Search JTA's historical archive dating back to 1923

News Brief

December 20, 2001
See Original Daily Bulletin From This Date

Israel offered to withdraw from portions of the West Bank if the Palestinians agree to pursue terrorists. As part of the anti-terror initiative, Israel offered Thursday to loosen its military grip on either Nablus or Jenin to give Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat an incentive to crack down in areas that Israel describes as hotbeds of terrorist activity. The Palestinians “are complaining all the time that we are hindering their efforts to take action,” an Israeli official told Reuters.

Recommended from JTA