July 20, 1998: Israel, PA report some progress in secret meetings in Jerusalem.
20/7: PA, Hamas insist car-bombing suspect caught in Jerusalem was merely contractor with building materials.
21/7: PA threatens to end talks if Israel does not accept US withdrawal proposal of another 13 per cent of Judea-Samaria
21/7: Israel fingers Hamas for attempted Jerusalem car bomb; PA concedes it was intended as an act of terrorism.
21/7: Prime Minister's Office, Infrastructure Minister Ariel Sharon in dispute over rumours of secret talks with Syria over Golan.
22/7: Jordan's Crown Prince Hassan steps in to help salvage faltering Israel-PA negotiations.
22/7: Labour leader Ehud Barak blasts party members for offering PM Binyamin Netanyahu an advance "safety net" against no-confidence votes to spur withdrawal talks.
22/7: Members of Palestinian legislature pay first visit to US Congress.
23/7: PA chief Yasser Arafat rejects Netanyahu's request for a head-to-head summit to resolve final issues of redeployment plan.
23/7: US, Israeli officials express alarm following Iran's test-launch on July 22 of Shihab-3 missile with 1300 kilometer range.
24/7: PA agrees to resume direct negotiations with Israel following Arafat meeting with Internal Security Minister Avigdor Kahalani.
24/7: Jewish leaders call on Arafat to condemn Palestinian denial of Holocaust.
25/7: Low-level Israel-PA contacts continue.
26/7: PA says talks with Israel over withdrawal are off, but security discussions will continue.
26/7: President Ezer Weizman again ignores protocol and calls for early elections.
26/7: Peace Now asserts Jewish building in Judea-Samaria and Gaza (Yesha) has mushroomed by 134 per cent.
26/7: Growth in PA's economy: a record 120,000 Palestinians are working "inside" Israel.
26/7: PA reports 21,5 per cent unemployment rate among nearly 2,9 million Palestinians in Yesha.
27/7: Jordanian officials say King Hussein is undergoing chemotherapy.
27/7: Two-year-old Netanyahu coalition survives latest of 60 no-confidence motions in Israeli Knesset just days before summer recess.
27/7: Bureau of Statistics pegs unemployment in Israel at 9,3 per cent, the highest since 1993.
28/7: Poll indicates Israeli support for Palestinian state dropping.
29/7: Knesset passes first reading of bills calling for dissolution of the House and early elections.
29/7: Impact of dissolution bills is minimised after veteran Labour MK Ori Orr accused of making derogatory comments about Sephardi Jews.
29/7: US Asst. Secretary of State Martin Indyk says Oslo process is barely alive.
29/7: Syrian paper quotes new Chief of Staff accusing Netanyahu of blocking peace process.
29/7: Leading Fatah officials call on PA to end talks with Israel.
30/7: IDF soldier killed, five others wounded in Hizb'Allah ambush in south Lebanon.
1 August: After meeting, PA Cabinet issues statement calling negotiations "a waste of time"; PA says it will call for increased pressure on Israel.
2/8: Israel agrees to release 100 Palestinian security prisoners in effort to overcome deadlock.
2/8: Labour faces internal split over future of Ori Orr, and Likud criticism of the party's lobbying trip to US.
2/8: Israeli Defence Minister Yitzhak Mordechai stresses need to counter Iran's new domestic missile capabilities.
3/8: PA threatens walkout over lack of new Israeli proposals in "last ditch" secret meeting.
3/8: New Iraq crisis arises as chief UN weapons inspector Richard Butler declares talks with Baghdad at an impasse.
4/8: PA refuses to rejoin redeployment talks, but stops short of declaring process over.
4/8: Nine hundred new immigrants arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport on "Aliyah Day", marking 50 years of immigration to the state of Israel.
4/8: Annual budget debate finds key ministers at odds over how to handle rising unemployment.
5/8: Israel calls on PA to cooperate to solve terror attack which leaves two Jewish settlers dead.
5/8: Iraqi President Saddam Hussein freezes cooperation with UN inspectors.
5/8: Anglican bishops meeting in Lambeth call for Jerusalem to be shared capital of Israel and Palestinian state.
6/8: Arafat announces long-awaited PA Cabinet reshuffle, bringing in 10 new ministers affiliated to Fatah, and retaining three accused of corruption. Hanan Ashrawi and another minister resign.
7/8: Vatican says its appointments are solely its affair after Netanyahu voices opposition to appointment as Galilee bishop of Pierre Mualem, a Palestinian with close ties to PLO hard-liners and Syrian military intelligence.
7/8: Muslim terrorists suspected as powerful, simultaneous car-bombings in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania devastate US embassies, claiming hundreds of lives and over 5000 wounded.
8/8: 180-man strong Israeli rescue team arrives at Nairobi bombing site.
9/8: Israeli rescuers bring out three survivors from rubble; Video camera atop US embassy in Tanzania may hold key clues.
9/8: New PA cabinet approved by fractured legislature, dealing blow to anti-corruption drive.
9/8: Israeli F-16 fighter crashes in Jezreel Valley.
9/8: Following hottest July in nearly forty years, Jerusalem bakes at 41 degrees (106 F).
10/8: Israeli intelligence joins multi-national investigation of Kenya, Tanzania bombings; Suspects held for questioning as US offers $2 million reward for information.
11/8: On three-day visit to South Africa, Arafat awarded that country's highest honour.
11/8: Body count stands at more than 230, 5000 wounded in African bombings.
11/8: Israel reluctantly joins UN conference on nuclear disarmament.
11/8: Netanyahu concedes more funding for defence in coming fiscal year.