Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

News Brief

January 16, 2003
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon reportedly asked a U.S. congressman of Lebanese descent to assist in negotiations on a possible prisoner swap between Israel and Hezbollah. Rep. Darrell Issa (R- Calif.) briefed Lebanese and Syrian authorities about the Israeli request and his plan to comply with it, the Israeli daily Ha’aretz reported, citing the Arab-language Al-Hayyat newspaper.

Recommended from JTA