Both Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Rep. Wayne Owens, D-Utah, plan to visit the Middle East this week.

Hatch was scheduled to fly to Israel last Thursday for a review of the Gulf crisis with Israeli intelligence officials.Hatch is to be briefed Monday in Geneva on the Strategic Arms Reduction talks by Ambassador Richard Burt.

Owens is scheduled to fly to the area next week with the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The panel members will visit Syria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan and Morocco.