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  • April 15, 1985

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: US State Dept. official Richard Murphy meets with PM Peres, Deputy Premier Shamir in Jerusalem [JP 4/16]. Cabinet reverses 4/14 decision...

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  • April 3, 1985

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Defying IDF curfew, 1,500 Palestinians attend funeral of Karim Khalaf in Ramallah [PI 4/4]. Min. of Police, Prisons Service indicate...

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  • March 30, 1985

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Deposed Ramallah Mayor Karim Khalaf dies of heart attack in Jericho [JP 3/31]. E. Jerusalem merchants observe strike in commemoration of...

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  • February 17, 1985

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: Deposed Ramallah mayor Karim Khalaf supports 2/11 Arafat-Hussein accord [deposed Nablus mayor Bassam al-Shak'a, Abna' al-Balad movement...

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  • February 8, 1985

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: DM Rabin threatens to use "all forms" of punishment allowable against W. Bank residents in wake of attacks against Israelis, including...

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  • June 12, 1984

    Social/Economic/Political

    Occupied Palestine/Israel: State attorney denies June 1980 car bomb victims Karim Khalaf & Ibrahim Tawil access to files compiled from evidence. Bulldozers...

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Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: US State Dept. official Richard Murphy meets with PM Peres, Deputy Premier Shamir in Jerusalem [JP 4/16]. Cabinet reverses 4/14 decision, votes to allow Cabinet Mbr. Ezer Weizman to travel to Egypt [NYT 4/16]. Haifa court convicts 5 Palestinian students from Haifa U. of "unlawful assembly" in reference to 1/19 fight between Palestinian, Jewish students [JP 4/16]. Members of Ramallah municipal council (who struck in April 1982 when occupation authorities deposed Mayor Karim Khalaf) reject IDF proposal to return to their posts [FJ 4/19].

Military Action

Arab World: Lebanese Army deploys units in Sidon area to stop fighting between SLA, Lebanese Forces and Palestinian/Muslim fighters [NYT 4/16].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Defying IDF curfew, 1,500 Palestinians attend funeral of Karim Khalaf in Ramallah [PI 4/4]. Min. of Police, Prisons Service indicate accused Jewish underground defendants now in custody will be released on 48-hr. leave for Passover holiday; 5 held for murder will not be released [JP 4/4]. New IDF SLA liaison chief asserts predecessor, Col. Avraham Hido (killed in 2/19 clash with resistance in S. Lebanon), may have been killed "in error" by SLA troops traveling with him UP 4/4]. Fight breaks out between Palestinian, Jewish students at Haifa U. (scene of several recent incidents) [P 4/4].

Other Countries: US State Dept. states Israel violated Articles 49, 76, 77 of 4th Geneva Convention in its 4/2 transfer of 1,100 Ansar inmates to Israel [NYT 4/4].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Border Police shoot and injure 18-yr.-old Sameh Sha'ar in Nablus during mock funeral for Karim Khalaf [PI 4/4, FJ 4/5].

Arab World: Action in S. Lebanon: IDF release 752 Ansar prisoners near Tyre [NYT, WP 4/4]. IDF raid Shihabiya; several arrested [NYT 4/4]. Roadside bomb explodes as IDF patrol passes near Douer; 1 injured. 2 IDF soldiers wounded by roadside bomb near al-Bazouriya. Katyusha, RPGs, shots directed at IDF liaison HQ, Nabatiya; no report of casualties. RPG fired at IDF HQ, Tyre; no reported injuries. IDF raid Deir Zabna [JP 4/4].

Other Countries: Anti-tank rocket fired at building housing Jordanian embassy in Rome; Black September claims responsibility [WP 4/5].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Deposed Ramallah Mayor Karim Khalaf dies of heart attack in Jericho [JP 3/31]. E. Jerusalem merchants observe strike in commemoration of Land Day [JTA 4/2]. Land Day rallies held in Rahat, Sakhnin [JP 3/31].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: 2 Dheisheh residents shot, injured by authorities in Bethlehem during Land Day demonstration [FJ 4/5]. Stones thrown at Israeli car in Qalqiliya injures woman [JTA 4/2]. IDF erect roadblocks around al-Najah U. [FJ 4/5].

