gaza's Shifa Hospital reportreating 11 wounded by gunshot, about 20 injured by tear gas, beatings. In Tubas near Nablus, soldiers open fire on worshipers leaving mosque after Palestinian throws knife at officer; bystander is shot, killed. Army is investigating whether Hebron resident was killed by tear gas inhalation or gunfire. Army is also investigating death of resident of 'Arrub refugee camp near Bethlehem; hospital sources report he was shot in chest by soldiers. Army announces arrest of 4 soldiers filmed beating, breaking arms of 2 Palestinians and suspension of unit's deputy commander; the Palestinians are released [WP 2/27; LAT 2/28]. In Jenin 3,000 marching Palestinians clash with IDF troops; soldiers respond to crowd throwing stones and bottles with tear gas, rubber bullets, and live ammunition, wounding 3 [LAT 2/28]. Soldiers shoot, kill 2, wound 6 during clash in Halhul [Fl 3/6]. At least 6 are wounded by gunfire in violent clash in Dahriyyah, near Hebron. Troops in military vehicles accompanied by bulldozer and helicopter clash with villagers in Mazra'ah al-Sharqiyyah, Dayr al-Sudan, Ibwayn, and Mazra'ah al-Nubani [Fl 3/6]. Ya'bad village, near Jenin, is ordered under curfew after Palestinian is run over, killed by military vehicle [Fl 3/6]. Curfews are imposed in Maghazi camp, Rafah's Shabura quarter, and Dayr al-Balah camp; curfews continue in Yamun village and Beach, Jalazun, and Am'ari camps [FJ 2/28].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In W. Bank town of Baytin, 2 prominent Jewish settlers open fire on demonstrators whose barricade blocks road, killing 1 and wounding another [CSM, WP 1/12]. F. M. Shimon Peres meets with UN Undersec. Gen. Marrack Goulding [WP 1/12]. Rafah resident shot 1/8 and Khan Yunis resident also wounded in earlier clash die in Israeli hospital [FJ 1/17]. General strike is observed in E. Jerusalem, W. Bank, and Gaza Strip [FJ 1/17]. Reports indicate 4 Palestinians ordered deported have withdrawn their appeals because their lawyers have been denied access to files [FJ 1/17]. Heads of private schools decide to remain closed until 1/18 [FJ 1/17].

Other Countries: Abraham Sofaer, legal adviser to U.S. State Dept., says closing PLO's UN observer mission would violate international law [NYT 1/13].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli troops clash with 20 Palestinian women protest ng in front of Qalandiya refugee camp UN office [CSM 1/12]. Khan Yunis demonstrator who allegedly tried to grab soldier's gun is shot dead [WP 1/12]. Balatah refugee camp and Nablus-area village of Bayt Hilma are placed under curfew. Soldiers use tear gas and rubber bullets against crowds waving Palestinian flag at Qalandiya refugee camp. Clashes are also reported in Duhayshah and Tulkarm camps, Bethlehem and 'Azzariyyah (Bethany) [WP 1/12; FJ 1/17]. Palestinian sources report a Khan Yunis resident is beaten to death. Demonstrations are reported in Gaza City, Bayt Hanun, and Jabalya camp. Curfews are imposed on 5 Gaza Strip refugee camps: Khan Yunis, Dayr al-Balah, Maghazi, Nusayrat, and Burayj. Strip is declared closed military zone [FJ 1/17]. Military imposes curfew on 'Askar camp [FJ 1/17]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/lsrael: Israeli F. M. Peres calls for dismantling existing settlements, demilitarizing Gaza Strip [CSM 12/8]. Jabalya preparatory school reopens after military-ordered closure [FJ 12/13]. Administration of Tulkarm's Khadduri College closes school indefinitely pending resolution of dispute between students and administration [FJ 12/13]. Palestinian American activist Mubarak 'Awad requests meeting with P. M. Shamir [CSM 12/8].

Other Countries: UN Sec. Gen. Javier Perez de Cuellar and Arab representatives protest U.S. congressional attempt to close PLO observer mission to UN [NYT 12/8]. PLO envoy Khalil al-Wazir arrives in Warsaw for 3-day visit [FJ 12/13].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli soldiers open fire on Palestinian vehicle approaching check point near Dhahriyyah; 1 Palestinian is injured [FJ 12/13].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jerusalem, 31st World Zionist Congress opens [LAT 12/6]. Israeli court rules F.M. Peres and MK Abba Eban must testify at espionage trial of former nuclear technician Mordechai Vanunu [NYT 12/7]. Israeli businessman is stabbed to death in Gaza City; Israeli authorities impose curfew [NYT 12/7]. Guarded by police and soldiers, Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) workers begin switching Israeli settlements from Jerusalem Electric Company (JEC) lines to IEC lines [FJ 12/13]. Islamic Bloc wins all seats in male student council elections at Gaza's Islamic University [FJ 12/13]. Israeli settlers seize over 20 dunums of land in Kafr Laqaf [FJ 12/13]. Curfew on Halhul is lifted [FJ 12/13]. Israeli authorities demolish house and barn in Zuwaydah, charging buildings were constructed without permits [FJ 12/13]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Group of 9 Palestinian W. Bank and Gaza Strip leaders refuses to meet with U.S. Sec. of State Shultz in Israel [LAT 10/19]. Shultz concludes 3 days of talks with P. M. Shamir and F. M. Peres [WP 10/19]. One of 4 Gazans shot by Israeli border guards 10/17 says guards opened fire after car stopped [FJ 10/25]. Palestinian youth is shot in leg by guard at Egged bus stop [FJ 10/25]. In Kisan, 2 Palestinian houses are demolished; house in al-Sawahrah al-Sharqiyyah is also bulldozed [FJ 10/25]. Body of Misbah al-Suri, Gaza resident killed 10/1 by IDF soldiers, is delivered to family for burial [FJ 10/25].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli soldiers raid Jabaliyyah refugee camp school to break up demonstration; 1 student is injured [FJ 10/25]. Troops use tear gas and live ammunition to disperse demonstration at Islamic University in Gaza [FJ 10/25]. In the W. Bank, 1 Palestinian is wounded when IDF soldiers clash with demonstrators at Jenin refugee camp; 3 other Palestinians are shot, wounded in Nablus [FJ 10/25]. Israeli troops teargas anti-Israel demonstrators at Arab College of Nursing in al-Birah. School administration closes college for 2 days [FJ 10/25].