CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 1990
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) President Bush quoted criticizing Israel for yesterday's shooting deaths of Arabs in Jerusalem; United States reported expected to join United Nations resolution criticizing Israel. Bush noted rejecting Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's attempt to link Israeli killings with Persian Gulf crisis. Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv: Bill McLaughlin) Israeli army and police reported trying to control Palestinian violence in occupied territories and Jerusalem; scenes shown from Iraqi television reporting Hussein's threat to avenge deaths; details given of Iraq's new rocket. Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir quoted on threats. Religious tensions examined; scenes shown of paramilitary police blocking Mufti of Jerusalem, Muslim spiritual leader, from entering mosque where yesterday's riots began. [Moslem Council Anwar el-HATIB - criticizes police action.] Increasing Israeli Arab sympathy for Hussein and intifada noted; scenes shown from mass mourning. [Tel Aviv University Eli REKHESS - comments.]
(Amman, Jordan: Betsy Aaron) Peaceful Palestinian protest in Amman, Jordan, to honor dead in Jerusalem reported; scenes shown from Bekaa, Jordan, refugee camp and of anti-US and anti-Israel protests. [Palestinian political analyst Rami KHOURI - comments on proper United States role.] [Woman PROTESTER - talks about killings.]