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Middle East / Hostages #340202

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Bob Simon) Events in the Middle East hostage crisis updated. Islamic group Hizballah's burial in Lebanon of bodies returned from the Israelis and just released photograph of American hostage Terry Anderson shown. Lebanese government minister's prediction of the release of two Western hostages noted. Meeting of United Nations Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar with hostage negotiators in Tehran, Iran, Israeli military exercises shown. Anticipated return of Israeli soldier Samir Assad's body and subsequent return of deported Palestinian reported. [Israeli Defense Minister Moshe ARENS - comments.] Importance of Israeli prisoners of war Ron Arad and Israeli-held hostage Sheik Abdul Karim Obeid in the hostage negotiating process mentioned.

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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