by DEBKAfile, 7 March 2002

"Heavy Fighting Erupts in West Bank Nour Shams Refugee Camp of Tulkarm, When Israeli Tank Force
Enters Site Thursday Morning in Next Stage of Continuing Large-Scale Counter-Terror Operation

F-16 Warplanes Hit Bethlehem, Responding to More Palestinian Shooting on Gilo, Jerusalem

Wednesday Night, Israeli Apaches Strike Force-17 Base in Arafat’s Ramallah Compound 7 Yards from His Office
During Meeting with EU ME Envoy Moratinos

Early Wednesday,Israeli Troops, Tanks and Air Force Launch Five-Pronged Land-Sea-Air Assault on Gaza Strip, Also Air Raids on Ramallah and Halhoul Near Hebron on the West Bank

Ongoing Offensive Targets PA Security Centers and Bases of Arafat’s Fatah-Tanzim

Killed In First Two Days of Action:
Lt. Pinhas Cohen, 23, from Jerusalem and
Res. Corp. Alexander Nesterenko, 37, from Netanya

Palestinians Report 13 Killed, 50 Injured

Eight Wanted Terrorist Suspects Arrested In Palestinian Rafah

On Egyptian Frontier, Spacious Smuggling Tunnel Uncovered Containing Illicit Arms Cache

Qasam Rocket Firing Site Is Occupied in N. Gaza Strip after Three Rockets Hit S. Israeli Town of Sederot Tuesday Night and Injure Two Children

Sharon: “War Will be Continuous, Tough, Unrelenting.” Powell Raps Sharon and Arafat, Tells Sharon: 'I Don’t Think Declaring War on Palestinians Will Work.'

Wednesday Night, US Shows UN Security Council Satellite Photos of Iraqi Trucks Converted to
Missile Launchers"