Monday, August 3, 1992

PM Rabin, apparently giving increased priority to Syrian-Israeli negotiations, names Tel Aviv University professor Itamar Rabinovich as chief negotiator with Syria. (WP 8/4)

Fateh Cent. Comm. meets in Tunis (AlFajr 8/5 in FBIS 8/6)

One of 3 IDF soldiers wounded in 8/1 Khan Yunis clash dies. (Qol Yisra'el 8/3 in FBIS 8/5)

Hamas, PFLP, and DFLP reject o.t. elections if ceiling of authority is administrative self-rule, and not 1-year transition to independence. (Al-Ray 8/4 in FBIS 8/6)

Israeli air force raids Jabal Safi region, S. Lebanon (6th air raid in 2 weeks), shells Kafr Rumman, Nabatiyya, Iqlim al-Tuffah areas. (Qol Yisra'el, VOL 8/3 in FBIS 8/3)