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Persian Gulf War / Israel #133379

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 05, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Artillery exchanges in Lebanon between Palestinians and Israelis noted. Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Dean Reynolds) Israel's decision to approve leader of right-wing extremist party as cabinet member examined; scenes shown of aerial attacks on guerrilla hideouts in Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. [Israeli army spokesman Colonel Ranaan GISSIN - blames Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and his ally, PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat.] [Former general Rehavam ZEEVI - calls for expulsion of Palestinians.] Menachem Begin's son Benjamin Begin said breaking party ranks to oppose Ze'evi.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Word from France that members of the European Community will provide gas masks to Israel for distribution to the Palestinians living in Israeli-occupied territories reported.

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean

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