Monday, February 18, 1985


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Rabbi Moshe Levinger announces end of 3-mo. "protest vigil" outside Dheisheh camp [JP 2/19]. Trial of David Ben-Shimol [charged with 10/84 rocket attack on Arab bus, earlier bombing of E. Jerusalem cafe] begins in Jerusalem [JP 2/19]. IDF court in Ramallah orders 7 Dheisheh youths arrested 1/31 detained additional 50 days [FJ 2/22].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli bus burned by 4 masked men after stopping it south of Dura near Hebron [JP 2/19].

Arab World: IDF colonel killed, 2 SLA soldiers wounded during ambush in 'Arab Salim, S. Lebanon. IDF major killed by roadside bomb in al-Bazouriya, S.Lebanon [JP 2/19].