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Middle East / Israel-Palestine Fighting / Russian Immigrants #582648

NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 13, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) Turbulent situation in the Middle East reviewed. Return of the body of an Israeli soldier mentioned. Kidnapping of United Nations troops by Palestinian guerrillas in south Lebanon and their subsequent rescue by Israeli troops reported. Shocked Israeli reaction to President Bush's threat to veto the Israeli request for loan guarantees noted. [Israeli government minister Ehud OLMERT - asks why the Russian immigrants should become a political scapegoat for the problems between Israel and Syria.] Burial procession for Israeli soldier shown. Palestinians on their way to attack Israel said chased ashore by Israeli gunboats; death of a guerrilla and hostage reported; scenes shown from Lebanon. United Nations backup of units in south Lebanon mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin

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