Friday, February 17, 1989


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Polof Israeli Jews shows 38% favor some form of territorial compromise [FBIS 2/24].

Arab World: Soviet F.M. Shevardnadze arrives in Damascus to begin 11-day Middle East tour [NYT 2/18]. Other Countries: U. S. vetos Security Council resolution deploring Israeli actions in O.T. [NYT 2/18, MET 2/28].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/lIsrael: In Kafr al-Dik Palestinian is killed by Israeli troops. 15-year-old Palestinian from Rafah dies from wounds received previous week. At least 5 other Palestinians are injured in Nablus area [FBIS 2/21].