July 11, 1988 |
Israeli troops shot and killed two Palestinian teen-agers today in clashes in the occupied West Bank, hospital officials said. The death toll was the highest in the occupied territories for a single day since June 16, when Israeli troops shot to death two Palestinians in the village of Beit Furik. Also today, Economics Minister Gad Yaacobi said the 7-month Arab uprising has cost Israel more than $600 million, including losses in tourism, exports and production revenues.
June 15, 1988 |
The political career of veteran Israeli leader Abba Eban came to a sudden end today when the Labor Party denied the prominent dove a top spot on its list for November general elections. "One of the most important chapters of his life has ended. It's the end of his political activity in Israel," said Minister for Immigrant Absorption Yaacov Tsur.
March 24, 1988 |
Israeli troops made overnight raids throughout the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip on Wednesday, arresting hundreds of Palestinians in the latest strategy for ending a rebellion in which at least 101 Arabs and an Israeli soldier have been killed. According to Arab press reports, soldiers detained about 500 Palestinians overnight, including 200 from Hebron and the nearby West Bank village of Dura and 80 from Attil, 12 miles north of Nablus.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 23, 1993
Rear Adm. Marsha Evans, executive director of the committee on military and civilian women in the Department of the Navy and the third - ranking woman officer in the Navy, spoke Tuesday at Occidental College. From Evans' address: On The Historical Role of Women in the Military "In the early years of nationhood, women's interest in the military in times of crisis was always evident, as was the military's need for their services. Most women were content to serve as civilians.
August 13, 1987 |
The U.S. State Department's surprise public call for Israel to scrap its controversial Lavi jet fighter program will definitely influence a key Cabinet vote on the project expected this weekend, officials here predicted Wednesday. But they said the final decision remains too close to call. Given Washington's nearly total funding of the Lavi project to date, Israeli officials were quick to acknowledge the Reagan Administration's right to speak out on the project.
May 20, 1985 |
The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved new austerity measures in an effort to ease the country's latest economic crisis through a combination of tax and price increases, government spending restraints and reductions in imports. The major goals of the 20-part program, adopted after nearly 14 hours of sometimes-bitter debate by the 25-member Cabinet, are to reduce a drain on Israel's foreign currency reserves and to slow the near-catastrophic rise in inflation, which reached 19.