Thursday, March 24, 1994

At least 35 Palestinians wounded by IDF in protests throughout o.t. against siege of house in Hebron that killed 5 Palestinians. At least 5 wounded in Hebron, 15 in Nablus, and 13 in Gaza Strip. Settlers attack Palestinian homes in Hebron, which is declared closed military zone. (MM 3/24; NYT, WP, WT 3/25)

Pres. Clinton meets Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, offers "personal" commitment to unified Jerusalem under Israeli control; later tells reporters that "my position has not changed." (WJW 3/31)

Fateh, Hamas activists in Rafah, Gaza Strip, clash. 20 Palestinians wounded by gunfire before faction leaderstop fight. (WP 3/31)

Israeli security guard shot 3/23 in Jerusalem dies of wounds. PFLP-GC claims responsibility for attack. (MM 3/24)

FRC ("Abu Nidal" group) officially accused of involvement in 1/29 assassination of Jordanian diplomat in Beirut. Indictment names 3 FRC mbrs. already in custody, 13 others at large. (MM 3/24; see also MM 3/17)