Saturday, December 29, 1990

PLO leaders say that Israeli and Palestinian officials have met in Paris to discuss Gulf crisis; spokesperson for Israeli Labor party says reports of such a meeting have "no basis" [NYT 12/31].

Egypt announces that Radio Kuwait will start broadcasting from Cairo as of 1 January 1991 for 3 hours a day [MENA 12/29 in FBIS 12/31].

Israeli soldiers shoot dead 4 Palestinians, wound at least 125 in series of clashes in Gaza; reports say 5th Palestinian dies of tear gas inhalation [JDS 12/29, JPD 12/30 in FBIS 12/31; NYT 12/30; CSM 12/31; JPI 1/5; FJ 1/7]; PLO says U.S. is responsible [ADS 12/30 in FBIS 12/31].

Artillery and rocket duels between Lebanese militias and Israeli troops in S. Lebanon kill 8 Lebanese, including 4 children [NYT 12/30].