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Middle East / Israeli Assassination Attempts / Hamas #372872

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 06, 1997
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Bob Simon) The homecoming for Hamas founder Sheik Ahmed Yassin after Jordan's King Hussein demanded his release after a botched assassination attempt on the political leader of Hamas by Israeli Mossad agents in Jordan reviewed; scenes shown from Gaza. The release of more prisoners by Israel in exchange for their two assassins reported. [In CBS interview, YASSIN (thru translator) - outlines his demands.] [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - says Israel should stop the settlement building and other provocative acts toward the Palestinians.] [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NETANYAHU - comments.]

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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