U.N. Chief Tells Israel It Must End ‘Illegal occupation’
Ramallah, West Bank, March 12
The United Nations secretary general, Kofi Annan, told Israel today that “you must end the illegal occupation” of Palestinian lands, as Israeli ground forces and helicopter gunships killed 31 Palestinians in their fiercest assault on the areas since Israel conquered them in 1967.

Caption: (Israeli tanks rolled through Ramallah yesterday, backing up troops pursuing armed Palestinians)