Friday, November 3, 1995

PA bans distribution of the Jordanian weekly paper Al-Bilad because it does not have a PA distribution license as required by the 7/18 media law. Others say ban is in retaliation for editorial accusing the PA of being behind Shiqaqi slaying. (RMC 11/3 in FBIS 11/3; HA 11/5 in FBIS 11/7)

Based on complaints of conflict of interest presented by CAMERA, Newsday fires Middle East stringer Maureen Meehan, wife of PA official Jiryis Atrash. Christian Science Monitor, NBC Radio decide to keep her on their staffs. (JP 11/4) (see 10/9)