Saturday, September 30, 1989

Social/Economic/Political Arab World: Members of Lebanon's parliament gather in Taif, Saudia Arabia to begin talks to end civil war [LAT 9/30; NYT, WP 10/1].

Other Countries: Legislation pending in the U.S. Senate to permit Israel to use prepositioned U.S. military equipment in an emergency [LAT 9/30].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Palestinian youth is shot, killed, several are wounded in clashes with army near Jenin [FBIS 10/2]. 2 soldiers, 1 Israeli student are wounded by stones. 2 suspected collaborators are found dead. At least 16 Palestinians are wounded throughout O.T. [FBIS 10/3].