Friday, November 23, 1984


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli-appointed mayor of Rafah (Gaza) [10/3, after Mayor Qishta's assassination], Suleiman Zo'rub arrested on charges of drug trafficking. IDF issues report showing it uses 8-10% of all fuel imported into country.

Arab World: PNC votes Khalid Fahoum out of office as Speaker [207-7, 47 abst.], elects Sheikh 'Abd al-Hamid Sayeh as replacement.

Other Countries: UN Gen. Assembly passes resolution (105-17, 9 abst.) condemning Israel for aggression in Lebanon.

Military Action

Arab World: 2 Israelis wounded in ambush of IDF patrol near Haboush village, S. Lebanon.