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Middle East / Hostage Situation / Obeid #123962

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 03, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Role of Sheik Abdul Karim Obeid as Shiite political and relig. leader in Lebanon reviewed; scenes shown of Obeid from British documentary and of kidnapped Colonel William Higgins. [In "Sword of Islam", OBEID - (thru translator) comments.] Changing relationship of Shiite Moslems and Israel reviewed. Israeli leader Yitzhak Rabin's comments on Shiites and Israel's war in Lebanon quoted. Further coverage of hostage situation on "PrimeTime Live" noted.

Jennings, Peter

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