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  • April 26, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: More than 80 leading Palestinians from O.T. issue statement rejecting Shamir's call for elections in territories, calling on Israel to...

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  • April 17, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Nablus remains under curfew for 3rd consecutive day [FJ 4/24].

    Other Countries: In Paris King Hussein meets with French president...

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  • April 6, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Other Countries: In U.S. Israeli P.M. Shamir proposes elections in West Bank, Gaza to choose leaders to negotiate self-government with Israel [WP 4/7]. ...

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  • April 1, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: New York Times poll shows that only 18% of Israeli Jews favor talks with PLO under current circumstances; 62% see Israeli-PLO...

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  • March 29, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Cabinet Minister Ariel Sharon calls for more Jewish settlement in E. Jerusalem [FBIS 3/29]. According to figures released by Ministry of...

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  • March 27, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Al HaMishmar reports that Shamir has met with Sari Nuseibeh, Hanna Siniora, Elias Freij, Faysal Husayni; the Palestinians received PLO...

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  • March 21, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: P.M. Shamir says intelligence report calling for PLO talks does not exist [WP 3/22]. Ha'Aretz becomes 1st major Israeli paper...

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  • February 24, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/lsrael: Shamir reiterates rejection of intemational peace conference, talks with PLO [FBIS 2/28]. Israel announces that Palestinians from O.T....

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  • February 1, 1989

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: P.M. Shamir announces willingness to withdraw troops from heavily populated areas in O.T. if Palestinians accepted autonomy plan [NYT,...

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  • December 30, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Other Countries: In Der Spiegel interview Egyptian Pres. Mubarak calls Shamir "stubborn," states that Camp David is outdated [NYT 12/30].

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  • December 29, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli P.M. Shamir says he hopes to start peace talks with Arab governments, Palestinians in next 2 months; he expects Egypt to broker...

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  • December 22, 1988

    Social/Ec.onomic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: New Israeli government is installed. Shamir pledges to build more settlements in O.T., follow Camp David framework [NYT, WP 12/23]....

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  • November 14, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli pres. Chaim Herzog calls upon Likud leader Shamir to form new government; Shamir invites Labor into coalition [WP 11/15].

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  • November 11, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: IDF places the Gaza Strip under curfew, prohibits transportation to and from the W. Bank [WP 11/12, FJ 11/13]. Likud leader Yitzhaq...

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  • November 5, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli PM Shamir pledges to build more settlements if he forms coalition [WP 11/6]. Al-Fajr daily publishes Palestinian...

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  • November 3, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli PM Shamir says that any government he forms will follow Camp David agreement to achieve peace in the Middle East [WP 11/4]....

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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 6, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: PM Shamir claims that a Likud victory in November elections will put an "end to the delusions of a Palestinian state" [NYT 9/7].

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  • September 3, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: PM Shamir calls for the removal of Avraham Tamir, dir.-gen. of the For. Min., for stating that Palestiniansee the PLO as their...

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  • August 31, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: A general strike protesting Israel's decision to deport 25 Palestinians continues [NYT 9/1].

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  • August 10, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Speaking before the Knesset P.M. Yitzhaq Shamir says any attempt to establish independent Palestinian state on the W. Bank will be met...

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  • August 1, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: P.M. Shamir says that King Hussein's surrendering of sovereignty of W. Bank "does not create anything significantly new" [WP 8/21....

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  • July 18, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Energy Minister Moshe Shahal confirms Bassam Abu Sharifs claim that P.M. Shamir, through Romanian intermediaries, offered to let PLO...

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  • July 17, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Detainees at Ansar 3 prison (also known as Ketziot) begin 2-day hunger strike demanding improved conditions [JP 7/20].

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  • July 6, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: ABC News accuses Shin Bet of impersonating ABC News crew in order to arrest a suspected firebomber [WP 7/7]. Herut chooses its list for...

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  • June 9, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Report issued by 6 Israeli doctors concludes IDF should stop using high velocity bullets that have left 15 people fully or partially...

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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 12, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestinian dies of woundsustained 3/30 in Qabatiyyah clash with Israeli troops [WP 5/13; LAT 5/15]. P.M. Shamir visits Hebron. Israeli...