Arab World: Action in S. Lebanon: Lebanese Forces militia, SLA continue shelling of Mieh Mieh camp; also attack 'Ain al-Hilweh; 40 killed; 30,000 flee 'Ain al-Hilweh [NYT 3/31, FT 4/2]. IDF raid 'Ain Qana, Kafr Malki, Kafr Hatta, Kafr Fila, Jabaa, 'Ain Bou Souwar, 'Arab Salim; 4 killed [WP, CT 3/31]. Resistance kills 1 IDF soldier, wounds 2nd, in Douer; 2 fighters killed [JP 3/31].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Deposed Ramallah mayor Karim Khalaf supports 2/11 Arafat-Hussein accord [deposed Nablus mayor Bassam al-Shak'a, Abna' al-Balad movement oppose agreement] [FJ 2/22]. 25 women prisoners end hunger strike [begun 2/12] at Neve Tertza prison after receiving promises of better treatment [FJ 2/22].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli bus stoned near al-Amari camp; one passenger injured; authorities close furniture shop in vicinity [JP 2/18]. After High Court of Justice refuses 2 stays of deportation, authorities deport Fateh figure 'Abd al-'Aziz Shahin to Lebanon [imprisoned in 1967 for "armed infiltration;" released in 1982, he was forced to live incommunicado in Dahaniya, Gaza strip until his deportation] [JP 2/18, FJ 2/22].

Arab World: Action in S. Lebanon: assassinations of collaborators continue in wake of Israeli withdrawal from Sidon area [NYT 2/18]. Roadside bomb kills IDF soldier, wounds 3, in al-Bazouriya UP 2/18]. IDF soldier killed in ambush near Nabatiya [WP 2/19].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: DM Rabin threatens to use "all forms" of punishment allowable against W. Bank residents in wake of attacks against Israelis, including expulsion, administrative arrest, destruction & sealing of homes [LAT 2/9]. 2 Jewish squatters at Tal Rumeida, Hebron, charged with 2/3 vandalizing of Arab-owned trees [JP 2/10]. IDF warns W. Bank leaders Bassam al-Shak'a, Karim Khalaf, Elias Freij, Abd al-Nabi Natshe, Rashad al-Shawwa and others not to attend memorial service for Fahd Qawasmeh scheduled 2/9 in Nazareth [JP 2/10]. Jerusalem Grand Mufti Sheikh Saad al-Din al-Alami threatens Muslims who sell land to Jews with excommunication [JP 2/7].

Military Action

Arab World: Action in S. Lebanon: SLA base fired upon near Tyre; no injuries. RPG, shots directed at IDF outposts in Rashidieh, Ansar; no injuries. One SLA soldier injured by roadside bomb, unreported location [JP 2/10].

Social/Economic/Political

Occupied Palestine/Israel: State attorney denies June 1980 car bomb victims Karim Khalaf & Ibrahim Tawil access to files compiled from evidence. Bulldozers open several roads on al-Jib villagers' land; owners file case in protest. Arriving in Jerusalem, UN Sec. Gen. De Cuellar received by PM Shamir and FM Kimche who charge UN encourages "terrorists and murderers" seeking Israel's destruction. Kfar Darom yeshiva members tour Gaza, looking for site of future settlement in heart of Gaza city.

Arab World: Lebanese parliament votes in favor of Karami government.

Other Countries: In Geneva, Arab & Muslim countries walk out when Costa Rica Pres. Monge addresses ILO conf. to protest his moving embassy to Jerusalem; US delegation leads standing ovation by Western bloc.

Military Action

Arab World: IDF conducts search of Burj al-Rahal, S. Lebanon; residents hurl stones at IDF, troops shoot at villagers, killing 2. Head of Israel-backed "national guard" in Idwri village, S. Lebanon injured by car-bomb explosion.