Friday, December 23, 1983
Arab World: Jordan and Egypt sign new trade protocol agreement to revive economic ties.
Occupied Palestine/Israel: Curfew imposed on central Hebron after grenade thrown at Beit Romano, occupied by Jewish squatters. Amal Salim Wahdan Labadi, member of Women's Work Committee and treasurer of Abu Dis Public Institutions Workers' Union, placed under town arrest in Abu Dis for "security reasons;" Labadi is 6 mos. pregnant.
Other Countries: Fleeing gunman fires at Israeli charge'd'affaires in Malta.