Friday, July 15, 1988


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israel orders closure of all 1,200 schools on W. Bank. Spokesman for civil administration says ending of school year early is unrelated to the uprising; it is a "technical decision" [LAT 7/16].


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Curfews remain in effect for 80,000 W. Bank Palestinians in Nablus, Bayt Sahur, 'Anabta, Yabrud, Qalqiliyyah. Army surrounds mosques in Gaza to prevent demonstrations following Friday aftemoon prayers [LAT 7/16].