Tuesday, August 18, 1987


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli police break up Damascus Gate demonstration sponsored by Com. Confronting the Iron Fist to protest detention of Hasan Jabarin on charges of meeting with PLO members in Rome [FJ 8/23]. Israeli authorities order expropriation of 1,500 dunams of land in Nablus area [FJ 8/23].

Arab World: American journalist Charles Glass escapes from Shi'i captors in Beirut [WP 8/19; MEI 8/28].