"parliament on Thursday approved a new Cabinet dominated by professional appointees, a major move toward long-sought reform." This means that most of Arafat’s people have been purged.
The leaders of Lebanon’s
"banking, industrial and commercial sectors said they would shut down next Monday to demand the country’s pro-Syrian government resign and that a "neutral" one replace it." Syria
is announcing that it will leave Lebanon. Here is the text of UN resolution 1559.