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Mideast / Islamic Protests #554321

NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 25, 1987
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Amman, Jordan: Rick Davis) Scenes shown of Tehran, Iran, protest supporting Palestinians in Israel. Beirut, Lebanon, Iranian ally Hizballah shown protesting West Bank, Israel's occupation. Amman, Jordan, church service shown. Bishop Alleya Khoury mentioned on executive committee of PLO. [Min. for occupied lands Marwan DUDIN - says Israel won't stay calm.] Moslems shown praying in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's signing of peace treaty with Israel noted. [For. minister Butros GHALI - comments on Israel's occupation of West Bank and Gaza Strip.] Scenes shown of Damascus, Syria's protest supporting Palestine. [Liberation of Palestine spokesperson George HABASH - resistance must be escalated.] Fighting scenes in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon shown. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) mentioned. [Palestinian journalist Rami KOURI - willing to partition land.] Palestinian refugees quoted.

Chung, Connie;
Davis, Rick

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