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  • April 7, 1988

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: During the night, Jewish settlers raid village of Bayta, breaking windows of cars and houses. P.M. Shamir and other political leaders...

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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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Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: More than 80 leading Palestinians from O.T. issue statement rejecting Shamir's call for elections in territories, calling on Israel to negotiate with PLO, attend international peace conference [NYT, LAT 4/27]. General strike is observed throughout O.T. [FJ 5/1].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Tulkarm camp troops shoot, kill 8-year-old Palestinian; 7 Palestinians are wounded at funeral. In Sabra troops open fire, kill 16-year-old Palestinian, wound 9 during demonstration. Troops shoot, kill 14-year-old Palestinian in Beach camp. In al-Shaja'iyah 14 Palestinians are wounded during protests [FBIS 4/27, FJ 5/1]. At Ansar 3 guards open fire with rubber bullets, tear gas and wound 5 during protest [FBIS 4/27].

Arab World: According to Beirut radio, IDF, SLA kill 8 Arabs in al-Qawzah [FBIS 4/27].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Nablus remains under curfew for 3rd consecutive day [FJ 4/24].

Other Countries: In Paris King Hussein meets with French president Mitterand to discuss Middle East [FBIS 4/17]. Shamir makes surprise visit to Hungary, discusses bilateral relations [FBIS 4/18].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Duhayshah 13- year-old Palestinian is killed during demonstration. In Jabalya camp troops open fire killing 12-year-old Palestinian. In E. Jerusalem 50-year-old Gaza resident dies from head wounds received 2 weeks earlier [FBIS 4/17, FJ 4/24]. Palestinian dies attempting to hang flag from electric pole. In Abassan troops shoot, wound 4 Palestinians. At least 10 other Palestinians are injured throughout Gaza [FJ 4/24]

Social/Economic/Political

Other Countries: In U.S. Israeli P.M. Shamir proposes elections in West Bank, Gaza to choose leaders to negotiate self-government with Israel [WP 4/7]. Washington Post [4/6] reports that Israel is setting aside $5,000 a month to serve as "nest egg" for convicted spy Jonathan Pollard; Pollard is currently serving life sentence in American prison for selling secrets to Israel.

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/lIsrael: In E. Jerusalem 25-year-old Bethlehem man dies from gunshot wounds received 3/30; this brings to 4 number of people killed as a result of Land Day demonstrations [FBIS 4/6, FJ 4/10]. At least 21 Palestinians are shot, injured throughout O.T.; 8 of injured are from Bethlehem [FBIS 4/7].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: New York Times poll shows that only 18% of Israeli Jews favor talks with PLO under current circumstances; 62% see Israeli-PLO talks in next 5 years [NYT 4/2].

Arab World: Mubarak rejects Shamir's offer to meet in Washington [NYT 4/2].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestinian from Hebron dies from wounds received on Land Day. Israeli troops shoot, kill 17- year-old Palestinian from al-'Ayzariyyah [NYT 4/2, FJ 4/10]. Throughout O.T. 23 Palestinians are reported wounded [FBIS 4/3].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Cabinet Minister Ariel Sharon calls for more Jewish settlement in E. Jerusalem [FBIS 3/29]. According to figures released by Ministry of Industry and Trade sales of Israeli agricultural products in the O.T. fell 60% from 1987 to 1988 [FBIS 4/4].

Arab World: Mubarak rejects Shamir proposal for meeting in Washington [FBIS 3/29].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Hebron 70- year-old Palestinian dies after exposure to tear gas. In Salfit soldiers shoot, kill 20- year-old Palestinian. In Salim 6 Palestinians are injured during demonstrations at funeral of Palestinian who died day before [FJ 4/3].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Al HaMishmar reports that Shamir has met with Sari Nuseibeh, Hanna Siniora, Elias Freij, Faysal Husayni; the Palestinians received PLO permission to meet with the Israeli P.M. and reported the results to the PLO leadership [FBIS 3/27]. General strike is observed throughout O.T. Curfews throughout O.T. confine 400,000 Palestinians to homes [FJ 4/3].

