October 30, 1991 |
Three Israeli soldiers were killed and six were wounded Tuesday in two separate attacks in southern Lebanon as Arab guerrillas stepped up their campaign to disrupt the Middle East peace conference in Madrid. Two Arab guerrillas were killed and one wounded in the exchange of fire, the Israel Defense Forces announced.
October 30, 1991 |
Superpowers: President Bush and Soviet President Gorbachev, the conference sponsors, met for a pre-conference strategy session at the Soviet Embassy in Madrid and emerged expressing hope for a positive outcome. At a joint news conference, Gorbachev said he and Bush agreed to "use all the remedies that we have at our disposal" to bring peace to the Mideast. Palestinians: A senior Palestinian official said the Palestinians would negotiate on autonomy in Israeli-occupied territory.
August 13, 1991 |
Bush Administration officials, searching for ways to sustain the apparent momentum toward resolution of the hostage crisis, expressed hope Monday that one of two specific steps would be taken in coming days to keep the effort on track. But U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 4, 1991 |
Most people in the West would like to see Saddam Hussein removed from power and put on trial as a mass murderer. But this will not solve the problem of Iraq, either for us or for the Iraqis. Dictators like Hussein achieve their astonishing concentration of power through a "party of the new type," as Lenin described it: an organization of systematic terror, able to exert its control over the whole of society, without respect for morality or law.
December 2, 1989 |
In Chouaifete, a Druze town in the mountains about 6 1/2 miles south of central Beirut, the word on virtually everyone's lips these days is istinfaar , Arabic for "on the alert." The reason: President Elias Hrawi's determination to extend his authority over all Beirut, including Baabda, the Beirut suburb where the maverick Christian Maj. Gen. Michel Aoun is headquartered just south of Chouaifete. Chouaifete has been in the front line of the war in Lebanon since it erupted in 1975.
November 24, 1989 |
Israel won't be drawn into the Lebanese conflict again, and Lebanon's Christian army commander, Maj. Gen. Michel Aoun, "will pay the price" for his mistakes, a government official said Thursday. Syria has accused Aoun of involvement in the assassination Wednesday of new President Rene Mouawad, a Christian rival of the general. Aoun denies it. "We don't support Gen. Aoun," said Yossi Olmert, director of the Israeli Government Press Office.