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January 18, 2000
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Austrian police arrested a suspected member of the Abu Nidal Palestinian terrorist group. A police official said the suspect is named Nimer Halime, but declined to disclose her age, nationality or the circumstances of the arrest. The Abu Nidal group, which carried out a series of attacks in European capitals during the 1970s and 1980s, is blamed for killing or wounding some 900 people in at least 20 countries.

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