Israel Rejects Egyptian Ceasefire Plan!
16 June 2003
Israeli deputy PM Olmert rejects ceasefire plan Egypt is attempting to mediate. Israel does not seek ceasefire but disarming and dismantling of terror groups preferably by the Palestinians themselves
Israel-Palestinian security discussions continue on North Gaza handover against Palestinian guarantee to halt terror and missile fire.
Moshav Yesha and Kibbutz Nir Yitzhak targeted twice by Qassam missiles Sunday as Palestinians open up new missile front against southern Israel from Rafah at southern tip of Gaza Strip.
Earlier two missiles loosed against Sderot 80 km to the north from northern Gaza region. DEBKAfiles military sources: Terrorists signal that handover of northern Gaza to Dahlan will not stop shooting
Before dawn Sunday, Israeli undercover troops killed Qassam missile operative belonging to Arafats al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in north Gazan town of Beit Hanoun.
DEBKAfiles military sources: This is first senior al Aqsa terrorist found operating in northern Gaza and explains Arafats resistance to handover of local Palestinian security force to Dahlan. Qassam and terror threats will not stop before IDF operation roots out causes
John Wolf meets Sharon and Mofaz Sunday after interview with Shin Beit Director Dichter Saturday night when he arrived at head of 12-man US team to monitor road map implementation.