- Iraq's Scud missile attacks on Israel and the Saudi capital of Riyadh Friday claimed two people. One man was killed and 61 other people injured when the Scuds struck the Tel Aviv and Haifa areas. One man was killed and 30 injured when two Scuds hit Riyadh, Saudi officials said.

- Pentagon officials said that despite the magnitude of the Persian Gulf spill, it held no peril for any possible amphibious assault on Iraqi positions in Kuwait. Oil-industry specialists doubted the Iraqis could set fire to the slick at the approach of Marines, since crude oil does not burn easily.- The Pentagon said the past 24 hours allowed for the busiest day of the air campaign. Gen. Thomas Kelly said 2,707 sorties were flown in good weather in the skies above Iraq and Kuwait.

- President Bush said he is "very pleased with the cooperation and participation of foreign countries" in financing the war. Kuwait's exiled government gave $13.5 billion as part of its 1991 payment. Estimates for the war range upward of $600 million a day.