Monday, February 17, 1997

After receiving permission fr. the PA to start a newspaper in Gaza, the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) opens a media office in Gaza City. (AFP 2/19 in WNC 2/20)

The Israel-Lebanon Monitoring Group (ILMG) meets to discuss Lebanon's complaint that a civilian was injured in an Israeli attack on a Hizballah radio station 2/11; Israel's complaint that it discovered explosive devices planted nr. the Bayt Lif in s. Lebanon. ILMG issues statement stating that media organs will be considered civilian targets even if they are run by the Islamist resistance. (RL 2/17, 2/18 in WNC 2/19; RL 2/19 in WNC 2/20)