Thursday, April 16, 1987


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli official admits his government has yet to return questionnaires to U.S. congressional panels investigating Iran-contra affair [BS 4/17]. Borderguards at Damascus Gate arrest 20 Palestinians on charges of inciting shopkeepers to close shops [FJ 4/19]. Rabbi Me'ir Kahane leads march through Jerusalem's Old City calling on Arab residents to leave country [FJ 4/19]. Protesting youths force director of Middle East Department of U.S. National Security Council to leave Jalazun refugee camp [FJ 4/19].

Other Countries: Dr. Pauline Cutting, surgeon who worked at Burj al-Barajinah during most of camps war, returns to Britain [IN 4/17].