Friday, January 22, 1993

PM Rabin declines Chmn. Arafat's 1/21 invitation to a meeting, adding that "the PLO in Tunis is not a party to the negotiations." (NYT, WT 1/23)

IDF shoots, wounds up to 40 during protests in the Gaza Strip. (WT 1/23; Qol Yisra'el 1/22 in FBIS 1/26)

Higher Council of Islamic Affairs ends 3- day conf. in Cairo, issues statement condemning Islamic violence as well as the tendency in the West to stigmatize Islam as a violent religion, and calling for equal enforcement of UN resolutions. (MM 1/22)