Saturday, February 16, 1985


Arab World: 6 mbrs. of the Progressive List for Peace, led by MK's Miari and Peled, meet with Chrmn. Arafat in Tunis [JP 2/11]. Attorney Gen. Zamir initiates investigation to determine if group can be prosecuted under Israeli law for meeting with an "enemy agent" [JP 2/12].

Military Action

Arab World: IDF withdraws from Sidon area, beginning first stage of pullout from S. Lebanon; Lebanese army quickly takes up positions in Sidon, 'Ain al-Hilweh, Mieh Mieh [NYT 2/17, PI 2/17].