September 5, 1998: Israeli and Palestinian officials say secret talks brought no breakthrough.
5/9: Hebron's Jews protest security threats from PA-controlled areas.
5/9: IDF warplanes strike Hizb'Allah targets in Lebanon.
6/9: General strike intensifies; international airport closed down.
6/9: Speculation rife that PM Netanyahu will meet Yasser Arafat in Washington in late September.
6/9: Gesher leader David Levy agrees to join new centrist party headed by Tel Aviv mayor Ronni Milo.
6/9: Palestinian youths graduate from weapons and combat training-camp, in anticipation of a showdown with Israel after Palestinian state is declared next May.
6/7: Hundreds of Habad orthodox Jews pray at Western Wall against further IDF withdrawal from Eretz Yisrael.
6/9: Turkish and Jordanian leaders defend close military cooperation and deny they are forming a powerful regional alliance with Israel.
7/9: School and general strikes end.
7/9: IDF says it is preparing for an outbreak of violence in Judea, Samaria and Gaza when PA declares state.
7/9: Palestinian human rights group alleges PA security forces beat Arab man to death.
7/9: Visiting Turkish PM Mesut Yilmaz and Netanyahu stress bilateral friendly ties are not a threat against any other country.
8/9: Report: 65,000 new Russian immigrants can be expected in Israel in 1998 if economic crisis continues.
8/9: US officials downplay expectations for imminent visit to Israel by Dennis Ross.
9/9: US independent counsel Kenneth Starr delivers his report on President Clinton's behaviour to Congress.
9/9: Ross arrives; meets with Arafat in Gaza as US puts pressure on PA to reach pullback agreement with Israel.
9/9: Hizb'Allah bomb kills two SLA soldiers.
9/9: Egypt slams planned Israel-Turkey military manoeuvres, which it says are directed against Arabs.
9/9: UN Security Council suspends review of Iraqi sanctions, freezing current status.
9/9: US Embassy in Beirut warns Americans to be on alert for terror attacks.
10/9: IDF kills two Hamas members in Hebron shootout; says men were planning terror attacks. Hamas vows revenge.
10/9: Hundreds of thousands of Iranian troops sent to Afghanistan border as Taliban admits its men killed nine Iranian diplomats.
10/9: President Boris Yeltsin names Yevgeny Primakov as candidate for Russia's PM.
10/9: Hizb'Allah bomb kills four SLA men.
10/9: Ross extends his regional visit.
10/9: Starr report published on Internet.
11/9: Russian Duma confirms PM Primakov.
11/9: IDF closes Judea, Samaria and Gaza in effort to prevent Hamas revenge attack; Arabs riot in several territory towns.
11/9: Report: PA official Feisal Husseini told French paper PA will declare state in May and trigger war.
12/9: Around 50,000 Israelis attend Tel Aviv rally calling for Netanyahu to resign.
12/9: Netanyahu tells reporters neither an agreement nor peace is possible without a real Palestinian commitment to fight terror.
13/9: Israeli cabinet passes 1999 budget with increase in defence spending.
13/9: Congressional officials say impeachment inquiry likely against Clinton.
13/9: Netanyahu congratulates Primakov, urges him to stop selling arms technology to the Middle East.
13/9: IDF on high alert for Hamas attacks.
14/9: Arrow anti-missile missile test-launch is successful.
14/9: "Territories" closure partially lifted.
14/9: French and Egyptian officials meet in Paris to pursue preparations for international conference to restart "Oslo".
15/9: Defence Minister Yitzhak Mordechai says Israel is in Lebanon "for the long haul".
15/9: Netanyahu says Arrow missile will be deployed in 1999.
16/9: PA newspaper calls Ross "Shylock".
16/9: AP reports Clinton is seeking to hold three-way summit with Netanyahu and Arafat while the two are in New York.
16/9: London-based Arabic paper reports Syrian plans for major troop redeployment in Lebanon later this year.
16/9: Absorption Ministry says 57,450 new immigrants came to Israel in the past year.
16/9: Iran sends nine army divisions to seething border with Afghanistan.
17/9: Report: Arafat's intention to declare sovereign state next May is on UN agenda.
17/9: Secretary of State Madeleine Albright announces intention to meet with Netanyahu and Arafat in Washington.
17/9: Egyptian ambassador Mohammed Bassiouny says Egypt will not be involved in future military conflict with Israel.
17/9: Israeli youths camping at Har Homa to protest lack of construction at site are removed by police
19/9: Ross leaves Mideast, with no deal.
21/9: Rosh HaShana 5759
21/9: Clinton's video-recorded testimony screened world-wide. Approval ratings up.
22/9: Two IDF soldiers die as APC falls over cliff in southern Lebanon.
22/9: Netanyahu tells Albright Ross did make some progress.
22/9: Iranian President Mohammed Khatami attacks Israel in address to UN.
24/9: Israeli soldier hurt as bomb explodes in Jerusalem bus shelter.
24/9: Addressing UN General Assembly, Netanyahu says PA's unilateral declaration of a state would end Oslo process.
24/9: Iran says it renounces 10-year-old death sentence fatwa on Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie. Britain says it will renew diplomatic relations with Tehran.