Arab World: Saudi King Fahd arrives in Cairo for 4-day visit [FBIS 3/28].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli troops open fire near Jenin, kill 4-year-old Palestinian [FBIS 3/27, FJ 4/3]. In Nablus 4 Palestinians are wounded by troops [FBIS 3/27]. At least 19 other Palestinians are injured throughout O.T. [FJ 4/3].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: P.M. Shamir says intelligence report calling for PLO talks does not exist [WP 3/22]. Ha'Aretz becomes 1st major Israeli paper to advocate talks with PLO [NYT 3/22].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Utra-orthodox Jewish men throw chairs at Jewish women praying at Western Wall; 1 woman is injured. Police use tear gas to break up confrontation [MET 3/28, JP 4/1].

Arab World: Mine kills 3 Irish UNIFIL troops in S. Lebanon [FBIS 3/21, NYT 3/22]. 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/lsrael: Shamir reiterates rejection of intemational peace conference, talks with PLO [FBIS 2/28]. Israel announces that Palestinians from O.T. involved in demonstrations, political activity as well as those who have not paid their taxes will be denied permits to work in Israel [MET 3/7].

Arab World: Palestinian sources state that Soviet F.M. Shevardnadze has invited Arafat, Hafiz al-Asad to Moscow in order to mend fences [FBIS 2/24].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Nablus soldier is killed by cinder block dropped by Palestinian [FBIS 2/24, WP 2/25]. In Gaza at least 9 Palestinians are wounded by soldiers [WP 3/25].

Arab World: SLA troops shoot, kill UNIFIL soldier in Israeli-imposed "security zone" [FBIS 2/24]

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: P.M. Shamir announces willingness to withdraw troops from heavily populated areas in O.T. if Palestinians accepted autonomy plan [NYT, WP 2/2]. Military court sentences 5 Palestinians toup to 2 years in prison for throwing rocks at soldiers, settlers [LAT 2/2, FJ 2/6].

Arab World: PLO rejects Shamir proposal, calling it plan for continued occupation [NYT 2/2].

Other Countries: Israeli "doves" including Abba Eban, MK Ran Cohen and prominent members of PLO attend conference at The Hague to discuss Middle East peace [NYT, LAT 2/21.

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel charges Fateh with forming, funding "popular army" inside O.T. [WP 2/2]. In Idna 4 Palestinians are shot by Israeli troops. In Khirbat al-Dayr 2 Palestinians are shot. In Abasan 2 Palestinians are shot, wounded. At least 8 more Palestinians are injured throughout the O.T. [FJ 2/6].

Social/Economic/Political

Other Countries: In Der Spiegel interview Egyptian Pres. Mubarak calls Shamir "stubborn," states that Camp David is outdated [NYT 12/30].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Gaza City during demonstrations protesting killing of 2 Palestinians night before, troopshoot, kill 1 Palestinian. At least 9 others are injured 1FJ 1/2].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli P.M. Shamir says he hopes to start peace talks with Arab governments, Palestinians in next 2 months; he expects Egypt to broker the talks [NYT 12/30]. While touring northern settlements IDF chief of staff Shomron states that recent wave of attempted border infiltrations are being carried out by groups seeking to undermine Arafat [NYT 12/30]. Shamir says infiltrations are encouraged by U.S. decision to open talks with PLO [LAT 12/30].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Gaza City troops shoot, kill 2 Palestinians during what IDF describes as pre-emptive raid to arrest firebombers [NYT 12/30]. In Nablus at least 5 Palestinians are injured during clashes with soldiers. Troops fire tear gas to break up demonstrations in E. Jerusalem. Clashes in Burayj leave several Palestinians injured [FJ 1/2].

Arab World: Israeli helicopter gunships attack Amal positions in S. Lebanon in retaliation for attempted border infiltrations; UN officials state that 8 Arabs are wounded in attack [LAT 12/30].

Social/Ec.onomic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: New Israeli government is installed. Shamir pledges to build more settlements in O.T., follow Camp David framework [NYT, WP 12/23].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Demonstrations erupt throughout O.T.; 18 Palestinians are shot, injured, and 75 hospitalized due to beatings [FJ 12/26].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli pres. Chaim Herzog calls upon Likud leader Shamir to form new government; Shamir invites Labor into coalition [WP 11/15].

