Tuesday, March 24, 1987


Occupied Palestine/Israel: F. M. Peres meets with 14 Palestinians in W. Jerusalem [FJ 3/271. Samiha Khalil, head of Family Rehabilitation Society, is denied permission to leave W. Bank to visit her injured children [FJ 2/27]. Officials release 5 Palestinians administratively detained in Jnaid Prison since Sept. 1986; 46 are still administratively detained at the prison [FJ 4/31.

Arab World: 'Abd al-Hamid al-Sa'ih announces Palestine National Council will convene in Algiers beginning 20 April [FJ 3/27].

Military Action

Arab World: Israeli jets strike PLO base southeast of Sidon, killing at least 1 [PI 3/24].