CNN Evening News for Monday, Mar 04, 1996
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(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) Israel's arrest of Mohammed Abu Wardeh, suspected of masterminding the three recent suicide bombings, reported; scenes shown the Tel Aviv site of Monday's attack by the militant group Hamas.
(Studio: Hilary Bowker) Announcement that the full hour will be given to reports on the terrorism in Israel noted.
(Tel Aviv: Walter Rodgers) This fourth suicide bombing in Tel Aviv noted; scenes shown while the people's reactions are outlined, including the jeering when Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres arrived.
(Jerusalem: Gayle Young) The Tel Aviv blast featured; scenes shown of the dead in the street and of the damages. The security measures taken by Israel against this new wave of terror reviewed. [Hamas expert Ronni SHAKED - comments.] [PLO leader Yasir ARAFAT - (thru translator) promises to cooperate against the activity that is aimed at the peace process.]
(Tel Aviv: Walter Rodgers; Studio: Hilary Bowker, Ralph Begleiter) Report introduced.
(Taylor, Michigan: Wolf Blitzer) The condemnation of the latest Middle East terrorist attack by President Clinton featured; scenes shown from Taylor, Michigan, where he was campaigning. [CLINTON - says the terrorists live to divide the people wanting peace; believes that Arafat wants peace.] The immediate actions taken by Clinton and the suspension of Israeli-Syria peace talks reviewed.
(Studio: Ralph Begleiter) The immediate effect of the Tel Aviv bombing on the Middle East peace process reviewed. [Israeli ambassador to United States Itamar RABINOVICH - says this is not the time for Israeli-Syria peace talks.] The terrorist bombings since February 25 reviewed. [US State Department Mideast coordinator Dennis ROSS, Nixon Center for Peace and Freedom Geoffrey KEMP, Washington Institute for Near East Policy Robert SATLOFF - say the terrorism is aimed against peace.] The movement towards peace in the region since the Madrid Conference in 1991 that has been interspersed with terrorist activity recalled.