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Middle East / Israelis vs. Palestinians / Violence / Bombing / Retaliation in Syria #739003

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 05, 2003
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: John Yang) An Israeli air strike against an Islamic Jihad training camp in Syria following the suicide bombing in Haifa, Israel, featured; details given of the harsh international reaction, including statements from German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder†† & Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak; scenes shown from the bombing site. [Israeli government spokesman Avi PAZNER†- says the attack was directed against Islamic Jihad; states those sheltering terrorism will be held responsible.] [Sarah Lawrence College Mideast Studies professor Fawaz GERGES†- comments on the widening of the conflict.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Syria's demand that the U.N. denounce the air strike noted.

(White House: Geoff Morrell) The administration response to Israel's attack in Syria examined; details given of President Bush's call to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon about the bombing & the retaliation. [Senator Joseph LIEBERMAN - likens Israeli action to US attacks on terrorist camps in Afghanistan.] [Former counterterrorism official Vince CANNISTRARO†- says it was a message sent to the Syrian government.] [July 21, BUSH - says Syria & Iran harbor terrorists.]

Reporter(s):
Simpson, Carole;
Yang, John;
Morrell, Geoff
Duration:
00:05:10

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