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Middle East / Lebanon / Israel vs. Hizballah / Cease-Fire #166017

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 26, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: David Ensor) An American diplomatic solution to the fight between Israel and the Hizballah guerrillas in Lebanon featured; details given of the four key points of the written agreement brokered by Secretary of State Warren Christopher. The important role for Syrian President Hafez al-Assad noted. [CHRISTOPHER - comments briefly.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(South Lebanon: Richard Gizbert) The reaction in south Lebanon to the cease-fire featured; scenes shown of the damages from Israeli bombings.

(In northern Israel: Bill Redeker) The reaction in Israel to the cease- fire featured; scenes shown from the northern Israel border town of Kiryat Shmona, which is still being shelled. [ISRAELI - says he will stay in the shelter.] The political windfall of the two-week's battle for Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres, who faces a tough election bid, noted. [Magazine columnist Ze'ev CHAFETS - comments.]

Ensor, David;
Gizbert, Richard;
Jennings, Peter;
Redeker, Bill

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