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Iraq / Al-Sadr Revolt #762306

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 14, 2004
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(Studio: Kate Snow) Report introduced.

(Baghdad: Mike von Fremd) The failure of negotiations to end the fighting in Najaf, Iraq, with rebel Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr featured; scenes shown of his supporters in the streets; details given of the spread of the insurgency to other cities. [Iraqi national security adviser Mouwaffaq al-RUBAIE†- announces the failure of the effort of the interim government to solve the Najaf crisis.] [University of Maryland professor Shibley TELHAMI†- says the militant opposition is faceless with al-Sadr at the center.]

(Studio: Kate Snow) The death of two more American troops in Al-Anbar Province noted.

Snow, Kate;
von Fremd, Mike

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