Wednesday, June 29, 1983

Military Action:

Fateh units reportedly move northward from Shtawra, regroup around Baalbek; light arms fire at IDF roadblock near Aley.


IDF shoots, kills resident of Kfar Sir, southwest of Ansar, when villagers throw stones at patrol; military governor of Hasbaya area of South Lebanon informs village leaders of administrative measures based on expectation that IDF will remain for at least 5 years.

Political Responses:

Israel/ Occupied Territories: Settlers claim responsibility for burning Arab-owned bus near Hebron in retaliation for stone-throwing at Israeli bus.

Palestinians/ Lebanese: Habib opens talks in Beirut.

US and Other Countries: Shultz says Syrian control of PLO could facilitate a withdrawal of foreign forces from Lebanon.