Sunday, August 30, 1998

PA executes 2 Palestinian brothers convicted of murder 8/29. The 3d brother's death sentence is commuted to life in prison. These are the 1st executions by the PA. (LAW, NYT, WP 8/31; MM 9/1, 9/2; MEI, MM, PR 9/4; JP 9/5)

IDF lifts curfew, imposed 8/20, on Palestinians in Israeli-controlled sector of Hebron. (MEI 9/4)

In s. Lebanon, Hizballah detonates a roadside bomb as IDF patrol passes, wounding 5 soldiers. (NYT 8/31)