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Mideast / Beirut Fighting / Iran-Iraq War #296106

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 1984
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(Studio) Renewed fighting in Beirut, Lebanon, reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Iran's preparations for spring offensive against Iraq examined; possibility of increase Egyptian military aid to Iraq considered. Films shown. Incr. USSR military aid to Iraq mentioned in progress; international efforts of United States to halt flow of arms to Iran reported include Minneapolis, Minnesota, customs seizure of Iran-bound tank parts. Details given. Basis of United States concerns should Iran win explained.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Beirut, Lebanon) Today's fighting here as President Amin Gemayel convened committee to finalize cease-fire agreement examined; films shown. No. cease-fires declared today mentioned. Deaths of 2 UPI-Tennessee journalists noted.
REPORTER: Steve Kroft

Kroft, Steve;
McLaughlin, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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