Tuesday, July 17, 1990

Israel's Supreme Court overturns Housing Min. Ariel Sharon's use of emergency powers to speed up construction of housing for Soviet immigrants to Israel, ruling Sharon should have petitioned Knesset for aid UDS 7/17 in FBIS 7/17; NYT, WT, MEM 7/18].

5 Israeli reservists are killed, 10 others injured when stray shell explodes during training exercise in the Negev [WP 7/18].

200 Fateh troops are deployed in S.Lebanon as a buffer between fighting Amal and Hizballah militias [AFP, BVL 7/17 in FBIS 7/17; NYT 7/18].