Thursday, October 30, 1986


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli military authorities order one-week closure of Bethlehem University in response to clashes between students and police (WP 10/31).

Other Countries: Police in Britain announce they have no evidence that Vanunu committed crime, nor evidence that Vanunu, officially listed as missing since 10/8, was abducted (NYT 10/31). French government denies it struck deal with terrorist group to end bombings (WP 10/31).

Military Action

Arab World: Shi'a and Palestinians, fighting around Burj al-Barajinah, close highway to Beirut airport; two are dead, ten wounded, in fighting (JP 10/31).