Friday, June 24, 1994

Palestinian killed in Nablus when IDF fires on demonstrators demanding release of prisoners.  (NYT 6/25; TJT 7/1)

IDF soldier injured when IDF, Palestinian police in Gaza brawl over who should take a stone-throwing Palestinian into custody.  (NYT, WP 6/25)

PM Rabin, in interviews published in Yediot Aharonot and Maariv, says "Arafat as a Muslim is entitled . . . to visit Jerusalem" to pray.  Remarks draw criticism fr. right-wing Israelis, including Jerusalem Mayor Ehud Olmert.  In other comments, Rabin warns war with Syria inevitable unless a peace treaty reached soon.  (MM 6/24; NYT, WP 6/25)

Yediot Aharonot publishes Israeli-Jordanian peace accord allegedly signed by FM Peres, King Hussein in Amman 3/11/93.  Peres, who had at time told Israelis to "remember" that date, refuses comment.  Agreement allegedly includes border adjustments in Wadi `Araba, full diplomatic relations, arrangements for holy sites, and cooperation in transport, water, and other fields.  (WT 6/25)