Thursday, August 20, 1987


Arab World: Rasim al-Ghul, Force 17 leader, is abducted from 'Ayn al-Hilwah refugee camp in Sidon, S. Lebanon [FJ 8/30].

Other Countries: P. M. Shamir meets with Rumanian Pres. Ceausescu in Rumania [CSM 8/21].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli troops fire at groups of stone throwers, wounding one youth in leg [FJ 8/23].

Arab World: In S. Lebanon, 4UN soldiers are wounded by rocket-propelled grenades [CSM 8/21].