Sunday, September 6, 1998

Palestinian Husayn Abu Ghali dies in a fight with a PSF officer blocking his entry to Arafat's Gaza compound to speak with an aide about a visa to Jordan for his ailing son. (LAW 9/7; WT 9/8; JP 9/19)

Israeli DM Yitzhak Mordechai informs heads of 21 West Bank settlements nr. the Green Line, that the DMin. will build fences around their settlements to ensure their security. Settlers protest, saying fences could be perceived as delineating a permanent border. (JP 9/12; WT 9/23; IDF Radio 9/27 in WNC 9/29) (see 8/16)