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Middle East / Arab-Israeli Violence / Musawi Funeral #585071

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 17, 1992
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) Recent escalation of Arab-Israeli violence featured; general strike in West Beirut to protest Sunday's Israeli attack that killed Hizballah leader Sheik Abbas al-Musawi featured; scenes shown of funeral procession. Israeli and United States intelligence reported holding Musawi responsible for the killing of United States Marines in Beirut, the kidnapping of most Western hostages, and leading the war against Israel in south Lebanon. Next round of Middle East peace talks noted scheduled to start next week in Washington, DC. [Israeli peace negotiator Uri LUBRANI - talks about violence, peace talks.] Violent attacks by Arabs and Israelis this weekend recalled.

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin

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