MONDAY, MARCH 24, 1997

 Security agencies remain on high alert following Friday's terrorist attack
in Tel Aviv, Israel Radio, KOL YISRAEL, reported.
  Military and security sources believe that terrorist attacks may continue
since the Palestinian Authority is not acting determinedly against terrorist
organizations. Security agencies would like to see the PA arrest those
suspected of terrorist activity, ban weapons, disarm terrorists and destroy
terrorist infrastructure.
  The closure imposed on the territories following Friday's attack
continues, and there are considerable security forces in the territories.
  A security source said that intelligence is the only way to foil a
terrorist attack. The official added that there has been a recent decrease
in the level of cooperation between Israeli and Palestinian security forces.
  KOL YISRAEL reported that, in spite of the tension between Israel and the
Palestinians, the different coordination and liaison offices in the West
Bank and the Gaza Strip continue to operate. Joint patrols have also
continued, though they are not conducted within the main parts of Arab
cities, but rather on the outskirts.
  MA'ARIV reported that the IDF and security forces continued on Sunday to
arrest terrorists in parts of the West Bank, especially in Hebron.
Thirty-seven terrorists have been arrested in the past 24 hours, most of
them in Area B, where Israel maintains full responsibility for security.
  Four Israelis, among them two border policemen, were injured during riots
in Hebron on Sunday, HA'ARETZ reported. Mobs threw molotov cocktails and
stones at IDF soldiers in Hebron and Bethlehem.
  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was interviewed by an Egyptian
television network, MA'ARIV reported. During the broadcast, which was
simulcast live in Israel, parts of Europe and many Arab states, Netanyahu
said that he would not halt construction in the Har Homa neighborhood of