- Newsmaker: Israeli Forces Attack Arafat's Headquarters
The Israeli military has stepped up its assault on Yasser Arafat's compound with bursts of stun grenades and heavy shooting. Daniel Williams, of The Washington Post, has the latest developments in the Israeli "squeeze plan" that has turned the city of Ramallah into a virtual ghost town.
- Reporter's Notebook: Arab Reaction to Events in the Middle East
It's becoming increasingly difficult for moderate Arabs and Arab states to maintain diplomatic ties with Israel after that country's humiliation of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. Dan Ephron, special correspondent for Newsweek, is in Amman, Jordan.
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