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Iran-Iraq War #62879

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 03, 1980
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(Studio) Iran's warning to other Arab ntns. with regard to collaboration with Iraq in current war reported; Iran noted claiming civilians now joining battles.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Baghdad, Iraq) Iraqi television coverage of war shown, discussed; restrictions placed on foreign journalists noted. Status of war around Khorramshahr on Shatt al Arab waterway, and Abadan, both in Iran, outlined.
REPORTER: Jerry King

(DC) United States intelligence analysis of Iraq's position in war detailed; films shown. Performance of US-supplied Iranian air force examined; apparent neutrality of USSR mentioned.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Assessment of Iran-Iraq war by other Mideast ntns. examined; Iraqi President Saddam Hussein mentioned. Films shown. Possible counterattack by Iran considered; positions of Syria, Egypt's President Anwar Sadat, PLO's Yasir Arafat, Israel outlined. Other Arab ntns. named, include in report
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
King, Jerry;
Reynolds, Frank

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