February 5, 1991
In ISRAEL, Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, left, in his first policy address to Parliament on the Gulf War, vowed that Israel would never take part in an international conference on Middle East peace. In MOROCCO, at least 300,000 people took to the streets of the capital, Rabat, to show support for Iraq. Demonstrators demanded that allied troops, including Moroccan soldiers, withdraw from the Gulf.
November 11, 1987 |
Israel's Irish-born President Chaim Herzog, claiming the "gift of the Blarney Stone," told a joint session of Congress on Tuesday that progress toward Middle East peace is "inexorable," although he conceded that even within his own country there are disagreements on the methods of achieving it. "We see as our major challenge the achievement of peace between us and our Arab neighbors, including the Palestinian people," Herzog said.