Friday, August 19, 1988


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli-imposed curfew in W. Bank keeps 185,000 Palestinians in their homes [WP 8/20].

Arab World: Jordan announces that it will issue temporary passports to residents of the W. Bank [WP 8/20].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: In Artas 7 Palestinians are shot during demonstrations; 4 Palestinians are shot in al-Am'ari refugee camp [FJ 8/28]. Arab World: A car explodes in southern Lebanon killing 2 Arabs and slightly injuring 3 Israeli solders [LAT 8/20].