Israel: December 4, 1999


Israel made an air attack on suspected Hezbollah positions in southern Lebanon. This came after a mortar attack that injured an Israeli allied militiaman in southern Lebanon. Iran has apparently been increasing it's aid to Hezbollah to encourage increased attacks on Israeli targets.

December 3; Israeli troops injured ten Palestinians during demonstrations protesting Israeli settlements in Palestinian territory.

December 2; Four Lebanese civilians and two Israeli soldiers were injured by Hezbollah attacks in south Lebanon. Israel then made an air attack on suspected Hezbollah positions in southern Lebanon. 

December 1; Senior Chinese official Le Peng made a low key visit to Israel to inspect work on the AWACs aircraft Israel is building for China. No doubt, additional projects of the same nature were discussed.


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