Hope in Hebron

The ink was barely dry on the document before Israeli troops began lowering their nation's flag and started to demolish the concrete barriers surrounding guardposts in the biblical city of Hebron, 80 per cent of it now ceded to Palestinian control.

Saturday, 18 January, 1997, 12:00am

Old money still around

The shekel, Israel's unit of currency, was known as early as the second millennium BC as a unit of weight for means of payment.

24 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Flats claimed

HEBRON: About 100 Israelis defied the Housing Ministry and occupied 20 empty government-owned flats in the hardline West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba. Police did not intervene in the long-running dispute.

18 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Double standards

WE are indebted to Mrs Elsie Tu and Mr K. J. R.

12 Mar 1994 - 12:00am