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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Opening tomorrow of large anti-Saddam Hussein conference in Lebanon reported.
(No location given: Barrie Dunsmore) The opposition to Hussein featured; scenes shown from Beirut. [Iraqi opposition spokesman Ahmed SHALABI - says Iraqi people want out of repression.] Spontaneous rebellions across Iraq detailed; map shown of cities that opposition Kurds and Shiites claim to control. Scenes shown from outside Basra, Iraq, to indicate the state of disarray of the Iraqi army. [Independent TV News Andrew SIMMONS - predicts Iraqi army will crush opposition in Basra.] Analysts' feeling that only people from Hussein's inner circle can get rid of him noted.
- Dunsmore, Barrie;
- Simpson, Carole
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