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Lebanon #75192

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 03, 1982
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(Studio) Ambush of Israeli troops near Beirut, Lebanon, said possibly upsetting peacekeeping efforts of United States envoy Philip Habib.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Beirut, Lebanon) Details of ambush near Aley examined; films shown. Implications of event for region considered. President Amin Gemayel's forays into public noted; Christian Phalange militia reported destroying house of the man accused of murdering President-elect Bashir Gemayel last month Habib's possible progress towards withdrawal for all foreign forces from Lebanon discussed. Continue arrival of Marines mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Mike McCourt

(Studio) Habib, meeting in Damascus with Syrian President Assad, said possibly winning Syrian approval for withdrawal from Lebanon. [Israeli foreign minister Yitzhak SHAMIR - comments on possible Syrian pullout.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
McCourt, Mike

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