Other Countries: Washington Post publishes report, documents alleging that American Israel Public Affairs Committee endorses candidates and is connected to other pro-Israel PACs that distribute campaign funds [WP 11/14]. Pres. Reagan says that PLO is making "some progress" at the PNC meeting in Algiers [WP 11/15].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Nablus troops shoot, wound 18-year-old Palestinian. In Gaza 3 Palestinians are shot, wounded by Israelis. Military authorities destroy or seal 9 Palestinian homes in the occupied territories. Troops arrest 54 Palestinians during sweep of the W. Bank [WP 11/15].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: IDF places the Gaza Strip under curfew, prohibits transportation to and from the W. Bank [WP 11/12, FJ 11/13]. Likud leader Yitzhaq Shamir promises religious parties that Likud-led government would amend the "who is a Jew" law [NYT 11/12]. Poll shows 68% of Israeli public favor another "National Unity" government [NYT 11/ 12]. Authorities order schools closed in East Jerusalem on 11/14, 11/15 [FJ 11/13].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jerusalem troops fire on, wound 12-year-old boy. In Gaza soldiers destroy the homes of 12 Palestinians, alleging that they are member of Islamic Jihad. In Jabalya 2 houses are sealed [FJ 11/13].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli PM Shamir pledges to build more settlements if he forms coalition [WP 11/6]. Al-Fajr daily publishes Palestinian declaration of independence calling for the establishment of Palestinian state, reaffirming PLO as sole representative of Palestinian people, calling for superpowers and western governments to work toward the implementation of UN resolutions and Geneva agreements, and stating the sole path to peace is through international convention. The paper states that this will be issued at PNC meeting in Algiers [LAT 11/5]. Rujayb enters 8th day under curfew [FJ 11/13].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Demonstrations erupt in Jabalya, Beach, and Khan Yunis camps leaving at least 13 people wounded from gunfire. In Silwad troops shoot, wound 3 Palestinians. At Balatah camp 2 Palestinians are injured. In Bethlehem soldiers use plastic bullets to break up demonstrations. At least one woman is injured [FJ 11/13].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli PM Shamir says that any government he forms will follow Camp David agreement to achieve peace in the Middle East [WP 11/4].

Other Countries: UN General Assembly condemns Israel for "killing and wounding defenseless Palestinians" in the occupied territories. The vote is 130 to 2 (Israel and U.S. are the only dissenters) [NYT 11/4].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Clashes occur in Bayt Hanun leaving 13 Palestinians in hospital. In Jabalya 2 Palestinians are injured during clashes with troops. In Burqa troops demolish or seal 4 homes [FJ 11/6].

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: PM Shamir claims that a Likud victory in November elections will put an "end to the delusions of a Palestinian state" [NYT 9/7].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: A 17-year-old Palestinian dies in Rafah from wounds sustained 9/3 [FJ 9/11]. In Qalqiliyyah 150 Palestinians are arrested by Israeli troops [WP 9/7, NYT 9/8]. In Gaza at least 5 Palestinians are shot, wounded during clashes [FJ 9/11].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: PM Shamir calls for the removal of Avraham Tamir, dir.-gen. of the For. Min., for stating that Palestiniansee the PLO as their leadership [NYT 9/4]. The Israeli airline El Al announces that it will expand the number of flights to South Africa; South African Airways will also increase flights to Tel Aviv [JP 9/3]. In Tal, Israeli troops confiscate donkeys used to take Palestinian goods to market [FJ 9/11].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Jabalya 2 Palestinians are shot during clashes with troops; in Rafah 2 Palestinians are seriously injured during demonstrations [FJ 9/11].

Arab World: PFLP guerrillas clash with fighters from Fateh-Uprising (Abu Musa) in the suburbs of Beirut; 3 Palestinians are killed [NYT 9/4].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: A general strike protesting Israel's decision to deport 25 Palestinians continues [NYT 9/1].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Army gunfire kills 3 Palestinians, wounds at least 16 during clashes in the occupied territories. Israeli PM Yitzhaq Shamir urges more relaxed rules for soldiers, settlershooting at Palestinians. Jewish settler shoots, wounds 2 Israeli soldiers by accident [WP 9/1]. In Beach camp 4 Palestinians are shot [FI 9/ 4]. Davar reports that a prisoner who died at Dhahriyyah prison had been tortured; the Israeli Prison Authority claims he committed suicide [FJ 9/4]

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Speaking before the Knesset P.M. Yitzhaq Shamir says any attempt to establish independent Palestinian state on the W. Bank will be met with "iron fist" [WP 8/11]. Shamir also says Israel "possesses rights in all spheres concerning Judea, Samria, and Gaza" [NYT 8/11].

