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Mecca Riot Aftermath #317142

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Aug 02, 1987
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Pro-Iranian Islamic Jihad, believed holding hostages in Beirut, Lebanon, reported calling for retaliation against Saudi Arabia for recent Mecca riot; photograph of hostage Terry Anderson said accompanying statement

(Persian Gulf: Doug Tunnell) Anti-Saudi, anti-US demonstrations in Tehran and Lebanon noted; details given, scenes shown. Timing of US-Kuwaiti protection agreement in Persian Gulf with Islamic holy calendar discussed; concern over impact on United States ints. in region of Mecca riot explained.

Sawyer, Forrest;
Tunnell, Doug

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