Military

Occupied Palestine/Israel: During demonstrations near Nablus troops shoot, kill 17-year-old Palestinian [NYT 8/11, FJ 8/14]. Ramallah is declared closed military zone after two firebombs damage military vehicle, injure driver [FJ 8/14]. Soldiers use tear gas, rubber bullets, live ammunition to quell demonstrations in Beach, Jabalya camps [FJ 8/14]. Demonstrations occur in Burayj, Bethlehem, Gaza City [FJ 8/14]. The curfew in Burayj enters its 3rd week [FJ 8/14].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: P.M. Shamir says that King Hussein's surrendering of sovereignty of W. Bank "does not create anything significantly new" [WP 8/21. Israeli attorney general Yosef Harish indicts Pinhas Wallerstein, anti-Palestinian extremist, for manslaughter; last January Wallerstein chased 17-year-old Palestinian into a ravine, shot, killed him [WP 8/3]. Shops are closed in the W. Bank as the 1st day of a two-day general strike is observed; strike is to protest deportation of Palestinians [WP 8/3].

Military

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel deports 8 Palestinians accused of belonging to Fateh or DFLP [NYT 8/2, LAT 8/2]. In Khan Yunis a 7-month-old Palestinian dies after being exposed to tear gas [FJ 8/7]. Demonstrations occur in Khan Yunis, Rafah, Burayj camps and Gaza City [FJ 8/7].

 

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Energy Minister Moshe Shahal confirms Bassam Abu Sharifs claim that P.M. Shamir, through Romanian intermediaries, offered to let PLO control part of the territories; Shamir calls Shahal's statement "a filthy lie" [NYT 7/19]. General strike is observed in the territories aa sign of solidarity with the prisoners at Ansar 3. [FJ 7/24].

Military

Occupied Palestine/Israel: 17-year-old Palestinian is killed by cement block which fell from army lookout post. Villagers charge the block was dropped on purpose; the military claims it was accident [WP 7/20]. At Maqassad hospital 29-year-old Palestinian dies from bullet wound sustained 7/8 [FJ 7/24].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Detainees at Ansar 3 prison (also known as Ketziot) begin 2-day hunger strike demanding improved conditions [JP 7/20].

Arab World: In Baghdad Bassam Abu Sharif, spokesman for Yasir Arafat, tells Agence France Presse that Yitzhaq Shamir, through Romanian intermediaries, offered to let PLO take control of parts of the territories [NYT 7/19].

Military

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Petah Tikva 22-year-old Palestinian from Jit is shot dead by Israeli soldier [FJ 7/24]. In Nablus Palestinian is shot in the chest during demonstration [FJ 7/24]. In Kafr Haris settlers cut down 35 trees [FJ 7/24].

Arab World: 3 men convicted of taking part in the 1981 assassination of Pres. Anwar Sadat of Egypt escape from a maximum security prison outside Cairo [NYT 7/20].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: ABC News accuses Shin Bet of impersonating ABC News crew in order to arrest a suspected firebomber [WP 7/7]. Herut chooses its list for the fall Knesset elections; Shamir is first, followed by David Levy, Ariel Sharon, Moshe Arens [NYT 7/7]. All schools on the W. Bank are ordered to remain closed until 7/11. The European parliament postpones decision on a trade agreement between Israel and the European Economic Community [FJ 7/10].

Other Countries: In Pakistan 5 Palestinians are sentenced to death for 1986 hijacking of Pan American 747 resulting in death of 21 people; 200 were wounded [NYT 7/7].

Military

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Soldiers assist tax collectors in setting up check points to see if drivers, pedestrians have paid taxes; 250 Palestinians are arrested, 150 cars are seized [FJ 7/10].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Report issued by 6 Israeli doctors concludes IDF should stop using high velocity bullets that have left 15 people fully or partially paralyzed. Report also accuses the army of misusing tear gas. Faysal al-Husayni is released after 9 months without charge or trial [WP 6/10, LAT 6/12]. Ya'akov Orr, military commander of the Gaza Strip, states that 25% of the 200 Palestinian police that resigned during the uprising have returned to work [WP 6/9].

Arab World: At Arab summit, Arab states pledge to support Palestinian uprising with "all possible means," refuse to state dollar amount of support. Arab leaders also refuse to dismiss George Shultz' peace plan, while reaffirming the PLO's position as sole representative of the Palestinian people [WP 6/10, LAT 6/10].

Other Countries: Israeli P.M. Shamir and Soviet F.M. Shevardnadze meet for 2 hours at the UN, announce that planned visit of Israeli consular team to Moscow will take place in July. Shevardnadze also states diplomatic relations between the 2 will not be restored until Israel agrees to international peace conference [NYT 6/10]. At meeting of the Socialist International in Madrid the Palestinian intifadah is called a response to "the unbearable social conditions existing in the territories occupied by Israel" [FJ 6/12].

Military Occupied

Palestine/Israel: Demonstrations in honor of the 6-month anniversary of the uprising erupt on the W. Bank leaving 2 Palestinians dead, at least 4 more injured. In Sebastiya a 16-year-old isshot dead while trying to hurl a rock at soldiers [WP 6/10, FJ 6/12]. 18-year-old male and 12-year-old girl are shot during demonstrations in Tulkarm. Shopowners observe a strike in the territories, including East Jerusalem [LAT 6/12]. Afternoon demonstrations erupt in Gaza City. One of the injured claims soldiers tied him up and dragged him behind a jeep [WP 6/9]. Two IDF officers are slightly injured when their jeep is attacked with Molotov cocktails [WP 6/10]. In Gaza, soldiers order a man out of his house and then demolished with a bulldozer; army says the man had tried to burn down a local government building [NYT 6/10]. Demonstrations in Bayt Furik leave 27 Palestinians injured [FJ 6/12]. In Balatah 100 Palestinians are arrested [FJ 6/121

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 dies of woundsustained 3/30 in Qabatiyyah clash with Israeli troops [WP 5/13; LAT 5/15]. P.M. Shamir visits Hebron. Israeli officials announce schools in occupied territories will begin reopening 5/23 [NYT 5/13].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Nablus, soldiers open fire, wounding 5 [WP 5/13]. At Haram al-Sharif, police arrest 38 Palestinians demonstrating after Laylat al-Qadr services; at least 7 are wounded. [WP 5/14; LAT 5/15] In W. Bank village of Qabatiyyah, Palestinian is shot dead while trying to escape arrest [LAT 5/15]. Israel announces daily curfew in Qalqiliyyah from 6 pm to 4 am. Police car is destroyed in firebomb attack in Jericho. Military imposes curfew in Sha'jiyyah and Tuffah quarters of Gaza City following stonethrowing incidents [FJ 5/15].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: During the night, Jewish settlers raid village of Bayta, breaking windows of cars and houses. P.M. Shamir and other political leaders speak at funeral of Israeli girl from Elon Moreh settlement killed 4/6 in Bayta; preliminary report of investigation into death indicates girl was shot in head. Following funeral settlers enter Dayr al-Hatab village; soldiers force settlers to leave [WP 4/8]. In Nablus-region village of Rujib, settlers stone Palestinian cars; 1 Palestinian is beaten. Officials demolish house in Shuyukh and 2 in Sa'ir. Closure of W. Bank schools is extended through 5/8 [FJ 4/10].

Arab World: Sec. of State George Shultz meets with King Fahd in Saudi Arabia and retums to Jordan to discuss progress of U.S. peace proposal with King Hussein [LAT 4/8].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Soldier shoots dead Palestinian youth allegedly running from hills near Bayta. Army demolishes 5 houses in Bayta; village remains under curfew [WP 4/8]. At least 4 Palestinians are injured during demonstration in Nablus. There are also clashes in Ramallah and nearby village of Biddu as well as Jenin and village of Qabatiyyah. 'Ayn Bayt al-Ma' remains under army curfew. In Gaza Strip, Beach camp youth is shot, seriously wounded; violent clash is also reported in Jabalya camp [FJ 4/10].

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].